Steaua football club financial supporter Gigi Becali - also a quite controversial businessman and leader of the New Generation Party - is the richest Romanian, with an estimated wealth of 2.5 billion Euros. The second place belongs to the former tennis glory Ion Tiriac (2.2 - 2.4 billion Euros), while top oilman Dinu Patriciu ranks third, with 2 - 2.1 billion Euros.

The top of Romania's richest people also include the Voiculescu family (1.5 - 1.6 billion Euros), the Paunescu family (1.3 - 1.4 billions), Ioan Niculae (owner of Interagro, 1.27-1.29 billions), Sorin Ovidiu Vintu (1.2-1.25 billions) and the Adamescu family (1 - 1.1 billion Euros).