List of South Koreans by net worth

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This is a list of South Korean billionaires based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine in 2017.[1]

2017 South Korean billionaires list[edit]

World Rank Name Citizenship Net worth (USD) Source of wealth
68 Lee Kun-hee  South Korea 15.1 billion Samsung
209 Suh Kyung-bae  South Korea 6.7 billion Amore Pacific
239 Lee Jae-yong  South Korea 6.0 billion Samsung
334 Chung Mong-koo  South Korea 4.9 billion Hyundai Motor
334 Kwon Hyuk-bin  South Korea 4.9 billion online games
402 Kim Jung-ju  South Korea 4.3 billion online games
603 Chey Tae-won  South Korea 3.2 billion SK Group
693 Park Hyeon-joo  South Korea 2.9 billion Mirae Asset
782 Chung Eui-sun  South Korea 2.6 billion Hyundai Motor
896 Lee Joong-keun  South Korea 2.3 billion Booyoung
939 Seo Jung-jin  South Korea 2.2 billion biotech
973 Lee Jay-hyun  South Korea 2.1 billion CJ (Samsung)
1098 Lim Sung-ki  South Korea 1.9 billion pharmaceuticals
1098 Shin Chang-jae  South Korea 1.9 billion Kyobo Life Insurance
1161 Hong Ra-hee  South Korea 1.8 billion Samsung
1234 Kim Beom-soo  South Korea 1.7 billion Daum Kakao
1234 Koo Bon-moo  South Korea 1.7 billion LG
1290 Hur Young-in  South Korea 1.6 billion bakeries, fast food
1290 Kim Nam-jung  South Korea 1.6 billion food
1290 Lee Boo-jin  South Korea 1.6 billion Samsung
1376 Chang Pyung-soon  South Korea 1.5 billion educational services
1376 Hong Seok-joh  South Korea 1.5 billion convenience stores
1376 Lee Seo-hyun  South Korea 1.5 billion Samsung
1376 Shin Dong-bin  South Korea 1.5 billion Lotte
1567 Lee Myung-hee  South Korea 1.3 billion Shinsegae (Samsung)
1567 Shin Dong-joo  South Korea 1.3 billion Lotte
1678 Kim Jun-ki  South Korea 1.2 billion Dongbu
1678 Kim Taek-jin  South Korea 1.2 billion online games
1795 Bang Jun-hyuk  South Korea 1.1 billion online games
1795 Cho Jung-ho  South Korea 1.1 billion finance
1795 Cho Yang-rai  South Korea 1.1 billion Hankook Tire
1795 Chung Mong-joon  South Korea 1.1 billion Hyundai Heavy Industries
1795 Chung Yong-jin  South Korea 1.1 billion Shinsegae (Samsung)
1795 Lee Hae-jin  South Korea 1.1 billion Internet portal
1795 Lee Ho-jin  South Korea 1.1 billion Taekwang
1940 Chey Ki-won  South Korea 1.0 billion SK Group
1940 Lee Hwa-kyung  South Korea 1.0 billion Orion
1940 Lee Sang-hyuk  South Korea 1.0 billion Yellow Mobile

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The World's Billionaires". Forbes. Retrieved 13 April 2017.