Nicknamed the Black Widow, Jeanette Lee is an American professional player. Jeanette is best known for her remarkable Gold medal-winning game at the 2001 World Games. She was ranked as the World’s No. 1 female pool player during the 1900s. As of 2021, Jeanette Lee net worth is estimated to be around $7 million.
|Full Name||Jeanette lee|
|Birth Date||July 9, 1971|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, U. S.|
|Profession||Professional Pool Player|
|Net Worth||$7 million|
Professional biliards player, Jeanette Lee was born as Lee Jin-Hee on July 9, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. Lee belongs to Korean descent as she was born to Korean parents.
Jeanette began playing pool at young age of 18 in 1989. Her game became better as she started playing more games. During 1900s, she eventually crowned as the best female player in the world. Jeanette finished as runner up for three times during World Nine-Ball Championships during 1993 to 1996.
Lee was even awarded with Women’s Professional Billiard Association Sportsperson of the Year Award in 1998. In 1999, Lee won ladies $25000 winner-take-all Tournament of Champions. She again won the same Championship in the year 2003.
Career and Rise to Fame
In 2001, Jeanette accomplished the best position of her career. She earned a Gold medal for United States at 2001 World Games. It was a proud moment for her and United States, that she finished at top place. The same year, she challenged Filipino pool player Efren Reyes.She played the game with Reyes in Manila, Philippiness for race-to-13 exhibition match. However, she lost the match with huge margin, 4 to 13.
Jeanette Lee has been exceptional at her sports field. She has won many championship in her career. In 2007, she grabbed four championships; Empress Cup Champion, World Team Cup Champion, Skins Billiards and International Skins Billiard Championship. The year 2007 turned out as a successful year for her. Pool & Billiard Magazine even rranked her at 4th place on the poll “Fans’ Top 20 Favorite Players”.
For her exceptional billiards career, Jeanette was inducted into “Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame” in 2013. Lee is not playing pool anymore, due to scoliosis. She was suffering from the disease since she was 13. Despite being suffered from the disease, she reached at the top spot in her career. That’s an incredible achievement. Lee is also battling with Ovarian Cancer. Sources claimed that she is at stage four and has just few months to live.
Besides being a professional player, Jeanette also owns local franchise of American Poolplayers Assocation which is in Tampa. She has also been active on GoFundMe campaign. Her campaign has mainly focused on girls, which provide appropriate care for girls and make sure girls go to college.
Jeanette Lee’s Husband- George Breedlove
Jeanette Lee is a married woman. She has chosen the life partner of her own field. Her husband, George Breedlove is also a professional Player. She shared wedding vows with George in 1996. Lee has four kids; one son and three daughters. Her son is fostered and one daughter is adopted. Likewise, one of her daughters was born through surrogacy. She became pregnant with her younger daughter, just less than a year of surrogacy.
Jeanette Lee Net Worth
Starting 2021, Jeanette Lee net worth is estimated to be around $7 million dollars. Most of her earnings have come from her professional billiards career. She also earns some amount from the leagues organized by her local franchise of the American Poolplayers Association.