Romanian politics figure and Person in both Romanian and Western european Parliaments. Also a businessman, he bought the Romanian Steaua București Soccer (soccer) Membership. He was presented with a three-year jail word for his function in a past due 1990s, politically corrupt land-swapping offer. He was the brand new Era – Christian Democrat Party applicant for the 2004 Romanian presidential election; he completed in the competition with simply over one percent of the full total votes. Pursuing their 1994 wedding ceremony, he and Luminita Becali welcomed three daughters: Teodora, Alexandra, and Cristina. He and fellow Romanian politician Ramona Manescu both became Associates of the Western european Parliament.