Lee Jang Kun (Kabaddi) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography & More

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Lee Jang Kun is a former South Korean kabaddi player. He has played for Bangla Warriors and Patna Pirates.


Lee Jang Kun, also known as Babumoshai of Bangal, was born on Friday, 6 November 1992 (age 30 years; as of 2023) in South Korea. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. At some point, he attended Dong-Eui University, a private university in Busan, South Korea. At this university, Lee joined a kabaddi club. Later, he went to Dong-Eui University, a private university in Busan, to pursue M.Ed.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 6′ 0”

Weight (approx.): 82kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

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Parents & Siblings

There’s no information available about the parents and siblings of Lee Jang Kun.

Wife & Children

He is married to Lee Aeng Ja.

Jang with his wife Lee Aeng Ja

Lee with his wife Lee Aeng Ja


Lee’s kabaddi career began with an impressive background in martial arts and rowing, which set him apart from the start. His proficiency in Judo enhanced his speed, while rowing contributed to building his upper body strength – both crucial attributes in the kabaddi arena. Due to his exceptional skills, Lee earned a spot on the national team of the Republic of Korea and went on to secure a bronze medal in the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. This noteworthy achievement garnered attention from the professional kabaddi world.

International Career

In the 2014 Asian Games held in Incheon, Lee played a vital role as a member of the South Korean kabaddi team, contributing to their impressive bronze medal win. Prior to this achievement, the team faced a disappointing defeat in Guangzhou, where they couldn’t even reach the 20-point mark. However, under<p><a href=”https://www.artzyglass.com/”>แพลตฟอร์มการเดิมพันชั้นนำของเอเชีย</a></p> the guidance of an Indian coach, their perspective on the sport underwent a significant transformation, leading to marked improvements in the tournament. Despite their success, Lee couldn’t help but feel disappointed that their achievements were not widely recognized in Korea. While their family shared their happiness and pride, many of their friends failed to fully grasp the significance of their accomplishments. Nonetheless, Lee remained dedicated to the sport and continued to give his best, striving to bring further recognition to kabaddi in his home country.

Lee against India in Kabaddi World Cup 2016

Lee against India in Kabaddi World Cup 2016

Under the determined guidance of Korean kabaddi Coach Cho Jae-Ho, the team had their eyes set on nothing less than a gold medal. Winning gold was crucial, as it would grant them freedom from two years of compulsory military service. Their journey began with a stunning victory over India in the opening game, leaving both Jang and Coach Cho Jae-Ho pleasantly surprised and their spirits lifted by the triumph. The team had come a long way, and this victory garnered significant attention, making headlines across the nation. Although they faced a setback with a loss to Iran in the semi-finals, the South Korean team continued to showcase their determination. India eventually claimed the 2016 kabaddi world cup title <p><a href=”https://www.notebook-sale.com/”>โปรแกรม บอล </a></p>after an intense contest with Iran in the final. Despite their defeat, the South Korean team’s earlier win over India had already made a lasting impact. In the subsequent 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, the South Korean team once again delivered a shock to India by securing a narrow one-point lead victory in the preliminary round. Their remarkable journey led them to the finals against Iran, where they fought bravely but ultimately had to settle for the silver medal.

Kabaddi Pro League

Lee Jang Kun made an impressive entry into the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) with the Bengal Warriors, scoring 57 points in 11 matches during his debut season. His unique and unpredictable kicking technique proved challenging for defenders, and his running hand touch was equally effective. Adjusting to the more aggressive style of kabaddi in India, Jang realized that physical strength alone was not enough to excel in the game. In the following season, he scored 50 points in 12 matches, delivering consistent performance, which led the Warriors to preserve him for his contributions. Season 3 saw him become<p><a href=”https://www.takayasadventure.com/”>ราคา บอล ภาษา ไทย</a></p> the fifth most successful raider, securing 79 raid points in 15 games. In Season 4, he scored 61 raid points from 11 matches, gearing up for the World Cup.

Lee in Pro Kabaddi League

Lee in Pro Kabaddi League

During the fifth season of the PKL, Lee Jang Kun continued his exceptional form under the same banner, the Bengal Warriors, achieving an impressive 89 raid points in 21 matches. His remarkable performance made him the top international raider in the PKL at that time. After his team’s successful run in the Asian Games, the Warriors retained Lee Jang Kun for Season 6, making him the first player to represent the same franchise for six consecutive seasons. However, injuries and a dip in form affected his performance in the sixth season, causing the Warriors to reconsider their decision for Season 7. The Bengal Warriors released Lee Jang Kun to the auction pool and opted to bring in Iranian player Esmail Nabibaksh as his replacement, pinning high hopes for Season 7. On the other hand, the Patna Pirates recognized the value of having a dependable player like Lee in their squad. They signed him for Rs. 40 lakhs, for Season 7.

Television Shows

Lee Jang Kun has been a part of the following TV shows.

  • Three Park: The Second Heart (2021)
  • Let’s Play Soccer 2 (2021)
  • King of Mask Singer (2022)
  • Super DNA – Blood Can’t Cheat (2022)
  • King of Wrestling (2022)
  • The Country Calls (2022)

Awards, Honours, Achievements


  • Bronze Medal in the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
  • Bronze Medal in the 2014 Asian Games (Team)
  • Silver Medal in the 2018 Asian Games (Team)
  • Bronze Medal in 5th Asian Beach Games
Lee won Bronze medal in the fifth Asian Beach Games

Lee won the Bronze medal in the fifth Asian Beach Games

Lee with a medal in PKL 2017

Lee with a medal in PKL 2017


  • The first overseas player to achieve 400 points in PKL.
  • Considered the most valuable international player in the KPL season 5.
  • Considered the most successful foreign raider of all time in the Pro Kabaddi League.


In the following Auctions, Lee was sold/retained at high figures.

  • Pro Kabaddi Season 8 – Patna Pirates – 20.50 L  (FBM)
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 7 – Patna Pirates – 40.00 L  (SOLD)
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 6 – Bengal Warriors – 33.00 L  (SOLD)
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 5 – Bengal Warriors – 80.30 L  (RETAINED)
  • Pro Kabaddi Season 4 – Bengal Warriors – 22.00 L  (SOLD)

Total: Rs. 1,95,80,000

Lee sold to Bangal Warriors in an Aunction

Lee sold to Bengal Warriors in an Auction


  • He has played for three teams in the Pro Kabaddi League: Bengal Warriors, Patna Pirates, and Bengaluru Bulls.
  • He is known for his aggressive style of play, and his ability to score points from both the raid and the defence.

    Lee raiding the opposite team

    Lee raiding the opposite team

  • He is a very versatile player and can play in a variety of positions.
  • Back in 2011, when Jang Kun Lee was merely 18 years old and pursuing a degree in physical education at his college in Busan, his fascination with kabaddi began to take shape.
  • Throughout his remarkable career with the Bengal Warriors, Jang Kun Lee has maintained his consistency in 90 matches. Over the course of these matches, he has achieved an impressive total of 433 points in 910 raids. Additionally, he has achieved 14 super raids, which involve successfully eliminating three or more opponents in a single raid, and 9 super 10s.
  • As an attacking player in the sport of kabaddi, Jang Kun Lee stands out as one of the top overseas raiders in the league. His prowess lies in his distinct style of attacking, which combines traditional kabaddi skills with elements of martial arts. This unique blend of techniques sets him apart from others.

    Lee against the defender in PKL

    Lee against the defender in PKL

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