Katalin Novák is a Hungarian political figure and serves as Hungary’s president (elected in 2022 with two-thirds majority). She is the first woman to become President, as well as the youngest president in the history of Hungary, elected at the age of 44. Novák has devoted more than a decade of her life to politics. She has had a stellar career, starting as foreign minister to family minister, later becoming vice-president of the Fidesz party and finally rising spectacularly with her career to another presidential position.
Katalin Novák was born on September 6, 1977 in Szeged, Hungary and completed her secondary education in 1996 at Ságvári-Endre High School. She went to the Corvinus University of Budapest, where she studied economics, and later to the University of Szeged, where she received her law degree. She is also a graduate of Paris Nanterre University. In addition to Hungarian, she speaks three other languages including English, French and German.
Katalin Novák career
Katalin Novák began her political career as early as 2001, during the first Orbán government, when she was appointed foreign minister, where her work was mainly related to European affairs. She became a pastor in 2010, where she worked in this position for two years. After the same position, she was appointed head of the cabinet of the Ministry of Human Resources and continued to carry out her duties for another two or three years.
Later in 2014 she was appointed to the new position of Secretary of State for Family and Youth Affairs of EMMI and after holding the same position for around 6 years she became Minister for Family Affairs in October 2020.
Between 2017 and 2021 she received another position as Vice President of Fidesz. Following the results of the 2014 elections, Katalin Novák was promoted to State Secretary for Family and Youth. She has been announced as the leading figure for the position of deputy party leader of Fidesz, which she held between 2017 and 2021. She has been a Member of Parliament since 2018. In 2020 he was given the post of Minister for Family and Youth, from which she resigned to take up the post of President.
Rise to Fame
On December 21, 2021, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that Novák will be his candidate for the 2022 presidential election, and consequently she won the majority of votes. Back in 2020, Katalin topped the list of the most influential Hungarian women, and regardless of her position in Hungary, she is considered the closest minister to the head of government (according to Forbes).
Her messages and social media presence have always remained an influential activity in the public eye. Forbes listed her as the most influential figure in all four categories, including business, media, public life and culture, and she topped the list last year.
Katalin Novák Biography
|Real name||Katalin Éva Novák|
|Date of birth||September 6, 1977|
|Age (as of 2022)||44 years|
|Place of birth||Szeged, Hungary|
|profession||President of Hungary|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 127 pounds|
|hair colour||dark brown|
|eye color||dark brown|
Katalin Novák Family
|Who is Katalin Novák’s husband?||István Attila Veres|
|children||Three (Ádám, Kata & Tamás Veres)|
Katalin is a happily married woman who is the most influential personality listed by Forbes due to her social media activities and speaking style. She is married to her husband István Veres, who is an economist by profession and works as Director of the Directorate for Financial and Foreign Exchange Markets at the Hungarian National Bank (MNB). Together, the couple have produced three children – two sons and a daughter named Adam Veres, Kata Veres and Tamas Veres.
In the family picture, the daughter looks like the youngest in the Veres family. Katalin is the kind of politician who often posts her pictures and speaks the words that touch and positively influence people. She has posted a lot about her personal life including her family members like her husband and their three children. She tries to point out that she prefers to be a housewife who likes to bake, knit, cook and wash the windows in her free time.
Katalin Novák net worth
At the moment, Katalin Novák’s estimated net worth is around $12 million. It is certain that Katalin makes a good amount of money due to her strong connection to politics in Hungary. She started her career in 2001 and with hard work and hugely influential efforts, she rose to fame with every position she received in her professional life. It is certain that she makes a good amount of money due to her career in politics.