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Samuel Boateng

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Samuel Boateng
File:Samuel Boateng The Apprentice.jpg
Samuel Boateng BBC's The Apprentice 2016
File:Samuel Boateng The Apprentice.jpg
Samuel Boateng BBC's The Apprentice 2016
Born (1988-09-23) 23 September 1988 (age 32)
Lewisham, South London,
England
🏳️ NationalityBritish
💼 Occupation
Entrepreneur
TelevisionThe Apprentice (2016)

Samuel Boateng (born 23 September 1988) is an English businessman of Ghanaian descent, best known for competing on series 12 of BBC One’s The Apprentice[1]

Early life[edit]

Boateng, whose parents emigrated from Ghana in the early 1980s, was born in 1988 in Lewisham, South London.

Boateng's family moved to Bury, Greater Manchester, in 2000. Whilst in Bury, Boateng attended Castlebrook High School and Holy Cross Sixth Form College.

Boateng left Bury to study Information Technology and Business Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. [2]Whilst at the University, Boateng became a society President in his first year before becoming an Executive within the University's Union in his second year.

Career[edit]

Business[edit]

Whilst in Sheffield, Boateng began his career at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Boateng eventually moved back to London in 2013. He next worked at London Business Conferences, Carcraft, Carrylift Group and Toyota. In 2017 Boateng co-founded the company Build and Master.[3]

Film and Television[edit]

The Apprentice[edit]

Boateng came to public attention when he participated in BBC One's The Apprentice 2016 hosted by Lord Sugar.[4] Boateng project managed a task in week 5 of the show leading the team to victory.[5] Boateng went on to reach week 7 of the show before being eliminated.[6]

Awards[edit]

Ghana UK Based Achievement (GUBA) Awards[edit]

Boateng was nominated for a Guba Award in 2017 in the 'Professional of the year' category[7] for his work and rise in management through various companies.

The Screen Nation Film & TV Awards[edit]

Boateng was also nominated for a Screen Nation Film & TV Award in 2017 in the 'Favourite Reality TV Talent' category.[8]

References[edit]

  1. "Series 12, The Apprentice - Samuel Boateng - BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  2. "'Perfect' Sheffield graduate to appear on The Apprentice". www.thestar.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  3. "Build and Master/About". Build and Master. Retrieved 2017-11-18.
  4. "The Apprentice candidates: meet Lord Sugar's new intake for 2016". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  5. "Success for Samuel after Apprentice cycle challenge". This Is Lancashire. Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  6. "VIDEO: Bury businessman Samuel reacts to tonight's episode of The Apprentice". Bury Times. Retrieved 2017-10-08.
  7. "GUBA Awards 2017 Nominees announced". Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  8. "Amma Asante, Samuel Boateng, Yaw Basoah, Eric Kofi-Abrefa nominated @ 2017 Screen Nation Awards". Kasapa102.5FM. 2017-04-13. Retrieved 2017-10-06.

External Links[edit]

Samuel Boateng - Official Twitter

Build and Master

Samuel Boateng - BBC The Apprentice Profile


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