Professional golfer Lydia Ko net worth is now $9 million. She earns about $3 million every year by winning tournament and endorsements after deducting tax. She earned the title of being the youngest woman golfer to be ranked number one in golf. She won $13.1 million as prize money. Subtracting tax and expenses, Ko is estimated to have a net worth of $9 million now in 2016.
|Net Worth||$9 Million|
|Source of Income||Golfer|
|Birth Date||April 24, 1997|
|Height||1.65 m / 5.5 feet|
Bo-Kyung Ko more popularly known as Lydia Ko was born in Seoul, South Korea on 24 April, 1997. Her family immigrated to New Zealand when she was an infant and she received the New Zealand citizenship by age 12. She attended the Mairangi Bay Primary School and later Pinehurst School in Albany, New Zealand. 2015 onwards she decided to study Psychology as a correspondence online course from University of Korea due to her frequent tours. She is a dedicated student and is also very serious about her studies.
Ko began playing from the young age of five years. Her mother once took her to a golf pro shop in Pupuke Golf Club in Auckland North Shore. There she met Guy Wilson a professional golf player who inspired Ko to take up the sport. She was trained by Wilson till 2013.
In 2005, when Ko was just seven years old, she was first spotted as a talented golf player when she was competing in the New Zealand amateur national championship. She came into notice of the media and got a great coverage of her play. In 2012, Ko became the youngest to win the NSW Open tour. She was only 14 years then. At the age of 15 years, Ko won the CN Canadian Womens Open. In 2013 she turned pro and accepted the offer to join LPGA and waivered the age criteria of being under 18 years. She won the LPGA Classic in 2014 in the United States and also celebrated her 17th birthday. Ko won a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. She has won a total of 19 tournaments for professional play, 14 wins for LPGA tour, 5 for Ladies European Tour, 1 for Korea Tour and 5 for ALPG Tour.
Standing 5.5 feet tall, Ko has made her presence felt at the early age of 19 years only. Recently she is busy practicing for the tournaments and preparing for her studies. Her favorite brand is Adidas and she is till now single. Ko lives with her parents in North Harbour, New Zealand. She endorsed for the product Callaway. She rides a blue Lexus car. Lydia is currently living in North Harbour, New Zealand and own a house. And yes, regarding Lydia Ko’s boyfriend, she is currently single.