Quick Facts of Lee Byrne

  • Full NameLee Byrne
  • Net Worth$1 million
  • Date of Birth1980 /06 /01
  • NicknameLee
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceWales, England
  • ProfessionFormer rugby player
  • NationalityBritish
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBlack
  • SpouseAndera Benfield
  • Height6 feet 3 inches
  • Weight93 kg

Lee Byrne is a famous former Welsh international rugby player. His usual position was full-back, however, he also played on the wing. Lee started his professional career in 2005 and played until 2015.

Furthermore, Lee is married to his wife Andrea Byrne. His spouse, Andrea is an English journalist and news presenter. Does the couple share kids from their relationship.

Who Is Lee Byrne? His Early Life And Career

Lee Byrne is a famous former rugby player from England. He was born on 1st June 1980 and currently, the player is 39 years old. Besides, Lee was born and raised in Wales, by his British parents.


Furthermore, he completed his schooling from 3 different schools including St Marys RC Primary Schoo, Archbishop McGrath Roman, and Catholic Comprehensive School.

Lee started his career playing dual-code rugby, for Bridgend Athletic RFC and Tondu RFC. After he was spotted playing Rugby league for Bridgend Blue Bulls, he signed for the Llanelli Scarlets. Additionally, Lee was also called up to the national squad for the November Test series after he was seen playing for Llanelli.

Further, Lee made his debut on November Test series as a replacement against the All Blacks on 5th November 2005 at the Millennium Statidum. Furthermore, as an amateur, Lee played for Tondu RFC and Bridgend Athletic.

The detailed information about his senior career is listed below.

Years Team Apps (Points)
2003-2005 Llanelli RFC 41 (72)
2003-2006 Scarlets 29 (50)
2006–2011 Ospreys 92 (145)
2011–2014 Clermont 62 (45)
2014-2015 NG Dragons 6 (0)

Moreover, from 2005-2011, Lee played for Wales and secured 50 points and 46 apps. Later, in 2009, Lee also played for British and Irish Lions.

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Lee Byrne Personal Life; Know About His Wife

Lee Byrne is married to his longtime girlfriend, Andera Benfield. Byrne and his spouse Andera, ITV Wales Tonight presenter got engaged in March 2011. After a few months of their engagement on 1st January 2012, they married. From their relationship, the husband and wife are blessed with a daughter born on February 16, 2019.


The pair named their child Jemima. As of now, Byrne is living a blissful life with his spouse and a newly born child. Besides, Lee is never involved in any kind of rumor or controversy. Additionally, we don’t have any past record of Lee’s relationship.


Besides, Lee often spends vacations with his friends and family. Moreover, in November 2017, Lee published his autobiography titled, The Byrne Identity. In the book, Lee has openly written about his dyslexia.

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Body Measurements of Byrne

Byrne stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 96 kg. Besides, he has a well-maintained body. Besides, his hair color is black and he has a pair of black eyes.

Lee Byrne Net Worth and Earnings

Lee Byrne has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2019. He summoned such a colossal sum of money from his career as a former rugby player.


Additionally, on exploring his Instagram, Lee often wears branded clothes and spends vacations visiting exotic places. Thus it is sure that Byrne is living a lavish life with his spouse and newly born baby.