Korean religious leader, business magnate and media mogul who founded the Unification Church in 1954.
Originally from a family with strong Confucianist beliefs, his entire family converted to Christianity when he was 10.
He founded News World Communications, which has many magazines under it.
He married his first wife Choi Sun-kil in 1944.
He is a South Korean billionaire, while American entrepreneur Bill Gates is constantly ranked amongst the World's Billionaires list.