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Jin Sook Chang

Entrepreneur
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Net worth 2018: $1.5 Billion
Industry: Other
Residence: Beverly Hills, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 20 March 1954
Sigh: Aries
Children: 2
Education: High School Graduate, High School
BIOGRAPHY

Jin Sook Chang was bornon 20 March 1954 in Beverly Hills, California, United States, is Entrepreneur. Forever 21's cofounder, Chang came to the U.S. in 1981 and worked as a hairdresser to make ends meet. In 1984, she and her husband Do Won used $11,000 in savings to open a 900 sq-foot clothing store in Los Angeles, initially called Fashion 21. The $4 billion (sales) teen retailer now employs 43,000 people in 800 stores across 48 countries. Chang is chief merchandising officer; her ivy-league educated daughters Linda and Esther also work in merchandising at the company. Forever 21 was sued in 2017 for allegedly not letting its employees speak any language besides English. It denies the charges.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$3.05 Billion

2016

$1.9 Billion

2017

$1.5 Billion

2018

$1.5 Billion

TIMELINE
2012

Forbes in 2012 estimated Chang and his wife's net worth to be $4 billion

1984

He and his wife, Jin Sook (Hangul: 진숙), opened a clothing store then named Fashion 21 in 1984 in Highland Park, Los Angeles

1981

Chang grew up in South Korea and moved to California in 1981 with his wife, Jin Sook Chang

1954

Do Won Chang (Hangul: 장도원) born March 20, 1954, is a Korean-born American businessman

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