Lee Jae-yong (businessman) Age, Biography, Wife & More


Real NameLee Jae-yong
NicknameJay Y. Lee, "Crown Prince of Samsung"
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthJune 23, 1968
Age (as in 2016)48 Years
Birth PlaceWashington D.C., United States
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalitySouth Korean
HometownSeoul, South Korea
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySeoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Keio University, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Educational QualificationsDegree in East Asian History from Seoul National University
Master's in Business Administration from Keio University
Doctor of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School
FamilyFather- Lee Kun-hee (Chairman Samsung Electronics)
Mother- Hong Ra-hee
Brother- N/A
Sisters- Lee Boo-Jin (Entrepreneur), Lee Seo-Hyun (Businesswoman)
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesHorseback Riding, Playing Golf
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusDivorced
Sexual OrientationStraight
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeIm Se-ryung (married 1998-2009)
ChildrenSon- Lee Ji-ho
Daughter- Lee Won-ju
Money Factor
Net Worth$7.9 billion (as in 2015)


Some Lesser Known Facts About Lee Jae-yong (businessman)

  • Did Lee Jae-yong  smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Lee Jae-yong drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born to a South Korean Business magnate Lee Kun-hee (Chairman Samsung Electronics) in Washington D.C., United States.
  • He is the only child and the eldest son of Lee Kun-hee.
  • He is referred by the South Korean media as the “Crown Prince of Samsung”.
  • In 1991, he started working for Samsung.
  • He has been the Vice Chairman of Samsung Electronics since December 2012.
  • He has rarely made any public appearances and keeps himself away from media.
  • In 2014, Forbes magazine listed him world’s 35th most powerful person.
  • He is widely considered to be the next Chairman of the Samsung Electronics.