- Jeffrey Ondash
- 9,277 people
- United States (Las Vegas)
The most hugs given in 24 hours is 9,277, and was achieved by Jeffrey Ondash (USA) at Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on 16-17 February 2013.
Jeffrey attempted this record as a fundraiser and for awareness for the American Heart Association. He also wanted to take back his previous record from 2010.