Chung Mong-Koo - Fortune - Billionaire list

Chung Mong-Koo
Chairman of Hyundai, South Korea's largest car maker with more than 50,000 employees worldwide and sales of $32 billion in 2004. Hyundai Group used to be one of Korea's largest conglomerates before being dissembled following the 1998 Asian financial crisis. Hyundai Motor was given to Mong-Koo, second son of Hyundai conglomerate founder Chung Ju-Yung.

Inherited fortune. He is married and has 4 children. Education: Bachelor, PhD.

$1.5 billion as of 2005.