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Kim Jong-un Net Worth, Early Life, North Korean Leader, Wealth And More

Kim Jong-un is the leader of North Korea. Kim Jong-un is a low-profile political leader and not much is known about him. However, he has received a lot of attention from the media. Kim Jong-un is known owns several titles in North Korea that include:

  • “Marshall”
  • Chairman of the Central Military Commission
  • Chairman of the State of Affairs Commission
  • “Dear Leader.”

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un has been involved in countless controversies due to the crimes his nation has committed.

Early Life

Kim Jong-un’s date of birth is not known as he hasn’t shared it with the public.  According to North Korea’s official position, his birthday is on January 8th of 1982. Many people believe that his birth date might not be true. His father Kim Jong-il, was also the leader of North Korea. Kim Jong-un’s grandfather Kim Il-sung, was the man behind establishing the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea.

Kim Jong-un has an older brother and a younger sister. He also has step-siblings. Kim Jong-un was brought up in Switzerland. He attended school with a different name. He had a passion for basketball during his school time. Kim Jong-un studied at Kim Il-sung University and obtained two degrees before his graduation in the year 2007. He became a member of the Worker’s Party of North Korea in 2007.

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Leader of North Korea

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Kim Jong-un became the leader of North Korea unexpectedly. His older brother, Kim Jong-un, was the first choice to become the leader of North Korea but things changed when he tried to enter Japan with a forged passport. He allegedly went there to visit Disneyland in Tokyo. Kim Jong-un replaced his father and became the leader of the nation.

Kim Jong-il passed away in December of 2011, Kim Jong-un became the official Leader, and power was handed over to him. He has the highest rank in the North Korean military.  After Kim Jong Un became the leader western influences increased in the nation’s culture. Kim Jong-un has built skating rinks, parks, and pools all over North Korea.

President Trump and Kim Jong-un have been criticized by the American President Trump after a student of the USA died in North Korea. The development of North Korea’s nuclear weapons has also been criticized by the world.

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Personal Wealth and Net Worth

Kim Jon Un has a net worth of $5 billion After an investigation was carried out on him by the South Korean and American agents it was revealed that Kim Jon Un has an asset that is worth $5 billion. His assets are found in 200 foreign bank accounts that include accounts in Austria, Lichtenstein, Russia, Singapore, China, Switzerland, and Luxembourg. Some of his accounts are also located in China.

Kim owns 20 palaces and mansions all over North Korea. He also owns 100 luxury cars and loves European sports cars. Kim Jong-un also has a private jet and a luxury yacht. Dennis Rodman, Kim Jong-un spends his time on a private island on the coast of North Korea.

Joanne Elliot
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