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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Sean Yazbeck is the 2006 winner of Donald Trump's reality show, The Apprentice. He was selected to appear on the The Apprentice because he had been awarded the EB-1 green card for "persons of extraordinary ability". He is also the recipient of the 2014 'British Entrepreneur of The Year Award' from the British Government Department, UKTI.

Having won the 2006 season of Donald Trump's The Apprentice, Yazbeck oversaw two projects whilst working for Trump; the building of the $500 million, five-star hotel condominium, Trump SoHo in New York and the start-up of his own company, Wavsys. As of 2014, Wavsys, is an 'Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company in America' employing over 500 people in 32 US states and providing more than $100 million of services to design, build and manage the mobile phone networks.

Yazbeck was born and raised in London, England. He attended William Ellis School in Highgate, London and graduated from Southampton Solent University with a First Class Honors Degree. Yazbeck lives in Miami Beach, Florida and plays polo for The Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, Florida. He is a member of the Miami chapter of The Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), a global network of young chief executives.

Yazbeck was the first non- American to be selected to appear on the The Apprentice. He won more tasks than any other candidate, was unbeaten as Project Manager on The Apprentice 5, and was chosen by Donald Trump to be the next apprentice during the show's live finale in Los Angeles. According to Trump, Yazbeck overwhelmingly won the national vote, the first ever conducted for an Apprentice finale.

Yazbeck returned as a boardroom judge on The Apprentice 6 (2007) and hosted his own show, Reality Trailblazers, on the TV Guide Channel. He also appeared on Miss Universe (as a judge), Live with Regis and Kelly, MTV Video Music Awards, 1 vs. 100, Soap Talk, Identity and MTV's From G's to Gents.

In reference to his achievements and service, in 2006 the then Mayor of Miami Dade County, Carlos Alvarez, proclaimed June 20th as "Sean Yazbeck Day" in Miami-Dade County. Similarly, in reference to his charity work with Miami's 'Voices for Children', in 2008 the Governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, bestowed upon Yazbeck the honorary title of 'Kentucky Colonel' "in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to the nation."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sean Yazbeck

Trivia (1)

In 2006, the Mayor of Miami Dade County, Carlos Alvarez, proclaimed June 20 as "Sean Yazbeck Day" in Miami-Dade County.

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