Alan Sugar is the original East End lad made good.

After leaving school in Hackney aged 16, he began selling electronic goods out of a van he bought for just £50.

He later founded Amstrad in 1968 and 50 years later holds an estimated worth of £1.2 billion.

Mr Sugar was a former chair of Tottenham Hotspur and he has presented The Apprentice for 15 series.