C. Dean Metropoulos net worth: C. Dean Metropoulos' net worth is $1.2 billion dollars which makes him one of the richest people in Connecticut. Born in Greece, C. Dean Metropoulos grew up in Watertown, Massachusetts. He earned both his Bachelor's degree and his Masters from Babson College, and then relocated to Geneva, Switzerland, where he served as a financial director for GTE. After returning to the US, he formed International Home Foods in the mid-90s, and managed to successfully re-launch Chef Boyardee, PAM Cooking Spray, and Bumble Bee Seafoods, brands which were all in a decline. He sold the company for almost $3 billion four years later. He then performed the same magic with Aurora Foods by buying it, merging it with Pinnacle Foods, and reselling the new company for $2.2 billion. He now runs his own private equity firm, Metropoulos & Co., and recently purchased Pabst Brewing Co. for $250 million dollars. He also owns the luxury hotel, Castle on the Hudson.