Kim Yo-jong Rank
About Kim Yo-jong
Kim Yo-jong is a South Korean politician who is one of the main members of the family who has led the country since its inception in 1948 well into the 21st century. And accordingly she has proven to be one of the most-powerful politicians in her homeland.
Her father was Kim Jong-il, who led North Korea at the turn of the century. And her mother was his de facto wife, Ko Yong-hui.
Her brother is Kim Jong-un, who took up the mantle of Supreme Leader after his father’s passing. And she has another older brother by the name of Kim Jong-chul.
She also has a few paternal half-siblings, Kim Jon-nam, Kim Sul-song and Kim Yo-jong.
She is the granddaughter of Kim Il-sung, the founder and first leader of North Korea.
There are reports that she married an individual named Choe Song in 2015.
Positions she has reportedly held in North Korea include becoming a member of the National Defence Commission circa 2012 and being the First Deputy Director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Worker’s Party beginning in 2014.
In 2017 she became the second woman in her homeland’s history to be placed on the Politburo.
During the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim became the first member of the Kim dynasty to actually visit South Korea since the two nations fought in the Korean War, which jumped off in 1950.
Along that same vein she has been one of the most-visible North Korean politicians in the international spotlight, including accompanying her brother when he met with US President Donald Trump in 2018 and 2019.
Kim schooled in Switzerland during the 1990s.
She was a computer science student at Kim Il-sung University in Pyongyang.
She is known to be especially close to Kim Jong-un. And she has been highly tipped to succeed her brother as the leader of North Korea.
In 2017 she was blacklisted by the US government due to alleged human rights abuses in her homeland.
Kim Yo-jong Rank
Kim Yo-jong's Popularity
Kim Yo-jong is a famous North Korean politician, who was born on September 26, 1987. As a person born on this date, Kim Yo-jong is listed in our database as the 45th most popular celebrity for the day (September 26) and the 365th most popular for the year (1987).
People born on September 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Kim Yo-jong is the 1335th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Kim Yo-jong's birthday, Kim Yo-jong is the 4th most famous North Korean.
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