Leong Jun Hao

Leong Jun Hao - Updated Jan 2023

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Setapak, Malaysia
Birth Sign
Cancer

Birthday
Birthplace
Setapak, Malaysia

Leong Jun Hao is a professional Malaysian badminton player. Leong Jun Hao won the boys’ singles title at the 2017 Asia Junior Championships.

Early Life and Childhood

Leong Jun Hao was born on July 13, 1999, in Setapak, Malaysia his age is 23 years old as of 2022 and Leong is a naturalized Malaysian citizen who practices Buddhism.

Similarly, his birth sign is Cancer currently, he is living in Setapak. Leong Jun Hao was raised in Kuala Lumpur. Leong’s father and mother’s name is Anthony Leong and Celine Low respectively. Likewise, his brother’s name is Wooi Liang Soh and Soh Wooi Yik.

Leong began playing badminton outside his house for fun. Also, he began playing the sport seriously at the age of nine, under the tutelage of his father. Leong has received a lot of family support for him to be successful in his career.

Leong Jun Hao

Caption: Leong Jun Hao with his family. Source: Instagram

Education

Talking about his educational background, Leong has done his schooling at Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS) at the age of 13. However, Leong’s additional academic credentials are unavailable.

Later, Leong might have skipped college as he started to play badminton at an early age to pursue his professional career.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding his career, Leong started playing badminton at an early age and he is a Malaysian right-handed badminton player. Leong won the Asian Junior Championships in July 2017, defeating Bai Yupeng in the final.

In October 2017, he reached the World Junior Championships final, where he was defeated by top seed Kunlavut Vitidsarn, 21-17, 15-21, 9-21. He reached his first senior final in November 2017 at the Malaysia International Challenge, losing to compatriot Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

Moreover, as a qualifier, he reached the final of the Thailand Masters in January 2018, losing to second seed Tommy Sugiarto. He won his first senior title at the Finnish Open in April 2018, defeating his compatriot Cheam June Wei in the final. However, he injured his hip twice at the end of 2018, dropping his world ranking from 40th to 120th.

Also, Leong has played both BWF International Challenge(which is a grade 3 and level 1 tournament) and BWF International Series(which is a grade 3 and level 2 tournament).

Leong Jun Hao

Caption: Leong Jun Hao playing badminton. Source: Malay Mail

Similarly, Leong has played in the Asian Junior Championships and BWF World Junior Championships. Likewise, Leong has also played the BWF World Tour(It is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation that was announced on March 19, 2017, and began in 2018).

Throughout his badminton career, he has played 201 matches (single and double combined) out of which she has won 144 and lost 57 matches. Moreover, his highest ranking was 66 (12 April 2018) and his current ranking is 73 (25 October 2022). Additionally, his trainer’s name was Hendrawan Tey Seu Bock.

Brand Endorsements

Leong has not endorsed any brand, nor has he promoted anything, nor has he been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nomination

Leong Jun Hao won the boys’ singles title at the 2017 Asia Junior Championships. Also, he won a silver medal at the World Junior Championships.

In addition, Leong has won several winning titles and runner-up titles in BWF World Tour (1 winning title, 1 runner-up), and BWF Superseries (1Winning title, 2 runners-up).

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Caption: Leong Jun Hao getting an award. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Leong Jun Hao is a professional Malaysian badminton player who has earned a considerable income from his work. Leong’s estimated net worth is around $600k. Also, Leong’s annual salary is $80k per year and his source of income is mainly his badminton profession.

Relationship Status

Leong Jun Hao may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Leong hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

Moreover, Leong has no children and it is seen that Leong is quite happy being single at the moment. Moreover, there is no indication on Leong’s social media that he is in a relationship.

Scandal

Leong hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumors or controversies. Also, Leong always avoids the media and engaging in situations that can damage his professional badminton career.

Leong Jun Hao – Body Measurements

Regarding Leong’s height, he is 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighs 70kg. Moreover, Leong’s eyes and hair color both are black. Also, Leong’s shoe size is 9(US).

Leong Jun Hao – Social Media

Leong is very active on Instagram. He has 26.4k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @BtLKppogvXI. Similarly, his Twitter handles @lucky_prince520 are followed by 44 followers. Moreover, Leong is not available on any other social media sites including Facebook.