List of Richest Persons in South Korea

South Korea is the East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula which have the one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea.

Seoul is the capital of South Korea which is an high-tech city,South Korea also know for the sub-tropical islands which gains the attention of the people and having and centuries-old Buddhist temples.

But other then those attractions Today we are going to Introduce you the Richest Persons in South Korea 2018, Yes ! here we are listing the top richest and wealthiest persons in South Korea who have crossed the mile stones of all the success.

Richest Persons in South Korea List

1. Lee Kun-hee

Lee Kun-hee

Lee Kun-hee, chairman of Samsung Group is ranking on the top of the list with net worth of US$ 20.6 billion as per the latest survey of May, 2018. He was born on January 9, 1942 and later became most popular businessman of South Korea. By seeing his business mind and people stared calling him by the name of “business magnet”. Now he is number one in the South Korean business world.

Lee Kun-hee: South Korean Businessman

2. Seo Jung-Jin

Seo Jung-Jin

Seo Jung-Jin is on the second position in the list of richest persons in South Korea. According to the latest survey of 2018, He have net worth of US$ 11 billion. Mr.Jung-Jin Seo is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd. and Celltrion Pharm Inc. He also supervises the administrative and financial operations of Celltrion in Korea and oversees government relations, corporate financing and long-term corporate planning.

Seo Jung-Jin: South Korean Businessman

3. Jae Y. Lee

Jae Y. Lee

Jae Y. Lee was born on 23 June,1968 is an famous businessman of South Korea who have acquired the third rank in Richest Person’s of South Korea. As per the recent declaration of 2018 his net worth is $7.9 billion USD. He also know as “Lee Jae-yong” and he was named as the world’s 35th most powerful person and the most powerful Korean by Forbes Magazine’s List of The World’s Most Powerful People in the year 2014.

Jae Y. Lee: South Korean Businessman

4. Suh Kyung-Bae

Suh Kyung-Bae

Suh Kyung-Bae is the chairman of AmorePacific Corporation, a Seoul-based cosmetics company founded by his father Suh Sung-hwan in 1945. He is the fourth wealthiest person of South Korea with the currant net worth of $7.6 billion USD. He was also the second richest man of south Korea in 2016.

Suh Kyung-Bae: South Korean Businessman

5. Kim Jung-Ju

Kim Jung-Ju

Kim Jung-ju born in 1968, is obtaining the fifth rank in this list with the net worth of $7.1 billion USD as per the recent survey of 2018. He is famous Korean businessman and co-founder of the “Nexon” which is the largest gaming company of Korea. He is also owner of NXC, the 24-year-old holding company of Nexon.

Kim Jung-Ju: South Korean Businessman

6. Chung Mong-Koo

Chung Mong-Koo

Chung Mong-Koo, the chairman and CEO of Hyundai Motor Group is on the sixth step in the list of Richest South Koreans. He have the net worth of $4.9 billion USD as per the currant declaration of 2108. He was born on March 19, 1938, in Gangwon Province and is the eldest surviving son of Chung Ju-yung’s eight sons.

Chung Mong-Koo: South Korean Businessman

7. Chey Tae-Won

Chey Tae-Won

Chey Tae-Won, a South Korean billionaire businessman was born in 3 December 1960. He is the chairman of SK Corporation which is the country’s third largest conglomerate, with affiliates in energy, telecom, chemicals, and other sectors. According to the the latest survey conducted in 2018 by the Forbes, His currant net worth is $4.7 billion USD and he is on the seventh position in the list of richest persons of south Korea.

Chey Tae-Won: South Korean Businessman

8. Kwon Hyuk-Bin

Kwon Hyuk-Bin

Kwon Hyuk-Bin is one of the most richest person of the south Korea, His currant net worth of 2018 has been declared 4.3 billion USD in forbes,s survey. He is an popular Korean businessman who co-founded Korea’s third largest gaming company, Smilegate which made famous CrossFire games that has gone on to become the most popular first person shooter game of all time.

Kwon Hyuk-Bin: South Korean Businessman

9. Bang Jun-Hyuk

Bang Jun-Hyuk

Bang Jun-Hyuk is the chairman of South Korea’s largest mobile-gaming company, Netmarble, which he founded in 2000. He is an high school dropout born in a textile factory slum, and now an most successful Billionaire Businessman with the currant net worth of $3 Billion USD as per the survey of 2018.

Bang Jun-Hyuk: South Korean Businessman

10. Lim Sung-Ki

Lim Sung-Ki

The currant Net worth of Lim Sung-Ki is $2.85 Billion USD as declared by Forbes in the currant survey of 2018, He is the founder and chairman of Hanmi Pharm, one of the country’s top drug makers. He started his business with a small pharmacy in Seoul in 1973 and expanded seven years later by launching Hanmi Pharmaceutical Industry which was an boom for him and now He is an famous Billionaire in South Korea.

Lim Sung-Ki: South Korean Businessman

11. Park Yeon-Cha

Park Yeon-Cha

Park Yeon-Cha is an popular business tycoon who is the chairman of Taekwang Industrial which is a sneaker manufacturing company having the team of more than 70,000 employees. His recently declared net worth is $2.8 Billion USD. Taekwang Industrial was Founded in 1971 and has been making shoes for Nike since the 1980s. He expended his business and now has factories in Vietnam, Indonesia and China.

Park Yeon-Cha: South Korean Businessman



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