Bill Rancic burst onto the national scene when he was hired by Donald Trump’s as the winner of the first season of NBC’s breakthrough program The Apprentice. A true entrepreneur, Bill started his own business to put himself through school. At the age of 23, he founded the internet-based company, Cigars Around the World, in his 400-square-foot studio apartment.
Rancic is also a New York Times best selling-author of two business books, Beyond the Lemonade Stand and You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life From the Winner of The Apprentice, and appears regularly as a financial expert on numerous television shows. He made frequent appearances on The Apprentice, produced and starred in the A&E series We Mean Business and Style Network’s reality series Giuliana and Bill. Bill was the executive producer of Repo Man and hosted America Now alongside Leeza Gibbons and the Food Network’s Kitchen Casino. He makes regular appearances on Today, Rachel Ray, The View and various CNBC programs to talk to viewers about business and entrepreneurship.
A former real estate developer for the Trump Corporation, Bill discusses his secrets for personal and professional success using anecdotes from his entrepreneurial experiences and high-profile stint as the first-reigning Apprentice. Charismatic and always glib, he is entertaining, informative and an audience favorite.