Jeanette Lee is an American professional pool player who is known for her Gold medal-winning performance. In 1971, she was born to Korean-immigrant parents in Brooklyn and was widely gained fame during the 1990s as the top female billiards player in the world. In 1998, she received the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Sportsperson of the Year Award.


Jeanette Lee Net Worth

Jeanette Lee began her career from her school, Bronx High School of Science. She later drop out and began earning money as a teenager by nannying and waitressing.

As she gained fame for her outstanding abilities, Jeanette Lee became a professional pool player and went on to achieve great triumphs and become one of the most renowned figures in the world of billiards. By her friends, she was nicknamed the Black Widow.

As of 2023, her net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

Jeanette Lee Husband and Personal Life

Lee and her three daughters and foster son make their home in Tampa, Florida. Two of Lee's three grown children are stepdaughters from her marriage to professional pool player George Breedlove. Jeanette Lee was born on July 9, 1971 in New York City to a family of Korean heritage. In 1996, Lee and Breedlove tied the knot but are now divorced.

She often go outing with her family members. She wrote,

"I've been having so much fun with my girls this summer. Here we are with Cheyenne's longtime friend Renna"

She is very close to her mother,

"So glad my mom got to be there to watch me be inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame. Kudos to the Robert Chin Foundation for bringing us all together and also for supporting other charities that rescue victims of human trafficking and other forms of oppression." 

Jeanette Lee Ovarian Cancer

Following her announcement of a fatal ovarian cancer diagnosis in February 2021, Jeanette Lee shared the news of her "successful" chemotherapy treatments in May 2022.


On November 12, 2022, Ursula Liang's documentary "Jeanette Lee Vs." debuted at the DOC NYC film festival. This documentary was produced for ESPN's popular 30 for 30 series. On ESPN on December 13, 2022, the film made its television premiere.

FAQs About Jeanette Lee

 1. What is the 2022 ESPN 30 for 30 documentary about Lee?

The 2022 ESPN 30 for 30 documentary about Lee is a film that explores the life and journey of Lee, a renowned sports star.

2. Who is Lee?

Lee is a highly successful and well-known pool player who gained fame and recognition in the industry.

3. How tall is Jeanette Lee?

Her height is 1.73 m (5'8'').


4. What are Jeanette Lee's achievements?

Jeanette Lee was ranked #4 in Pool & Billiard Magazine's "Fans' Top 20 Favorite Players" poll. She was inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame, in 2013.

5. Is Jeanette Lee of mixed ethnicity?

Yes, Jeanette Lee is of mixed ethnicity.