Deborah Sonia Meaden is a British businesswoman and TV personality know all about her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children and Career.
|Real Name||Deborah Meaden|
|Date of Birth ( Birthday )||11 February 1959|
|Age ( As per 2022 )||62 years|
|Place of Birth||Taunton, United Kingdom|
|Spouse / Partner||Paul Meaden (m. 1993)|
|Father||Name not Known|
|Education||Trowbridge High School|
Deborah Sonia Meaden is a British businesswoman and TV personality who ran a multimillion-pound family holiday business, before completing a management buyout. She is best known for her appearances as a ‘Dragon’ on the BBC business programme Dragons’ Den.
Deborah Meaden Family and Parents
Meaden was born on 11 February 1959 in Taunton, Somerset. Her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother moved Deborah and her older sister Gail to Brightlingsea in Essex. Meaden went to the Godolphin School, Salisbury, for a brief period and then to Trowbridge High School for Girls which she left at the age of 16.
Deborah Meaden Husband
Deborah Meaden is married with Paul Meaden.Meaden met her husband in summer 1985, while he worked at Weststar during his university break. They separated, but after she took a trip to Venezuela, she returned to London and they married in 1993. The couple have no children and live in a period property near Langport in Somerset with numerous animals. Meaden bought the property in 2006 after selling her Weststar Holidays business for £33 million.
Deborah Meaden Net Worth
Deborah Sonia Meaden is a British Businesswoman and TV personality has an estimated Net Worth around $60 Million in 2022 as per Wealthy Gorila.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$60 Million|
|Annual Income / Salary||$5Million – $10 Million|
Deborah Meaden Career
On leaving school, Meaden studied business at Brighton Technical College, after which she worked as a sales-room model in a fashion house.After graduation, she moved to Italy at 19 and set up a glass and ceramics export agency, which sold products to retailers including Harvey Nichols.The company failed after 18 months.Meaden and a partner bought one of the first Stefanel textile franchises in the UK, which was based in the West Country; she sold out two years later to her partner for £10,000.She then had several successful leisure and retail businesses, including a spell operating a Prize Bingo at Butlins in Minehead.
In 1988, Meaden joined her family’s business to run its amusement arcade operations and in 1992, joined Weststar Holidays, a family holiday park operator based in Exeter, Devon, with its major sites in South West England. In 1999, she led a management buyout and acquired the majority shareholding. By the time she sold the company six years later, Weststar was providing holidays for more than 150,000 people each year with an EBITDA in excess of £11 million. In 2005, she made a partial exit when Weststar was sold in a deal worth £33 million to Phoenix Equity Partners,and, in August 2007, her remaining stake of 23%in Weststar Holidays was liquidated when the firm was sold to Alchemy Partners for £83 million, valuing her stake at about £19 million.
In 2009, Meaden acquired Fox Brothers along with fellow shareholder, Douglas Cordeaux, former design director at Pepe Jeans London.She was also involved in a collaboration with BBC conductor Charles Hazlewood, ‘Play the Field’, a weekend of classical music on Charles’s farm in Somerset over the August bank holiday weekend 2009.In October 2011, Meaden launched ‘The Merchant Fox’, an online store selling British-made luxury goods with provenance.
In 2009, a planning inspector criticised Meaden’s evidence to his enquiry as “implausible” in a dispute over the granting of village green status to a field on which Mudstone LLP, a firm in which she is a partner, wished to build 48 homes.
Who is Deborah Meaden’s Husband Paul Meaden ?
She married her long-time boyfriend Paul Meaden. They both met first time in 1985 in the summer in a company Weststar during his university break. They married in London in 1993 and have no kids yet.Paul Meaden is a Britain native celebrity relative.
What is Deborah Meadens net worth?
Deborah Sonia Meaden is a British Businesswoman and TV personality has an estimated Net Worth around $60 Million in 2022. Sourse WikiPedia