61 Facts About Alan Sugar

1. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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2. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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3. Alan Sugar has taken to Twitter to raise awareness of a group of volunteers who work with the homeless in Leeds.

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4. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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5. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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6. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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7. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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8. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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9. Alan Sugar has joined the list of billionaires in 2015 with £1.4 billion.

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10. Alan Sugar is a business magnate, media personality and political advisor from the UK.

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11. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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12. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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13. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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

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15. Alan Sugar decided to work at a greengrocer to earn additional cash.

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16. Alan Sugar was called Mop Head when he was young due to his curly and profuse hair.

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17. Alan Sugar is known as media personality due to his appearance in The Apprentice.

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18. Alan Sugar was called as Mop head due to his curly and profuse hair.

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19. In 2011, it is estimated that Alan Sugar had the estimated net worth at £700m or US$1.14 billion.

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20. Alan Sugar founded Amstrad in 1968, the name being an acronym of his initials—Alan Michael Sugar Trading.

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21. Alan Sugar is an English business magnate, media personality, and political advisor.

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22. On 20 June 2018, Lord Alan Sugar tweeted a picture of the Senegal national football team edited next to images of fake handbags and sunglasses, claiming that some of the players looked just like hawkers he had encountered in Marbella.

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23. Lord Alan Sugar responded that he was "not the originator" and that "There is no smoke without fire in Labour".

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24. On 6 October 2013, Alan Sugar was investigated by police after a complaint was made that one of his tweets was racist.

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25. Alan Sugar was created a life peer as Baron Alan Sugar, of Clapton in the London Borough of Hackney on 20 July 2009.

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26. Alan Sugar is a philanthropist for charities such as Jewish Care and Great Ormond Street Hospital, and donated £200,000 to the British Labour Party in 2001.

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27. Alan Sugar holds two honorary Doctorates of Science, awarded in 1988 by City University and in 2005 by Brunel University.

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28. Alan Sugar was knighted in the 2000 New Year Honours "for services to the Home Computer and Electronics Industry".

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29. In May 2011, Alan Sugar presented Lord Alan Sugar Tackles Football, a documentary looking into the financial woes of English football.

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30. Alan Sugar has criticised the US version of The Apprentice because "they've made the fatal error of trying to change things just for the sake of it and it backfired.

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31. Alan Sugar became the star of the BBC reality show The Apprentice, which has had one series broadcast each year from 2005, in the same role as Donald Trump in the US version.

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32. Alan Sugar was paid £500,000 for chairing YouView for the year ending March 2012.

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33. Alan Sugar is Chairman of Amscreen, a company run by his eldest son Simon Sugar, specialising in selling advertising space on digital signage screens that it provides to retailers, medical centres and leisure venues.

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34. Alan Sugar was the owner of Viglen Ltd, an IT services provider catering primarily to the education and public sector.

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35. Alan Sugar has described his time at Tottenham as "a waste of my life".

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36. Alan Sugar wrote that Sugar had refused to give him the five-year contract he wanted, as he had not believed Sheringham would still get into the Tottenham team when he was 36.

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37. Alan Sugar referred to foreigners coming into the Premier League at high wages as "Carlos Kickaballs".

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38. Alan Sugar appeared on television holding the last shirt Klinsmann wore for Spurs and said he wouldn't wash his car with it.

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39. In 1985, Alan Sugar had another major breakthrough with the launch of the Amstrad PCW 8256 word processor which retailed at over £300, but was still considerably cheaper than rival machines.

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40. In December 2018, Alan Sugar announced during a television interview that he would leave Britain if Corbyn became prime minister.

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41. In May 2017, Alan Sugar endorsed Theresa May for the United Kingdom general election, 2017.

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42. Alan Sugar is a supporter and was the former owner of Tottenham Hotspur.

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43. Lord Alan Sugar delivers verdict on new Tottenham stadium after tour.

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44. Lord Alan Sugar calls for cannabis to be legalized on Good Morning Britain in bid to reduce knife crime.

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45. Alan Sugar makes new Tottenham stadium toilet confession after tour.

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46. Alan Sugar came in for an online roasting after he criticised Susanna Reid's fashion choice for Good Morning Britain earlier today.

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47. Lord Alan Sugar remained strong that legalising this one element would cause knife crime to decrease.

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48. Lord Alan Sugar calls for cannabis to be legalised on Good Morning Britain in bid to reduce knife crime.

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49. Lord Alan Sugar is the owner of Amshold Group Ltd and the popular star of the long-running BBC series The Apprentice.

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50. On 29 October 2015, Alan Sugar was listed by UK-based company Richtopia at number 5 in the list of 100 Most Influential British Entrepreneurs.

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51. In November 2012, Alan Sugar appeared as himself in a cameo in a special episode of EastEnders for Children in Need.

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52. In September 2012, Alan Sugar appeared as himself in a cameo in the Doctor Who episode "The Power of Three".

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53. In September 2013, Alan Sugar lost his Employment tribunal counter-claim against Stella English, the 2010 winner of The Apprentice.

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54. Alan Sugar fires at least one candidate each week until only one candidate is left.

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55. Alan Sugar sacked Venables the night before the 1993 FA Cup Final, a decision which led to Venables appealing to the high courts for reinstatement.

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56. In May 2017 Alan Sugar endorsed Theresa May for the United Kingdom general election, 2017.

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57. On 7 June 2009, Alan Sugar sought to clarify the non-political nature of his appointment.

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58. In 2015, Alan Sugar had an estimated fortune of £1.04 billion.

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59. Alan Sugar is an atheist, but remains proud of his Jewish heritage.

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60. Alan Sugar was born in Hackney, East London, into a Jewish family.

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61. Alan Sugar was chairman of Tottenham Hotspur from 1991 to 2001.

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