Country: United States
Lee started playing pool in 1989. She went on to rank as the no. 1 female pool player in the world during the 1990s, and received the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Sportsperson of the Year Award in 1998. In addition to many top finishes on the WPBA Tour, she won the gold medal for the USA at the 2001 World Games in Akita, Japan, and won the ladies' US$25,000 winner-take-all Tournament of Champions twice, in 1999 and 2003. Lee also wrote The Black Widow's Guide to Killer Pool.
In 2001, Lee challenged Efren Reyes to a race-to-13 exhibition match at nine-ball, in Manila, Philippines, but lost 4-13.
More recently, Lee has turned to professional speed pool, including televised matches against the top male professionals of the discipline.[clarification needed]
For 2007, she was ranked #4 in Pool & Billiard Magazine's "Fans' Top 20 Favorite Players" poll. Jeanette Lee lives in Detroit, Michigan with her husband (professional pool player George Breedlove) and their children: stepdaughters Morgan Michelle Breedlove and Olivia Sue Breedlove, foster son John "Long-Duck-Dong" Kang, adopted daughter Cheyenne Lee Breedlove and Chloe Angelee Breedlove her daughter via a surrogate mother. On August 31, 2010 she gave birth to daughter Savannah Lee Breedlove her first natural born child.
Women Athletes for Billiards