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Wealthiest People in South Korea (November 12, 2022)

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As of  November 12, 2022, Jay Y. Lee was the wealthiest man in South Korea, with an estimated net worth of 7.8 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Seo Jung-jin (No. 2, $6.9 billion), Kwon Hyuk-bin (No. 3, $6.1 billion); and Hong Ra-hee (No. 4, $5.2 billion).

Kim Beom-Su is the fifth-richest person in South Korea, with a whopping $4.8 billion. Chung Mong-Koo ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $3.7 billion, followed by Lee Boo-jin with $3.3 billion. Song Chi-Hyung is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.3 billion. Lee Seo-hyun ($2.9 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in South Korea


  1. Jay Y. Lee: $7.8 billion
  2. Seo Jung-jin: $6.9 billion
  3. Kwon Hyuk-bin: $6.1 billion
  4. Hong Ra-hee: $5.2 billion
  5. Kim Beom-su: $4.8 billion
  6. Chung Mong-Koo: $3.7 billion
  7. Lee Boo-jin: $3.3 billion
  8. Song Chi-hyung: $3.3 billion
  9. Lee Seo-hyun: $2.9 billion
  10. Euisun Chung: $2.7 billion
  11. Yoo Jung-hyun: $2.3 billion
  12. Chey Tae-won: $1.9 billion
  13. Cho jung-ho: $1.7 billion
  14. Kim Hyoung-nyon: $1.7 billion
  15. Koo Kwang-mo: $1.5 billion
  16. Lee Joong-keun: $1.4 billion
  17. Kim Chang-soo: $1.2 billion
  18. Kim Sang-yeol: $1.2 billion
  19. Kim Taek-jin: $1.2 billion
  20. Suh Kyung-bae: $1.2 billion
  21. Lee Seung-gun: $1.2 billion
  22. Kim Jun-ki: $1.1 billion
  23. Lee Hae-jin: $1.1 billion
  24. Cho Young-sik: $1.1 billion
  25. Chang Byung-gyu: $1.1 billion

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