Alan Sugar

Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar ( born March 24, 1947 in Hackney, London ) is a British businessman who has an estimated fortune of 830 million English pounds.

Life and career

Sugar is the youngest of four children of a Jewish family. He left school at 16 and started on your own, car antennas and other small electrical items to sell. In 1968, the Sugar electronics and computer company Amstrad ( the company's name comes from his initials - Alan Michael Sugar Trading). At the same time Sugar was until 2001 chairman of English football club Tottenham Hotspur.

Since 2005 Sugar hosted the British version of the U.S. reality show The Apprentice.

Since July 20, 2009 Sugar belongs as a life peer in the House of Lords for Labour.


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