All About Lee Young-Ae’s Husband Jeong Ho-Young, Children, Net Worth, and Divorce Reason

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Lee Young-ae and her little family

Lee Young-ae, the main actress of Dae Jang-geum: Jewel in the Palace (2003), has been known for her distant and mysterious image since her debut. In August 2009, Young-ae surprised the public with the news that she married a Korean businessman, Jeong Ho-young, in Hawaii.

On February 2nd, 2014, Lee Young-ae made an appearance in a documentary program, the SBS Special Lee Young-ae’s Supper, to break her distant image and introduce her husband and her twins, Jeong Seung-bin and Jeong Seung-kwon.

Lee Young-ae’s husband became the talk of the town when the media dug out the fact that Young-ae’s husband was 20 years her senior, not to mention his chaebol status. Jeong Ho-young was born in 1951 and received a Master’s degree in engineering at the University of Illinois. Jeong Ho-young once served as the head of the new business division of the Hyundai Group. He is currently the chairman of Raycom Korea, a company that develops and produces military and weapon-related equipment, such as military radar, special electronics equipment, wireless telephones, computer network communication equipment, etc.

Lee Young-ae gave birth to the twins, Jeong Seung-bin and Jeong Seung-kwon, in 2011. On September 25th, 2018, she participated in the SBS I’ll Win You Over with my Channel, where she revealed how she usually interacts with her children. The family went to their hometown, Yang-pyung, to celebrate the Chuseok holidays together. They spent their time taking a stroll in the park and picking vegetables from the garden. 

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Look at them closer. What cute twins!


Lee Young-ae’s husband Jeong Ho-young’s profile

The Korea Herald

Name: Jeong Ho-Young
Born: 1951 (age 69 years), Hongseong-Gun, South Korea.
Spouse: Lee Young-ae (m. 2009)
Parents: Jeong Gang
Marriage Location: Waialae – Kahala, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Children: Jeong Seung-Bin, Jeong Seung-Kwon
Education: Illinois Institute of Technology, The University of Chicago
Nationalities: South Korea, United States of America
Occupation: Businessperson

Jeong Ho-young’s net worth: How rich is he?

Yahoo Finance

In 2019, LG Display had delegated LG Chem President and Chief Operating Officer Jeong Ho-young as its new CEO as officeholder CEO, and Vice Chairman Han Sang-beom had expressed his desire to leave. It was a decision made because of the accountability for the organization’s deteriorating performance.

Jeong Ho-young had gone through due formalities to be authoritatively delegated as CEO at the regular meeting of investors and the governing body booked for March 2020. Jeong Ho-young has accumulated expansive involvement with LG partners, having served in different key positions, including a chief financial officer and chief operating officer.

It is said that he was a chief financial officer at LG Display from 2008. From there, his net worth is estimated to be around 30 million USD, though the calculation was made before he was appointed as a new CEO of LG Chem.

How old is Jeong Ho-young?

Jeong Ho-young is now 61 years old. He was born in Chungju, South Korea, in 1959. He was a skilled researcher, a bright student at his studies at Cheongju High School, coming full circle in Seoul National University. He then graduated from the university in 1979 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Did Lee Young-ae and Jeong Ho-young get divorced? If so—why?

Lee Young-ae and Jeong Ho-young were married on August 24th, 2009, and brought forth fraternal twins, Jeong Seung-kwon and Jeong Seung-bin, in 2011. The wedding took place secretly in Hawaii. As per one source, the couple had disguised themselves when leasing a spot to wed.

Unfortunately, the marriage that had worked for a very long time had to reach an end. Lee Young-ae decided to separate from Jeung Ho-young because of differences in their characters that could not be compromised any longer.

Well, that’s all about Lee Young-ae and her ex-husband Jeong Ho-young’s little family. As of now, both of them have their own lives to manage. Even when they’re no longer together, let’s all pray for their happiness. If you want to know more about their lives, please subscribe to Channel-Korea, as we will keep you posted with detailed and up-to-date information about your favorite Korean artists!