Who are the dragons on Dragons’ Den? Meet the investors in season 20 – The Sun | The Sun

Who are the dragons on Dragons’ Den? Meet the investors in season 20 – The Sun | The Sun

January 5, 2023

DRAGONS' Den has been thrilling fans since it first kicked off on the BBC back in 2005.

The show is now in its 20th season and features a panel of familiar investors.

Who are the Dragons' Den dragons?

Deborah Meaden

Deborah Meaden is a business woman and star of Dragons' Den.

Born in Somerset, Deborah grew up in Essex before moving back to the West Country.

She first got a taste for business when leading paid pony rides along the beach in Minehead at the age of eight.

As of 2023, Deborah is estimated to be worth around £50M.

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Peter Jones, CBE was born March 18, 1966.

He is a British entrepreneur and businessman with interests in mobile phones, television, media, leisure and property.

Peter is the last original panellist on Dragons' Den and on American television series American Inventor.

He is the richest of all the Dragons and as of 2023 he has an estimated wealth of £500M.

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Touker Suleyman

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Touker Suleyman was born on August 4, 1953, in Famagusta.

He was born into a Turkish-Cypriot family and later moved to England and attended school in Peckham, South London.

He is a multi-millionaire retail and fashion entrepreneur.

In 2001 his company Low Profile Group bought famed shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis for just £1.

Touker has an estimated fortune worth £200million.

Sara Davies

Sara Davies, MBE, is an entrepreneur and television personality who was born in Coundon, County Durham in 1984.

The businesswoman founded her craft supplier company, Crafter's Companion, in 2005 while studying for a business degree at York University.

It was her ground-breaking product called The Enveloper that she designed and marketed that put her on the map – selling over 8,000 in the first 24 hours of being debuted on shopping channel Ideal World.

By the time she had graduated with her degree – with first-class honours no less – she had a business with a turn over of over half a million pounds.

Sara's company now employs over 200 people across the globe.

The entrepreneur has a reported fortune of £37M.

Steven Bartlett

Entrepreneur Steven Bartlett returns for his second season of Dragons' Den.

He attended Manchester Metropolitan University at the age of 22, but dropped out after just one lecture.

The same year, he co-founded two companies, Social Chain and Media Chain, together with his business partner Dom McGregor.

His company is now estimated to be worth around £300M.

How can I watch Dragons' Den?

Dragons' Den season 20 airs on BBC One at 8pm on Thursday nights.

It will air for 14 weeks, with the last episode predicted to be screened on April 6, 2023.

You can catch up with missed episodes on the iPlayer.

 

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