Lee Thompson (born December 09, 1988) is a South African Reality Television Personality, Model, Entrepreneur, Fitness Expert, and Activist from Port Elizabeth. He is famous for being the first Bachelor in the reality show “The Bachelor South Africa“.
Furthermore, the 30-year-old started his career as a model and worked with the top international Boss model. Later, Lee appeared in numerous fitness advertisements, fashion shows, and posed for top photographers.
Moreover, as an entrepreneur, he created and launched the “Clean Smart” Company. It is a firm that deals with various cleaning tools and products. In addition, the model also started a fitness brand called “Lee Thompson Fitness“.
Thompson founded the non-profit organization the #LiveHopeLoveSA as an activist. This system helps to make the life of people of South Africa a little better and positive.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Spouse
The young entrepreneur first recruited by M-Net and Rapid Blue (production company) back in February 2019 for the bachelor. The show is the local version of the hit worldwide reality series by the same name.
The new project was hosted by Jason Greer. Furthermore, the finale of the show took place at Urban Brew Studios in Randburg, South Africa. The singer, Connell Cruise, made a surprise guest-appearance and performed his song “All Day” on a piano. It is also the theme song of The Bachelor SA.
Moreover, Lee selected “Gina Myers” as the winner of his heart and the reality show. He also gave a ring to his lover. Soon, the model started dating his girlfriend, Gina. She is a 31-year-old makeup artist and model.
During an interview, Thompson revealed that why he didn’t select Jozaan (another contestant) as a winner. He said that Myers and Jozaan are both wonderful women but he felt that Jozaan wasn’t ready to move for him where he lived.
Profile, Lifestyle & Controversy
In fact, he also claimed that he had a couple of long distance relationships in the past which never worked out. As of now, Lee and Gina are not together and they broke up after a few months of their affair.
The main reason for their separation was emotional stress and lack of time for each other. According to Lee, he was unhappy and disappointed when he heard that Myers wanted to leave the show at one point.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Lee Thompson.|
|Profession||Entrepreneur, Reality Television Star, Model, Fitness Expert, and Activist.|
|Age (As of 2019)||30 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||December 09, 1988.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Port Elizabeth, South Africa.|
|Famous For||Being the first Bachelor in the reality show "The Bachelor South Africa".|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Current Residence||Cape Town, South Africa.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 2".
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
|Biceps Size||16 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||44-32-37.|
|Shoe Size (US)||12.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not found (Businessman).
Mother: Not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Ross Thompson.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Presently, in a relationship with Gina Myers.|
|Girlfriend & Fiancee||Will update.|
|Alma Mater||1. The University of South Africa.
2. Zululand Sports Academy.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||France.|
|Love to do||Hiking, Beaching, Listening to music and Playing Rugby.|
|Favorite Dishes||Continental Cuisine.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$500,000 US Dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings per month||Will update.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lee Thompson
- The Bachelor South Africa Reality TV Star was born on the 9th of December 1988 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Hence, Lee Thompson’s age is 30 years old, as of 2019.
- His father is a businessman and Lee’s mother is a homemaker.
- He has an elder brother named Ross Thompson who is married to his wife “Mikhara Ford” (makeup artist and hair stylist). The couple also shares a baby together.
- As per Wikipedia, Lee has graduated from the University of South Africa and received a bachelor degree in Marketing Management.
- Also, Lee studied Health & Fitness from the Zululand Sports Academy.
- The young entrepreneur also remained a rugby player and played the sport for the Sharks in Kwa Zulu Natal and at The University of Pretoria.
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- Thompson also has business into website development with Skyler Web.
- As an Instagram star, he has more than 78,000 organic followers. The reality uploads candid pictures, his professional life, his personal life, photoshoots, and much more.
- The 30-year-old fitness expert is a very sporty person and loves to take part in the various adventure.
- Lee Thompson’s height is 6 Feet 2 Inches (1.88 m tall).
- The model maintains a fit, muscular, and strong physique with a body weight of 85 kilograms (187 pounds).