Chey Tae-Won

About Chey Tae-Won

Who is it?: SK C&C
Birth Day: December 03, 1960
Birth Place: Seoul, South Korea, South Korea
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Education: University of Chicago (BA & MS)
Spouse(s): Soh Yeong Roh (m. 1988)
Children: 3
Hangul: 최태원
Hanja: 崔泰源
Revised Romanization: Choe Tae-won
McCune–Reischauer: Ch'oi T'aewŏn

Chey Tae-Won Net Worth

Chey Tae-Won was born on December 03, 1960 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea, is SK C&C. Chey Tae-Won returned as SK Group chairman in February 2016, 3 years after he was sentenced to prison for embezzlement and stepped down from the boards of all SK companies. Key segments for SK Group, South Korea's third largest conglomerate, include telecommunications, IT services and semiconductors and digital storage solutions; chemicals, energy and biopharmaceuticals; as well as the development and construction of plants and major infrastructure products. The company has been moving into higher-growth industries, such as biotechnology, liquid natural gas and IT services. In 2017, SK Group's subsidiary SK Hynix joined the race to acquire 20% of Toshiba's memory chip business; Taiwan's Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Precision, offered as much as $27 billion in the bidding war which also involves U.S. companies, Broadcom and Western Digital.
Chey Tae-Won is a member of Diversified

💰Chey Tae-Won Net worth: $4 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2010 $1.1 Billion
2011 $2 Billion
2012 $2.1 Billion
2013 $2 Billion
2014 $2.5 Billion
2015 $3.5 Billion
2016 $3 Billion
2017 $3.2 Billion
2018 $4.63 Billion

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Famous Quotes:

As a public figure who must help build up a healthy society, I make these confessions, ready to receive any criticisms and denouncements.



In January 2012, Chey was indicted of embezzling over $40 million from SK companies to cover up trading losses. However, he denies any wrongdoing. In January 2013, Chey was found guilty of embezzlement and was sentenced to 4 years in prison by the Seoul District Court. SK Corporation expressed their Desire to file an appeal. He was pardoned by President Park Geun-hye in August 2015.


Chey is chairman of the South Korean group SK Corporation, the country's third largest conglomerate, with affiliates in Energy, Telecom, chemicals, and other sectors. He attended the University of Chicago as an undergraduate and met his wife there, the daughter of former South Korean President, Roh Tae-woo. The Chey family has deep ties with the University of Chicago as Chey's Father, the founder of the group, as well as his wife and eldest daughter all attended. He is married, has three children, and was incarcerated near Seoul until his pardon in August 2015. They have been separated since September 2011. In December 2015 he announced his intention to divorce.