KIM JONG UN’S FAMILY
(North Korea is very secretive of their “first family”)
Ri Sol Ju, born January 1985-88 is the wife of Kim Jong Un, also the mother of Kim Ju ae. In 2012 Ri made many public appearances with Kim Jong Un including speeches to the public and military inspections of that sort. South Korean officials identified her as Hyon Song Wol, a former singer for the band Pochonbo Electronic Ensemble, Kenji Fujimoto, the ex-personal sushi chef of Kim Jong Il, said he met Ri on a recent trip to North Korea. He described her as "just so charming, I cannot describe her voice, it's so soft" On February 26, 2013, Kim Jong Un met ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman, having many reporters to believe that Rodman was the first American that Kim Jong Un had ever met. Kim Jong Un is also a fan of Eric Clapton
In a 2012 news story, Business Insider reported, "Signs of a rise in luxary goods are coming out of North Korea since Kim Jong Un took over as last year”. Just recently, Kim's wife (Ri Sol Ju) was photographed holding an expensive “Dior Handbag”, worth almost $1,594 which is basically an average year's salary in North Korea."According to source's, "Kim Jong-un likes to drink and party all night like his father and ordered the imported sauna equipment to help him beat hangovers and fatigue."During the Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea, Vice Media reporter Ryan Duffy noticed that Kim Jong Un was socially awkward and didn’t make eye contact when shaking hands. In 2013, it was rumored that Kim Jong Un got plastic surgery to change his facial appearance.
Kim Jong Chul born September 25 1981 is the brother of Kim Jong Un and former leader of North Korea (DPRK). In 2007,Kim Jong Chul was appointed deputy chief of a leadership division of the Worker's Party. However, on January 15, 2009, the South Korean News Agency reported that Kim Il Sung appointed his youngest son, Kim Jong Un, to be his successor, passing over Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Chul. Until 2001 everyone thought Kim Jong Nam was to be appointed the next ruler of North Korea but instead he went illegally to Tokyo to go to Disney Land with his family and ruined his chances. Kim Jong Un’s other brother (Kim Jong Nam born May 10, 1971) is the oldest brother of the three. Kim Jong Nam is reported to have a personality similar to that of his father, and has been described by his aunt as being "hot tempered, sensitive, and gifted in the arts." The South Korean newspaper says Jong Nam has two wives, at least one mistress, and several children.
On February 26, 2013, Dennis Rodman (former NBA Basketball player) made a trip to North Korea with Vice Media to host basketball exhibitions. He met North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un. Rodman and his travel party were the first known Americans to have met Kim. He later said Kim was "a friend for life" and suggested that President Barack Obama "pick up the phone and call" Kim since the two leaders were basketball fans. On May 7, after reading an article from The Seattle Times, Rodman sent out a tweet asking Kim to release an American prisoner, Kenneth Bae, who has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea.
Kim Jong Un and Dennis Rodman speaking during a Basketball game in North Korea.