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JAKOTA’s 150 Richest 2023
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JAKOTA’s 150 Richest 2023

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South Korea
Taiwan
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The JAKOTA region, a hub of technological and economic growth, showcases its financial might as we unveil the top 150 wealthiest magnates, according to the latest Forbes rankings. We chart the affluence of individuals and families who not only command significant personal fortunes but also wield considerable influence over publicly traded companies across Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan — redefining market trends and shareholder value.
RankNameCountryNet Worth, USD billionCompanyRelated JAKOTA Stock
1Tadashi Yanai & familyJapan35.40Fast Retailing9983.TSE
2Takemitsu TakizakiJapan22.60Keyence6861.TSE
3Masayoshi SonJapan20.90SoftBank
SoftBank Group
9434.TSE
9984.TSE
4Nobutada Saji & familyJapan10.30Suntory2587.TSE
5Michael KimKorea9.70MBK Partners
6Daniel & Richard TsaiTaiwan8.80Fubon Financial2881.TW
7Wei Ing-Chou, Ying-Chiao, Yin-Chun & Yin-HengTaiwan8.30Tingyi
8Jay Y. LeeKorea8.00Samsung005930.KO
9Lin Shu-hongTaiwan7.90Chang Chun Group
10Tsai Hong-tu & Cheng-ta & familyTaiwan7.70Cathay Financial Holding2882.TW
11Zhang CongyuanTaiwan7.60Huali Industrial
12Takahisa TakaharaJapan7.50Unicharm8113.TSE
13Terry GouTaiwan7.40Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry)2317.TW
14Jason & Richard ChangTaiwan6.30ASE Group3711.TW
15Tsai Eng-mengTaiwan6.10Want Want China
16Seo Jung-jinKorea5.70Celltrion
Celltrion Pharm
068270.KO
068760.KQ
17Barry LamTaiwan5.60Quanta Computer2382.TW
18Pierre ChenTaiwan5.50Yageo2327.TW
19Kwon Hyuk-binKorea5.10Smilegate
20Kim Beom-suKorea5.00Kakao035720.KO
21Hong Ra-heeKorea4.90Samsung005930.KO
22Ito siblingsJapan4.70Seven & I Holdings3382.TSE
23Andre Koo, Sr.Taiwan4.50Chailease Holding5871.TW
24Tseng Cheng & Sing-aiTaiwan4.40Chang Chun Group
25Samuel YinTaiwan4.30Ruentex Industries
Ruentex Development
Ruentex Engineering & Construction
2915.TW
9945.TW
2597.TW
26Hideyuki Busujima & familyJapan4.10Sankyo6417.TSE
27Mong-Koo ChungKorea4.10Hyundai Motor005380.KO
28Akio NitoriJapan4.00Nitori Holdings9843.TSE
29Masahiro NodaJapan3.90OBIC4684.TSE
30Masahiro MikiJapan3.85ABC-Mart2670.TSE
31Shigenobu NagamoriJapan3.80Nidec6594.TSE
32Yasumitsu ShigetaJapan3.70Hikari Tsushin9435.TSE
33Hiroshi MikitaniJapan3.60Rakuten4755.TSE
34Kim Jung-min & Jung-younKorea3.60Nexon3659.TSE
35Cho Jung-hoKorea3.40Meritz Financial Group138040.KO
36Takao YasudaJapan3.30Pan Pacific7532.TSE
37Lee Boo-jinKorea3.30Hotel Shilla008770.KO
38Yoo Jung-hyunKorea3.25Nexon3659.TSE
39Chang Kuo-Hua, Kuo-Ming & Kuo-ChengTaiwan3.20Evergreen Marine2603.TW
40Ma familyTaiwan3.15Yuanta Financial Holding2885.TW
41Yuji Otsuka & familyJapan3.10Otsuka Holdings4578.TSE
42Lin Ming-hsiungTaiwan3.10PX Mart
43Sekiya familyJapan3.00Disco6146.TSE
44Chiao familyTaiwan3.00Walsin Lihwa1605.TW
45Lee Seo-hyunKorea2.95Samsung005930.KO
46Euisun ChungKorea2.90Hyundai Motor005380.KO
47Kobayashi brothersJapan2.80Kose4922.TSE
48Bom KimKorea2.80CoupangCPNG
49Yoichi & Keiko ErikawaJapan2.75Koei Tecmo3635.TSE
50Akira Mori & familyJapan2.70Mori Trust
51Lin Chen-haiTaiwan2.70Pau Jar Group
Far Eastern Department Stores
2903.TW
52Xie WeitongTaiwan2.55Huayou Cobalt
53Chen Tei-fuTaiwan2.50Sunrider
54Tsai Ming-kaiTaiwan2.45MediaTek2454.TW
55Samuel ChenTaiwan2.40Digital Mobile Venture
56T.Y. TsaiTaiwan2.35Cathay Financial Holding2882.TW
57Masateru Uno & familyJapan2.30COSMOS Pharmaceutical3349.TSE
58Morris ChangTaiwan2.30Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC)2330.TW
59Lin Chang Su-O & familyTaiwan2.25Union Enterprise Construction
60Yoshio Tsuchiya & familyJapan2.20Workman7564.TSE
61Chao Teng-hsiungTaiwan2.20Farglory Land Development5522.TW
62Katsumi TadaJapan2.15Daito Trust Construction1878.TSE
63Bruce ChengTaiwan2.15Delta Electronics2308.TW
64Kentaro OgawaJapan2.10Zensho Holdings7550.TSE
65Douglas HsuTaiwan2.10Far Eastern Group
Far EasTone
U-Ming Marine Transport
Asia Cement
Oriental Union Chemical
4904.TW
2606.TW
1102.TW
1710.TW
66Masaaki AraiJapan2.00Open House Group3288.TSE
67Lo Ming-han & Tsai-jen & familyTaiwan2.00Cheng Shin Rubber Ind.2105.TW
68Suh Kyung-baeKorea1.95Amorepacific
AMOREPACIFIC Group
090430.KO
002790.KO
69Wang Ren-shengTaiwan1.95Dennis Group
70Yasuhiro FukushimaJapan1.90Square Enix9684.TSE
71Bang Si-hyukKorea1.90HYBE352820.KO
72Shi Wen-longTaiwan1.90Chimei Corp
73Thomas WuTaiwan1.85Taishin Financial Holdings2887.TW
74Uchiyama familyJapan1.80Panasonic6752.TSE
75Wang Chou-hsiongTaiwan1.80Feng Tay Enterprises9910.TW
76Eiichi KuriwadaJapan1.75SG Holdings9143.TSE
77Koo Kwang-moKorea1.75LG Electronics066570.KO
78Yusaku MaezawaJapan1.70ZOZO3092.TSE
79Lee Dong-chaeKorea1.70Ecopro086520.KQ
80Howard Nien & familyTaiwan1.70Nien Made Enterprise8464.TW
81Tada brothersJapan1.65Sundrug9989.TSE
82Chey Tae-wonKorea1.65SK Group034730.KO
83Wu Li-gannTaiwan1.65WUS Printed Circuit2316.TW
84Keiichi ShibaharaJapan1.60Amvis Holdings7071.TSE
85Kim Chang-sooKorea1.60F&F Holdings
F&F
007700.KO
383220.KO
86Chen Yung-taiTaiwan1.60Aurora2373.TW
87Yoshiaki YoshidaJapan1.55DHC
88Kim Jae-youngKorea1.55Lionheart Studio
89Archie HwangTaiwan1.55Hermes-Epitek
90Kazuo OkadaJapan1.50Universal Entertainment6425.TSE
91Kim Jun-kiKorea1.50DB Insurance
DB HiTek
005830.KO
000990.KO
92K.C. LiuTaiwan1.50Advantech2395.TW
93Yoshiko MoriJapan1.49Mori Building
94Kazumi Iida & familyJapan1.46Iida Group3291.TSE
95Kinoshita familyJapan1.45Acom8572.TSE
96Lee Ho-jinKorea1.45Taekwang Industrial003240.KO
97William & Wilfred WangTaiwan1.45Formosa Petrochemical6505.TW
98Kagemasa KozukiJapan1.44Konami Holdings9766.TSE
99Hajime SatomiJapan1.43Sega Sammy Holdings6460.TSE
100Tadako NakataniJapan1.40Sysmex6869.TSE
101Kim Taek-jinKorea1.40NCsoft036570.KO
102Chin Jong HwaTaiwan1.40Minth
103Li Shui-poTaiwan1.37Kinglai Hygienic Materials
104Nobutoshi ShimamuraJapan1.35SHIMAMURA8227.TSE
105Scot LinTaiwan1.35Largan Precision3008.TW
106Lee Hae-jinKorea1.30Naver035420.KO
107Wang Shih-ChungTaiwan1.30AirTAC International1590.TW
108Yeh Kuo-ITaiwan1.28Inventec2356.TW
109Chizuko & Michio MatsuiJapan1.25Matsui Securities8628.TSE
110Shirley KaoTaiwan1.25Uni-President Enterprises1216.TW
111Kenzo TsujimotoJapan1.20Capcom9697.TSE
112Lee Su-jinKorea1.20Yanolja
113Wu Chung-yiTaiwan1.20Fine Blanking & Tool
114Chung Yong-jinKorea1.19Samsung Electronics
Shinsegae
005930.KO
004170.KO
115Eugene WuTaiwan1.17Shin Kong Financial Holding2888.TW
116Hiroshi IshibashiJapan1.15Bridgestone5108.TSE
117Bang Jun-hyukKorea1.15Netmarble251270.KO
118Tsao Ter-fungTaiwan1.15Standard Foods1227.TW
119Lee Joong-keunKorea1.12Booyoung Group
120Chung Yong-jiKorea1.11Caregen214370.KQ
121Fumio KanekoJapan1.10Daiei Kankyo9336.TSE
122Lee Jay-hyunKorea1.10CJ Group001040.KO
123Cho Jyh-jerTaiwan1.10MediaTek2454.TW
124Masaru WasamiJapan1.09AZ-COM Maruwa Holdings9090.TSE
125Shigefumi WadaJapan1.06OBIC Business Consultants4733.TSE
126Masayuki IshiharaJapan1.05Heiwa6412.TSE
127Koo Bon-sikKorea1.05LG Electronics066570.KO
128Steven Pan & familyTaiwan1.05Silks Hotel Group
129Hong Seok-johKorea1.02BGF Retail282330.KO
130Kim Jung-woongKorea1.01GP Club
131Takanori NakamuraJapan1.00Rakus3923.TSE
132Koo Bon-neungKorea1.00LG Electronics066570.KO
133Cho Young-sikKorea0.99SD BioSensor137310.KO
134Chang Pyung-soonKorea0.99Kyowon Group
135Lee Sang-ryulKorea0.98Chunbo278280.KQ
136Ryuji AraiJapan0.98Bic Camera3048.TSE
137Gim Seong-gonKorea0.98CS Wind112610.KO
138Susumu FujitaJapan0.97CyberAgent4751.TSE
139Chung Mong-joonKorea0.97Hd Hyundai Heavy Industries329180.KO
140Yoshiko ShinoharaJapan0.96Persol Holdings2181.TSE
141Song Chi-hyungKorea0.95Dunamu
142Kim Nam-jungKorea0.91Dongwon Industries006040.KO
143Lee Seung-gunKorea0.90Viva Republica
144Lee Sang-rokKorea0.89Carver Korea
145Shin Dong-jooKorea0.88LOTTE004990.KO
146Lee Joon-hoKorea0.87Naver035420.KO
147Cho Hyun-sangKorea0.86Hyosung004800.KO
148Ryu Kwang-jiKorea0.84Kumyang001570.KO
149Kim Sang-yeolKorea0.83Hoban Construction
150Lee Hwa-kyungKorea0.83ORION271560.KO
Based on Forbes’ rankings of the 50 richest people in each country: Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.
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