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KKR’s Night Out Sees Co-CEO Joe Bae Joined by ‘Squid Game’ Star

  • Bae honored as Korean American nonprofit raises $4 million
  • Citadel’s Peng Zhao, Goldman’s Alex Chi among those attending
Mike Joo, Joe Bae and Alex Chi
Mike Joo, Joe Bae and Alex ChiPhotographer: Amanda Gordon/Bloomberg

Joe Bae has come a long way since he arrived in Flushing, Queens, as a boy from Seoul whose parents spoke little English.

Just how far was clear at the Korean American Community Foundation gala Wednesday night, which, with Bae’s assistance, raised more than $4 million to help the roughly one-in-four Koreans who live below the poverty line in New York City.