One of the best and consistent fast bowlers of cricket history Brett Lee was born on 8 November 1976 in Shellharbour suburbs of Oak Flats and Mount Warringal, Australia. His family includes his father Bob, mother Helen, elder brother Shane and younger brother Grant. He attended Balarang Public School and Oak Flats High School. He started his career with the junior team of Oak Flat Rats, then joined New South Wales, and eventually with his extraordinary performance got selected to play in the Australian Squad.
He is a part of the rock band ‘Six and Out’ and was featured in movies like UnIndian and Victory. Lee owns a net worth of 10 million USD and is a part of many charities. He was married to his first wife Elizabeth Kemp in June 2006. They have a son together but unfortunately they got separated in 2009. In 2014 he got married to Lana Anderson and together the couple has two children.
Brett Lee Wiki
|Real Name||Brett Lee|
|Famous For||World’s Fastest Bowler|
|Date of Birth/Birthday||8 November 1976|
|Age||45 Years (As in 2021)|
|Birthplace||Mount Warringal, Australia|
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign||Scorpio|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||in Feet-Inches – 6’ 1” in meters – 1.87 m in centimeters – 187 cm|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms – 90 kg in Pounds – 198 lbs|
Family Members And Relatives
|Brother||Shane Lee, Grant Lee|
Affairs, Girlfriends & Marital Status
Lee was married to his long-time friend Elizabeth Kemp in June 2006. They have a son together but unfortunately, the couple got separated in 2009.
In 2013 he started dating Lana Anderson and they finally tied their knot in 2014. Together the couple has two children.
|Affairs/Girlfriends/Wife||Elizabeth Kemp (ex), Lana Anderson (married)|
|Current Relationship Status||Married|
Education, School & College
|School||Balarang Public School, Oak Flats High School|
Net Worth and Equity
Brett has an estimated net worth of $10 million. His source of income includes brand endorsements, his salary as a cricket commentator and cricket coach as well as his prior investments. He supports many charities like the Salvation Army, Adventist Development relief fund, and Make a Wish Foundation.
Brett was honored as a ‘Official Friend’ by these foundations for his long-standing support. In 2007 he initiated ‘Mewsic’ a charitable foundation in India to bring out the musical talent from marginal families of India.
|Net Worth / Equity||$10,000,000|
Brett Lee Biography
One of the best and fastest bowlers in the world Brett Lee was born on 8 November 1976 to metallurgist Bob and piano teacher Helen in Shellharbour suburbs of Oak Flats and Mount Warringal, Australia. His elder brother Shane is a retired all-rounder while his younger brother Grant is also a former state-level player now an accountant. He attended Balarang Public School and Oak Flats High School. He idolizes Dennis Lillee who later became his mentor during his early days.
How The Journey Started
Lee was fascinated with cricket since childhood he always dreamt of becoming a fast bowler. He started his cricket journey with the junior team of Oak Flat Rats. Gradually he made his position in the New South Wales team where he impressed Australian skipper Steve Waugh with his remarkable performance in U-17 and U-19 tournaments. Eventually, he was selected in the Australian squad for playing his first international debut in 1999 against India. By picking seven wickets Lee outshined the tournament. Lee came to the limelight in 2000 with his extraordinary bowling abilities in the tournament against Pakistan. Since then he was considered as one of the best pace attackers of Australia. In the world cup 2003, he played a crucial role in the victory of his team by taking 22 wickets.
Achievements and Awards
With his rare ability of fast bowling with reverse swing Brett lee had set many records in his international cricket career. Lee was the first player of T20 format to take a hat trick. Lee is the second Australian bowler after Mitchell Starc to take the fastest 100 wickets in ODI format. After the retirement of eminent members of the Australian squad like Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne, Lee became one of the reliable pillars of his team. He ensured the domination of the Australian squad in International cricket. Unfortunately due to injuries, he decided to take retirement from international cricket on 13th July 2012.
He got very prestigious ‘Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year’ in 2000 and ‘Allan Border Medal’ in 2008. Also, he was awarded as ‘Wisden Young Cricketer of the Year’ twice in 2000 as well as in 2006. After his retirement, he served as a coach, as an IPL player as well as a commentator.
Besides cricket Brett Lee is also a Music lover, he is a part of the rock band ‘Six and Out’ where he plays Base and Acoustic guitar for the band. During the 2006 ICC champions’ trophy, he recorded a song named ‘You’re the one for me’ with renowned Indian singer Asha Bhosle. The song was a big hit among cricket lovers. Lee was also featured in movies like UnIndian and Victory. He launched his autobiography in 2011.
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