Arlene Dickinson Biography
Arlene Dickinson is a South African businesswoman, investor, author and television personality. She is the Managing Partner and CEO of District Ventures Capital.
How old is Arlene Dickinson? – Age
She is 66 years old on October 8, 2022. He was born in 1956 in Germiston, South Africa.
Arlene Dickinson Family – Education
Dickinson completed high school in Calgary, Alberta. She has a total of seven grandchildren. Dickinson is a nonpartisan political activist.
Is Arlene Dickinson married? – Husband
She got married when she was 19 and had four children. She divorced at the age of 31.
How much is Arlene from Dragons Den worth? – Net value
She has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Arlene Dickinson’s Lair of Dragons
Dickinson appeared on Dragons’ Den as a dragon investor beginning in 2007 for the second season. She also had her own spin-off, The Big Decision, in which she starred. Dickinson confirmed her departure from Dragons’ Den after the ninth season in 2015. In 2017, she returned for season 12.
Books by Arlene Dickinson
Dickinson’s autobiography, Persuasion, was published in 2011. His second book, All In (subtitled “You, Your Business, Your Life”), was published in 2013. Dickinson’s third book, Reinvention: Changing Your Life, Career, and Future, was published in 2019.
Arlene Dickinson ADE – Enterprises Arlene Dickinson
Dickinson joined Venture Communications in 1988, eventually becoming the sole owner in 1998. Dickinson Enterprises (ADE) was founded in October 2012 to fund and target Canadian businesses.
Dickinson has served on numerous boards including Ad Rodeo, Kids Help Phone and the Calgary Municipal Lands Corporation. She sits on the Advisory Board of the Stratford Institute, the Board of Directors of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the Editorial Advisory Board of Marketing Magazine. Dickinson was named to the board of Aphria, a registered producer of medical marijuana, in October 2016.
Arlene Dickinson Podcast
Dickinson and singer Jann Arden co-hosted The Business of Life, a lifestyle podcast about entrepreneurship, motherhood, writing, relationships and dealing with life’s issues, in 2018. Dickinson appeared as a possible investor as an old version of herself in the episode “Invention Convention” of the Canadian television series Murdoch Mysteries in 2012. During the 2014 season, she also served as a judge on Recipe for Success.
Dickinson hosted Under New Management, a television show in 2017 that guided ambitious new entrepreneurs through the process of buying a business.
Arlene Dickinsn Foundation – Awards
Dickinson was the national spokesperson for Breakfast Clubs of Canada, raising awareness of the need to give children a nutritious start to the day. She became a supporter of the Give a Day campaign in 2013, in support of Dignitas International and the Stephen Lewis Foundation.
Dickinson was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Dickinson was one of Canadian Immigrant magazine’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards in 2014. His company, Venture Communications, was named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2001, a list sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Queen’s School of Business, and MacKay’s CEO Forums.