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Net Worth:
$2.6 Billion
Date of Birth:
Mar 8, 1966 (57 years old)
Place of Birth:
Damyang-gun, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
Chairman, Kakao
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Kim Beom-su is a South Korean businessman and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $2.6 billion. Kim Beom-su created the free smart phone messaging service KakaoTalk. The company purchased Internet company Daum Communications and became Daum Kakao Corp. which had a valuation on the Korean Stock Exchange of $9.5 billion. Kim Beom-su owns nearly 40% of the company.

He grew up in poverty with his family of eight living in one room. Kim Beom-su graduated from Seoul National University and then worked at Samsung. In 1998 he founded the online gaming company Hangame and merged with Naver in 2000 to form NHN. Kim Beom-su lives in Seoul, South Korea and is married with two children.

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