Gigi Becali

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Birthday
25, 1958
Birthplace
Romania
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Romania

About

Romanian political figure and Member of both the Romanian and European Parliaments. Also a businessman, he purchased the Romanian Steaua București Football (soccer) Club.

Before Fame

He was given a three-year prison sentence for his role in a late 1990s, politically corrupt land-swapping deal.

Trivia

He was the New Generation – Christian Democrat Party candidate for the 2004 Romanian presidential election; he finished in the race with just over one percent of the total votes.

Family Life

Following their 1994 wedding, he and Luminita Becali welcomed three daughters: Teodora, Alexandra, and Cristina.

Associated With

He and fellow Romanian politician Ramona Manescu both became Members of the European Parliament.