List of South Korean billionaires 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 cosmetics
239 Lee Jae-yong  South Korea 6.0 billion Samsung
334 Chung Mung-koo  South Korea 4.9 billion motor vehicles
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 IT, telecom
693 Park Hyeon-joo  South Korea 2.9 billion mutual funds
782 Chung Eui-sun  South Korea 2.6 billion logistics
896 Lee Joong-keun  South Korea 2.3 billion construction, real estate
939 Seo Jung-jin  South Korea 2.2 billion biotech
973 Lee Jay-hyun  South Korea 2.1 billion food products, entertainment
1098 Lim Sung-ki  South Korea 1.9 billion pharmaceuticals
1098 Shin Chang-jae  South Korea 1.9 billion insurance
1161 Hong Ra-hee  South Korea 1.8 billion Samsung
1234 Kim Beom-soo  South Korea 1.7 billion online services
1234 Koo Bon-moo  South Korea 1.7 billion electronics, chemicals, household products
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 computer services, tourism
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 computer services, tourism
1376 Shin Dong-bin  South Korea 1.5 billion retail
1567 Lee Myung-hee  South Korea 1.3 billion retail
1567 Shin Dong-joo  South Korea 1.3 billion retail
1678 Kim Jun-ki  South Korea 1.2 billion conglomerate
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 tire manufacturing
1795 Chung Mong-joon  South Korea 1.1 billion shipbuilding, industrial machines
1795 Chung Yong-jin  South Korea 1.1 billion retail
1795 Lee Hae-jin  South Korea 1.1 billion Internet portal
1795 Lee Ho-jin  South Korea 1.1 billion petrochemicals, finance, media, electronics
1940 Chey Ki-won  South Korea 1.0 billion computer services, telecom
1940 Lee Hwa-kyung  South Korea 1.0 billion snack foods
1940 Lee Sang-hyuk  South Korea 1.0 billion investments

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References[edit]

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