Lee Jae-Yong | Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth (2021), Relationship, Family, Education, Facts, Wiki | South Korean Businessman

Lee Jae-Yong Biography

About Lee Jae-Yong

Lee Jae-Yong is a South Korean businessman and Investor best known for being the Vice-Chairman of Samsung. He was born on June 23, 1969, in Yongsan District, Seoul, South Korea. As of 2021, he is 52 years old with 6 feet 1 inch tall in height. He has been seen as the successor of his dad and will surely be the chairman of Samsung in the coming years after which Samsung will reach the new heights. The South Korean Media categorizes him as the “Crown Prince of Samsung”.

Educational qualification background

Like his father, Lee Jae-Yong too is a highly educated businessman and completed his business degree from Harvard School of Business in 2000. He previously attended Kelo University to complete his masters and Seoul National University to graduate his Bachelor’s degree in Business.

Lee Jae-Yong Family, Parents, & Siblings

Lee Jae-Yong was quite lucky to born in the richest family of South Korea and his parents raised him along with her three sisters Lee Bo-Jin, Lee Seo-hyun, and Lee Yoon-Hyung. He is the only son of his parents and his father Lee-Kun-Hee is the chairman of Samsung and his mother Hong Ra-Hee also handles other small businesses of the family. His father did everything to make him his successor even bribed the president of South Korea in 2014.

Relationships, Wife, & Children

Like Lee Jae-Yong‘s father, he was also not linked to controversies related to multiple relationships though he is one of the richest men in the country. He got married to his wife Lim Se-Ryeong in 1997 and has a son, Lee Ji-ho, and a daughter, Lee Won-Ju with her. The couple separated in 2009 just after his father had to resign from the post of chairman of Samsung.

Income, Earnings, & Net Worth (2021)

Lee Jae-Yong started earning as a Chief Customer Officer in  Samsung in 1991 and gradually he earned the post of vice-chairman or you could say the acting chairman of Samsung. He has earned billions of dollars and is still more to earn though a high percentage of his Net Worth is due to his father. He also had to pay some fine amounts after he was found guilty of bribing the president of South Korea. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated to be around 6.7 Billion USD making him the 4th richest person in South Korea.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

NameLee Jae-Yong
Full Real NameN/A
CountrySouth Korea
NationalitySouth Korean
BirthplaceYongsan District, Seoul, South Korea
Date of Birth (Birthday)June 23, 1969
Age52 years old (2021)
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Net worth (2021)6.9 billion USD
Educational qualificationsMaster's degree in Business Studies
School/college/UniversityHarvard Business School, Kelo University, Seoul National University

Lee Jae-Yong Other Quick Information

Profession: Businessman, Investor

Weight: N/A

Body measurements: N/A

Religion: N/A

Father Name: Lee-Kun-Hee

Mother Name: Hong Ra-Hee

Brother Name: N/A

Sister Name: Lee Bo-Jin, Lee Seo-hyun, Lee Yoon-Hyung

Marital status: Married

Relationship status: Engaged

Girlfriend Name: Lim Se-Ryeong

Wife Name: Lim Se-Ryeong

Children/Kids: 2

Son Name: Lee Ji-Ho

Daughter Name: Lee Won-Ju

Facebook Account: YES

Instagram Account:  YES

Twitter Account: YES

Wikipedia: YES


Movies & Tv-series: N/A

Tiktok username: N/A

Some facts about Lee Jae-Yong

  • He is the 4th richest person in South Korea.
  • He was listed as the most powerful Korean by Forbes Magazine in 2014.
  • He started his work as Chief Customer Officer at Samsung in 1991 at the age of 22 years.
  • He started serving as the vice-chairman of Samsung in 2012.
  • He owns 11 percent of Samsung SDS.
  • Like his father, he was also accused of bribery and was arrested on February 16, 2017, and was sentenced to 5 years of jail.
  • He personally replies to all his emails.
  • He is a polite and quiet person and is always comfortable with the media.

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