Brett Lee Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Brett Lee

Real NameBrett Lee
ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 187 cm
in meters- 1.87 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2½”
Weightin Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 194 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlonde
International DebutTest- 26 December 1999 vs India at Melbourne
ODI- 9 January 2000 vs Pakistan at Brisbane
T20- 17 February 2005 vs New Zealand at Auckland
International Retirement Test- 26 December 2008 vs South Africa at Melbourne
ODI- 7 July 2012 vs England at Chester-le-Street
T20- 30 March 2012 vs West Indies at Bridgetown
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#58 (Australia)
#58 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamKings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, New South Wales, Otago, Sydney Sixers, Wellington
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstEngland and India
Favourite BallIn-swing yorker and slow-bouncer
Records (main ones)• He was the first player to take the hat-trick in Twenty20 International Cricket.
• He is the fastest ODI player of Australia and third in the world behind Saqlain Mushtaq and Shane Bond to take 100 wickets.
• He is the fastest bowler in the world to take 300 wickets.
• With 380 wickets, he is the second highest wicket taker for Australia.
• He is the 2nd fastest bowler in the world.
Career Turning PointIn his debut Test Match against India in 1999, he took five wickets.
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 November 1976
Age (as in 2016)40 Years
Birth PlaceWollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownNew South Wales, Australia
SchoolOak Flats High School, Australia
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Bob (Metallurgist)
Mother- Helen Buxton (Piano Teacher)
Brett Lee with his mother
Brother- Shane Lee (Cricketer), Grant Lee
Brett Lee with his brother Shane Lee
Sisters- N/A
HobbiesPlaying guitar and singing
ControversiesIn 2006, a photo of Lee and Glenn McGrath posing with a dead deer became controversial.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman - Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler - Allan Donald
Favourite HotelEl Questro Homestead, Kununurra, in Western Australia
Favourite FoodWild barramundi with green mango and boab root salsa, Indian Cuisines, Hawaiian Pizza
Favourite ActorEddie Murphy, Adam Sandler
Favourite ActressSandra Bullock
Favourite AuthorStephen King
Favourite FilmShawshank Redemption, Happy Gilmore
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsLee Furlong
WifeElizabeth Kemp, Former Spouse (married 2006-2009)
Brett Lee with his former wife Elizabeth Kemp
Lana Anderson, Socialite (2014-Present)
Brett Lee with his wife Lana Anderson

ChildrenDaughters- N/A
Son- Preston Charles
Brett Lee with his Ex-wife Elizabeth Kemp and son Preston Charles
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)$10 million

Brett Lee

Some Lesser Known Facts About Brett Lee

  • Does Brett Lee smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Brett Lee drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He began playing first-grade cricket at the age of 16.
  • During the India tour of Australian under-19 team in March 1994, he was forced out of the team due to stress fractures in his lower back and to minimize the impact on his back, he had to remodel his bowling action.
  • He is known world-over for his consistency of pace (over 155 km/hr) throughout his career.
  • Although his quickest delivery is 161.8 km/hr in a charity match against West Indies, however, in ODI, he is the second fastest bowler in the world with his delivery of 161.1 km/hr against New Zealand in 2005.

  • He has been the member of the Australian Team that won the 2003 and 2007 World Cups.
  • With Luke Harriss, he is the co-owner of a café called ‘Fusions Coffee Shop/Bookshop.’
  • He has the fear of heights.
  • He has starred in a short-film called ‘Dream Date’, directed by Adam Rainford.
  • He featured in a duet song – ‘You’re the one for me‘ with legendary Indian singer, Asha Bhosle.
  • He always puts his left shoe on first.
  • His bowling run up is exactly 30 meters long.
  • In 2016, he has been featured in a Bollywood movie UNindian directed by Anupam Sharma.