Bill Lee (Tennessee politician) Salary, Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Facts

William Byron Lee (born October 9, 1959) is a well known American businessman and politician serving as the 50th and current governor of Tennessee. Elected in 2018, Lee campaigned as a business-oriented member of the Republican Party. Before entering politics he held various positions at the Lee Company, an inherited family business; he was the company’s president and CEO from 1992 to 2016.

Bill Lee Age, Height & Weight

  • As of 2020, Bill Lee age is 60 years old.
  • He stands on a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
  • He weighs around 70 Kg.
  • His eye color is dark brown and has blonde hair.
  • He wears a shoe size of 9 UK.

Bill Lee Quick Facts

Real NameWilliam Byron Lee
Nick NameBill Lee
BornOctober 9, 1959
Age60 years old (As of 2020)
Known For50th and current governor of Tennessee
Political partyRepublican
BirthplaceFranklin, Tennessee, U.S
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Physical Stats
Height/ TallIn feet - 5'8"
Weight70 kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
ParentsFather: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse/ Wife1. Carol Ann Lee
(m. 1984; died 2000)
2. Maria Lee (m. 2008)
EducationAuburn University (BS)
Net WorthApprox $20 million USD (As of 2020)
Online Contacts
Social Media LinksInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
Bill Lee with his wife Maria Lee

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Bill Lee Wife

  • As of 2020, Bill Lee is married with Maria Lee, since 2008.
  • Lee lives in Fernvale with his second wife, Maria, whom he married in 2008.
  • His first wife, Carol Ann, died in 2000 in a horseback riding accident.
  • After her death, Lee took extended time off from his construction company to raise his four children.
  • Lee attends Grace Chapel Church in Leiper’s Fork.
  • Lee previously served as a member of the board of trustees of Belmont University, chairman of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors, and a board member of the Hope Clinic for Women and the Men of Valor Prison Ministry.
Bill Lee with his wife Maria Lee

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Bill Lee Early Life & Education

  • Bill Lee was born on October 9, 1959, in Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Lee was raised on his family’s 1,000-acre cattle farm started by his grandparents in Franklin, Tennessee, the Triple L Ranch, the family raises Hereford cattle.
  • As per his education, after graduating from Franklin High School in his hometown.
  • Lee entered Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama in 1977 and graduated in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.
  • In college, Lee was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order.
  • Lee was named president and CEO of his family’s home-services and construction company, Lee Company, holding the position from 1992 until 2016.
  • He briefly served as chairman.

Bill Lee Career

  • In April 2017 Lee announced his candidacy the 2018 election for governor of Tennessee.
  • He also targeted pro-business Republicans.
  • Originally considered a longshot, Lee rose in the polls as Boyd and Black launched negative advertising against each other.
  • Lee previously chaired and served on the committee of the Tennessee Prayer Breakfast.
  • He was sworn in on January 19, 2019.
  • As governor, Lee has rejected proposals to expand TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program.
  • On January 3, 2020, Lee visited Elizabethton to announce a $1 million grant to the Elizabethton TCAT.

Bill Lee Salary & Net Worth

  • As of 2020, Bill Lee net worth is estimated around $194,112.
  • His primary source of income is his political career.

Facts about Bill Lee

  • Lee signed into law a school voucher program that provides public funds to families so they can send their kids to private schools, effective at the beginning of the 2020–21 fiscal year.
  • On July 2, Lee signed into law House Bill 1158, a school safety bill that calls for school districts across the state to establish a threat assessment team.
  • Lee visited Lauderdale County in West Tennessee on July 17, to see how recent flooding from the remnants of Hurricane Barry had affected the community.

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