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Karren Rita BradyBorn: Friday 4th April 1969 (age: 54)
Karren Brady began her career aged 18 with LBC Radio before moving onto Saatchi & Saatchi as a Junior Account Handler.
Known as the first woman of football, Karren was Managing Director of Birmingham City Football Club from 1993 to 2009, during which time she turned their fortunes around. In January 2010, she was appointed Vice Chairman of West Ham United FC.
On top of being a successful author of four books and a columnist for The Sun newspaper, Karren is also on the board of several organisations and charities, including Scope, Birmingham Womens Aid and Channel 4 Television.
In 2007 Karren appeared on BBC Ones The Apprentice for Comic Relief. As the appointed Project Manager, she led her team to victory and raised over £750k for charity in the process.
Following appearances as one of Lord Sugars interrogators, Karren replaced Margaret Mountford as his right-hand woman in Junior Apprentice and continues the role in the current series of The Apprentice.