Net Worth: $18.4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Electronics, Insurance
- Birth Place Uiryeong, South Korea
- Full Name Lee Kun-hee
- Nationality Korean
- Date of Birth January 9, 1942
- Ethnicity Korean
- Occupation Businessman
- Education George Washington University, Waseda University
- Children 3 (Lee Jae-yong, Lee Boo-jin, Lee Yoon-hyung)
About Lee Kun-Hee
With a total net worth of $18.4 billion in July 2017, according to Bloomberg, Lee Kun-Hee, the chairman of Samsung Group, is considered as the largest conglomerate in Korea today. His Galaxy S-Smartphone continues to be a big hit in the market which increased his total net worth by around $1.5 billion. Samsung Electronics, a subsidiary of Samsung Group, is hailed as one of the world’s leading producers and developers of semiconductors.
Lee Kun-Hee took his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Waseda University in Tokyo Japan and pursued his MBA at the George Washington University. He came from a family of business-oriented people. His siblings are directly involved in many large corporations in Korea until today. In February 2012, his siblings filed a legal suitcase against him claiming that their father willed them a large portion of Samsung shares which amount to 800 billion dollars. Court hearings began in May 2012.