C. Dean Metropoulos Net Worth

C. Dean Metropoulos was born on 1946 in Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Metropoulos is best known for saving the iconic Twinkies and Hostess Brands; he and Apollo bought the shuttered firm in 2013 and it's now public. Through his Metropoulos & Co, he's also turned around and sold Chef Boyardee, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Bumble Bee Tuna and others. The Greek born entrepreneur is a trustee of the National Hellenic Museum located in Chicago.
C. Dean Metropoulos is a member of Food and Beverage

Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Year 1946
Birth Place Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Residence Palm Beach, Florida, US
Alma mater Babson College
Occupation Chairman and CEO, C. Dean Metropoulos and Company
Known for Hostess Brands and Pabst Brewing Company
Children Daren Metropoulos (son), Evan Metropoulos (son)

💰 Net worth: $2.7 Billion (2022)

2010 $1.2 Billion
2011 $1.2 Billion
2012 $1.2 Billion
2013 $1.3 Billion
2014 $2.1 Billion
2015 $2.4 Billion
2016 $2.5 Billion
2017 $2.4 Billion
2018 $2.58 Billion

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Famous Quotes:

"People walk up and thank me for bringing back Twinkies."



Metropoulos is the executive chairman and chief executive officer of C. Dean Metropoulos & Company. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. As of 2011, C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. has been involved in over 72 acquisitions with over $12 billion in invested capital. The company jointly owns Hostess Brands along with Apollo Global Management.


Metropoulos lives in Palm Beach, Florida, with his wife Marianne, who in 2011, was President and Principal of Aegean Entertainment, a movie production company in Beverly Hills. They are parents of sons Evan and Daren. Daren, age 33 in early 2017 and a principal in C. Dean Metropoulos & Company, purchased the Playboy Mansion for $100 million in 2016.


In September 2014 American Entrepreneur Eugene Kashper, backed by TSG Consumer Partners, announced an agreement to acquire Pabst Brewing from C. Dean Metropoulos & Co for $700 million. The sale represented a gain of $550 million more than what the company paid for it in 2010. Bumble Bee Tuna is another brand owned by a company "bought and flipped" by the firm.


On July 7, 2015 there were rumors of a Hostess Brands IPO. Metropoulos has stated that there is no plan for an IPO. In July 2016, a Hostess IPO was announced.


On the Forbes 2018 list of the world's billionaires, he was ranked #965 with a net worth of US$2.6 billion.


At age 25, he went to Geneva, Switzerland, to become a financial Director for GTE International’s (now Verizon) European, Middle Eastern and African operations. Later he returned to the U.S. as the company’s youngest controller.