Ioan Niculae is businessman and entrepreneur from Romania. This self-made billionaire resides in Bucharest and is the richest Romanian with a net worth of $1.2 billion as of 2015, according to Forbes. He was married to Domnita Niculae and has three children. He is a home bird and does not like travel very much. He began his career in a state owned agricultural company, and later started on his own. Ioan Niculae is the founder of Interagro. Interagro is Romania’s leading agriculture and fertilizer company with with revenues of over €630 million in 2012. He is investing in a cogeneration plant and upgrades to a Black Sea hotel property. He is the founder of the Romanian Investors Council, which aims to be a leading think tank. Niculae also founded the Romanian Investors Council. In 2015 he was sentenced to two-and-a-half years for illegal financing the PSD electoral campaign since 2009.