Kim Jong Un is a brutal Soviet-style dictator, he spends millions of dollars while many of his countrymen starve, he’s imprisoned the most political prisoners worldwide, and he has an estimated net worth of $500 Billion Dollars.
Today Vidello Productions is taking a look at 18 Expensive Things Owned By North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.
18 – Kumsusan Palace of the Sun
Often referred to as the Kim Il Sung Mausoleum, this building sits in the North Eastern corner of the city of Pyongyang.
Its the largest palace ever dedicated to a communist leader and is bordered on its north and east sides by a large moat.
The building can be accessed by Foreign visitors on both Tuesday and Thursday’s and is the burial place for both Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il.
Its thought that the entire building has been placed under the protection of the current leader, Kim Jong Un.
17 – Ryugyong Hotel
Sitting in the center of Pyongyang is one of the worlds biggest hotels and another clear imposing asset of the Kim Dynasty.
Featuring 3000 rooms, this hotel was completed 26 years behind schedule and stands almost 1100 feet tall.
Work on the hotel began under the watchful eye of Kim Jong-Un’s grandfather and was meant to take only 2 years to complete with it scheduled to open during the 1988 Olympics in South Korea.
The 105 storey pyramid-shaped hotel is thought to have cost somewhere in the region of 750 million dollars and features 7 revolving restaurants, casinos and lounges.
16 – North Korean Air Force
Consisting of an estimated 110,000 members, the DPRK or more importantly Kim Jong-Un can lay claim to nine hundred and forty Aircraft of varying types that are mostly of Soviet and Chinese origin
Some of the arsenal includes attack helicopters ground attack aircraft fighter aircraft and special forces including the Antonov An-2 Propeller-driven Cargo Plane
Several unmanned aerial vehicles also exist in the arsenal including Chinese commercial Uavs, Russian vega [shmell] drones, and suicide drones capable ramming that intended targets at high speed
Kim Jong-un also has several air defense systems including some and triple-a systems that are thought to have Soviet designs
Several underground Air bases complete one of the most complex and integrated Air forces in the world
15 – Masikryong Ski Resort
Situated at the top of the 1360 meter Taenwa Peak is the Masikryong ski resort which was purposely built on the orders of Kim Jong-un.
The project is thought to have cost Kim Jong-un 35 million dollars and features snowmaking canons, Chairlifts, and drag lifts.
It’s thought that around 5,000 people visit the complex each day and this is made up of mainly tourists who of course are under strict watch by the North Korean Army.
As well as ski slopes the complex features a luxury hotel, ice rink, swimming pool, gas station, and Several restaurants.
The 120 room hotel has pyramid style towers and the conversion of a military base into an airport is expected to make access to the resort much easier and help create a dedicated tourism area.
14 – Mystery Mobile Phone
It has been spotted several times during military drills and missile launch events however the details of Kim Jong-un’s mobile phone are sketchy at best.
What is known is that the leader and a large part of his protection network have access to their own cellular network there helps keep?
The Country’s conversations being so secure it has been suggested that the model of the phone is an HTC.
However with mobile phones in the country only available since 2008 it has been impossible to pin a specific model on the phone.
It’s also thought that the mobile phone may have the ability to access the internet, something that only a few trusted people within the country have access to
13 – Private Island
It’s located in a secret location Somewhere off the coast of the country and has been described by a visiting us celebrity as vast.
The Island is said to have several properties including the main Pad for Kim Jong-un himself.
Happy North Koreans are said to sip margaritas on tropical beaches and the Island also boasts a huge Compound that is dedicated to his private water park complete with several slides and a wave machine.
It’s thought that the Island has massive missile defense systems and Guarded 24/7 by his private security services.
12 – Private Golf Courses
Kim Jong-un has access to some of the best golf courses around.
Maintained by Force and kept in tip-top condition by the workers employed by the government.
Most, if not all of these courses are located on his private residences or islands and there are strictly narcs s allowed to outsiders, unless of course, its a public event!
11 – Luxury Cinema
Yes, Kim, Jong-un does indeed own his own private cinema and its thought he spent up to $200,000 dollars to complete the mammoth project inside one of his houses.
The cinema can hold up to one thousand people and it has it’s very own concession stands and there are workers who make the popcorn when summoned.
10 – 100 Car Collection
In a massive spending Spree back in 2014 Kim Jong-Il is reported to have blown sixty million dollars on some of the most expensive cars around.
The cars are known to have included Phantom Mercedes limousines and luxury sports cars all of which are currently on the un import ban list.
9 – Military Ships
Consisting of amphibious assault ships, destroyers, frigates, mine laying vessels and Patrol vehicles , Kim Jong-un’s massive array of military ships casts a dark shadow over the south and surrounding areas.
Many of the Crafts are aging, belonged to the former Soviet Union and were purchased from Russia back in the 1980s.
Other ships including the Frigates are thought to have either been retired or currently in an unknown state of service.
8 – Piano Collection
If you’re thinking he has maybe three or four pianos in his house then you are clearly not thinking like Kim Jong.
He currently owns over 20 pianos and these are spread around his various homes in his empire.
Rumor has it that he plays the piano several times a day and if a mistake is made then it is clearly the piano’s fault and not his.
7 – Imported Liquor
It’s thought that Kim Jong-un spends a vast amount of his personal fortune on imported liquor for himself and his close friends many of which, he invites to his personal parties.
It’s been reported that he even fell asleep during one of his own meetings at the supreme people’s assembly.
Claims have been rife that he regularly binge drinks and has a fascination with expensive wines port and whiskey with him importing thousands of bottles each year
6 – Submarines
Lurking beneath the water of the Korean peninsula lies a fleet of ageing soviet submarines that are controlled by the Madman Kim Jong-Un.
The submarine fleet consists of four soviet Whisky Class submarines, 22 Chinese Romeo class submarines and Several Romeo class submarines built by the DPRK.
The Whisky class submarines can carry 12 torpedoes or 24 mines while the Romeo class subs have advanced Sonar and can carry 14 torpedoes or 28 mines.
More disturbingly in the last few months, it has been reported that a new type of submarine has been developed by the fanatical leader.
The GORAE class Submarine is thought to be a ballistic missile sub that could pose a threat to the entire world with the United States Europe and Japanese continents in the firing line.
5 – Private Jet
It was one of the world’s largest airliners in 1963 and it has been kitted out exactly to Kim Jong-un’s tastes.
The 174 Foot Ilyushin Il-62 has a top speed of 560 miles per hour and was most recently used by Kim and his entourage to view housing developments built in Pyongyang.
The plane Features Crystal ashtrays, a bedroom, conference facilities, and a kitchen.
The plane was only recently discovered after Kim Jong-Un was seen disembarking it with his wife during a state visit to examine things.
4 – Private Yacht
It’s reported that Kim Jung-un spent seven million dollars on a 100-foot Yacht that is considered to be one of the most luxurious ever built by princess yachts.
It features a saloon hot tub and sleeping quarters and is used mostly to check up on people who live in coastal areas.
3 – Missiles
It’s well known that Kim Jong-un has missiles, but just what sort of missiles are they and can they deliver nuclear weapons?
There are up to nine different types of Missiles within Kim’s missile stash and the bigger of these include the KN-08/14, the Tapeodong 2 and the Musudan BM-25.
It’s thought that although he has not yet been able to place a warhead on top of a missile, he’s very close and several missile launches from Submarines have confirmed they now fire from the sea.
2 – Pyongyang Water Park
Theme parks in North Korea are few and far between, However, several have sprung up in Pyongyang in recent years and one even includes a massive water park.
Built by the Korean Peoples Workers Party, these massive complexes feature huge indoor swimming pools that are complete with wave machines.
Also within the parks are several indoor slides, a restaurant and state-of-the-art changing facilities outside.
There is a massive waterslide that is capable of launching four people at the same time and the park features several other large slides, an outdoor pool and even river rapids.
1 – House Collection
Kim Jong-un owns a vast array of houses throughout the secretive state however a few we do know about.
One of these mansions even has its own train station in the center of Pyongyang.
The estate Contains a luxury house which is thought to contain the cinema we mentioned earlier.
Another one of his houses features an 18 hole golf course complete with yacht jetty and parade grounds.
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