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Lim Sung-ki Net Worth USD: $1,235,000,000 - $1,365,000,000
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Lim Sung-ki Biography
Lim Sung-ki is the self-made billionaire behind Hanmi Pharm, one of South Korea’s biggest pharmaceutical companies. Lim, who graduated from Chung-Ang University, founded the company in 1973, initially as a small pharmacy in Seoul called Lim, Sung-ki Pharmaceutical Co. Seven years later it expanded to become Hanmi Pharmaceutical Industry. The first products they manufactured was anti-bacterial powder and Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole – an antibiotic.
Lim Sung-ki and his family own more than two thirds of Hanmi Science, the publicly traded holding company of Hanmi Pharma. In 2016 Lim distributed $90 million in shares to his employees in recognition of a fantastic 2015.