Net Worth: $4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Retail (Fashion: Forever 21)
- Nationality American
Jin Sook & Do Won Chang net worth: American businessman of Korean descent, Do Won Chang and his wife Jin Sook, has a net worth of $4 billion as of March 2012, according to Forbes’ list of billionaires. He is best known for founding the clothing retail store Forever 21. Do Won Chang and his wife Jin Sook immigrated to America from Korea in 1981. They opened their first store in 1984; sales grew from $35,000 to $700,000 that year. Today Forever 21 operates 470 stores worldwide. The couple’s daughters are heavily involved: Linda runs marketing, and Esther heads the visual display team. The firm has been criticized for copying designer clothes and has been sued about 50 times for copyright infringement. Born-again Christians, the two keep bibles in the office and print John 3:16 on the bottom of their shopping bags.