Alan Sugar

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar Full Name: Alan Sugar [aka Baron Sugar of Clapton]

United Kingdom

Profession: Computer Entrepreneur
Why Famous: Came to fame in the home computer battles of the 1980s with his AMSTRAD (Alan Michael Sugar Trading) brand; eventually he bought out his main competitor, Sinclair Research (headed by Sir Clive Sinclair). Now better known for the UK version of The Apprentice TV series and his catchphrase 'You're fired!'.

Born: March 24, 1947 (71 years old)
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 1968-04-28 Business magnate Alan Sugar (21) weds hairdresser Ann Simons in Great Portland Street Synagogue

Historical Events in the Life of Alan Sugar

  • 2005-02-16 The UK version of "The Apprentice" with British business magnate Alan Sugar premieres on the BBC

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