About Yeonmi Park
Yeonmi Park is a North Korean Human Rights Activist who is best known as a protester against the North Korean Government and also for escaping North Korea to China and then finally to South Korea. She is also known as a member of the LiNK that stands for Liberty in North Korea. She was born on October 4, 1993, in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, North Korea. As of 2021, she is 27 years old with 5 feet 7 inches tall in height. She has been the attention of the media since her time in the USA as she has openly written and spoke about life in North Korea criticizing their leader, Kim Jong.
Educational qualification background
Yeonmi Park‘s early education was completed in North Korea and after reaching South Korea, she attended Dongguk University Seoul Campus. She went to the USA for her higher education and attended classes at Barnard College and finally got enrolled at Columbia University of General studies to study economics.
Yeonmi Park Family, Parents, & Siblings
Yeonmi was born in a normal family settled in Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, North Korea. Her father was a civil servant but later he was charged for smuggling and jailed by the government. Her mother was a nurse for the Korean Army. Her family planned to escape North Korea after her father’s release. They escaped after her sister, Eunmi escaped to Thailand but the family thought Eunmi to be dead. Her mother was so protective that she offered herself to guard to save her from rape.
Relationships, Husband, & Kids
Yeonmi Park is married and is enjoying her marriage relationship with her husband, Ezekiel. She got married in December and posted the picture of her marriage on January 1, 2017. The couple is happy with each other and welcomed a son in 2018.
Income, Earnings, & Net Worth (2021)
Though Yeonmi Park is a student of economics, she has little interest in making money as she dedicates her life as an activist. She doesn’t want others to suffer as she did. She gets some amount as donations for her nonprofit organization, LiNK. According to her, Humanity is the net worth one should have and it is the best asset of life. When she was in South Korea, she used to earn as a waitress. As of 2020, her Net Worth is not estimated.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Full Real Name||Yeonmi Park|
|Profession||Human Right Activist & Author|
|Age||27 years old (2021)|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Birth Place||Hyesan, Ryanggang Province, North Korea|
|Date of Birth (Birthday)||October 4, 1993|
|Net Worth (2021)||N/A|
|School/college||Dongguk University Seoul Campus, School Of General Studies of Columbia University|
Yeonmi Park Other Quick Information
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Sister Name: Eunmi
Marital status: Married
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Husband Name: Ezekiel
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Some facts about Yeonmi Park
- She became popular after her speech at the One Young World 2014 Summit in Dublin, Ireland.
- She changed her mind about the government after seeing the 1997 film Titanic that too illegally.
- She escaped from North Korea in 2007 crossing a frozen river and three mountains to reach China.
- She reached South Korea through Mongolia where she and her mother were arrested and kept in detention.
- She went to the USA in 2014 and wrote articles for the Washington Post.
- According to her, visitors are also forced to bow to Kim Jong statue.
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Official Social Sites
This is her story of how she escaped the Hermit Kingdom, North Korea, and became free. Interview/Podcast with Joe Rogan