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György Gattyán
Hungarian businessman

György Gattyán

György Gattyán
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Quick Facts

Intro Hungarian businessman
Is Businessperson Film producer
From Hungary
Field Business Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 24 May 1970, Budapest
Age 52 years
Star sign Gemini
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Biography

György Gattyán (born György Zoltán Gattyán, Hungarian pronunciation: [ɟørɟ ˌzoltaːn ˈɡɒtjaːn]) (Budapest, 24 May 1970) is a businessman and the richest person in Hungary in 2014, according to the Forbes list. He is the owner of the Docler Holding Enterprise, and also a producer, the co-founder of the Prima Primissima Foundation, the impresario of the Junior Prima Prize Hungarian folk art and community culture and founder of the Docler Holding New Generation Gábor Dénes Award. He decided to relocate the bases and main activities of his companies to abroad: Los Angeles and Luxembourg.

Early life

He was born May 24, 1970 in Budapest. His father worked as a mason and a construction entrepreneur; his mother was a homemaker. He attended the Corvin Mátyás High School and continues his studies at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences of Semmelweis University. He trained at the Ikarus Sports Club as a runner, his trainer was István Tomhauser.

Career

György Gattyán created the webcam site Livejasmin.com in 2001, providing adult content service based on streaming technology which today generates the greatest traffic among all adult content provider websites in the world, the number its visitors exceeding that of the CNN’s. He founded the Docler Holding Enterprise in 2008, which provides various IT and Internet-based services. Based on the technology of Livejasmin and using the benefits of video streaming, he has created Oranum.com, a site providing online fortune telling. Docler Group, including its portfolio companies, has more than 1000 employees. The latest gem of his enterprises is the Fashion Palace called Il Bacio di Stile, built and opened in 2013 on Andrássy Avenue, in the heart of Budapest, capital city of Hungary.

Despite of being known for ploughing back of profits in his own enterprises, Napi Gazdaság (Daily Business) estimated his fortune of 110 billion HUF which made him the 3rd richest man in Hungary. He became the co-producer of the 7 episode TV series The Globetrotting Mouse in 2005. As a result of his co-operation with Kecskemét Film Ltd., he became co-producer of the last and final 11 episodes of Hungarian Folk Tales in 2010. He also co-produced the animated feature films the Death of Joyous Armenian and The Tree that Reached the Sky. His works abroad also include the 8 episode TV series World Without End. The series saw great success on US TV channels and he was featured as co-producer in this project as well. The 2013 US thriller Open Grave saw him as its executive producer. Docler Entertainment, part of the Docler Enterprise produces 4-5 movies each year in Hungary and in the US. The movie Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks was finalized in the summer of 2013 which featured him again as a producer. György Gattyán is the curator and jury member of several film festivals. He has already assisted the work of the Golden Eye Cinematographer Festival and the Hungarian Film Festival of Los Angeles as well.

Charitable activities

Docler Group is the eponymous sponsor of several sports clubs, among others the runners team of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, the Docler Wolves American football team and the Wildboars Wheelchair Rugby Association too. Among Docler’s protegees we also find Richard Rapport, Hungary’s youngest grandmaster of chess or the equally young but already world champion sailor Benjamin Vadnai. György Gattyán is also the co-founder of the Prima Primissima Foundation, the sponsor and mentor of the Junior Prima Prize of Hungarian folk art and community culture and the founder of the Docler Holding New Generation Gábor Dénes Award.

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