Kim Yo-jong

Deputy Department Director of the Publicity and Information Department of the Workers' Party of Korea

Kim Yo-jong (Korean: 김여정, born 26 September 1987)[1][2] is a North Korean politician. She is the youngest daughter of former supreme leader Kim Jong-il. Her brother is Kim Jong-un, the current supreme leader.

Kim Yo-jong
김여정
Kim in 2018
Deputy Department Director of the Publicity and Information Department
Assumed office
28 November 2014
General SecretaryKim Jong-un
Director
  • Kim Ki-nam
  • Pak Kwang-ho
  • Ri Il-hwan
Preceded byRi Jae-il
Personal details
Born (1987-09-26) 26 September 1987 (age 36)
Pyongyang, North Korea
NationalityNorth Korean
Political partyWorkers' Party of Korea
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Spouse(s)
Choe Song (m. 2014)
Children2 (alleged)
Parents
RelativesKim family
Alma materKim Il-sung University
SignatureSignature of Kim Yo-jong
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl
김여정
Hancha
Revised RomanizationGim Yeojeong
McCune–ReischauerKim Yŏjŏng

She is an alternate member of the Politburo (Political Bureau) and vice director of the Propaganda and Agitation Department of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

References

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  1. 통일부, 김여정 '1988년생' 공식 판단…작년엔 '연도미상' 표기. MK News (in Korean). 27 December 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. "Kim Yo Jong". North Korea Leadership Watch. 6 May 2016. Archived from the original on 13 February 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2013.