We Rate Billionaires

Billionaires already own much of our media. Now some seek to control and pressure journalists too.

This world may hold vast inequalities of wealth, but we can build voting sites too!

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* note: this site is mine and has no connection to Oxfam. Data sourced from CORGIS Data Project and is a little out of date.. but that's not really the point, is it? Images from Bing images

Rate Billionaires in South Korea

Lee Kun-Hee

Lee Kun-Hee

Age:
72
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$11.1bn
CompanySamsung
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1938
Chung Mong-Koo

Chung Mong-Koo

Age:
75
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
1
0
Net Worth$6.8bn
CompanyHyundai
IndustryConsumer
(cars)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1967
Chung Ju-yung

Chung Ju-yung

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$5.9bn
CompanyHyundai Group
IndustryDiversified financial
(cars)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1946
Jay Y. Lee

Jay Y. Lee

Age:
45
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$4.5bn
CompanySamsung
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1938
Shin Kyuk-Ho

Shin Kyuk-Ho

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$3.6bn
Company
IndustryConsumer
()
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company0
Chung Eui-Sun

Chung Eui-Sun

Age:
43
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$3.4bn
CompanyHyundai
IndustryConsumer
(cars)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1967
Koo Cha-kyung

Koo Cha-kyung

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2.9bn
CompanyLG Group
IndustryDiversified financial
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1947
Chey Jong-hyon

Chey Jong-hyon

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2.8bn
CompanySK Group
IndustryDiversified financial
(textiles)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1953
Suh Kyung-Bae

Suh Kyung-Bae

Age:
51
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2.8bn
CompanyAmorePacific
IndustryConsumer
(cosmetics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1945
Chey Tae-Won

Chey Tae-Won

Age:
53
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2.5bn
CompanySK Corporation
IndustryConsumer
(petrochemicals, textiles)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1958
Kim Woo-choong

Kim Woo-choong

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2.3bn
CompanyDaewoo Group
IndustryDiversified financial
(textiles)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1967
Shin Chang-Jae

Shin Chang-Jae

Age:
60
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2bn
CompanyKyobo Life Insurance
IndustryHedge funds
(insurance)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1958
Shin Dong-Bin

Shin Dong-Bin

Age:
59
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$2bn
CompanyLotte Group
IndustryRetail, Restaurant
(retail)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1948
Shin Dong-Joo

Shin Dong-Joo

Age:
60
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.8bn
CompanyLotte Group
IndustryRetail, Restaurant
(retail)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1948
Lee Joong-Keun

Lee Joong-Keun

Age:
73
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.7bn
CompanyBooyoung Group
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(construction)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1983
Lee Myung-Hee

Lee Myung-Hee

Age:
70
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.7bn
CompanyShinsegae Group
IndustryRetail, Restaurant
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1930
Chung Mong-Joon

Chung Mong-Joon

Age:
62
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.7bn
CompanyHyundai
IndustryConsumer
(cars)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1967
Lee Jay-Hyun

Lee Jay-Hyun

Age:
53
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.6bn
CompanyCJ Group
IndustryMedia
(food, entertainment)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1953
Koo Bon-Moo

Koo Bon-Moo

Age:
69
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.5bn
CompanyLG Group
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electonics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1947
Hong Ra-Hee

Hong Ra-Hee

Age:
68
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.4bn
CompanySamsung
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1938
Lee Hwa-Kyung

Lee Hwa-Kyung

Age:
58
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.4bn
CompanyOrion Corp.
IndustryMedia
(snack foods)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1956
Kim Jung-Ju

Kim Jung-Ju

Age:
46
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.3bn
CompanyNexon
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(online gaming)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1994
Lee Boo-Jin

Lee Boo-Jin

Age:
43
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.3bn
CompanySamsung
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1938
Chung Yong-Jin

Chung Yong-Jin

Age:
45
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.3bn
CompanyShinsegae Group
IndustryRetail, Restaurant
(retail)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1930
Lee Hae-Jin

Lee Hae-Jin

Age:
46
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.2bn
CompanyNaver
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(internet company)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1999
Lee Seo-Hyun

Lee Seo-Hyun

Age:
40
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.2bn
CompanySamsung
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electronics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1938
Cho Yang-Rai

Cho Yang-Rai

Age:
76
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.2bn
CompanyHankook Tire
IndustryConsumer
(tire manufacturing)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1941
Kim Taek-Jin

Kim Taek-Jin

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.1bn
CompanyNCSOFT
Industry
(online gaming)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1997
Koo Bon-Neung

Koo Bon-Neung

Age:
64
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.1bn
CompanyLG Group
IndustryTechnology-Computer
(electonics)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1947
Park Hyeon-Joo

Park Hyeon-Joo

Age:
55
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.1bn
CompanyMirae Asset
IndustryMoney Management
(asset management)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1997
Kim Suk-won

Kim Suk-won

Age:
-1
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1.1bn
Company
IndustryDiversified financial
()
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company0
Seo Jung-Jin

Seo Jung-Jin

Age:
56
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1bn
CompanyCelltrion
IndustryTechnology-Medical
(biotech)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company2002
Chang Pyung-Soon

Chang Pyung-Soon

Age:
63
Citizenship
South Korea
Region:
East Asia
0
0
Net Worth$1bn
CompanyKyowon Co
IndustryOther
(education)
Inherited WealthYes
Founded Company1985

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