A spinoff of NBC’s popular “The Apprentice” reality TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice” pit stars against each other in a battle to win money for their favorite charities. Donald Trump hosted the first seven seasons, with Arnold Schwarzenegger taking over for one final installment when Trump became President of the United States. Tour our photo gallery below to see all of the past “Celebrity Apprentice” winners, from Piers Morgan to the most recent.
Season 1: Piers Morgan
TV personality Piers Morgan won Season 1 against runner-up Trace Adkins on March 27, 2008. Piers’ charity was Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.
Season 2: Joan Rivers
Comedienne Joan Rivers won Season 2 against runner-up Annie Duke on May 10, 2009. Joan’s charity was God’s Love We Deliver. She died September 4, 2014.
Season 3: Bret Michaels
Rock star Bret Michaels won Season 3 against runner-up Holly Robinson Peete on May 23, 2010. Bret’s charity was American Diabetes Association.
Season 4: John Rich
Country music singer John Rich won Season 4 against runner-up Marlee Matlin on May 22, 2011. John’s charity was St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Season 5: Arsenio Hall
Talk show host Arsenio Hall won Season 5 against runner-up Clay Aiken on May 20, 2012. Arsenio’s charity was Magic Johnson Foundation.
Season 6: Trace Adkins
In this All-Stars season, country music singer Trace Adkins beat runner-up Penn Jillette on May 19, 2013. Trace’s charity was American Red Cross.
Season 7: Leeza Gibbons
After a year break, TV host Leeza Gibbons won Season 7 against runner-up Geraldo Rivera on February 16, 2015. Leeza’s charity was Leeza’s Care Connection.
Season 8: Matt Iseman
“American Ninja Warrior” host Matt Iseman won Season 8, aka “The New Celebrity Apprentice” with host Arnold Schwarzenegger, against runner-up Boy George on February 13, 2017. Matt’s charity was the Arthritis Foundation.