Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un
Celebrated Name: Kim Jong-un
Real Name/Full Name: Kim Jong-un
Gender: Male
Age: 40 years old
Birth Date: 8 January 1984
Birth Place: Pyongyang, North Korea
Nationality: North Korean
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 130 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Ri Sol-Ju (m. 2009)
Children: Yes (Kim Ju-ae)
Profession: Politician
Net Worth in 2024: $6 billion
Last Updated: July 2024

Kim Jong-un is North Korea’s supreme leader who is the leader of North Korea since 2011 and is the chairman of WPK (Worker’s Party of Korea). He became the leader of the country following the death of his father and is the first supreme leader to be born after the country was formed. Jong-un holds several titles in North Korea.

Maybe you know about Kim Jong-un very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Kim Jong-un’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Kim Jong-un was born on 8 January 1982 in Pyongyang, North Korea, to his parents Kim Jong-il and Ko Yong-hui. There has been no confirmation of his exact date of birth, as various countries have recorded different dates.

It has been reported that he attended a school in Switzerland. From 1993 to 1998, he went to Gümligen’s International School as “Pak-chol” or “Chol-Pak.” Following that, he went to Liebefeld Steinhölzli school in Switzerland.

Personal Life

He got married to Ri Sol-Ju and had a daughter named Ju-ae. Kim Jong-un is known to be a heavy smoker. He is known to have diabetes and has suffered from hypertension.

In 2017, Kim Jong-un’s exiled half-brother was assassinated in Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 8 January 1984, Kim Jong-un is 40 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and his weight is over 100 kg.


In January 2009, it was reported that Kim Jong-un had been selected to be the successor of Kim Jong-il. In September 2010, he became the “Dae Jang” (general) of North Korea despite having no experience in the military. A day later, he became the vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission. He was also appointed to the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party.

Following the death of his father on December 17, 2011, Kim Jong-un became the ruler of North Korea. He was hailed to be the “great successor to the revolutionary cause of Juche.” Following that, he was made the Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army.

After the demise of his father, he was the acting chairman of the Central Military Commission. He was elected in the Fourth Conference of the Workers’ Party of Korea in March 2012. He was also appointed as the Chairman of the National Defence Commission.

In 2014, he was elected to the Supreme People’s Assembly and later became the chairman of the National Defense Commission. After he assumed power, North Korea continued to develop nuclear weapons. He also made many changes in economic policies.

Awards & Achievements

One of the greatest career achievements of Kim Jong-un is to be the supreme leader of North Korea. He has held or holding several important designations in his country. In 2012, he became a “wonsu” (marshal) of the military. He is also the Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, and Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

Net Worth & Salary of Kim Jong-un in 2024

Kim Jong-un Net Worth 2019As of July 2024, Kim Jong-un has an estimated net worth of more than $6 billion. He inherited this fortune after the demise of his father. He is known to maintain a lavish lifestyle and smokes the Yves Saint Laurent cigarettes. He owns the Mercedes-Benz 600 luxury sedan and drinks the Johnnie Walker whiskey. Over the past few years, he has witnessed a hike of over 24% in his net worth. His annual income is an estimated $650 million.

Kim Jong-un is considered one of the most popular leaders in the world. In 2013, he was named as the World’s 46th Most Powerful Person by Forbes. However, he has been criticized by world leaders as a violator of human rights. Many countries in the world do not maintain any relationship with him. He executed his own uncle for treachery in 2013. Kim Jong-un is also known to be a violator of human rights. His actions have been condemned by the United Nations General Assembly.


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