Penny Streeter OBE (née Penny Stiff)

A classic ‘rags to riches’ tale is that of Penny Streeter. Born in what was then Rhodesia, this police superintendent’s daughter came to England when she was 12 and worked on Margaret Thatcher’s Youth Training Scheme and in Pizzaland at the age of 16. She went into business with her mother at 22, went bust and after ending up living in a homeless refuge with her children, worked her way back and launched what has become A24 Group, a healthcare recruitment agency in 1995. By 2002, this hard-working woman’s company was the “fastest-growing company in the UK” and in 2019, she was listed as being worth £208 million in The Sunday Times ‘Rich List.’ Streeter and her husband now own a vineyard in South Africa and a winery in Horsham, West Sussex. We say: Cheers to her!

The Roll Call - THE BOLD AND THE DARING

Penny Streeter OBE (née Penny Stiff) – From homeless to multi-millionairess – A classic ‘rags to riches’ tale is that of Penny Streeter. After being made homeless, she founded a recruitment firm and is now worth some £208 million through her A24 Group.

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Penny Streeter OBE (née Penny Stiff)

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Lawrence Stroll (born Lawrence Strulovitch)

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Alexander van der Zwaan

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Fergus and Judith Wilson

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Alfie Best II

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Lee Brahim Murray-Lamrani (AKA ‘Lightning Lee’ and ‘The Stopwatch’)

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Chrissie Rucker MBE

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Alison Platt

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The Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge CBE (better known as Karren Brady, AKA “The First Lady of Football”)

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The Rt. Hon. The Lord Alliance CBE (Born: Davoud Alliance, Persian: داوود آلیانس, Hebrew: דייוויד אליאנס)

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Christina Ketley

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Pete Halat

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David Sullivan

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Radovan Vitek

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Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. (AKA “Buddy Fletcher”)

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Martin Taylor

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Eike Batista

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Alexandra Lebenthal (AKA “The New Queen of Wall Street”)

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Sam Cook

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Dame Shirley Porter DBE (née Shirley Cohen)

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Oliver Trusgnach

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Raj Von Badlo (also known as Raj Shastri and Raj Paull)

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Aby Rosen

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Nathan Goralnik (AKA “Nate Goralnik”)

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Karen Blackett OBE

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Lady de Rothschild (also known as Lynn Forester de Rothschild, née Lynn Forester)

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Ryan Serhant

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Felix Dennis (1947 – 2014)

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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (AKA “The Winklevii”)

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Archibald Hall (AKA Archibald Thomson-Hall, Roy Fontaine, the Killer Butler and the Monster Butler, 1924 – 2002)

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Paul Reichmann (1930 – 2013)

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Yan Assoun

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Catherine Hooper

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Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun

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Nicholas van Hoogstraten (also known as Adolph von Hessen and born Nicholas Marcel Hoogstraten)

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Jesse Livermore (1877 – 1940)

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Michelle Mone OBE

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Hillel Nahmad (AKA “Helly Nahmad”)

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Andreas Panayiotou

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Peter Scott (born Peter Craig Gulston, 1931 – 2013)

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Hilary Devey

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Marcus Cooper

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Ronald Edwards (1931 – 1994), better known as Buster Edwards

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Giovanni Di Stefano

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David Elias

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Eric Hersman

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Robert Bourne and Sally Greene OBE

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Leslie "Les" Allen-Vercoe (also known as Les Vercoe)

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Raffaele Mincione

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Captain Simon Mann

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Jack O'Shea

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James Murdoch

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Donald Trump Sr.

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Lord & Lady Black (Conrad Black & Barbara Amiel)

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Andrew Davis

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