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Who Is Yoon Suk-Yeol South Korea President, Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Education, Net Worth 2022, Twitter

South Korean president Yoon Suk-Yeol has been in the news because he recently proclaimed a period of national mourning in the country, know his age, wife and net worth

Following the stampede tragedy in Seoul’s Itaewon area during the celebration of the Halloween festival, on Saturday, Yoon Suk-yeol, the president of South Korea, proclaimed a period of national mourning. In a televised address, he said,

This is truly tragic. A tragedy and disaster that should not have happened took place in the heart of Seoul last night.

He added,

The most important thing is to determine the cause of the accident and prevent similar accidents. We will thoroughly investigate the cause of the accident and make fundamental improvements so that similar accidents to not happen again in the future.

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President Yoon also ordered a thorough investigation of the incident’s cause which cost more than 150 lives and leaves the whole world shocked. Since then, many people are talking about him.

So, let’s find out more about him:

Who Is Yoon Suk-Yeol?

Yoon Suk-Yeol is the president of South Korea. He has been in the news because he recently declared a period of national mourning in his country, following the stampede that happened in Seoul during Halloween celebrations.

He was born in 1960 in Seoul’s Bomun-dong, Seongbuk District. He was reared in Seodaemun District’s Yeonhui-dong. He is catholic and his baptized name is Ambrose.

His mother’s name is Choi Jeong-ja, a former lecturer at Ewha Woman’s University, and his father is Yoon Ki-jung, an emeritus professor of economics at Yonsei University.

Yoon Suk-Yeol did his schooling at Daegwang Elementary School, Joongrang Middle School, and Choongam Middle School. Later, he attended Seoul National University to study law. Due to anisometropia, he was exempted from national service in 1982.

He has been married to Kim Keon-hee since 2012. She is a businesswoman who is well-known for being the president of Covana Contents, a company that focuses on art exhibitions.

He is currently 61 years old.

His Career

In 1994, Yoon Suk-Yeol began working for the Daegu Public Prosecutor’s Office. He later become the head of the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office, and he was instrumental in getting Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye convicted of abuse of authority.

Yoon later served as South Korea’s prosecutor general from 2019 to 2021.

Later, he become the candidate for the People Power Party and nearly beat Lee Jae-myung, a candidate for the Democratic Party, in the 2022 South Korean presidential election. He took oath as South Korea’s president on May 10, 2022.

Net Worth Of Yoon Suk-Yeol

Yoon Suk-yeol from the People Power Party is worth 7.7 billion won.

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