W. Brett Wilson Net Worth: W. Brett Wilson is a Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist who has a net worth of $1.5 billion dollars. Born July 1, 1957 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, W. Brett Wilson is best known as a three-season panelist on CBC's Dragons' Den, a Canadian reality television show based on the internationally franchised Dragons' Den. Wilson graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and worked for Imperial Oil in Western Canada for three years. He later graduated from the University of Calvary with an MBA in entrepreneurship and went to work as an investment banker with McLeod Young Weir Limited. In 1991, he founded an investment banking advisory firm called Wilson Mackie & Co. and in 1993 co-founded FirstEnergy Capital Corp. with Rick Grafton, Jim Davidson and N. Murray Edwards. He became a regular columnist for the National Post and went on to own sports teams Derby County FC (an English football club) and the Nashville Predators of NHL (an American hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee). Wilson is an advocate of strategic philanthropy and often takes a hands-on approach to his support tactics, including shaving his head to support Kids' Cancer Cure and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to support Alzheimer's philanthropy.
W. Brett Wilson
W. Brett Wilson, CM SOM is a Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist and three-season panellist on CBC Television's Dragons' Den. Wilson was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan. He holds an honorary Doctor of Laws from Royal Roads University.
Date of Birth
- July 1, 1957
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