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Dae-ho Lee was born on 21 June, 1982 in Busan, South Korea. Discover Dae-ho Lee's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 38 years old?
|Age||39 years old|
|Born||21 June 1982|
|Birthplace||Busan, South Korea|
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Dae-ho Lee Height, Weight & Measurements
At 39 years old, Dae-ho Lee height is 194 cm .
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Who Is Dae-ho Lee's Wife?
His wife is Shin Hye-jeong (m. 2009)
|Wife||Shin Hye-jeong (m. 2009)|
|Children||Lee Hyo-rin, Lee Ye-seung|
Dae-ho Lee Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Dae-ho Lee worth at the age of 39 years old? Dae-ho Lee’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from South Korea. We have estimated Dae-ho Lee's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
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In 2019, Lee failed to reach 20 home runs for the first time in 10 years, and was sent to the second division due to injuries.
In 2018, he hit .333 with 37 home runs and 125 RBIs.
On January 24, 2017, Lee signed a four-year, $12.9 million contract with the Lotte Giants. The contract was the largest for a free agent in KBO history. His 2017 was successful, as he hit .320 with 34 home runs and 111 RBIs. He was instrumental in helping Lotte return to the postseason for the first time in five years.
On February 3, 2016, Lee signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. The Mariners added Lee to the 40-man roster on March 27, 2016.
On April 8, 2016, Lee recorded his first career major league hit, a home run off of Eric Surkamp in a game against the Oakland Athletics. On April 13, 2016, Lee hit a pinch hit walk off home run to beat the Texas Rangers. This was the first rookie pinch hit walk off in Mariners history. On May 4, 2016, Lee hit two home runs in a 9–8 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
In July 20, 2012, at the Osaka Dome, Lee won the NPB Home-run Derby against Wladimir Balentien of the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. He belted 6 home runs while Balentien made no home runs. He was rewarded with 500,000 yen ($6,400). He ended his season with a .286 average, 24 home runs, and 91 RBI.
Lee bats and throws right-handed. He hit home runs in nine consecutive games for the first time in world baseball history. According to a Gallup Korea's survey conducted in 2011, Lee was chosen as the most popular player in the KBO League.
In December 2011, Lee signed a two-year contract worth 760 million yen ($9.78 million) with the Orix Buffaloes of the Nippon Professional Baseball. During his 4 years in the NPB (2012~2015), he recorded the highest OPS rate during this time.
On August 13, 2010, Lee wrote a new chapter in Korean baseball by hitting a home run in eight straight games in the league. The eighth home run was hit at an away match against the Kia Tigers in Gwangju in the top of the seventh inning when he sent former Major Leaguer Aquilino López's fifth pitch over the left fence of Moodeung Stadium. This tied the existing record in world professional baseball shared by Ken Griffey Jr. in 1993, Don Mattingly in 1987 and Dale Long in 1956. On August 14, 2010, Lee set a world record by hitting a home run in his ninth straight game when, in the second inning of Giants' second away match against the Tigers, he blasted a three-run homer off Tigers reliever Kim Hee-girl over the center fence of Moodeung Stadium. It was his 38th home run of the season. With his 83rd run that year, he set a new Korean League record with a run in 16 consecutive games. In the 2010 season, Lee enjoyed one of the most dominant offensive seasons in world professional baseball history, leading the KBO in seven offensive categories (batting average, HRs, RBIs, runs scored, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and hits), which made him a Septuple Crown winner (7관왕).
In 2008, Lee was a member of the South Korea national baseball team that won the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, while he had an average of .360 (9-for-36), 3 home runs, 10 RBIs, 5 runs, and .760 slugging percentage, playing as the designated hitter.
In the 2006 season, Lee won the league's Triple Crown with a .336 batting average, 26 home runs, and 88 RBIs. This is the second time a hitter has won the Batting Triple Crown in the Korea Professional Baseball league. He finished second in voting for the 2006 MVP behind the Hanhwa Eagles pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin, also the winner of the Triple Crown for pitchers in 2006.
As a rookie, Lee joined the Lotte Giants as a pitcher in 2001. However, following an injury, he was officially changed to a position player for the second half of the 2001 season.
Lee started baseball because of his childhood friendship with Shin-Soo Choo. Lee attended Kyungnam High School in Busan, South Korea. At Kyungnam High School, Lee batted fourth and could throw a mid-90s mph fastball as a pitcher. In 2000, he was selected for the South Korean Junior National Team as a pitcher. The team won the 2000 World Junior Baseball Championship in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Lee led the attack alongside Kim Tae-kyun, Choo Shin-soo (the eventual MVP of this event) and Jeong Keun-woo as a cleanup hitter by racking up 3 home runs. He also finished runner-up behind Joe Mauer of Team USA in batting average (.500).
Dae-ho Lee (Korean: 이대호 , Hanja: 李大浩; Korean pronunciation: [i.dɛ̝.ɦo] ; born June 21, 1982) is a South Korean professional baseball player who plays as a first baseman for the Lotte Giants of the KBO League. Lee has previously played for the Orix Buffaloes and Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), and the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB).