About This Statistic
This statistic presents the number of global monthly active Kakaotalk chat app users as of the second quarter of 2017. As of that period, the mobile messenger hat 49.5 million active users worldwide. In October 2014, Kakao Corp. merged with Daum, the South Korea's second-largest Internet portal. Kakao is one of the most popular Asia-based mobile messaging apps and its founder is one of the leading social media billionaires worldwide. As of March 2017, Kim Beom-Su's net worth was estimated to be 1.7 billion U.S. dollars.