Arlene Dickinson Net Worth
Arlene Dickinson net worth: Arlene Dickinson is an Canadian author, television personality, and venture capitalist who has a net worth of $80 million. Arlene Dickinson earned her net worth as a marketing professional and CEO of Venture Communications. She joined the company of Venture Communications in 1988,and in ten years she became the sole owner in 1998. Dickinson has transformed this small business into one of Canada's largest independent marketing firms, with offices in Calgary, Toronto and Ottawa. Some of the top honors and awards she has received include: Global Television Woman of Vision and the Calgary Business Owner of the Year Award. From 2001 to 2006 she was on PROFIT magazine's list of TOP 100 Women Business Owners. She has also won the Pinnacle Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence.
Arlene Dickinson is a 20-year veteran in marketing communications and one of Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100, from 2003 to 2006. Her company has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies. She joined the Canadian version of Dragons' Den in season 2 as one of the venture capitalists who appear on the show. Her personal life is just as busy as her professional one. She graduated high school at 16, married at 19, and divorced at 28. She is the mother of four children and grandmother of one. Dickinson is the national spokesperson for Breakfast Clubs of Canada to help raise awareness of the importance of children having a nutritious start to the day. In 2013, she joined on as a champion of the Give a Day campaign, in support of Dignitas International and the Stephen Lewis Foundation. Additionally, Venture does extensive pro bono work for several non-profit organizations.