There are many celebrities gained world fame you probably didn’t know they are of Hungarian origin. Let’s see a few of them now!

Zsa Zsa Gabor

The actress was born in Budapest in 1917. Her career began in Vienna in  the middle of the 1930s. She was  Miss Hungary in 1936. In 1941 she went to the United States and played in movies and TV series between the 1950s and the 1990s. She had nine marriages and lived a very long life. She was almost 100 years old when she died in December 2016.

Mariska Hargitay

She is the daughter of  bodybuilder and Mr Universe Mickey Hargitay and actress Jayne Mansfield. She began her acting career in the middle of the 1980s. She played in numerous films and series. As a young child she often visited Hungary, spent much time with her relatives and she speaks the language too.

Monica Seles

She was born in Yugoslavia into a Hungarian family. She won French Open when she was 16 and became the youngest champion in the history of the tournament. Her amazing career broke in 1993 when she was stabbed by a fan of Steffi Graf.  She returned in 1995 and became successful again. For example she won Australian Open in 1996. Since 1994 she is a US, while since 2007 a Hungarian citizen. She often visits Hungary and speaks the language very well.

Johnny Weissmuller

Weissmuller (1904-1984) was born in Timisoara (Temesv√°r) which was a part of Hungary at the time of his birth, today it belongs to Romania. He started his career as a swimmer and won five gold medals in the 1924 and 1928 Olympics. Later he became fameous as an actor as well. He made movies between 1929 and 1976. He is best known for portraying Tarzan in the 1930s and 1940s.

Gene Simmons

The bassist Of Kiss was born in 1949 in Israel in a family that had emigrated from Hungary. He began his music career as a teenager and has been active up to date.  He has made television projects and performed in TV series Miami Vice as well as a hidden camera prank series and even in a thriller and an action film too. In 2015 he founded Erebus Pictures, his own production company. He also speaks Hungarian well.

Uri Geller

He was born in Tel Aviv, Israel  in 1946, in a family with Hungarian roots. He is an illusionist and TV entertainer who is known for spoon bending and other tricks. He started his career more than four decades ago. He starred in a horror fim in 2001 and also in numerous reality shows  and other projects. He appears on TV in many countries . He has a very good command in Hungarian.

Translation in Hungarian РMagyar fordítás

Sok olyan h√≠ress√©g van, akik vil√°gh√≠rnevet szereztek √©s val√≥sz√≠nŇĪleg nem tudtad r√≥luk, hogy magyar sz√°rmaz√°s√ļak. L√°ssunk most n√©h√°nyat k√∂z√ľl√ľk!

G√°bor Zsa Zsa

A sz√≠n√©sznŇĎ Budapesten sz√ľletett 1917-ben. Karrierje B√©csben kezdŇĎd√∂tt az 1930-as √©vek k√∂zep√©n. 1936-ban Miss Hungary volt. 1941-ben az Egyes√ľlt √Āllamokba ment √©s filmekben √©s TV sorozatokban j√°tszott az 1950-es √©s 1990-es √©vek k√∂z√∂tt. ¬†Kilenc h√°zass√°ga volt √©s nagyon hossz√ļ √©letet √©lt. Majdnem 100 √©ves volt amikor 2016 december√©ben meghalt.

Mariska Hargitay

A test√©p√≠tŇĎ √©s Mr. Universe Mickey Hargitay √©s Jayne Mansfield sz√≠n√©sznŇĎ l√°nya. Sz√≠n√©szi karrierj√©t az 1980-as √©vek k√∂zep√©n kezdte. Sz√°mos filmben √©s sorozatban j√°tszott. Kisgyerekk√©nt gyakran l√°togatott Magyarorsz√°gra, sok idŇĎt t√∂lt√∂tt a rokonaival √©s a nyelvet is besz√©li.

Szeles Mónika

Jugoszl√°vi√°ban sz√ľletett magyar csal√°dba. 16 √©vesen megnyerte a French Open-t √©s a verseny t√∂rt√©net√©nek legfiatalabb bajnoka lett. ¬†LenyŇĪg√∂zŇĎ karrierje 1993-ban megszakadt amikor ¬†Steffi Graf egyik rajong√≥ja megk√©selte. 1995-ben visszat√©rt √©s √ļjra sikeres lett.¬† P√©ld√°ul 1996-ban megnyerte az Australian Open-t. 1994 √≥ta amerikai, 2007 √≥ta pedig magyar √°llampolg√°r. Gyakran l√°togat Magyarorsz√°gra √©s nagyon j√≥l besz√©li a nyelvet.

Johnny Weissmuller

Weissmuller (1904-1984) Temesv√°ron sz√ľletett, mely sz√ľlet√©se idej√©n Magyarorsz√°g r√©sze volt, ma Rom√°ni√°hoz tartozik. ¬†Karrierj√©t √ļsz√≥k√©nt kezdte √©s √∂t arany√©rmet nyert az 1924-es √©s az 1928-as Olimpi√°n. K√©sŇĎbb sz√≠n√©szk√©nt is h√≠ress√© v√°lt. 1929 √©s 1976 k√∂z√∂tt k√©sz√≠tett filmeket. Legink√°bb Tarzan megform√°l√°s√°r√≥l ismert az 1930-as √©s 1940-es √©vekben.

Gene Simmons

A Kiss basszusgit√°rosa 1949-ben sz√ľletett Izraelben egy olyan csal√°dba, amely Magyarorsz√°gr√≥l v√°ndorolt ki.¬† Zenei karrierj√©t tizen√©vesen kezdte √©s a mai napig akt√≠v. Telev√≠zi√≥s projekteket is k√©sz√≠t √©s szerepelt a Miami Vice sorozatban, valamint rejtett kamer√°s √°tverŇĎs sorozatban, de m√©g egy thriller-ben √©s egy akci√≥filmben is.¬† 2015-ben megalap√≠totta az Erebus Pictures-t, a saj√°t produkci√≥s v√°llalat√°t. Ňź is j√≥l besz√©l magyarul.

Uri Geller

Izraelben, Tel Aviv-ban sz√ľletett 1946-ban egy magyar gy√∂kerŇĪ csal√°dba. ¬†Illuzionista √©s telev√≠zi√≥s sz√≥rakoztat√≥ szem√©lyis√©g., aki a kan√°lhajl√≠t√°sr√≥l √©s m√°s tr√ľkk√∂krŇĎl ismert. T√∂bb, mint n√©gy √©vtizeddel ezelŇĎtt kezdte p√°lyafut√°s√°t.¬† Egy horrorfilmben szerepelt 2001-ben, valamint sz√°mos val√≥s√°gshow-ban √©s m√°s projektekben is. ¬†Sok orsz√°gban l√°that√≥ a TV-ben. Nagyon j√≥ magyar nyelvismerettel rendelkezik.

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