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Jay Y. Lee

Vice Chairman, Samsung Electronics
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Net worth 2018: $7.68 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: Seoul, South Korea
Country: South Korea
BirthDay: 23 June 1968
Sigh: Cancer
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Seoul National University; Master of Business Administration, Keio University; Doctorate, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Jay Y. Lee was bornon 23 June 1968 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea, is Vice Chairman, Samsung Electronics. Jay Y. Lee is #214 in List Billionaires People In The World. In August 2017 Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to five years in prison on bribery and embezzlement charges; he denies the charges and is appealing. The heir of the Samsung empire is accused of paying around $38 million to a confidante of former President Park Geun-hye to help secure a merger

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2010

$1.9 Billion

2011

$2.4 Billion

2012

$3.6 Billion

2013

$4.1 Billion

2014

$4.5 Billion

2015

$7.6 Billion

2016

$6.5 Billion

2017

$6 Billion

2018

$7.68 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

" It was reported on August 7, 2017, that prosecutors demanded a twelve-year sentence for Lee

2015

"Subsequent to his arrest, Samsung admitted to making contributions to two non-profit foundations allegedly controlled by Choi and her Germany-based firm, but denied such contributions were related to the 2015 merger

2014

Lee was largely prompted by the investigation of the Choi Soon-sil scandal, that could be traced back to the shift of the father-to-son ownership of Samsung in 2014

2012

Since December 2012, he has been Vice Chairman of Samsung

2009

He has one son and one daughter with his ex-wife Lim Se-ryung, whom he divorced in 2009

1968

Lee Jae-yong (이재용; born 23 June 1968), known professionally in the West as Jay Y

1925

On August 25th, Lee Jae-yong was sentenced to 5 years in jail

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