What Is Lee Chong Wei’s Net Worth?

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Achmad Ibrahim/AP/Shutterstock (9744562j)Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei plays a shot to Japan's Kento Momota in their men's singles semi final match during the Indonesia Open badminton championship in Jakarta, IndonesiaBadminton, Jakarta, Indonesia - 07 Jul 2018.
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A giant of the sport of badminton, Lee Chong Wei won silver medals in three of his four Olympic appearances between 2004-2016.

Lee Chong Wei Net Worth: $16 Million

He retired in 2019 after being diagnosed with cancer, but not before he was ranked No. 1 in the world for 349 weeks, including a streak of 199 weeks straight.

The source of his wealth is not exactly clear, but he enjoyed some of the biggest sponsorships in badminton during the peak of his career, according to RepublicWorld, including deals with Samsung, 100Plus, Yonex and Cafe 99.

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Last updated: July 21, 2021

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