Emma Harrison Net Worth $105 Million
Harrison,famous for appearing on Channel 4’s Make Me a Million and The Secret Millionaire programmes, set up Action for Employment, now A4e, to provide training and opportunities for people who lost their jobs in Sheffield’s steel industry. The organisation manages 300m of government training contracts and operates in 11 states, employing 3,300 people. After “mediocre” A-levels put paid to some career in medicine, she spent six months sitting at home watching television, and eventually went back to faculty to do engineering, registering on a two-year course that she concluded in eight months. She then talked her way on a Bradford University engineering degree programme sponsored by British Steel. On graduating in 1987, she started retraining unemployed steel workers through A4e and hasn’t looked back. She resides with her partner and four children in the 12th-century stately home in the Peak District that she first visited on an outdoor activity course along with her social worker. A4e’s profits improved to 9.6m on 191m employee turnover in 2009 10. The Sheffield business is worth 80m,with Harrison’s position at 68m.The Sunday Times Rich List added 2m for other assets.