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The Apprentice Winners Where Are They Now?

The Apprentice UK Winners Where Are They Now?

The Apprentice is a reality game show that puts a number of aspiring business men and women head to head in a series of challenges in order to win the grand prize.

The Grand prize was a position at Alan's company in series 1-6) and from series 7 onward it is a $250,000 investment and 50% stake in the winners proposed business venture.


Tim Campbell The Apprentice Tim Campbell was a transport manager for London Underground and the The Apprentice series 1 winner due to his strong performance throughout the process.

After the Apprentice, Tim became Project Director for Amstrad's Health and Beauty department, seeing his 12 month contract renewed but later left to set up his own company. He launched charity Bright Ideas Trust, that helps and supports entrepreneurs to start their own business.

Tim was awarded an MBE in 2012 for supporting enterprise and launched marketing company Marketing Runner Ltd with Derin Cag.


Michelle Dewberry The Apprentice Michelle Dewberry was a Telecoms Consultant and The Apprentice series 2 winner due to her strong performance across the tasks showcasing a strong range of skills.

After The Apprentice, Michelle became responsible for Xenon Green, a green project to dispose of computers but left after nine months to launch her own consultancy firm and launched a number of online businesses. She released an autobiography in 2007.

Michelle is currently a Sky TV presenter on The Pledge, a news debate show, patron of a number of charities and frequent advocate for mental health charities.


Simon Ambrose The Apprentice Simon Ambrose was a Telecoms Consultant and The Apprentice UK series 2 winner due to her strong performance across the tasks showcasing a strong range of skills.

After The Apprentice, Simon was hired a Lord Sugar’s property company Amsprop and left after 2 years after training as a surveyor to work on property development projects. He later became chairman of the London Contemporary Orchestra and manages a number of London bars and restaurants.


Lee McQueen The Apprentice Lee McQueen was a Recruitment Sales Manager and The Apprentice series 4 winner due to his improvement during the process, resilience and strong sales performance.

After The Apprentice, Lee was hired as development director at Lord Sugar's Amscreen and worked for the firm for two and a half years before leaving to start a digital media company with Alan's son Simon. He later set up his own recruitmen and training agency Raw Talent Academy.


Yasmina Siadatan The Apprentice Yasmina Siadatan was a Restaurateur and The Apprentice series 5 winner due to her risk taking and good promotional skills despite her chocolate product being recognised as being poor quality.

After The Apprentice, Yasmina was hired as a Business Development Manager at Amscreen Health Care and worked for Alan Sugar for three years, leaving after falling pregnant for a second time.

Yasmina later worked alongside James Caan as Head of Operations at Hamilton Bradshaw before becoming Creative Director at Start Up Loans Company before going freelance as a business consultant. She currently works as Head of Marketing for Distribution Technology.


Stella English The Apprentice Stella English was Head of Business Management and the winner of The Apprentice series 6 due to being a very strong all round candidate with excellent business skills and experience.

After The Apprentice, Stella was given a position in his IT Department Viglen but branded the position a sham and was offered another position at Youview before resigning. She attempted to sue Alan for constructive dismissal but this was thrown out of court as was his counter claim for legal costs.

Stella has revealed the show led to her marriage breakdown and she has struggled to find employment due to her reputation after losing her role at Citigroup due to the court case against her. She later went to work for HP and had a baby with snooker player Ali Carter.


Tom Pellereau The Apprentice Tom Pellereau was an Inventor and The Apprentice series 7 winner due to the problems with runner up Helen's business plan.

After The Apprentice, Tom partnered with Lord Sugar to create AvenTOM Ltd where he further developed his existing Stylfile range and released a range of toenail clipping products including the nipper clipper and further beauty products. He sold 36,000 limited edition stylfiles on QVC in 24 minutes!


Ricky Martin The Apprentice Ricky Martin was a Recruitment Manager and was The Apprentice series 8 winner due to his strong business plan and knowledge and experience in the field his business plan was in.

After The Apprentice, Ricky partnered with Lord Sugar to create Hyper Recruitment Solutions, a recruitment company for the science and technology industry which now has over 30 staff, multiple offices and a multi-million pound revenue.


Leah Totton The Apprentice Leah Totton was a Doctor and The Apprentice series 9 winner due to her strong performance in the final and the large profit that could be made with her business plan.

After The Apprentice, Leah partnered with Lord Sugar to create the Dr Leah Cosmetic Skin Clinic which has expanded to two clinics and offers a range of non-surgical treatments. She was in a relationship with fellow apprenticeship winner Mark Wright before splitting due to their busy schedules.

Leah has since returned to the NHS, working part time in an A&E department.


Mark Wright The Apprentice Mark Wright was a Digital Marketing Manager and The Apprentice series 10 winner due to his strong performance in the process despite the risk that his business plan was in an over saturated market.

After The Apprentice, Mark partnered with Lord Sugar to create Climb Online, a digital marketing company. They have since expanded to three offices making £5 million turnover per year. He was briefly in a relationship with fellow Apprentice winner Leah.


Joseph Valente The Apprentice Joseph Valente was owner of a plumbing business and The Apprentice series 11 winner due to his business plan being stronger and needing less investment.

After The Apprentice, Joseph used the investment to expand his existing business ImpraGas but split from Lord Sugar in 2017 taking full control and buying back his 50% stake of the company. They remain on good terms with Alan offering support and advice to Joseph.


Alana Spencer The Apprentice Alana Spencer was owner of a cake company and The Apprentice series 12 winner due to her improvement in the process and the strength, passion and profit of her business plan.

After The Apprentice, Alana partnered with Lord Sugar to create Ridiculously Rich, offering slices or trays of cake and a monthly cake subscription and with sales also through cake ambassadors, who sell her products.


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