Richard Branson vs Alan Sugar

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$4.97 Billion
Net worth 2018
$1.78 Billion
Media
Industry
Business People
Blackheath London
Residence
London Borough of Hackney
United Kingdom
Country
British
18/07/1950
BirthDay
24/03/1947
1.79 m
Height
1.73 m
2
Children
Drop Out, High School
Education
Northwold Primary School, Brooke House Secondary School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2007

Sugar sold off the company to its biggest client BSkyB in 2007

2005

He has appeared in the BBC reality show, ‘The Apprentice’ since 2005

1993

Amstrad produced the Amstrad Mega PC, a system similar to the Sega TeraDrive in 1993

1991

In spite of having no knowledge about the game of football, he teamed up with Terry Venables to buy Tottenham Hotspur football club in 1991

1990

During the early 1990s they purchased several telecommunication businesses including Betacom, Viglen Computers and Dancall Telecom

1988

The company brought out the PC models PPC512 and 640 in an attempt to bring affordable portable computers to the market in 1988

1984

The Amstrad PC range was introduced in 1984 in an attempt to capitalize on the surge in demand for personal computers during that time

1980

In spite of registering tremendous growth during the 1980s, the company ran into hard times during the 1990s

1970

By 1970 the company began its manufacturing unit as well

1968

The company, founded in 1968 registered phenomenal growth during the 1980s