The new era for The Celebrity Apprentice is shifting into gear with a new setting, boardroom, cast and host, with Arnold Schwarzenegger replacing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump for the eighth season.
Billionaire Warren Buffett, LA Clippers owner and ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba and Schwarzenegger’s nephew, Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger, a 47-year-old entertainment lawyer, will make up the boardroom. The show will be set in Silicon Beach on LA’s Westside, home to major technology companies including Google, Yahoo, YouTube and others, with more of a focus on business and innovation. Here’s the complete celebrity lineup:
Laila Ali — the retired four-time boxing world champion and two-time hall of famer, TV host, author, health and wellness expert and daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali
Brooke Burke-Charvet — actress, host, entrepreneur, fitness expert and CEO of ModernMom.com
Eric Dickerson — Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who played for the Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Raiders and Atlanta Falcons
Boy George — Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, lead vocalist for the pop band Culture Club, international DJ and a coach on the U.K. version of “The Voice,” as well as a top fashion designer and photographer
Matt Iseman — “American Ninja Warrior” host, comedian, actor and licensed physician
Carrie Keagan — Actress, producer, writer, entrepreneur and the former host of VH1’s Emmy Award-winning live morning talk show “Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan”
Carson Kressley — Emmy Award-winning television star, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer, as well as a successful horse show exhibitor who owns saddlebred horses
Lisa Leslie — Naismith Hall of Famer, four-time Olympic gold medalist and WNBA champion who earned an MBA
Jon Lovitz — comedian, film and television star and former “Saturday Night Live” cast member
Vince Neil — lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe as well as eclectic businessman with interests in liquor, bars, restaurants, tattoo parlors along with clothing and retail
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi — Reality television star and New York Times bestselling author
Kyle Richards — actress and star of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” is a philanthropist who owns an innovative boutique concept in Beverly Hills
Chael Sonnen — former UFC standout and mixed martial artist
Porsha Williams — model, singer and star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”
Ricky Williams — Heisman Trophy winner for the University of Texas, 2015 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and ESPN sports analyst who was a running back for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens
Carnie Wilson — singer, television host and member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips.
This season’s winner will receive a $250,000 check to give to their designated charity.
The Celebrity Apprentice is produced and internationally distributed by MGM. Mark Burnett, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Page Feldman and Eric Van Wagenen are executive producers.
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