Name:

Koo Kwang-mo

Date of Birth:

1978

Country of Birth:

South Korea

Country of Residence:

South Korea

Source of Wealth:

LG

Marrital Status:

Married

Children:

?

Koo Kwang-mo Net Worth USD: $1,615,000,000 - $1,785,000,000

2020 Mean Estimate USD:

$1,700,000,000

Koo Kwang-mo Biography

Koo Kwang-mo is the chief executive and chairman of LG, and a billionaire in his native country of South Korea. He was the nephew of Koo Bon-Moo, the former chairman of LG, who in 1994 lost his biological son and adopted Koo Kwang-mo as his own.

When his adopted father died in 2018, Kwang-mo inherited his shares and took over as chairman. At just 41 years of age he was the youngest chairman of any of the major conglomerates in South Korea.