F. Lee Bailey Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

F. Lee Bailey

F. Lee Bailey is the late American former Attorney, mainly known as a Criminal Defense lawyer. He has practiced law for over 50 years and got attention from the media after getting involved as the Lead manager of the Sam Sheppard case. It was a high-profile murder case covered by all big channels in the U.S.

F. Lee Bailey Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth         $1 Million
Full Name          F. Lee Bailey
Date of Birth     June 10, 1933
 Died                   June 3, 2021
Birthplace          Waltham, USA 
Profession          Criminal Defense Lawyer  
Spouse               Patricia Shiers         

Early Life and Education of F. Lee Bailey

Francis Lee Bailey Jr., aka Bailey, was raised in a middle-class family, where he was born the youngest one on the 10th of June 1933. He went to Cardigan Mountain Academy for his initial academic period and then went to Harvard College on scholarship.

Bailey had excellent record grades during high school, which helped him massively enroll in his dream college. At Harvard, he completed his undergraduate and started working as a jet pilot to practice for getting into the official force but unfortunately, he couldn’t.

However, in 1960, Bailey graduated with a J.D. with cleared the bar exam with a top point average in his whole batch.

Family Background

Bailey was only 10 when his parents separated; since then, he has been living with his mother named, Mitchell. Mitchell is an educationalist worker and used to teach in girls’ school 

F. Lee Bailey

Professional Career

Bailey received his license 20 days after his graduation and was appointed in the courts of Florida. He appeared there for over four years, and later, he was asked to join Massachusetts as a respective career option. 

From the beginning, Bailey has been hired for high-profile cases because of the confident statements he used to put in front of his opponents. Until 2015 he served in Supreme Court and had a contract with ABC Television News as an Analyst and Journalist. 

F. Lee Bailey’s Personal Life

F. Lee Bailey married thrice when he tied the knot for the first time in 1958 to Florence but filed the separation after two years. The second time he had a wedding with Portley, with whom he had two kids but again, the relationship didn’t work out, and they divorced.

His last and third marriage was with Patricia Shiers. They met during an event in California and decided to get married, including only a few of his close ones. He had a son who was also a lawyer serving in Manhattan with Patricia.

F. Lee Bailey

What is F. Lee Bailey’s Net Worth?

At the time of his death, Forbes analyzed that he had only $1 million in his net worth, but during a few of his last years, he touched his assets of $10 million with a million in liquid cash. 

Due to some unfortunate event, the government declared bankruptcy on him; for such concerns, he lost his entire net worth and remained with $1 million that has now been equally distributed between his children.


Sam Sheppard’s case was a high-profile case with a considerable budget. After interviewing seven assistant lawyers, Bailey was hired to clear a trial with dignity. 

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 9” (in feet)
Weight: 90 (in Kg)
Figure measurements: 48-46-16 inches
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Grey


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