Most hugs given in 24 hours by an individual
Jeffrey Ondash
9,277 people
United States (Las Vegas)
Age Restriction: Applications for this record title will only be accepted if the applicant is 16 years of age or over.

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.