THE Apprentice season 17 is underway, with a brand new batch of candidates all hoping to impress Lord Alan Sugar.
But one contestant who has already got viewers at home talking is Marnie Swindells.
Who is Marnie Swindells?
Marnie Swindells is one of 18 candidates who are taking part in The Apprentice season 17.
She is a gold medal-winning boxer,and is described by the BBC as being an "imaginative businesswoman"
Marnie was born in London, where she still lives, in June 1994.
You can follow her on Instagram @marnieswindells, where she boasts 10K followers (as of January 2023).
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What is Marnie Swindells' day job?
When filming for The Apprentice season 17 began in the summer of 2022, Marnie listed her career with the show as "court advocate".
However, she has since left this job and is now launching her own boxing club called Bronx, in South London.
Explaining her decision to do this, Marnie told her Instagram followers: "Walking away from a career that I literally tortured myself to get was hard, but you know what's harder? Staying in a place when you know you have more to give.
"Don't play it safe, don't get comfortable and don't ever settle for less than what you are capable of.
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"Be bold enough to close one chapter, in order to open the next."
What has Marnie Swindells said about The Apprentice?
Before entering the famous boardroom, Marnie gave her views on how she will fare on The Apprentice.
Speaking to the BBC she said: "I deserve Lord Sugar’s investment because I have given my blood, sweat and tears to my business.
"I think that taking the experience I have in the boxing industry and all the experience that he has in the business industry, together we would be a winning combination."
Marnie went on: "I have fought tooth and nail to get to where I am today with my business.
"I deserve the chance to have that investment to show him what I can do with it."
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