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Wealthiest People in South Korea (May 31, 2023)

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As of  May 31, 2023, Jay Y. Lee was the wealthiest person in South Korea, with an estimated net worth of 8.8 billion U.S. dollars, followed by Seo Jung-jin (No. 2, $6.4 billion),  Hong Ra-hee  (No. 3, $5.5 billion); and Kwon Hyuk-bin (No. 4, $5.1 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 $4.2 billion, followed by Lee Boo-jin with $3.6 billion. Cho jung-ho is placed 8th with a net worth of $3.5 billion. Lee Seo-hyun ($3.3 billion) occupied the 9th position among the top 10 wealthiest people in South Korea.


  1. Jay Y. Lee: $8.8 billion
  2. Seo Jung-jin: $6.4 billion
  3. Hong Ra-hee: $5.5 billion
  4. Kwon Hyuk-bin: $5.1 billion
  5. Kim Beom-su: $4.8 billion
  6. Chung Mong-Koo: $4.2 billion
  7. Lee Boo-jin: $3.6 billion
  8. Cho jung-ho: $3.5 billion
  9. Lee Seo-hyun: $3.3 billion
  10. Euisun Chung: $3.1 billion
  11. Yoo Jung-hyun: $2.7 billion
  12. Bang Si-hyuk: $2.6 billion
  13. Koo Kwang-mo: $1.8 billion
  14. Chey Tae-won: $1.6 billion
  15. Kim Jae-Young: $1.6 billion
  16. Kim Jun-ki: $1.5 billion
  17. Kim Chang-soo: $1.5 billion
  18. Suh Kyung-bae: $1.4 billion
  19. Lee Ho-Jin: $1.4 billion
  20. Lee Hae-jin: $1.3 billion
  21. Kim Jung-min: $1.3 billion
  22. Kim Jung-Youn: $1.3 billion
  23. Kim Taek-jin: $1.3 billion
  24. Lee Su-jin: $1.2 billion
  25. Chung Yong-jin: $1.2 billion

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