The Bruce Lee Foundation is overseen by an un-paid volunteer Trustee, Shannon Lee, as well as un-paid volunteer advisors Linda Lee Cadwell and Sydnie Wilson. Meet them, and other volunteers whose hard work and passion continues to help our organization grow.

Trustees, Advisors, & Volunteers

Shannon Lee

Founder & Chairperson

Shannon Lee, is a writer, producer, motivational speaker and the daughter of Bruce Lee. Additionally, Shannon is the sole owner of Bruce Lee Enterprises, the exclusive owner of all commercial merchandising and allied rights relating to the use of Bruce Lee’s name, image, attributes, marks, logos and works worldwide. Shannon’s efforts to keep her father’s legacy of self-cultivation, personal liberation and a relentless pursuit of excellence alive stems from a deep belief in her fathers message and inspiration.

Linda Lee Cadwell

Founder & Advisor

Linda and Bruce Lee were married from 1964 until Bruce’s death in 1973. Linda first knew of Bruce as a philosopher when he guest lectured in the Chinese philosophy class at Garfield High School in Seattle in 1963. After an introduction through a girlfriend, Linda became one of Bruce’s students, studying Jun Fan Gung Fu. Bruce and Linda made their homes in Oakland, where son Brandon was born, Los Angeles, where Shannon made her debut, and later Hong Kong. Today, Linda is re-married and lives happily in Idaho.

Sydnie Wilson

Secretary & Treasurer

Sydnie Wilson is the Director of Licensing at Bruce Lee, LLC and second cousin to Shannon. Sydnie has been working with the Bruce Lee Family Companies for 13 years and volunteering for the Bruce Lee Foundation since inception.


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