Lil Dan started playing badminton when he was only five years old.
His parents wanted him to become pianist, but he choose a different path and it was one of his best decisions definitely!
Lin Dan won his first title on Korea Open in 2002 and he won more than 65 titles later in his career.
He won gold medals at 2008 Beijing and 2021 London Olympic Games in Men's singles and he is a five-time World Champion in badminton.
Except from playing badminton Lin Dan also earns money from sponsors which include some of the biggest brands like Yonex, FedEx and RedBull.
Lin Dan's net worth is estimated at $37.5 million.
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Lin Dan is married to Xie Xingfang since September 23, 2012.
The couple started dating in 2003 and they have one kid so far.
Xie Xingfang is also a badminton player but she retired.
Lin Dan's mother is Gao Xiuyu and his father is Lin Jianbin.
There is no info on whether Lil Dan has siblings.
Lin Dan and his wife got a son on November 5,2016. His name is Xiao Yu which means "little feather" in English.
Lin Dan uses Yonex equipment.
There are even some Yonex rackets that were named after him, for example Yonex Voltric 2 Lin Dan (VT2LD) 4UG5 Strung.
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Lin Dan has five controversial tattoos that he first shown during the Summer Olympics in 2012.
Lin Dan speaks Chinese and English.