The Apprentice 2024: 13 best known South Yorkshire stars of Apprentice, BB, Love Island, Pop Idol and BGT

As The Apprentice returns, we have looked back at Sheffield and South Yorkshire’s most famous reality stars of all time

Another set of would-be business tycoons are set to woo Lord Sugar, as The Apprentice returns to Britain’s TV screens.

And this year, we will see another candidate making the journey from Sheffield to London to take part in the show.

Asif Munaf, from Sheffield, is just the latest person from South Yorkshire to try to make their mark on reality television, and will appear in the new series of The Apprentice from February 1.

We have taken a look at some of the reality television stars from the area who have taken their shows by storm over the years.

Some of them you’ll instantly remember – but how many of them do you recall?

We have put together 11 pictures of people from our area who have lit up the world of entertainment through reality television, including those from Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham.

Some of them, like Louis Tomlinson, have gone onto success. Have a look through our picture gallery and see if you can find your favourite from shows like Big Brother, Britain’s Got Talent, The Apprentice, Pop Idol, and even Castaway 2000.

The Apprentice is again fronted by business tycoon Lord Sugar alongside his advisors Baroness Karren Brady and Tim Campbell MBE.

The series returns with 18 candidates and brand-new tasks, where we’ll see the hopeful business candidates battle it out for the opportunity of a lifetime for Lord Sugar’s £250,000 investment and mentorship.

Watch The Apprentice on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from Thursday 1 February at 9pm