Hong Ra-Hee was born on July 15, 1945 in Seoul, South Korea, South Korea. Hong Ra-Hee, Samsung's first lady, is the wife of Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-Hee, South Korea's richest person. She resigned in March 2017 as director of the Samsung Museum of Art, known as Leeum, and the Ho-Am Art Museum. Aides cited "personal reasons," considering that her husband is bedridden and her son, Jay Y. Lee, is in jail. Hong is an arts graduate of Seoul National University, and both museums contain collections from her father-in-law, Samsung founder Lee Byung-Chull. Leeum comes from Lee's name and the last syllable of "museum"; Ho-Am, the patriarch's pen name, means "lake rock," for his breadth and strength. Her husband suffered a heart attack in 2014 and has been hospitalized since then amid a major restructuring of the family empire driven in part by the need to transfer control to the next generation. Since then, little concrete information has emerged about Lee's condition. Hong's only son and heir to the country's largest conglomerate was indicted and jailed on bribery charges in February 2017. He denies any wrongdoing. Hong's billionaire daughters run affiliate Samsung C&T. Lee Seo-Hyun heads the company's fashion division, while Lee Boo-Jin, CEO of Hotel Shilla, oversees resort, theme park and construction activities. Hong's father was chairman of one of Korea's largest-circulation daily newspapers, JoongAng Ilbo. One of her brothers then took over and now his son runs it. Another brother, Hong Seok-Joh, runs the country's biggest convenience-store chain and is also a billionaire. Although not involved in Samsung's management, Hong gets her fortune from her stake in Samsung Electronics. She is known for being a prolific buyer of art.
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Hong Ra-Hee - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday
Currently, Hong Ra-Hee is 78 years, 7 months and 17 days old. Hong Ra-Hee will celebrate 79rd birthday on a Monday 15th of July 2024. Below we countdown to Hong Ra-Hee upcoming birthday.
|78 years old
|July 15, 1945 (Seoul, South Korea, South Korea)
|Seoul, South Korea, South Korea
Hong Ra-Hee’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Chinese Zodiac Signs
Hong Ra-Hee was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
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