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Deborah Meaden Age
Born on the 11th of February 1969, Deborah Sonia Meaden is currently 62 years old.
Deborah Meaden Net Worth
According to the Spear’s Magazine, the remarkable business woman has a net worth of 40 million pounds. She has so far invested over 3 million pounds ever since she joined the Dragons Den.
Who is Deborah Meaden
Deborah Sonia Meaden is a successful British business woman and TV personality who ran a multimillion-pound family holiday business before completing a management buyout. However, she is beat known for her role in the BBC business program, Dragons Den.
Deborah’s personal life is quite fascinating. She left school at the age of 16 and went to Brighton Technical College where she studies business. She graduated at the age of 19 and then moved to Italy where she began working as a glass and ceramics agent. The company was not successful but then she kept moving forward.
Later on, Deborah Meaden joined Weststar Holidays and became a shareholder. She remained an important partner of the business until in late 2007 when the company was sold to phoenix. Her shared were liquidated and valued at 19 million pounds.
Deborah joined the BBC business program, dragons den in 2006 during season 3. Her initial investment was 25 thousand pounds for 25% of the fashion business.
Peter Jones Age
Peter David Jones was born on the 18th of March 1964, he is currently 55 years old.
Peter Jones Net Worth
Peter rose to success in various industries, according to the Sunday Times Rich List, he has a net worth of $400 million.
Who is Peter Jones
Peter Jones is a successful businessman who rose to riches in various industries, but he is best known as an investor on BBC Two’s Dragons Den, he also appeared as a judge on the ABC series, American Investor. Peter started his first business of making personalised computers at the age of 16, the business was not a success and in his 20’s he was forced to move back in with his parents. However, all these setbacks did not hinder his thirst for success. Peter joined the largest technology company in Europe known as Siemens Nixdorf until in late 1999. Since then, he founded many different businesses. Today he owns one of the biggest TV production companies, Peter Jones TV, he is also the founder of Peter Jones enterprise academy.
Peter invested $50, 000 for 40% in the dragons den and he is said to be the only remaining original Dragons den personality since the series started in 2005.
James Caan Age
James Caan also known as Nazim Khan, was born on the 28th of December 1960, he is currently 61 years old.
James Caan Net Worth
According to Wikipedia, Caan’s net worth is £95 million pounds.
Who is James Caan
James Can is a successful British-Pakistani entrepreneur and television personality best known as a former investor of the BBC television program, Dragons Den whereby he was of the dragons from 2007 to 2010.
Caan’s rise to success is an inspiring story. At the age if 16, he left home and moved to a flat in Kensington where he then began working for a recruitment agency. His first job was door to door sakes which he found tiring and challenging but it encouraged him to want more in life.
In the early 1980s, Caan started his own recruitment company and his first office was so tiny that the door could not open fully as it was blocked by his desk. All these challenges made him to want more in life and he aimed high. In 1993 Caan co-founded the executive headhunting firm Humana international with Doug Bugie, the company was a success and had over 100 offices in 30 countries. He later sold the company to CDI international in 1999. In 2002 Caan sold his interests in Alexander Mann which had a turnover of about £ 140 million at that time. Today Caan is still a success entrepreneur owning several businesses in Europe.
James Caan joined the BBC one show in 2007 and was a dragon for five years. During his time in the show, he made 18 investments in a variety of businesses.
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Sara Davies Age
Sarah Davis was born on the 23rd of April 1984, Coundon, Country Durham. she is currently 36 years old.
Sara Davies Net Worth
Sarah’s 2021 net worth is around £37 million
Who is Sara Davies
Sarah Davis is a British businesswoman, entrepreneur, and television personality. She became a dragon in 2019 and has invested in several businesses that were presented on the show. Sarah is a university graduate, in 2006 she founded Crafter’s Companion, a company that became very success. Later on, she and her father invented a product known as the enveloper, it was a success and they were able to sell about 30, 000 units within the first few months.
Sarah is the youngest member of the Dragons den and we will be seeing more of her on the show.
Kelly Hoppen Age
Kelly Hoppen was born on the 28th of July 1959 in Cape Town, South Africa. She is currently 61 years old.
Kelly Hoppen Net Worth
As of 2021, Kelly’s net worth is approximately £50 million
Who is Kelly Hoppen
Kelly Hoppen is a South African born, British interior, and founder of Kelly Hoppen Interiors. She begun her career at a very young age, at 16 she would design and decorate kitchens, living rooms, etc. Her career grew so fast and she became very successful. Today she is known for designing hones, offices, restaurants, hotels, yachts, and jets. Kelly has also designed for several celebrities, including Martin Shaw and Victoria Beckham. Her recent projects include a collaboration with Disney to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, she designed the cruise ship.
Kelly is also the writer of several design books including How to Achieve the Home of your Dreams, her books are well known and loved by many people. In 2014, Hoppen launched her first ecommerce store with self-designed interiors accessories and was marked as the second most influential female the same year.
Kelly joined the BBC Two’s Dragon’s Den in 2013, she joined as Hilary Devey’s replacement and during her time as a dragon she made two investments.
Duncan Bannatyne Age
Duncan Bannatyne was born on the 2nd of February 1949, he is currently 72 years old
Duncan Bannatyne Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Duncan’s net worth is roughly £280 million
Who is Duncan Bannatyne
Duncan Walker Bannatyne is a Sottish entrepreneur, philanthropist, and author. He is beat known for his appearance on Dragons Den. In his twenties, Duncan moves from one place to another in search for opportunities. In 1974 he gained an HGV license and earned a living though different jobs. Duncan states that in his twenties he was so poor and didn’t even have a bank account until the age of 30. His life began to change when he moves to Stockton Tees and purchases an ice-cream van. His business grew until he managed to buy several vans, later on he sold the business for £28, 000 and founded a nursing home. Since then, Duncan founded more businesses and became succesaful.
Duncan is also the author of several books including Anyone Can Do it and Change Your Life. He joined the Dragons den show in 2005 and left in 2015. During his time as a dragon, he invested in 36 businesses.
Tej Lalvani Age
Ten Lalvani was born on the 13th of July 1974 in England, he is currently 46 years old.
Tej Lalvani Net Worth
According to Wikipedia, Tej has a net worth of £390 million
Who is Tej Lalvani
Tej Lalvani is a British businessman and the CEO of the UK’s largest vitamin company, Vitabiotics . He is best known for his role in the Dragons Den show, whereby he remained a dragon from 2017 to 2021. Tej Lalvani spent his childhood between India and the United Kingdom before settling in London when he was about 16 years old. He then graduated with a bachelors’ degree and later on took over his father’s company Vitabiotics and became the CEO.
Tej Lalvani was named the youngest entrepreneur in 2012, and in 2017 he was listed as one of the most influential people in Britain. Tej Lalvani joined the dragons in 2017 and succeeded Nick Jenkins, he pronounced his departure from the show in January 2021 claiming he wanted to focus on his business.
Touker Suleyman Age
He was born on the 4th of August 1953, he is currently 67 years old.
Touker Suleyman Net Worth
According to the Sunday Times Rich List, his net worth is estimated to be more than £200 million and he is said to be the 637th richest person in the world.
Who is Touker Suleyman
Touker is a British-Turkish Cypriot fashion entrepreneur, investor, and reality television personality. He is best known for his role on the Dragons den television show. At a young age, Touker worked at his family’s restaurant and when he graduated he joined an accountancy firm and later on acquired a small business known as the Low Profile Group. He also bought the fashion label Ghost. Today he is a very successful man owning several businesses in the UK.
Touker became a dragon in 2015 on the thirteenth series, he was chosen to be an investor alongside Nick Jenkins and Sara Willingham. Touker Suleyman is still a dragon today and has made several investments in the show.
Theo Paphitis Age
Theo was. Born on the 24th of September 1969, he is currently 61 years old.
Theo Paphitis Net Worth
As if 2021, Theo’s NWT worth is said to be £290 million.
Who is Theo Paphitis
Theo Phaphitis is a Greek-Cypriot British retail magnate and entrepreneur best known for his appearances on Dragons Den and is also the former chairman of Millwall football club. Theo’s first job was when he was a tea boy and filing clerk at a City of London insurance broker. However, he wanted more in life, and at the age of 18, he worked as a sales assistant for watches of Switzerland in the bond street after realizing his passion for retailing and sales. Theo then set up a property finance company at the age of 23. From there, Theo invested in many more businesses but his breakthrough came In 2011 when he set up a lingerie chain, Boux Avenue, which by the end o 2018 had succeeded by having 30 UK stores, with others overseas.
Theo was approached to be on dragons den in 2005, he left the show in 2012 after making several investments.
Dragons’ Den’s Hilary Devey: debuts alongside Deborah Meaden, Duncan Bannatyne, Theo Paphitis and Peter Jones. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian
Hilary Devey Age
Hilary was born in 10 March 1957, she is 64 years old.
Hilary Devey Net Worth
As of 2021, Hilary’s business is worth an estimated 100 million pounds.
Who is Hilary Devey
Hillary Devey is an English businesswoman, TV presenter, television personality, and entrepreneur. She is best known for her role on Dragons Den where she remained for two years. Hilary rose to success in 1996 when she launched Pall-Ex, a palletized freight network. The company was the third palletized goods distribution network to be launched in the UK and this made her so successful and recognized by many people. Today the company has annual revenues of over 59 million pounds.
Hilary joined Dragons Den in 2011 just after the departure of James Caan. She made 8 investments during her two year stay, but only two went through after the show – haircare range shapooheads and bespoke travel bedding firm Duvalay.
Sarah Willingham Age
Serah was born in December 21, 1973. She is 47 years old.
Sarah Willingham Net Worth
Serah’s net worth is £12 Million.
Who is Sarah Willingham
Sarah Louise Willingham is a British entrepreneur, investor, and consumer champion best known for her role in the Dragons Den show. At a young age, Serah earned a living through managing some restaurants including Chessageed Delights and Pizza Express. In 2004, she bought the Bombay bicycle club in partnership with the Clapham House Group. The company was a success and also became the largest Indian restaurant in the UK. Serah, later on, sold her share and from there she has invested in several businesses and today she is a successful woman.
Serah appeared on Dragons Den from 2015 to 2017, while on the show, she made six investments.
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Jenny Campbell Age
Jennifer Bernice Campbell was born on 5 October 1961, she is currently 59 years old.
Jenny Campbell Net Worth
Jenny’s net worth is estimated to be £24 million.
Who is Jenny Campbell
Jenny Bernice Campbell is a British entrepreneur best known for her appearances on the BBC Dragons Den show. Jenny was born in a family of builders, bankers, printers, etc. and this encouraged her to want more in life. At the age of 16, Jenny left school to join NatWest as a cash-counter and cashpoint filler. Later on, she went to college to study banking and after getting her qualifications she secured a job in London. In 2010 she bought YourCash Europe Ltd from RBS. With the help of others, Jenny founded more businesses and was successful.
Jenny joined Dragons Den for its 15th series, alongside Tej Lalvani.
Richard Farleigh Age
Richard Bruce Farleigh was born on the 9th of November 1960, he is 60 years old.
Richard Farleigh Net Worth
As of 2020, Richard’s net worth estimated to be around £80 million.
Who is Richard Farleigh
Richard Bruce Fairleigh is an Australian private investor and reality television personality. Richard was selected in 2006 to appear as an investor on Dragons Den. He is currently a member of the Business Review Weekly Rich 200 list, a list of the 200 wealthiest Australian individuals.
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Rachel Elnaugh Age
Rachel was born on the 12th of December 1964, she is 56 years old.
Rachel Elnaugh Net Worth
As of 2020, Rachel’s net worth was estimated to be somewhere between $1 million and $5 million.
Who is Rachel Elnaugh
Rachel Elnaugh is a British entrepreneur who is also the founder of the UK gift company “Red Letter Days”. She is best known for her appearances on Dragons Den in the first two series. Rachel founded her company in 1989, the company sold experiential such as motor racing days, hot air ballooning, and health spa days. The company was a success and it grew to 18 million turnovers.
In 2000, Rachel joined Dragons Den as one of the five investors. She left the show and founded the digital publishing and marketing platform source TV in 2013.
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Nick Jenkins Age
Nick Davis Jenkins was born on the 13th of May 1964, he is currently 53 years old.
Nick Jenkins Net Worth
Jenkins net worth is estimated to be £150 million.
Who is Nick Jenkins
Nicholas David Jenkins is an English businessman, known for founding the online greeting card retailer mooping.com and being an investor on the Dragons den television show.
Nick was born in Droitwich Spar, Worvestershire, he attended school at Haberdasher’s Adams Grammar school in Newport, Shropshire, and Birmingham University. Nick Jenkins founded Mooping and sold it in 2011 for an estimated 120 million. Since then, Nick has been investing in various businesses, he is as well involved with the educational charity Ark and Shivia.
Nick joined dragons Den in 2015 in series 13 and 14 his first episode aired on 12th July 2015. He made a few investments in the show.
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Piers Linney Age
Kinney was born on the 15th of February 1971, he is currently 50 years old.
Piers Linney net worth
According to Wikipedia, Linney’s net worth is £69 million.
Who is Piers Linney
Piers Linney became a dragon in 2013.
Simon Woodroffe Age
Simon Woodroffe was born on the 14th of February 1952, he is currently 69 years old.
Simon Woodroffe net worth
As of 2021, Simon’s net worth is said to be $10 million.
Who is Simon Woodroffe
Simon Woodrofe is an English motivational speaker and entrepreneur. He started his sushi chain business in 1997 and is also known as a dragon.