Where are The Apprentice contestants now?

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Spoiler alert: The winner of the most recent series of The Apprentice is referenced in this short article.

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Image caption Susie Ma and Lord Sugar visualized in 2012

Series 15 of The Apprentice culminated on Wednesday night with Lord Sugar working with Carina Lepore.

The 30-year-old craftsmen bakeshop owner was crowned this year’s winner, after beating recruitment expert Scarlett Allen-Horton in the last.

Lepore’s aspiration is to utilize Lord Sugar’s £ 250,000 financial investment to develop an empire of high street bakeshops.

Let’s have a look at where a few of the other entrants from the program, which began in 2005, have actually wound up given that.

Those who didn’t win

Susie Ma ended up third in the 2011 series, and in spite of not having a “you’re worked with” minute, still protected financial investment from Lord Sugar.

Her Tropic Skincare business is now among the fastest-growing skin care brand names in the UK.

Last year, Ma was called on the prominent Forbes 30 Under 30 list, in the retail and E-commerce classification.

Kate Walsh appeared on the program in 2009, ending up as runner-up to Yasmina Siadatan. Later on she went directly on to have a short tv profession, co-hosting the Channel 5 night home entertainment program Live from Studio Five and OK! TELEVISION, where she changed initial host Denise van Outen.

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Image caption Kate Walsh provided Live From Studio Five

Original runner-up Saira Khan likewise moved into TELEVISION after losing to Tim Campbell in the first-ever series of The Apprentice.

She has actually co-presented The Martin Lewis Money Show and the ITV series Guess This House, and can now be discovered on the daytime talk program Loose Women.

The serial truth reveal rival appeared in 2016’s Celebrity Big Brother and this year’s Dancing on Ice.

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Image caption Saira Khan is frequently seen on Loose Women

Katie Hopkins has actually developed a credibility as one of the country’s most outspoken paper writers – for the similarity The Sun and the Daily Mail – given that participating in the 2007 edition of the program.

She made her name though by offering Lord Sugar the slice herself, ignoring the competitors at the end of the penultimate job, pointing out child care problems.

Hopkins appeared on I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! right after and completed runner-up in 2015’s Celebrity Big Brother.

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Image caption The outspoken Katie Hopkins ended up being a paper writer and TELEVISION character

She landed her own TELEVISION program, If Katie Hopkins Ruled the World, prior to functioning as a speaker on the talk radio station, LBC. Her agreement was ended in May 2017 due to her remarks on Twitter about the Manchester Arena battle.

The very same year she was needed to pay £ 24,000 damages to Jack Monroe after incorrectly declaring she supported vandalism of a war memorial.


Still with Sugar

Of the 16 winners of the UK series of The Apprentice (joint winners were crowned in series 13) 8 are still dealing with Lord Sugar.

Notably, they all won the program after a format modification which saw Lord Sugar invest £ 250,000 in a company concept, instead of using the winner a task in his own business.

After his time on the program, previous engineering trainee Tom Pellereau utilized the financial investment to bring and develop to market a curved nail file, which is now equipped by significant grocery stores.

Image caption Tom Pelleraeu created a curved nail file

The creator now runs an appeal devices business, AVENTom, with Lord Sugar.

He has actually because developed a number of other developments, consisting of a retractable infant bottle and a cosmetics brush cleaner.

Elsewhere Ricky Martin runs a science and innovation recruitment business, while Leah Totton now has a string of cosmetic centers providing services consisting of thread facelifts, botox and wrinkle decrease.

Mark Wright is still dealing with Lord Sugar on his business which utilizes digital marketing to assist small companies grow.

Image caption (Left to right) Alana Spencer, Ricky Martin and Leah Totton

In a surprise end to the 2017 series, Lord Sugar crowned 2 winners for the very first time in the program’s history, in the type of Sarah Lynn and James White.

The set each got a £ 250,000 financial investment from Lord Sugar.

James has actually utilized the cash to broaden his service Right Time Recruitment, while Sarah has actually established Sweets in the City, a confectionery brand name now equipped by the similarity Harrods and Selfridges.

Sian Marie swimsuit brand name owner Sian Gabbidon was in 2015’s selected one. She required to Twitter to praise this year’s winner on having “smashed it” and joining her on Team Sugar.

Without Sugar

Eight of the winners have actually likewise because parted business with Lord Sugar – lots of on completely great terms … others less so.

The really first winner in 2005, Tim Campbell , worked for Lord Sugar for a year prior to leaving (with his employer’s true blessing) to establish a male grooming organisation, and more just recently a digital marketing firm.

He landed a £ 100,000-a-year task with Lord Sugar’s company Amstrad and left after 2 years to discovered Bright Ideas Trust, a charity which assists youths to establish their own organisations.

Image caption Michelle Dewbury, Lee McQueen, Stella English

Tim got an MBE in 2012 and now runs his own digital marketing company, Marketing Runner.

The program’s very first female winner, Michelle Dewberry , worked for Lord Sugar for 11 months however delegated establish her own business and a media profession, appearing routinely on news programs such as Sky’s weekly conversation program The Pledge.

She was worked with to release Xenon Green, Lord Sugar’s computer system devices disposal endeavor, however left after less than a year and now runs her own service consultancy.

In the 2017 basic election she ran as an independent, pro-Brexit prospect for Hull West and Hessle however came 4th out of 7 prospects with simply 5.5% of the vote. She stood once again in the constituency in recently’s basic election, this time for the Brexit Party, however later on revealed her choice to step down in defeat.

Simon Ambrose worked for Lord Sugar for 3 years however delegated pursue his own endeavors, while Lee McQueen likewise left after two-and-a-half years to begin his own sales recruitment and training firm.

Yasmina Siadatan remained in her task with Lord Sugar for a year however conceived while she existed and didn’t return after maternity leave. She later on established her own dining establishment.

Siadatan has actually likewise spoken openly about her half-brother who left Britain in 2014 to sign up with Islamic State in Syria.

Image caption Lord Sugar and Joseph Valente divided on friendly terms

Stella English ‘s departure from her task with Lord Sugar was far less friendly – she unsuccessfully sued him for useful termination.

She left her £ 80,000-a-year task and won The Apprentice’s 6th series in 2010. She worked for Viglen and YouView however left after 13 months and attempted to take legal action against Lord Sugar, stating she seemed like an “paid too much lackey.”

English went on to work as a TELEVISION speaker for Crowdbox TELEVISION, in addition to being management specialist.

Alana Spencer established her own bakeshop company, with the assistance of her name-alike. In September they parted methods as the 2016 winner gratefully purchased up Sugar’s shares in Ridiculously Rich by Alana.

“Working with Lord Sugar has actually been an extraordinary experience and I have actually discovered such a lot in such a brief area of time,” she stated.

Last however not least, Joseph Valente divided from Lord Sugar on friendlier terms, 2 years after winning the program in 2015.

Lord Sugar invested £ 250,000 into Valente’s pipes organisation and in 2017 revealed he was to take complete control of ImpraGas.

Valente stated: “I am so grateful for whatever Lord Sugar has actually provided for me and I might not have actually requested a much better partner in the early phases of my organisation profession.

“I owe him a good deal. I am positive that with the winning organisation design we developed together, I can continue to grow business effectively.”


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