Lee Chong Wei’s net worth: Malaysian badminton legend and Former World No. 1, who retired in 2012 and is estimated to be worth $16 million as of today.
Lee Chong Wei, who was retired in the year 2000 with a 69 BWF title The renowned Lee Chong Wei is considered one of the greatest badminton players of all time.
The Malaysian shuttler was a pro for 19 years before taking off his racket after a heartfelt goodbye because of a battle with nasal cancer.
The 38-year-old was the World No. 1 for 349 consecutive weeks, with the 199-week run. The only Malaysian player to have been ranked at No. 1 for over an entire year.
How much is Lee Chong Wei net worth be? Lee Chong Wei career earnings
According to the celebrity net worth, Lee Chong Wei is currently worth $16 million.
In the past, when Lee, the 5-time Commonwealth gold medalist, was listed as No. 1 in the rankings, various reports listed Lee’s net worth at $30 million and even more.
According to the Success Story, the great of badminton has made around 35 million dollars from playing badminton. He was estimated to have earned $75 million.
But Lee, a three-time Olympic silver medallist, disputed the figure. “I don’t think a Malaysian sportsman can make RM300 million (now RM310 million),” Lee declared in an interview.
Lee added that earning RM10 million is not easy since badminton isn’t as well-known as golf or football.
Lee Chong Wei advertisements over the many
- 100Plus – $75,000 per calendar year
- KDU Education Group
- Cafe 99
Lee Chong Wei superseries titles
In the year 2018, BWF has replaced its Super Series with the “World Tour” format. Lee, who has been playing for the Super Series since 2007, is the most successful Super Series winner with 46 titles.
Although he ended his career with an impressive 69 BWF title, he took home more than 4 Super Series titles every year.
However, he also made it to an 18 Super Series Premier singles finals. Also, he is the sole player who has won a career Super Series Premier – winning every single tournament in a row at the least.
Lee Chong is married to the former Malaysian Badminton singles player Wong Mew Choo. They were in a relationship for a while before announcing their breakup following 2009.
World Championships in Hyderabad. The couple reconnected following their participation in the London Olympics and got married later in the same year. They have two children.
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