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Kim Taek-Jin

NCSOFT Corporation
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Net worth 2018: $1.58 Billion
Residence: Seoul, South Korea
Country: South Korea
Children: 4
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Seoul National University; Master of Science, Seoul National University
BIOGRAPHY

Kim Taek-Jin was born in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea, is NCSOFT Corporation. Kim Taek-Jin is #1466 in List Billionaires People In The World. Kim Taek-Jin made a fortune creating online video games. While still a student at Seoul National University's College of Engineering, he developed software that helped users practice typing in Korean. After he received his master's degree in 1991, he worked for Hyundai Electronics' R&D Center in Boston and later became head of development for AmiNet, the division of Hyundai Electronics that launched South Korea's first Internet access service. He founded NCSoft in 1997 and turned it into the world's top online game company after developing the hit "Lineage," a MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game). He took the company public in 2003, and still serves as CEO. NCSoft now provides online game services to more than 60 countries. An avid sports fan, Kim founded the Korean professional baseball team NC Dinos in 2011. He sold most of his NCSoft shares in 2012 and now has just under a 12% stake.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2011

$1 Billion

2012

$1.4 Billion

2014

$1.1 Billion

2015

$1.15 Billion

2016

$1.1 Billion

2017

$1.2 Billion

2018

$1.58 Billion

TIMELINE
1984

Kim Tae-Jin (born October 29, 1984) is a South Korean football player who plays for Gangneung City FC

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