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Wealthiest People in South Korea (January 20, 2023)

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As of  January 20, 2023, Kwon Hyuk-bin was the wealthiest man in South Korea, with an estimated net worth of 9.3 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Jay Y. Lee (No. 2, $8.8 billion),  Seo Jung-jin (No. 3, $6.6 billion); and Kim Beom-su (No. 4, $5.6 billion).

Hong Ra-hee is the fifth-richest person in South Korea, with a whopping $5.2 billion. Chung Mong-Koo ranked 6th with a personal wealth of $4.1 billion, followed by Cho jung-ho with $3.9 billion. Song Chi-hyung is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.6 billion. Lee Boo-jin ($3.6 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in South Korea.


  1. Kwon Hyuk-bin: $9.3 billion
  2. Jay Y. Lee: $8.8 billion
  3. Seo Jung-jin: $6.6 billion
  4. Kim Beom-su: $5.6 billion
  5. Hong Ra-hee: $5.2 billion
  6. Chung Mong-Koo: $4.1 billion
  7. Cho jung-ho: $3.9 billion
  8. Song Chi-hyung: $3.6 billion
  9. Lee Boo-jin: $3.6 billion
  10. Lee Seo-hyun: $3.2 billion
  11. Yoo Jung-hyun: $3.1 billion
  12. Euisun Chung: $3.0 billion
  13. Suh Kyung-bae: $2.2 billion
  14. Kim Chang-soo: $1.9 billion
  15. Chey Tae-won: $1.9 billion
  16. Kim Hyoung-nyon: $1.9 billion
  17. Koo Kwang-mo: $1.9 billion
  18. Bang Si-hyuk: $1.8 billion
  19. Kim Taek-jin: $1.7 billion
  20. Kim Jun-ki Kim Sang-yeol: $1.4 billion
  21. Lee Hae-jin: $1.4 billion
  22. Cho Young-sik: $1.4 billion
  23. Chung Yong-jin: $1.3 billion
  24. Lee Joong-keun: $1.2 billion
  25. Koo Bon-sik: $1.2 billion

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