Moon Jae-in Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife, Affairs & More

Moon Jae-in

Real NameMoon Jae-in
NicknameNot Known
PartyDemocratic Party of Korea
Political Journey • In 2012, when he joined Democratic Party of Korea.
• On 11 April 2012, won a seat in the Sasang District of Busan as a member of the Democratic United Party.
• On September 16, 2012, received the presidential nomination of the Democratic United Party.
• In 2012, he ran for the Presidential Election as the Democratic United Party's candidate.
• On 2 February 2015, elected as the leader of New Politics Alliance for Democracy.
• In May 2017, he ran for the South Korean Presidential Election.
• On 10 May 2017, he became the 12th President of South Korea.
Biggest RivalPark Geun-hye
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 64 kg
in Pounds- 141 lbs
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 January 1953
Age (as in 2017)64 Years
Birth PlaceGeoje, South Korea
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
SignatureMoon Jae-in Signature
NationalitySouth Korean
HometownGeoje, South Korea
SchoolKyungnam High School, Busan, South Korea
College/UniversityKyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Laws from Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
DebutIn 2012, when he joined Democratic Party of Korea
FamilyFather- Moon Yong-hyung (a refugee from South Hamgyeong Province)
Mother- Kang Han-ok
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
ReligionRoman Catholicism
HobbiesReading, Traveling
Girls, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeKim Jeong-suk (Vocalist)
Moon Jae-in with his wife
ChildrenSon- 1
Daughter- 1
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

Moon Jae-in

Some Lesser Known Facts About Moon Jae-in

  • Does Moon Jae-in smoke:? Not Known
  • Does Moon Jae-in drink alcohol:? Not Known
  • He was born in Geoje, South Korea.
  • He was the first son among 5 children of his parents.
  • His father, Moon Yong-hyung, was a refugee from South Hamgyeong Province (presently in North Korea) who settled in Geoje as a laborer.
  • Moon’s family finally settled in Pusan, where he attended the high school.
  • During his studies in Kyunghee University, he was arrested and expelled from the university for organizing a student protest against the Yushin Constitution.
  • Later, he was commissioned in the South Korean Military and became a part of a military mission during the Axe murder incident.
  • He stood 2nd in the Bar Exam. However, he was not allowed to become a judge/government prosecutor as he had been involved in the activities against the dictatorship as a student. So, he chose to become a lawyer instead.
  • As a lawyer, he worked with future President Roh Moo-hyun and became a close friend of him. He remained his friend until Roh’s suicide in 2009.
  • He took a number of cases involving civil rights issues and human rights. He became a member of Minbyun and later, served as the Chairman of Human Rights at Busan Bar.
  • In 1988, he became a founding member of the South Korean newspaper “The Hankyoreh.” The Hankyoreh
  • After Roh’s suicide in 2009, many liberals in Korea found Moon to be a suitable candidate against Park Geun-hye (a candidate of the conservative Saenuri Party).
  • Despite being indifferent to the politics, he started to get involved in it.
  • In 2011, he published a memoir- Moon Jae-in: The Destiny, which became a bestseller. Moon Jae-in The Destiny
  • Despite his rising popularity among the people of Korea, he lost the 2012 Presidential Election.
  • On 2 February, he was elected as the leader of “New Politics Alliance for Democracy.”
  • He contested the 2017 Presidential Elections and on 10 May 2017, he won the election by winning 41.1% votes (with 13,423,800 votes).
  • On 10 May 2017, after official votes were counted, he was sworn in as the 12th President of the South Korea.
  • After being elected as the President of the South Korea, he delivered a statement in which he favored a peaceful reunification of the two Koreas.

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