Lydia Ko Net Worth

Lydia Ko is a professional golfer who currently plays on the LPGA Tour. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to New Zealand when she was five years old. Her net worth is $14 million as of 2023.

In this article, we will provide an overview of Lydia Ko’s Net worth, Salary, Earnings,  and more.

Lydia Ko’s Biography and Career

Lydia Ko was born in 1997 in South Korea; Ko moved to New Zealand with her family when she was just six years old. She took up golf at the age of five and quickly showed exceptional talent on the course. 

By the time she turned 14, Ko had already won four professional tournaments as an amateur, including two LPGA Tour events. In 2013, she became the youngest player ever to win an LPGA tournament when she triumphed at the CN Canadian Open at just 15 years old.

Ko made history again in 2014 when she became not only the youngest winner of a major championship (the Evian Championship) but also became world number one for women’s golf. 

Making her both the Women’s World Golf Rankings’ youngest-ever number-one-ranked golfer as well as being seen by many analysts as potentially becoming one of New Zealand’s all-time sporting greats.

Which spanned from Guinness World Record holder for being the “Youngest person ever to win a professional tour event” and holding records with far-reaching implications that make clear how impressive her accomplishments truly are.

Professional Career

At just 14 years old, she became the youngest player ever to win a professional golf tournament – an achievement that earned her worldwide recognition and put her on the path to greatness. 

Since then, Lydia has gone on to win numerous tournaments around the world, including two major championships and four LPGA Tour events. She is known for her impeccable accuracy off the tee, incredible putting skills, and unwavering focus under pressure. 

But it is not just her talent that sets her apart from other players – it is also her humility, grace, and sportsmanship both on and off the course. With many more years of success ahead of her, there can be no doubt that Golfer Lydia Ko’s professional career will continue to inspire fans all over the globe for years to come.

Lydia Ko’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Lydia Ko, who is known for her golf career, has an estimated net worth of $14 million. 

Career Earnings.

She earned an impressive $16,779,627 in winnings and endorsements over the course of her career.

Year Starts Cuts


Wins Birdies






2012 4 4 1 56


n/a n/a
2013 12 12 1 186


2020 13 12 170


677,545 6
2021 20 19 1 311


1,530,629 3
2022 22 22 3 383


4,364,403 1
2023 5 4 76


84,270 32
Totals ^ 210 (2014) 197 19 3,305 16,779,627


She is also one of the highest-paid female golfers in the world thanks to her $2 million per year contract with IMG Worldwide (a sports management company).

Personal Details

Full Name Bo-Gyung “Lydia” Ko 
Born 24 April 1997
Birthplace Seoul, South Korea
Nationality New Zealand
Residence  Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Age 26
Height  5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Professional wins 26
Current Tour LPGA Tour
Net Worth $14 million
Relationship  Married
Spouse Jun Chung
Instagram  (보경) Ko (@lydsko)


Lydia Ko is married to Jun Chung, an Open Innovation Associate. They met in New Zealand and were married in 2017.


Lydia Ko is a 26-year-old professional golfer from Korea. 


Lydia Ko is 1.63 m (5 feet, 5 inches) tall. 

Lydia Ko | Final Round Highlights | 66 (-6) | Aramco Team Series – Singapore

PGA Stats

Tournament Wins 2nd Events Cuts made
Chevron Championship 1 1 11 10
Women’s PGA Championship 1 10 9
U.S. Women’s Open 11 11
The Evian Championship 1 1 9 8
Women’s British Open 11 10
Totals 2 3 52 48


How much money does Lydia Ko make?

According to Forbes, the golf prodigy earned $1 million in 2022. 

What is Lydia Ko’s net worth?

The New Zealand native has an estimated net worth of $14 million as of 2023, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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