Lee Joong-Keun Net Worth $1.4 Billion
Lee Joong-Keun has an estimated net worth of $1.4 billion as of April 2013. Now, Joong Keun is Korea’s 14th most affluent billionaire. A self-made billionaire, Lee Joong-Keun was born in relative poverty and worked throughout his adolescent years to afford college. After graduating from Korea University, Lee Joong-Keun began investing in commercial property. He built his fortune by beginning an flat construction company in a time when the South Korean government was heavily favoring rental properties.
In a rags to riches storyline, Lee Joong Keun lost his wealth in 1979 after declaring bankruptcy, but has since gone to attain great wealth and became a first time billionaire in the year 2012. In addition to running his multiple firms, Lee Joong Keun started an instruction business in 1991 that has been donating schools to impoverished nations like Laos and Cambodia.