Kim Jong-un Net Worth

Net Worth:$5 Billion
Date of Birth: January 8, 1983 (41 years old)
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Nationality:North Korea

What is Kim Jong-un’s net worth? How does Kim Jong-un make her money? Below is the current net worth of Kim Jong-un and how Kim Jong-un makes her money.

What is Kim Jong-un’s Net Worth?

Kim Jong-un is a North Korean Politician and supreme leader who has a net worth of $5 billion. Compared to other political leaders in the world, little or nothing is known about him. However, this has resulted in considerable media attention on Kim Jong-un.

In North Korea, he is well recognized as the “Dear Leader” who holds many important positions in the country like the Chairman of the State of Affairs Commission, overall commander in chief, and above all Chairman and Marshal of the Central Military Commission.

Alleged Crimes like internment in prison camps, torture, abductions, etc are well-known controversial issues committed in his country but as head of North Korea, Kim Jong-un has been in the limelight of these issues.


Kim Jong-un was brought to the world on 8th January 1982 as recorded by North Korean Officials which marks the exact day when his father became 40 and his father 70 years.

Kim Jong-un’s grandfather Kim Il-sung, was the first man to start up North Korea formerly known as the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea. Kim’s father Kim Jong-il,  was the former leader of North Korea before his son.

Kim Jong-un was born into a polygamous family where he had other half-siblings alongside a younger sister and an elder brother. He was groomed in Switzerland where he was schooled under an unknown name because of how shy he was.

Kim associated well with other students freely and had a zeal for playing basketball later in 2000, he was made to relocate back to North Korea while still in secondary school.

When he returned home, he bagged two degrees; one as an Army officer through the military branch of the school and another in physics from the University of Kim Il-sung, the capital of Pyongyang, where he graduated in 2007.

Later in 2010, his real identity was officially disclosed to the people of North Korea and he eventually became a bonafide member of the North Korean Worker’s Party.

Personal Wealth

According to a joint investigation carried out by the Americans and South Korean in March 2013, it was discovered that over $5 billion worth of fortune and bank accounts were controlled by Kim Jong-un and his family members.

These fortunes were discovered in locations like China, Switzerland, Singapore, Russia, Luxembourg, Austria, and Lichtenstein in over 200 foreign bank accounts. But most of them all is hundreds of millions of dollars in cash located in China.

For his own private use, it was gathered that Kim has over 20 mansions and palaces scattered across his country, and also with a choice of only European sports cars, he has over 100 luxury cars.

Also, Kim owns a luxury yacht over 100 feet in length and at least one private jet. According to Dennis Rodman, the leader spent time often on the coast of a North Korean private island.

North Korean Leader

Kim has upgraded North Korea to a certain pedestal in different ways since he came into power, although certain influences on the culture of the nation by western culture have been observed.

Kim in general shows no or less concern towards the public perception of him and his image and constantly showcases his wife’s musical shows and with so much expression of grievances on building collapses during his reign.

Also, one of the features of his administration is the economic reform with a considerable amount of restrictions implemented. When it comes to infrastructural reforms, Kim has prioritized pools, parks, and ice rinks instead of political headstones which were his norms formally.


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