Michelle Wie is an American professional golfer. Michelle was the youngest player who did qualify for the for the U.S. Women’s’ Amateur Public Links Championship. Michelle had been a dedicated player and had shown her love for the game since her early childhood.

The golfer won the Hawaii State for Women’s Stroke Play Championship at the mere age of 11. The sheer love for the game enabled Michelle to become a professional only at the age of 16. Such achievements made Michelle Wie a well-known figure in the world of professional golf.

The passion that Wie holds for golf can be further supported by the fact that she started learning golf from the time when she was only four years old. The first major championship game that Michelle Wie won was the US Women’s Open In 2014.

The estimated net worth that a talented professional golfer like, Michelle Wie has, can be rounded off to a figure of, near about $4 million.

Early life

Born on 11th October 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Michelle developed the passion for golf from her mother, Bo Wie. Bo had been a former golf champion of amateur and a participant in the Korean Beauty Pageant Contest. Her father Byung Wook Wie also has considerable influence on her career. He had been a former transportation management professor. Michelle’s parents had migrated from the interiors of South Korea to the United States over the period of the 1980s. This made Wie a possessor of twin citizenship of both United States and South Korea.

However, in 2013, Michelle took the decision of renouncing her South Korean citizenship. Michelle did attend the Punahou School located in Honolulu and did graduate from the school in the year of 2017.

Wie’s grandfather had been a visiting professor at the Stanford University, and she also had an uncle and aunt who did graduate from that particular university. The fact that the family of Michelle Wie was tied to the Stanford University made her opt for the university prior her graduation. Michelle is a professional golfer made her misses her college as remembered her days of upbringing in South Korea and the day when she played golf at the early age of four.

Actually, she was brought up in the city of Honolulu and received her initial academic qualifications from the famous institute Puhahou.

She got determined to go for further studies as a scholar at Stafford University.  Michelle remained busy with her golf schedule and couldn’t manage her educational requirement in the initial stage of her career, but still, she came out with flying color from the University of Stafford in the year 2012. Her passion towards golf made reach the pinnacle of success.


Michelle turned out to be the youngest player to get qualified for the USGA Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship.  She was hardly 10 years of age when she went for this championship. She also achieved the honorable championship of Honolulu Mayor’s Open.

Soon enough in the age of 13 she became the best upcoming golf player among the rising youngest amateur players and got a chance to get through the occasional tour of LPGA. She was enlisted among the top ten. Just before entering the professional world, in the year 2004 Sony Open granted her a sponsorship in the city of Hawaii.

She remained optimistic and loosed hope when she scored the least among the participants.  Ones again she participated in the championship of LPGA Kraft Nabisco but unfortunately missed out the cut by finishing in the fourth. She warned herself the title of the first qualified female golfer who qualified for participating in the USGA men’s tournament.

In the year 2002, Wie achieved  the championship of Hawaii State for Open Women’s Division by thirteen excellent strokes and soon after got qualified for Takefuji Classics,  which is an LPGA initiative .The successful female golfer is really skilled enough to get selected in the very championship and get ranking within the series of top rankers.

Personal life

Michelle enjoyed the benefits of both the citizenship American and the South Korean till she reached teenage.  In the year 2013, she finally decided upon leaving out the South Korean citizenship and becoming an American.

While Wie was in Stanford, there was a rumor up in the air that Wie is in a relationship with Robin Lopez who represents Portland Trail Blazer.  Soon after her breakup, she went into a relationship with Adam Zahn, the former popular Pro Hoopster in the year 2014.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Michelle Sung Wie

Date of Birth: 11th October 1989

Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America.

Age: 28 Years Old

Profession: Professional golfer.

Height:   6 Feet

Weight:  Not available.

Net worth: $ 12 million.