|Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania|
December 2008 – December 2012
|Constituency||42 - Bucharest - Electoral College No. 15|
December 22, 1963 |
|Political party||Democratic Liberal Party (to 2012)
Independent (since 2012)
|Spouse(s)||Adriana Bahmuțeanu (divorced)|
In December 2008 he became a member of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania, serving for four years. He was a member of the Democratic Liberal Party until September 2012, shortly before his term expired.
Apart from his waste collection company, Prigoană is known for founding the first Romanian news television, Realitatea TV, the first sports channel based in Romania, TV Sport (later sold to Central European Media Enterprises, becoming Sport.ro), and two other music channels: the first with emphasis on Romanian traditional music, Etno TV, and the other known for promoting Manele music, Taraf TV.
He is married to Adriana Bahmuţeanu with whom he had a tumultuous relationship that culminated with their fourth marriage in May 2009. The couple have two children together, along with two boys from his first marriage, Honorius-Adrian and Silvius.
- "Silviu Prigoană" (in Romanian). Chamber of Deputies. Retrieved 2009-12-08.
- "Prigoana va stringe gunoiul cu bani de la bursa", Cotidianul, March 16, 2008
- "Deputatul Silviu Prigoană demisionează din PDL" (in Romanian). Mediafax. Retrieved 2012-09-10.
- "Afaceri autohtone pornite de la zero vandute pe sase zerouri" (in Romanian). www.capital.ro. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
- "Adriana Bahmuţeanu and Silviu Prigoană tied the knot for the fourth time" (in Romanian). www.realitatea.net. Retrieved 2009-12-09.
- "Adriana Bahmuteanu a nascut un baietel de 3,2 kilograme" (in Romanian). www.mediafax.ro. Retrieved 2011-01-17.
- (in Romanian) Personal site