Lee Shin is a married man and he is the father of six children but the name of his spouse and his married date has not been shared in the media. It is also unknown where they are divorced. All of his children are trained lawyers. There is no any information about his extra affairs.
As a child, Lee struggled financially. Though his father ran a small Chinese food shop, they had humble family background. To support his family financially, he dropped out from his school at the age of 11 and he began selling ice cream on a bicycle. During his teens, he applied for a supervisory job in one oil palm Plantation Company but he was not offered this job. He also applied for Dunlop Estate's but he also got rejected there. However, 20 years later he got revenge with Dunlop Estate as he bought Dunlop Estate. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is US$2.9 billion as of November 2014.