Lee Kun-Hee Net Worth

Net Worth: $18.1 Billion
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Electronics, Insurance
  • Age:

    76
  • Birth Place:

    Uiryeong, South Korea
  • Full Name:

    Lee Kun-hee
  • Nationality:

    Korean
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About Lee Kun-hee

With a total net worth of $18.1 billion in August 2018, 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.