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Wealthiest People in South Korea (December 2, 2022)

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As of  December 2, 2022, Jay Y. Lee was the wealthiest man in South Korea, with an estimated net worth of 8.1 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Seo Jung-jin (No. 2, $6.5 billion), Kwon Hyuk-bin (No. 3, $6.3 billion); and Kim Beom-su (No. 4, $4.9 billion).

Hong Ra-hee is the fifth-richest person in South Korea, with a whopping $4.8 billion. Chung Mong-Koo ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $3.8 billion, followed by Song Chi-hyung with $3.4 billion. Lee Boo-jin is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.3 billion. Cho jung-ho ($3.2 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in South Korea


  1. Jay Y. Lee: $8.1 billion
  2. Seo Jung-jin: $6.5 billion
  3. Kwon Hyuk-bin: $6.3 billion
  4. Kim Beom-su: $4.9 billion
  5. Hong Ra-hee: $4.8 billion
  6. Chung Mong-Koo: $3.8 billion
  7. Song Chi-hyung: $3.4 billion
  8. Lee Boo-jin: $3.3 billion
  9. Cho jung-ho: $3.2 billion
  10. Lee Seo-hyun: $3.0 billion
  11. Yoo Jung-hyun: $2.9 billion
  12. Euisun Chung: $2.8 billion
  13. Chey Tae-won: $2.0 billion
  14. Kim Hyoung-nyon: $1.8 billion
  15. Koo Kwang-mo: $1.8 billion
  16. Kim Chang-soo: $1.7 billion
  17. Suh Kyung-bae: $1.6 billion
  18. Lee Joong-keun: $1.5 billion
  19. Kim Taek-jin: $1.5 billion
  20. Chang Byung-gyu: $1.4 billion
  21. Cho Young-sik: $1.4 billion
  22. Kim Sang-yeol: $1.3 billion
  23. Lee Hae-jin: $1.3 billion

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