Sun Myung Moon Net Worth
Sun Myung Moon Net Worth: Sun Myung Moon was a Korean religious leader, businessman, and media mogul who had a net worth of $900 million. Sun Myung Moon was born in Jeong-ju, North P'yong'an, Japanese Korea in February 1920 and passed away in September 2012. Moon was a self-proclaimed messiah and founded the Unification Church in 1954 based on family-oriented conservative teachings from new interpretations of the Bible. Moon founded News World Communications which is an international news media company that founded The Washington Times. He also founded Tongil Group which is involved in manufacturing, tourism, publishing and pharmaceuticals. Moon was a leading figure in the new wave religious movements of the 1960s and 1970s. His followers were called Moonies and they considered Moon their "True Father". Some considered him a cult leader and Moon was found guilty of willfully filing false federal income tax returns in 1982. He helped to turn The Washington Times into a respectable newspaper and was an anti-communist who advocated for Korean reunification. Moon authored the book Explanation of the Divine Principle. Sun Myung Moon passed away on Step ember 3, 2012 at 92 years old.