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Chung Mong-Koo
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Born 19 March 1938 (1938-03-19) (age 83)
Tongchon County, Gangwon Province, Japanese Korea
Education Hanyang University
Alma mater Hanyang University (B.S.)
Occupation businessman
Net worth IncreaseUS$6 Billion (Dec 2020)
Title Honorary Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group
Spouse(s) Lee Jung-Hwa (Deceased)
Children 4
Awards Van Fleet Award (2009)
Chung Mong-koo
Hangul 정몽구
Hanja 鄭夢九
Revised Romanization Jeong Monggu
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Mongku

Chung Mong-koo (born March 19, 1938, in Gangwon Province) is a South Korean business magnate who was the former chairman and CEO of Hyundai Motor Group. He started his career back in 1970, joining the engineering & construction division of the group. The Hyundai Motor Group consists of 42 subsidiaries and is the second largest Chaebol in South Korea. Chung succeeded his father, Chung Ju-yung, the founder of the conglomerate known as the Hyundai Group. When the conglomerate split into several parts in 1999, Chung Mong-koo took over the Hyundai Motor division. He is the eldest surviving son of Chung Ju-yung's eight sons.

He was convicted of embezzlement and breach of fiduciary duty in February 2007, but was given a suspended sentence and was fully pardoned by President Lee Myung-bak.

As of March 2014, his net worth was $6.8 billion according to Forbes.

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