Knowledge Identifier: +Duncan_Bannatyne
Born in 1949.
Countries: United Kingdom (68%), Ethiopia (12%), Portugal (4%)
Linked to: Labour Party, Comic Relief, Conservative Party, Glasgow Caledonian University
'Just Learning' chief executive during the 1992-1997 period was Michael Fallon
Carmen Ejogo - In the first episode, broadcast on 5 January 2005, his pitch for investment in an umbrella vending-machine business resulted in Duncan Bannatyne and Peter Jones making a joint offer of £150,000, which he accepted
British American Tobacco - In 2008 the company was the subject of a BBC2 documentary, in which Duncan Bannatyne investigated the marketing practices of the company in Africa and specifically the way the company targets younger Africans with branded music events, competitions and the sale of single cigarette sticks
He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from the Teesside University, on 6 February 2009
Michelle Dewberry - In December 2009 Dewberry joined Business Matters magazine as a monthly columnist alongside Duncan Bannatyne In July 2010 she opened Michelle Dewberry's Work and Money Surgery on women's lifestyle website iVillage
In the run-up to the 2010 general election, he reaffirmed his support for Labour and criticised Conservative leader David Cameron as a "plonker"
Anthony Elliott - In 2010 he married Abi Bannatyne, daughter of entrepreneur and media personality Duncan Bannatyne
Deborah Meaden - In January 2010, Deborah appeared alongside her "Dragon's Den" co-stars Duncan Bannatyne and Peter Jones in the fifth episode of the sixth series of "Hustle"
In 2016 Bannatyne created controversy when he exploited Sir Terry Wogan's death to promote his health clubs
The couple married in Portugal on 3 June 2017