Boris Kollár

Slovak businessman and politician
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Boris Kollár
Boris Kollár (cropped).jpg
Speaker of the National Council
Incumbent
Assumed office
20 March 2020
PresidentZuzana Čaputová
Preceded byAndrej Danko
Member of the National Council
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 March 2016
Personal details
Born (1965-08-14) 14 August 1965 (age 57)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
(now Slovakia)
Political partyWe Are Family (2015–present)
Children12
Alma materUniversity of Central Europe

Boris Kollár (born 14 August 1965), BJK, is a Slovak businessman and politician serving as the Speaker of the National Council of the Slovak Republic.

Political career

In 2015, he started the political party We Are Family (Slovak: Sme Rodina). His party won 11 seats in the National Council during the 2016 Slovak parliamentary election.[1]

In 2016, a source turned over to SME material linking Boris Kollár to the Slovak mafia. Kollar rejected the accusation as an attempt to discredit him.[2]

Personal life

Kollár lived for a short period of time in Miami, United States. He has fathered 12 children with 10 different women.[3]

References

  1. ^ "The Election to the National Council of SR 2016: Final results". Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. Archived from the original on 20 October 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  2. ^ a.s, Petit Press (2016-03-10). "Kollár reportedly has gangland ties". spectator.sme.sk. Retrieved 2020-04-02.
  3. ^ "Slovakia's Matovic: Europe's Mr Ordinary prepares for power". BBC News. 4 March 2020.
Political offices
Preceded by
Andrej Danko
Speaker of the National Council
2020–
Succeeded by