Kim Jong-un Net Worth : $5 Billion
Supreme Leader of North Korea
Source of Wealth
Politics and Military
Years of Experience
Date of Birth
8 January 1983
Attended Kim Il-sung University and Kim Il-sung Military University (as Army officer)
Kim Jong-un’s Income & Total Net Worth
Kim Jong-un, with a net worth of $5 billion, is the supreme leader of North Korea. He gathered his net worth as a successful leader, acquiring several titles including the First Chairman of the National Defence Commission of North Korea, the Chairman of the Central Military Commission, a Presidium member of the Politburo of the Worker’s Party of Korea, The Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army, and First Secretary of the Worker’s Part of Korea. He is the youngest son of his consort Ko Young-hee and Kim Jong-il. His assets with a worth of $5 billion are locked in more than 200 foreign banks of various countries, including Singapore, Russia, Austria, Switzerland, China, and Luxembourg. According to Forbes, he is the 44th Powerful Person in the World.
On 31 March 2013, Kim attended a plenary meeting of WPK Central Committee. At the meeting, Kim made a declaration about adopting a new strategic plan to focus on economic construction, and at the same time, developing nuclear-armed forces.
Properties: Private Fortune
Kim Jong-un is believed to have characters like his father. He lives super luxurious life. His father’s personal chef Kenji Fujimoto states that he loves to drink and never tries to overcome it. He has extravagant interests, like smoking Yves Saint Laurent cigarettes. He drinks Johnnie Walker whiskey. His personal riches include luxurious Sedan Mercedes-Benz 600. His personal fortune includes a wealth of $5 billion, which is located in the bank accounts of different countries around the world.
Kim Jong-un’s Career
Kim Jong-un is born on 8 January 1983. He attended a leading officer training school, named Kim Il-sung University in Pyongyang. Kim is the grandson of Kim II-sung. He was the successor to the leadership of the nation. At the Supreme People’s Assembly, Kim Yong-Nam made an announcement that “Respected Comrade Kim Jong-un is our party, military and country’s supreme leader who inherits great comrade Kim Jong-il’s ideology, leadership, character, virtues, grit, and courage”. He held the position of the supreme leader officially, after his father’s funeral on 28 December 2011. He was intimated about the roles and responsibilities to be performed in the new government. He became the Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK. According to Korean Central News agency, he is being described as “a great person born of heaven”. In the mid of 2012, he held the highest active rank in the military, i.e., he was promoted to Wonsu. With this achievement, he became one of the only two Wonsu holders alive in North Korea. He was earlier called as “Kim Jung-woon” or “Kim Jong-woon”. As a result of the mistake in transliteration, his name was changed.