He’s the heir to a multi-million pound fortune, goes on holiday over 40 times a year and runs a Nicki Minaj fan account, where he shows off his rapping attempts.
But The Apprentice’s newest candidate Navid Sole experienced how the other-half lives when he spent a week at an inner city council estate on Rich Kids Go Skint last year.
The 27-year-old pharmacist, who boasted, ‘Life growing up for me was easy, I got everything I wanted,’ in the episode, told cameras he was having ‘heart palpations’ after being asked to sleep on a sofa in London’s Grenfell community.
‘Growing up was easy, I got everything I wanted’: The Apprentice’s Navid Sole, 27, is heir to multi-million pound fortune, goes on holiday over FORTY times a year and shows off his rapping attempts on Nicki Minaj fan account
A self-confessed Versace fanatic, he dressed head-to-toe in a sparkling gold tracksuit by the designer brand as he boasted about his luxurious lifestyle to mum-of-one Queen, who welcomed the North London native to her humble abode.
During a tour of her kitchen, he announced: ‘Mine’s slightly bigger and I don’t cook. We’ve got someone who helps out with that stuff. Not even beans on toast.’
Viewing Queen’s bedroom, he gloated: ‘In terms of my covers and bed, it’s all designer brands – which is nice – and so are the cushions. I’ve got my own walk-in-closet and bathroom too.
Having a blast: In one hilarious video, the aspiring rapper enthusiastically spat the bars of Nicki’s tracks Hov Lane and Ganja Burn into a gold-plated microphone
The 24-year-old also owns a golden Versace tracksuit that cost £1,000 and several designer bags, from different brands
Rich Kid Navid, 24 (pictured) is a fan of designer labels and celebrity meet-and-greets. For a week, Navid will have to live on a budget on tonights Rich Kids Go Skint on 5Star
‘Usually I travel three to four times in a month. The best one I’ve been to is when I went with my parents to Brazil and Argentina. It was roughly £20,000 and we flew in first class and stayed in five-star hotels.’
Navid also has his own personalised bath tub in the home he shares with his parents, and owns Versace plates worth £2,000, which he proudly displays in their enormous dining room.
The ‘rich kid’ does not have a limit to his budget, has very few boundaries when it comes to spending his money, and even said: ‘If I see something nice and I like it and need it, I get it.’
Unimpressed: He experienced how the other-half lives when he spent a week at an inner city council estate on Rich Kids Go Skint last year
Oh dear: The 27-year-old pharmacist, who boasted, ‘Life growing up for me was easy, I got everything I wanted,’ in the episode, told cameras he was having ‘heart palpations’ after being asked to sleep on a sofa in London’s Grenfell community
When he’s not at work in the chemist, Navid runs Nicki Minaj fan accounts on Instagram and Twitter, where he has accumulated a combined following of 386,364.
In his description, he gushed: I am Nicki Minaj obsessed. My dream has always been to meet her. Travelling all over the world to see my baby Mrs. Onika. Nicki followed on 12/02/2020.’
In one hilarious video, the aspiring rapper enthusiastically spat the bars of her tracks Hov Lane and Ganja Burn into a gold-plated microphone.
Star-struck: When he’s not at work in the chemist, Navid runs Nicki Minaj fan accounts on Instagram and Twitter, where he has accumulated a combined following of 386,364
Razzle dazzle: He also said ‘nothing intimidates me because I just feel like I’m a strong character, strong person, strong mindset’ (pictured with supermodel Naomi Campbell
Wow! Navid splashes his money on meet-and-greets with his favourites stars like Britney Spears (pictured) and Selena Gomez
Splashing the cash: These events usually cost him between £400 and £1,000 (pictured with Selena)
He splashes his money on meet-and-greets with his favourite stars like Britney Spears, Selena Gomez, and Naomi Campbell and he’s seen Nicki nine times, with these events usually costing him between £400 and £1,000.
With 16 new candidates competing to win a life-changing £250,000 investment in their business, Navid certainly will be up against tough competition.
Over the years, Lord Sugar has invested close to a staggering £3million into winning pitches and this year’s ambitious entrepreneurs will be doing their utmost to prove they mean business as they fight it out for the life-changing investment opportunity.
Woah: Navid appeared to be in his element as he sported a dazzling gold Versace medallion and glasses while showing off his talents
Obsessed: In his description, he gushed: I am Nicki Minaj obsessed. My dream has always been to meet her. Travelling all over the world to see my baby Mrs. Onika. Nicki followed on 12/02/2020′
While Sugar will have trusted advisor Baroness Karren Brady back by his side, Claude Littner will be taking a series break as he recovers from multiple surgeries, with series one winner Tim Campbell stepping in.
The Apprentice last aired in 2019, with Carina Lepore emerging victorious and bagging a whopping £250,000 investment in her baking business.
The Apprentice starts this Thursday, January 6 at 9pm on BBC One, followed by You’re Fired on BBC Two. Watch live and on-demand on BBC iPlayer.
It’s back! The Apprentice will return for its stellar 16th series in January with Lord Alan Sugar putting his trust into aides Baroness Karren Brady and Tim Campbell to watch over the candidates during challenges
THE APPRENTICE 2022: MEET THE MEN
AARON WILLIS, 38
Occupation: Flight Operations Instructor
Lives in: Chorley, Lancashire
Key information: Having served in the RAF for 12 years as Flight Operations Instructor, Aaron has set out to start his own security business.
He says: ‘My strongest point is that I can sell to anybody and I think that’s the reason why my business will be a success, because people will buy from me.’
AKSHAY THAKRAR, 28
Occupation: Owner, Digital Marketing Agency
Lives in: London
Key information: Referring to himself as a man who believes sleeping is a ‘waste of time’ he also claims his first word as a newborn was ‘profit’.
He says: ‘My friends call me AK 47 because I’m a killer salesperson.’
CONOR GILSENAN, 28
Occupation: Sales Executive and former Professional Rugby Player
Lives in: London
Key information: Hard working and ‘hyper motivated by money’, ex rugby player Conor describes himself as a ‘corporate panther’ with a record for getting deals done and who will win this series.
He says: ‘I’m going to be the corporate panther in the boardroom, I’m going to get it done, and I’m going to be Lord Sugar’s perfect business partner.’
NAVID SOLE, 27
Lives in: London
Key information: Qualified pharmacist and Nicki Minaj superfan Navid aspires to create a successful pharmacy business with the help and expertise of Lord Sugar.
He says: ‘Nothing intimidates me because I just feel like I’m a strong character, strong person, strong mindset.’
AKEEM BUNDU KAMARA, 29
Occupation: Strategy Manager for a Financial Firm
Lives in: London
Key information: Akeem considers himself a people’s person who loves being around others, however as a ‘numbers guy’, his analytical ability often causes him to think carefully about his every move, as he claims he will come in with a ‘calculated point of view.’
He says: ‘My growing up has made me who I am, I’m able to converse with everyone, but also able to show that financial, business side to myself.’
ALEX SHORT, 27
Occupation: Owner, Commercial Cleaning Company
Lives in: Hertford
Key information: With big goals for his commercial cleaning business, Alex is driven, focused and is ‘not going to stop’ until he gets where he wants to go.
He says: ‘I would compare myself to a Ferrari, shiny on the outside but under the bonnet, there is a lot of fire and I’m coming for you.’
HARRY MAHMOOD, 35
Occupation: Regional Operations Manager
Lives in: West Midlands
Key information: Inspired by the kindness of his grandparents, Harry wants to help and support people.
He says: ‘Everything I’ve looked into achieving, I’ve achieved I’ve literally done everything I’ve put my mind to.’
NICK SHOWERING, 31
Occupation: Finance Manager
Lives in: London
Key information: After ‘working in the shadow of his family’s business’, qualified accountant Nick hopes to make a name for himself in the drinks industry with his line of flavoured water.
He says: ‘In business I’m a bit of a force to be reckoned with I know what I’m talking about, I know how things work, and I’m extremely experienced So, I’m a bit of an animal in the boardroom’
THE APPRENTICE 2022: MEET THE WOMEN
AMY ANZEL, 48
Occupation: Owner, beauty brand
Key information: Starting her beauty business a little later in life, Amy has now found what she really loves doing after previously working in sales, showbiz and jingles.
She says: ‘I can be nice when I need to be, but when I unfortunately have to be a b***h, I will…’
BRITTANY CARTER, 25
Occupation: Hotel front of house manager
Key information: Brittany is looking to break away from her hotel role and launch the first alcoholic protein drink, with Lord Sugar’s help.
She says: ‘My motto for life is ‘always look on the bright side’
FRANCESCA KENNEDY-WALLBANK, 26
Occupation: Owner, sustainability company
Key information: The eco-conscious, mathematics graduate is looking for investment in her next venture, providing a product carbon footprint service for businesses with a simple equation of her own creation.
She says: ‘There’s two types of people in the world- people that say they are going to do things and people that actually do them and I’m a doer’
HARPEET KAUR, 30
Occupation: Owner, dessert parlour
Lives: West Yorkshire
Key information: Describing herself as a born leader, fearless and funny, Harpreet plans to ‘level up’ her successful, six-figure coffee and cakes business to become a leading brand in the UK.
She says: ‘I’m definitely not in business to make friends. I’m here to make money, and I’m sure Lord Sugar isn’t looking for a new mate.
KATHRYN LOUISE BURN, 29
Occupation: Owner, online pyjama store
Key information: Kathryn has worked a wide range of jobs from mortgage advisor to events manager. Describing herself as ambitious, kind, and often ‘savage’, she says she’s there to win, not to make friends.
She says: ‘My dreams in my head are absolutely huge and I believe I can achieve them.’
SOPHIE WILDING, 32
Occupation: Owner, boutique cocktail bar
Key information: Describing herself as ‘magical and enchanting’ Sophie even has a witch school qualification. She previously worked in sales and has huge renovation plans for her bar.
She says: ‘Failure is not an option. Winning is part of my DNA.’
STEPHANIE AFFLECK, 28
Occupation: Owner, online children’s store
Key information: With her East-London roots, the blonde is hoping to bond with Lord Sugar and match his no nonsense attitude towards business. She’s looking for funding to develop her designer store and be part of the growing pre-loved fashion industry.
She says: ‘I’ve got grit, determination and I’m determined to be successful.’
SHAMA AMIN, 41
Occupation: Owner, children’s day nursery
Key information: Shama already has a busy work life running her children’s day nursery as well as juggling life with five children at home. She is ready to prove she has the ‘skillset that is required to be one of the best, successful businesswomen in the early years sector.’
She says: ‘Being a lady of colour, wearing a headscarf as well and the challenges that we face on a daily basis, I just want to be a living example for the Asian women out there.’