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!'.
- 1968-04-28 Business magnate Alan Sugar (21) weds hairdresser Ann Simons in Great Portland Street Synagogue
- 2005-02-16 The UK version of "The Apprentice" with British business magnate Alan Sugar premieres on the BBC