28 year -old entrepreneur Steven Bartlett will be joining the next season of Dragons’ Den as the youngest ever dragon to appear on the show.
BBC entertainment boss Sarah Clay said:
“Steven’s unique approach to business will bring a whole new dynamic to the Den. He brings a wealth of experience from the social media, technological and brand building worlds.”
Who is Steven Bartlett?
Steven Bartlett is the 28 year old who will be joining Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden, Touker Suleyman and Sara Davies for the next series of Dragons’ Den.
The newcomer is the founder and former CEO of social media marketing agency Social Chain.
Steven built the firm from his bedroom in Manchester at age 22 and took it public in 2019 with a market evaluation exceeding €200m.
No stranger to public appearances, Steven Bartlett has appeared as a speaker more than 400 times including at the United Nations, SXSW and Ted Talk.
Speaking about his induction onto the show, Steven said:
“I’ve been watching Dragons’ Den since I was 12 years old – it was my first window into the real world of business and investing.”
What is Steven Bartlett’s net worth?
According to EntertainmentDaily, Steven Bartlett has a current market valuation of over £300m.
Steven was named in Forbes’ 30 Under 30, has written a best-selling book and is the host of a podcast titled “The Dairy of a CEO.”
In 2019, he was also inducted into Manchester’s Hall of Fame by the Mayor of Greater Manchester.
Peter Jones has a fortune of £500million, according to Spear’s magazine.
Deborah Meaden has a fortune of £40million, according to Spear’s magazine, while Touker Suleyman has a net worth of £150million.
Sara Davies has a net worth of £37million, Insider Growth reported.