List of Hungarians by net worth

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This list of Hungarians by net worth article consists ranks that claims to be the list of the richest Hungarians according to the individual's net worth. Some of the following lists of Hungarian millionaires and billionaires are based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine.[1]

Hungarians by net worth in 2017 by Forbes[edit]

Sándor Demján is currently the second richest person in Hungary
Hungarians by net worth in 2017 by Forbes[2]
Rank Name Net worth (HUF) Net worth (EUR) Field Source of worth
1 Sándor Csányi 294.3 billion 0.943 billion Investment banking
Commercial banking
Oil industry
Food production
OTP Bank
MOL Group
Bonafarm
2 Sándor Demján 192.0 billion 0.615 billion Construction
Real estate
Investment banking
TriGranit
Arcadom
Euroinvest
Gránit Bank
3 György Gattyán 188.6 billion 0.604 billion IT industry Docler Holding
4 Gábor Széles 147.1 billion 0.471 billion Transport vehicle production
Electrical engineering
Ikarus Bus
Videoton
5 Tibor Veres 140.5 billion 0.450 billion Real estate
Building material production
Wallis
6 László Bige 120.6 billion 0.387 billion Chemical industry Bige Holding
7 Zsolt Felcsuti 112.0 billion 0.359 billion Building engineering
Machine manufacturing
MPF Industry Group
8 Lőrinc Mészáros 105.7 billion 0.339 billion Media
Hotel industry
Agriculture
Construction
Konzum
Opus Global
Apennin Holding
CIG Pannonia[3]
9 László Szíjj 105.3 billion 0.338 billion Construction Duna Aszfalt
10 Lajos Kasza 90.5 billion 0.290 billion Plastic production Jász-Plasztik

Hungarians by net worth in 2017 (not participating on the Hungarian Forbes list)[edit]

George Soros is the second richest Hungarian in the world
Hungarians by net worth in 2017 (not participating on the Hungarian Forbes list)[4]
Rank Name Net worth (HUF) Net worth (USD) Field Source of worth
1 Thomas Peterffy 4,797 billion 18.100 billion[5] Financial services Interactive Brokers
2 George Soros 2,120 billion 8.000 billion[6] Hedge fund Soros Fund Management
3 Frank Lowy 1,548 billion 5.800 billion[7] Real estate Westfield Corporation
4 Steven F. Udvar-Hazy 1,034 billion 3.900 billion[8] Leasing International Lease Finance Corporation
Air Lease Corporation
5 Charles Simonyi 636 billion 2.100 billion[9] Software development Microsoft
Intentional Software
6 Megdet Rahimkulov 447 billion 1.690 billion[10] Oil industry
Commercial banking
Private banking
Gazprom
MOL Group
OTP Bank
VTB Bank
7 Frank Hasenfratz 270 billion 1.020 billion[11] Automotive industry Linamar
8 Paul Lederer 167 billion 0.625 billion[12] Food production Primo Smallgoods
9 Zoltán Teszári 149 billion 0.474 billion[13][14] Telecommunication RCS & RDS

Hungarians by net worth on the turn of the 19th century by Forbes[edit]

Leó Lánczy (1852-1921) was one of the richest persons in Hungary at the end of the 19th century
Hungarians by net worth on the turn of the 19th century by Forbes[15][16]
Rank Name Net worth
(Hungarian pengő)
Field Source of worth
1 Manfréd Weiss
(1857-1922)
30-35 million Steel production Manfréd Weiss Steel and Metal Works
2 Miksa Schiffer
(1867-1944)
15-30 million Construction Palatinus
Ogulin-országhatárszéli Vasút Építő
3 Henrik Fellner
(1859-1932)
25-30 million Spirit production
Sugar industry
Electrical engineering
Leipziger Vilmos Szesz- és Cukorgyár
Egyesült Izzólámpa és Villamossági Rt.
4 Sándor Hatvany-Deutsch
(1852-1913)
25-30 million Sugar industry Nagy-Surányi Cukorgyár és Finomító
Hatvani Cukorgyár
Oroszkai Cukorgyár
Vas megyei Cukorgyár
Alföldi Cukorgyár
5 Anton Dreher
(1810-1863)
18-20 million Beer production Dreher Breweries
6 Henrik Haggenmacher
(1827-1917)
18-20 million Beer production
Milling industry
Chemical industry
Dreher Breweries
Első Budapesti Gőzmalom
Flóra, Első Magyar Stearin-, Gyertya- és Szappangyár
7 Ernő Gschwindt
(1881-1932)
18-20 million Spirit production Gschwindt-féle Szesz-, Élesztő-, Likőr- és Rumgyár
8 Gyula Wolfner
(1814-1889)
Lajos Wolfner
(1824-1912)
18-20 million Leather production Wolfner Gyula és Társa
9 Leó Lánczy
(1852-1921)
15 million Investment banking Pesti Magyar Kereskedelmi Bank
10 Gyula Klein
(1862-1940)[17]
10 million Investment banking
Electrical engineering
Transport vehicle production
Magyar Általános Hitelbank
Ganz és Társa-Danubius Villamossági-, Gép-, Waggon- és Hajógyár

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