Lee Chan-jin (born October 25, 1965) is a South Korean businessperson from Incheon, South Korea. From 2013, he is serving as the Founder and President of Smart & Social.
Earlier, he worked in the Fortis Company on the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position. Along with the past CEO’s of the company, he accused of the malpractice and embezzlement of around $4 Billion US Dollars.
The new CEO of the Fortis Company filed the case on April 24, 2020. Meanwhile, the court proceedings started on him as per the rules. Lee Chan-jin is famous as the husband of the top Korean actress Kim Hee-ae.
He gained fame for his professional achievements and film industry connections. Moreover, he got the name of the Korean Bill Gates when he started HANSCOM Company.
Early Life, Parents & Education
Lee Chan-jin was born on October 25, 1965 (age 55 years old, as in 2020). However, his daddy Lee Do-kyeong died on April 14, 2011. Lee is close to his mommy and siblings included in his extended family members.
He hails from the Incheon region located in South Korea. In 1972, he took admission in the Bupyeong-dong Elementary School.
After that, Kim Hee-ae’s spouse enrolled in the Bupyeong Middle School in 1978. Lee finished his high school studies from Jemulpo High School. Then, he moved to the Seoul National University (Department of Mechanical Engineering) in 1989 for his degree courses.
Wedding with Kim Hee-ae, Sons & Personal Life
Kim and Lee Chan-jin tied the wedding knot in 1996. The couple is living together happily with two sons named Lee Ki-hyeon and Lee Ki-hoon.
However, some rumors speculated in the past that Kim unfollows her hubby on the social media platforms. There is no confirming information regarding the separation of Lee and Kim.
Apart from that, they reside with their family members in the Seoul city of South Korea. Still, Chan-jin finds difficulty to manage his time from his professional commitments. He tries to give time to his wife and two sons.
|Real Full Birth Name||Lee Chan-jin.|
|Famous for||Husband of Kim Hee-ae (Film & TV Actress).|
|Age (As of 2020)||55 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||October 25, 1965.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Incheon, South Korea.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House In||Seoul, South Korea.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram:
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 70 Kg.
Pounds: 154 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||32-28-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||8.|
|Parents||Father: Lee Do-kyeong.
Mother: Not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married. Since 1996.|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Kim Hee-ae|
|Son||Lee Ki-hyeon and Lee Ki-hoon.|
|Highest Qualification||Engineering Graduate.|
|School||1. Bupyeong-dong Elementary School.
2. Bupyeong Middle School.
3. Jemulpo High School.
|Alma Mater.||Department of Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Kim Hee-ae.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Canada.|
|Love to do||Smart devices research, social services and working on software Bi through Uxi.|
|Favorite Food||Chinese Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$10 million-$15 million.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||$4 million-$6 million (through his business work).|
|Last Modified||13 May 2020 (©️ Copyright - dreshare.com)|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lee Chan-jin
- Kim Hee-ae’s husband is the active user of social media websites like Twitter and Facebook.
- He achieved around 396K followers on his official Twitter account.
- Moreover, he has close connections with the Korean politics too.
- In 1996, he elected as the member National Assembly. Soon, he resigned from his position. He did not give any reasons for his sudden departure from the assembly.
- From 1989-1999, he handled the duties of the President/Founder of Hangeul Computer.
- Then, he started an online company known as Dreamwiz (1999-2013).
- During 2009-2013, Chan-jin served on the Founder and President position of TouchConnect.
- His interests include Smart devices research, social services, and working on software Bi through Uxi.
- With his hard work and dedication, he gave a new identity to the South Korean business development.
- He updated his professional work on his account available on Facebook.
- On his other hand, his celebrity wife, Kim, is a Roman Catholic.
- She appeared in the Koinonia (2013) digital single. Moreover, the single created when Pope Francis came to South Korea.
- Kim showed her versatile acting skills in the television shows like Love Formula, Love Marriage, The Stormy Season, My Husband’s Woman, Midas, Sister Over Flowers, Mrs. Cope, and Second to Last Love.
- In 1986, he did a radio program Popular Music FM with Kim Hee-ae for KBS Happy FM.
- She has known for her film appearances like The Vanished, The Hero Comes Back, Thread of Lies, and HerStory.
- In 2020, she acted in The World of Married TV series (remake of Doctor Foster British show). The show is a big hit in the Korean television industry. Ms. Hee-ae got rave reviews from the audience for her role as Ji Sun-woo in the television program.
- Lee Chan-jin’s net worth estimated around $10 million-$15 million. Furthermore, he has his beautifully constructed house in the Seoul area. His celebrity life partner’s wealth valued around $12 Million US Dollars (as of 2020). Kim made most of her money through her acting job in the movies and television programs.