10 Facts about Lord Alan Sugar

Post On: March 8, 2017
By: Agustina

The famous English business magnate is elaborated on Facts about Lord Alan Sugar.  Have you ever heard about him? He was also known as Baron Sugar.  This English business magnate is also a political adviser, politician, and media personality. He was born on 24th March 1947. In United Kingdom, Sugar took the 95th place of the richest person.  His net worth was estimated around £1.15bn in 2015 according to Sunday Times Rich List. Let us find out other interesting facts about Lord Alan Sugar below:

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 1: Amstrad

Amstrad is a consumer electronics company that Sugar sold in 2007. It was the most notable business venture of Sugar.

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 2: Tottenham Hotspur

In 1991 until 2001, he served as the chairman of Tottenham Hotspur.

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Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 3: as a media personality

Sugar is also known as media personality due to his appearance in The Apprentice. It is a BBC TV Series, which has been aired since 2005.

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 4: the birthplace and early life

Sugar was from Jewish family.  His birthplace was located in Hackney, east London. His father worked at the garment industry located in East End as a tailor. His name was Nathan Sugar. Alan had three siblings and he was the youngest.

Lord Alan Sugar Young

Lord Alan Sugar Young

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 5: the nickname

Sugar was called Mop Head when he was young due to his curly and profuse hair. He and his family could only live in a council flat.

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 6: education

Before he went to Brooke House Secondary School, Sugar was enrolled at Northwold Primary School. Sugar decided to work at a greengrocer to earn additional cash.

Lord Alan Sugar Pic

Lord Alan Sugar Pic

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 7: working

At the age of 16, Sugar left his education. He was employed at Ministry of Education as a statistician. He used £50 to buy car antennas and electrical goods. He sold them again from his van.

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 8: religion

Sugar respected his Jewish heritage even though he is an atheist.

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Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 9: personal life

The wife of Sugar is Ann Simons. On 28th April 1968, the couple wedded. They have three kids. The family resides in Chigwell, Essex. The couple launched a party on May 11th, 2008 to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary.

Lord Alan Sugar

Lord Alan Sugar

Facts about Lord Alan Sugar 10: Rita Simons

Do you know Rita Simons? She is mostly recognized for portraying Roxy Mitchell in EastEnders soap opera. Simons is the niece of Sugar through marriage.

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