Duncan Bannatyne is a Scottish entrepreneur, philanthropist as well as an author whose interests include health clubs, hotels, media, spas, property, stage schools, as well as transport. Duncan is mostly known for his appearance as the business angel on BBC program known as Dragon’s Den. He was appointed as an OBE for his contribution to the charity. He is the native of Clydebank, Scotland.
He came into this world on 2nd February of the year 1949 which has now made him at the age of 66. Although he is known by the name Duncan Bannatyne, his real name is Duncan Walker Bannatyne. As a child, he lived in one room along with his parents as well as siblings in a large house that was shared with six other families.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Duncan has married for twice as well as divorced too. At first, he was married to his first wife named Gail Brodie. They got married with each other in 1983 and later, due to some reason, they got divorced. He has four children from his first marriage and they are named Eve, Jennifer, Abigail and Hollie.
After that, he again married with his second wife Joanne McCue with whom he tied his knot on 11th November of the year 2006. They met for the first time when Joanne used to work for him as junior nurse at the Quality Care Homes in 1992. He also has three children together with Joanne. Later, Joanne filed for the divorce in 2010 and their divorced was finalized in January of 2013.
He went to get his education from the Dalmuir Primary School. It was there when he displayed the talent for arithmetic as well as won a place at the Clydebank High School after getting passed Eleven plus exam. He only enjoyed the PE and woodwork at High School and he left when he was 15 years old without any qualifications.
Duncan has written seven books which are titled as Riding the Storm, 37 Questions Everyone in the Business Need to Answer, 43 Mistakes Businesses Make, How To Be Smart with Your Time, How To Be Smart with Your Money, Wake Up And Change Your Life and Anyone Can Do It.
Duncan is very hard working and is dedicated towards his work. His net worth has been estimated to be around £175 million. Besides that, more details about him can be obtained from various sites and he can be followed in his Twitter and Instagram pages.