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Wealthiest People in South Korea (March 21, 2023)

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As of  March 21, 2023, Jay Y. Lee was the wealthiest person in South Korea, with an estimated net worth of 8.0 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Seo Jung-jin (No. 2, $5.8 billion),  Kim Beom-su  (No. 3, $5.3 billion); and Kwon Hyuk-bin (No. 4, $5.2 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 $4.0 billion, followed by Cho Jung-ho with $3.4 billion. Lee Boo-jin is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.3 billion. Yoo Jung-hyun ($3.1 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in South Korea


  1. Jay Y. Lee: $8.0 billion
  2. Seo Jung-jin: $5.8 billion
  3. Kim Beom-su: $5.3 billion
  4. Kwon Hyuk-bin: $5.2 billion
  5. Hong Ra-hee: $4.8 billion
  6. Chung Mong-Koo: $4.0 billion
  7. Cho jung-ho: $3.4 billion
  8. Lee Boo-jin: $3.3 billion
  9. Yoo Jung-hyun: $3.1 billion
  10. Lee Seo-hyun: $2.9 billion
  11. Euisun Chung: $2.9 billion
  12. Suh Kyung-bae: $1.9 billion
  13. Koo Kwang-mo: $1.8 billion
  14. Bang Si-hyuk: $1.8 billion
  15. Chey Tae-won: $1.6 billion
  16. Kim Chang-soo: $1.6 billion
  17. Lee Ho-Jin: $1.5 billion
  18. Kim Jun-ki: $1.5 billion
  19. Kim Taek-jin: $1.4 billion
  20. Lee Hae-jin: $1.4 billion
  21. Chung Yong-jin: $1.2 billion
  22. Lee Joong-keun: $1.1 billion
  23. Koo Bon-sik: $1.1 billion

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