Michelle Wie Net Worth and Biography

Michelle Wie is a professional American golfer who has a net worth of $12 million. She was the youngest person to ever qualify for the USGA amateur championship, at the age of 10 years old. Besides that, she was also the youngest person to qualify for an LPGA tour event. But there is more. She was also the youngest winner of the US Women’s amateur championship. 

Net Worth: $12 million
Birth Date:
Oct 11, 1989
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Last Updated:
October 2019
Michelle Wie net worth

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Early Life

Michelle Sung Wie is born in Honolulu, Hawaii on 11th of October 1989. She is is a golf professional that has the American nationality. In Korean her name is Wie Sung-Mi. She plays on the American PGA Tour (LPGA Tour).

Michelle Wie has Korean parents. Her father emigrated to Honolulu before her birth where he became a professor at the University of Hawaii. Her mother won the South Korean amateur golf championship in 1985. So she definitely had potential from a very young age. Michelle started playing golf when she was four years old. She later joined the Waialae Country Club in Hawaii.

Michelle Wie also studied at Stanford University.

Michelle Wie Net Worth

Michelle Wie has a net worth of $12 million. This wealth she was able to build thanks to her tournaments winnings, but also because of very lucrative sports sponsorships. It has been reported in the past that she has won close to $7 million alone with her professional golf career. 

The rest of her net worth are because of the many endorsements she received. Michelle has been promoting top sport brands like Nike and Omega.

Also professional golfers don’t get salary. Everything she earns is because of the prize money of major tournaments. She’s a very great player and she deserves a net worth of $12 million.


Career Winning and Awards

To be the youngest winner of U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship is a great performance. Of course, this was not the only thing that she won. Before joining the LPGA, Michelle Wie represented the United States in the Curtis Cup in 2004. That team became victorious. On November 15, 2009, she won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational against Paula Creamer.

On August 29, 2010, she won CN Canadian Women’s Open. Michell won her fourth LPGA event and first major champion on June 22, 2014.

Another big achievement was when she won HSBC Women’s World Championship on March 4, 2018. Beating female pro golfers like Danielle Kang, Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda, and Jenny Shin.

Stay tuned for more updates! We are certain her net worth is going to increase even more in the future. Michelle Wie just turned 30 and already has more wealth than many people can only dream of.