Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2023
Mar. 06, 2023
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jan. 31, 2023  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-14505  
Entity Registrant Name KORN FERRY  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 95-2623879  
Entity Address, Address Line One 1900 Avenue of the Stars  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 1500  
Entity Address, City or Town Los Angeles  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 90067  
City Area Code 310  
Local Phone Number 552-1834  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share  
Trading Symbol KFY  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   52,409,108
Entity Central Index Key 0000056679  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false