|Celebrated Name:||Michelle Wie|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michelle Sung Wie|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 11 1989|
|Birth Place:||Honolulu, Hawaii, US|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Jonnie West (m. 2019)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Michelle Wie Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional golf player, athlete|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2022|
Michelle Sung Wie born on October 11, 1989, in Honolulu, Hawaii, US. She is an American Professional Golfer, Athlete, and Social Media Personality. She is known for playing on the LPGA Tour. Wie is the youngest winner of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links and the youngest to qualify for an LPGA Tour event.
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Early Life & Biography
The golfer was born on the 11th of October 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Her father “Byung-Wook Wie” worked as a professor at the University of Hawaii.
Michelle’s mother “Bo Wie” is a former golfer and model. Michelle’s parents immigrated from South Korea and came to the USA a thus Michelle had dual nationality.
Michelle Wie had graduated from Punahou School in Honolulu in June 2007. Later she decided to attend Stanford University, where she had family ties.
In September 2007 she decided to enrol herself as a professional golfer. But Wie was not eligible under NCAA rules to play for Stanford’s golf team. She took leaves of absence during the rest of the year to play professional golf and improved on her golf skills.
In March 2019, Wie proudly announced her engagement with Jonnie West, who is Director of Basketball Operations for the Golden State Warriors. Jonnie is the son of NBA legend Jerry West. They married on August 10, 2019, at a private home in Beverly Hills, California. Wie in the month of January 2020 announced she was pregnant and had a daughter. She wishes to return to the competitive golf soon.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 11 October 1989, Michelle Wie is 32 years old as of today’s date 7th January 2022. Her height is 1.85m tall, and her weight is 68kg.
Michelle Wie started playing golf when she was four. At the age of ten, she was the youngest player to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship. By the end of 2006, Wie had already earned around $20 million in her rookie professional season.
Unfortunately, injuries and swing problems halted her progress in 2007. This lead to a disastrous and controversy-filled season.
We returned in 2008 (while attending Stanford University), and in late 2009, she won her first LPGA victory. It was her ability to excel at the highest levels of women’s golf at such a young age that made her a subject of attention and criticism.
Wie’s track record on the LPGA Tour from the end of 2006 was strong. Still, she lacked a victory. She had finished second in six tournaments with multiple strong showings in LPGA majors. She grabbed her first win in late 2009 after returning from her injury.
Wie did not participate in the men’s tournament since 2008. But since 2009, she has played in more Solheim Cups and added another LPGA victory. The year 2013 was not great for Wie. But she bounced back in 2014 with a series of strong finishes that culminated in her third victory at the Lotte Championship.
Her fourth win came a couple of weeks later, and it was the biggest of her career to that point: Michelle Wie’s first major championship, the 2014 U.S. Women’s Open.
Awards & Achievements
Wie has bagged a lot of awards for her name.
1 Nov 15, 2009, Lorena Ochoa Invitational
2 Aug 29, 2010, CN Canadian Women’s Open
3 Apr 19, 2014, LPGA Lotte Championship
4 Jun 22, 2014, U.S. Women’s Open
5 Mar 4, 2018, HSBC Women’s World Championship
Net Worth & Salary of Michelle Wie in 2022
As of January 2022, It is believed that Michelle Wie has an estimated net worth of $15 million. She earned her wealth from the endorsement and modelling for brands like Nike, Kia Motors, Sony and many more. Michelle Wie has also been seen to participate actively in charity works. Her Golf career boosted her fortune a lot. Her major wins bagged her the wealth. Her estimated net worth includes properties and earnings from brand endorsement.
Michelle Wie was the youngest winner of the US Women’s Amateur. She was also the youngest to qualify for an LPGA Tour event. She began playing golf at the age of 4. She became the youngest person to qualify for the USGA national championship. She held that title for eight years. In 2002 she won the Hawaii State Open Women’s Division. On her 16th birthday, Wie announced that she was turning professional.
On November 15, 2009, Wie won her first professional individual tournament. The Lorena Ochoa Invitational in Guadalajara, Mexico. This is an elite limited-field event on the LPGA tour. This marked Wie’s 81st professional tournament and her 66th LPGA tour event.