Lee Byrne Biography: Parents, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Instagram, Height, Wikipedia

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Lee Byrne is a former professional rugby union and rugby league footballer who gained recognition for his epic skills on the field.

Known for his agility and flexibility, Byrne made a significant impact in both the 2000s and 2010s.

He played for various teams throughout his career, showcasing his talent as a full-back and wing. In addition to his rugby achievements, Byrne has ventured into business as a co-founder of Fab4 Coffee and Perthyn Spirits.


  • Full Name: Lee Martin Byrne
  • Date of Birth: June 1, 1980
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Bridgend, South Wales
  • Nationality: Welsh
  • Profession: Former professional rugby union and rugby league footballer
  • Height: 191 cm
  • Parents: James and Sadie Byrne
  • Siblings: 6
  • Spouse: Andrea Byrne
  • Children: 1
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $3 million

Early Life & Education

Lee Byrne, currently at the age of 43, was born on June 1, 1980, in Bridgend, South Wales, to parents James and Sadie Byrne.

Growing up in this vibrant town, Byrne developed a passion for rugby from a young age.

He has six siblings, including Liam, Maria, David, and three others whose names have not been identified by Thecityceleb.

Personal Life

Lee Byrne has been married to Andrea Byrne. Andrea is a well-known presenter for ITV Wales Tonight. The couple took their relationship to the next level and tied the knot on New Year’s Day in 2012.

The lovebirds welcomed their first child, a son whose name was not revealed in 2020. They have been together, supporting each other’s careers and enjoying the joys of parenthood.

Byrne’s dedication to both his personal and professional life is truly admirable.


Byrne’s career began in rugby league, where he played for Bridgend Blue Bulls.

However, he later transitioned to rugby union, showcasing his skills as a full-back and wing. He initially played for Bridgend Athletic RFC and Tondu RFC before catching the attention of the Llanelli Scarlets.

With his standout performances in both the Celtic League and the Heineken Cup, Byrne earned a call-up to the national squad for the November Test series.

Byrne played for various teams throughout his career, including Llanelli RFC, Scarlets, Ospreys, Clermont, and NG Dragons.

His time at the Scarlets was particularly memorable, with Byrne demonstrating his abilities as a stand-in kicker during a match against Connacht in 2007.

In 2011, Byrne signed a three-year deal with French club ASM Clermont Auvergne, where he continued to excel in his rugby career.

However, a shoulder injury ultimately led to his retirement from all forms of rugby in 2015.


During a match against Scotland, Byrne found himself involved in a controversial incident.

Scotland’s coach, Andy Robinson, accused Byrne of diving to get substitute fly-half Phil Godman sent off, leading to a penalty for Wales.

Net Worth

Lee Byrne has accumulated a net worth estimated at $18 million throughout his successful rugby career.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @leembyrne
  • Twitter handle: @Leebyrne12

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