Alan Michael Sugar, Baron Sugar (born 24 March 1947) is a British business magnate, media personality, politician, and political adviser. In 1968, he started what would later become his largest business venture, consumer electronics company Amstrad. In 2007, he sold his remaining interest in the company in a deal to BSkyB for £125m.Sugar was the chairman and part-owner of Tottenham Hotspur from 1991 to 2001, selling his remaining stake in the club in 2007 as well, for £25m. He appears in the BBC TV series The Apprentice, which has been broadcast annually since 2005.
According to the Sunday Times Rich List, Sugar became a billionaire in 2015. In 2016, his fortune was estimated at £1.15bn, ranking him as the 95th richest-person in the UK.