The Apprentice: Where are the previous contestants now?

Spoiler alert: The winner of basically the most up-to-date series of The Apprentice is referenced on this article.

Sequence 15 of The Apprentice culminated on Wednesday night with Lord Sugar hiring Carina Lepore.

The 30-one year-frail artisan bakery owner used to be topped this one year’s winner, after beating recruitment advisor Scarlett Allen-Horton in the last.

Lepore’s ambition is to make utilize of Lord Sugar’s £250,000 funding to function an empire of excessive avenue bakeries.

Let’s win a discover at the do a couple of of the opposite contestants from the notice, which started in 2005, bear ended up since.

Those who didn’t preserve

Susie Ma executed third in the 2011 series, and despite no longer having a “you’re employed” moment, quiet secured funding from Lord Sugar.

Her Tropic Skincare company is now one of the fastest-rising skincare brands in the UK.

Final one year, Ma used to be named on the grand Forbes 30 Beneath 30 list, in the retail and E-commerce class.

Kate Walsh looked on the notice in 2009, finishing as runner-up to Yasmina Siadatan. Afterwards she went straight on to bear a brief television occupation, co-web web hosting the Channel 5 night leisure notice Dwell from Studio 5 and OK! TV, the do she changed customary host Denise van Outen.

Celebrated runner-up Saira Khan also moved into TV after losing out to Tim Campbell in the first-ever series of The Apprentice.

She has co-offered The Martin Lewis Cash Exhibit and the ITV series Wager This Dwelling, and can now be chanced on on the daylight hours talk notice Loose Females.

The serial actuality notice competitor looked in 2016’s Star Huge Brother and this one year’s Dancing on Ice.

Katie Hopkins has constructed up a fame as one of the nation’s most outspoken newspaper columnists – for the likes of The Solar and the Daily Mail – since taking fragment in the 2007 edition of the notice.

She made her name even supposing by giving Lord Sugar the cleave herself, walking a long way off from the competition at the tip of the penultimate job, citing childcare points.

Hopkins looked on I’m a Star… Procure Me Out of Here! soon after and executed runner-up in 2015’s Star Huge Brother.

She landed her have TV notice, If Katie Hopkins Ruled the World, ahead of serving as a presenter on the talk radio do, LBC. On the opposite hand, her contract used to be terminated in Would possibly per chance possibly well 2017 as a consequence of her feedback on Twitter referring to the Manchester Arena bombing.

The similar one year she used to be required to pay £24,000 damages to Jack Monroe after falsely alleging she supported vandalism of a wrestle memorial.


Mute with Sugar

Of the Sixteen winners of the UK series of The Apprentice (joint winners had been topped in series 13) eight are quiet working with Lord Sugar.

Particularly, they all gained the notice after a layout substitute which saw Lord Sugar invest £250,000 in a industry thought, as a substitute of offering the winner a job in his have company.

After his time on the notice, outdated engineering pupil Tom Pellereau outdated the funding to invent and elevate to market a zigzag nail file, which is now stocked by foremost supermarkets.

The inventor now runs a beauty accessories company, AVENTom, with Lord Sugar.

He has since strategy up with so a lot of different innovations, collectively with a collapsible toddler bottle and a invent-up brush cleaner.

In plenty of places Ricky Martin runs a science and abilities recruitment company, while Leah Totton now has a string of cosmetic clinics offering companies and products collectively with thread facelifts, botox and wrinkle cut value.

Impress Wright is quiet working with Lord Sugar on his company which makes utilize of digital marketing and marketing to back small agencies develop.

In a surprise dwell to the 2017 series, Lord Sugar topped two winners for the first time in the notice’s history, in the procure of Sarah Lynn and James White.

The pair every obtained a £250,000 funding from Lord Sugar.

James has outdated the money to enlarge his industry Simply Time Recruitment, while Sarah has developed Sweets in the Metropolis, a confectionery notice now stocked by the likes of Harrods and Selfridges.

Sian Marie swimming gear notice owner Sian Gabbidon used to be last one year’s chosen one. She took to Twitter to congratulate this one year’s winner on having “smashed it” and joining her on Team Sugar.

With out Sugar

Eight of the winners bear also since parted company with Lord Sugar – many on perfectly fair accurate terms… others less so.

The very first winner in 2005, Tim Campbell, worked for Lord Sugar for a one year ahead of leaving (alongside with his boss’s blessing) to establish up a male grooming industry, and extra no longer too long ago a digital marketing and marketing company.

He landed a £one hundred,000-a-one year job with Lord Sugar’s company Amstrad and left after two years to chanced on Incandescent Tips Believe, a charity which helps children to establish up their very have agencies.

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

The notice’s first female winner, Michelle Dewberry, worked for Lord Sugar for eleven months but left to establish up her have company and a media occupation, performing on a conventional foundation on information programmes a lot like Sky’s weekly discussion notice The Pledge.

She used to be employed to begin Xenon Green, Lord Sugar’s computer equipment disposal project, but left after lower than a one year and now runs her have industry consultancy.

In the 2017 now not unique election she ran as an impartial, official-Brexit candidate for Hull West and Hessle but came fourth out of seven candidates with factual 5.5% of the vote. She stood as soon as more in the constituency in last week’s now not unique election, this time for the Brexit Occasion, but later launched her dedication to step down in defeat.

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Simon Ambrose worked for Lord Sugar for 3 years but left to pursue his have ventures, while Lee McQueen also left after two-and-a-1/2 years to begin his have gross sales recruitment and training company.

Yasmina Siadatan stayed in her job with Lord Sugar for a one year but grew to change into pregnant while she used to be there and didn’t return after maternity leave. She later spot up her have restaurant.

Siadatan has also spoken publicly about her 1/2-brother who left Britain in 2014 to affix Islamic Reveal in Syria.

Stella English‘s departure from her job with Lord Sugar used to be a long way less right – she unsuccessfully sued him for constructive dismissal.

She left her £80,000-a-one year job and gained The Apprentice’s sixth series in 2010. She worked for Viglen and YouView but left after 13 months and tried to sue Lord Sugar, announcing she felt admire an “overpaid lackey.”

English went on to work as a TV presenter for Crowdbox TV, to boot to being administration advisor.

Alana Spencer spot up her have bakery company, with the back of her name-alike. On the opposite hand, in September they parted programs because the 2016 winner gratefully equipped up Sugar’s shares in Ridiculously Rich by Alana.

“Working with Lord Sugar has been an impossible trip and I in truth bear realized one of these lot in one of these brief do of time,” she said.

Final but no longer least, Joseph Valente ruin up from Lord Sugar on friendlier terms, two years after winning the notice in 2015.

Lord Sugar invested £250,000 into Valente’s plumbing industry and in 2017 launched he used to be to win pudgy support an eye on of ImpraGas.

Valente said: “I’m so grateful for the whole lot Lord Sugar has accomplished for me and I also can no longer bear asked for a bigger accomplice in the early phases of my industry occupation.

“I owe him a huge deal. I’m confident that with the winning industry model we created collectively, I will proceed to develop the industry efficiently.”


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