Anders Lee is a professional ice hockey player who serves as a winger and captain of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. Over the years, Lee has transformed himself into one of the NHL’s top net-crashing goal scorers.
Lee is an offensively gifted attacker. On the personal front, too, Anders Lee is doing very well with a wife and two daughters. But how did he become a family man; what’s the story behind it? Also, who is his wife?
Get the answers to all these in the tales below including how he met his partner, when did they marry, to how their life has been so far as a couple and parents.
Anders Lee Married His Wife Grace Dooley In the Summer Of 2015; Their Relationship
Lee married his wife Grace Dooley on July 7, 2018. Anders and Grace were boyfriend and girlfriend from college. They first stumbled upon each other during freshman year at Notre Dame. Lee’s wife at the time played lacrosse.
Talking about the first time they met, Grace in an interview with NBC Sport said,
It was definitely instant chemistry. We were friends for a little bit after we met.
Dooley and the six foot three inches tall Lee’s wedding took place in Lincoln Park Zoo, also the place where the former would visit the most during her childhood.
Grace once said she always knew that the zoo was where her wedding was going to happen.
For the big day, Lee, the man from Edina Minnesota sported a white suit, black pants, a white shirt, and a bow tie. The bride, Grace, on the other hand, donned a white sleeveless gown with floral lacing and a netted veil.
The couple, Grace and Anders Lee are also parents to two daughters. They welcomed their first child, Ruby in March 2020 and their second the following year in Nov 2021. The Lee couple additionally is parents to two Australian shepherds, Gordie and Howie.
Anders Lee Wife Grace Dooley was Born In Chicago
Lee’s wife, Grace Dooley, real name, Grace Mary Dooley is a Chicagoan by birth. She is the daughter of Robert and Dawn Dooley. Grace is one of six children. Her siblings are Robbie, Eddy, Claire, Mary, and Annie.
Anders Lee’s spouse, Grace is a graduate of Loyola Academy, the University Of Notre Dame, and Mendoza College Of Business. She has double majors in Marketing and Peace Studies. When in college, her favorite class was consumer behavior and national/global marketing trends.
Besides, Anders Lee’ net worth is around $2 million.
Lee Partner Grace Dooley Played Lacrosse In High School And College
Grace was a midfielder, no 9, for the University’s varsity women’s lacrosse team (from 2010-2014).
During high school at Loyola Academy, Grace however played four sports. She apparently played lacrosse for four years, basketball for three seasons, and volleyball for one year across the country.
As a senior in high school, Grace was a team captain of the lacrosse team. She finished her final season with 150 goals, 85 assists and 235 points to go with 125 ground balls and 110 draw controls. With that, she was also the team’s most valuable player. During her junior and senior years in high school, Grace played in four state championship games and won several titles.
While at the University, playing for Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish, the Illinois-born played a total of 33 games scoring 11 goals.
Dooley isn’t the only one from her family who has been into college sports. Her father, Robert played football at Yale and one of her brothers, Robbie was also a collegiate footballer at USC.
Lee Spouse Grace Dooley’s Career After College
After college, Lee’s spouse, Dooley mostly worked in the corporate sector.
The five foot nine inches tall wife of a pro athlete was first the manager of a customer service department at EFT Sports Performance in Highland Park, Illinois. The NHL wag then in May 2013 started to handle an account executive for Lorman Education at an Evanston, Illinois-based company, Acquirent. Dooley next began working as an associate community manager at Golin, Chicago. Following that, Mrs. Lee went on to work for Cosmopolitan and Hearst Magazine as their advertising sales assistant.
Grace now is employed as a co-editor-in-chief at fitcityblonde, a health wellness and fitness company, in Greater New York City Area. She has been with the company since June 2019. She additionally is also a health coach professional.
Grace, having worked for the aforesaid firms, has developed a good experience in marketing, customer relations, sales, promotion, and coaching. She also has substantial knowledge in public relations, communications, business marketing for luxury brands/fashion/sports, media, and digital marketing.