Name:

Seo Jung-jin

Date of Birth:

1958

Country of Birth:

South Korea

Country of Residence:

South Korea

Source of Wealth:

Biotech

Marrital Status:

Married

Children:

2

Seo Jung-jin Net Worth USD: $11,590,000,000 - $12,810,000,000

2020 Mean Estimate USD:

$12,200,000,000

Seo Jung-jin Biography

Seo Jung-jin, who graduated from Konkuk University with a Bachelor of Arts/Science and a Master of Science was employed by Samsung Electro-Mechanics. In 2002 he cofounded Celltrion. The biopharmaceutical company manufactures drugs to treat a large variety of diseases and illnesses, including flu, cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. In 2008, six years after its creation, it was floated on the Korean stock exchange. Its subsidiary Celltrion Healthcare went public in 2017.

In January of 2020, Seo Jung-jin stated that he would retire before the year was out, not just as chairman, but from the business as a whole.