Michelle Massey

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Michelle Massey (born 1981)[1] is an English businessperson and former model.[2] She won the third series of the Irish version of The Apprentice TV show, defeating Niamh McDonald in the final.[3] As a result, she earned a €100,000 contract with entrepreneur Bill Cullen's company and was given e-commerce to work on.[4] She was also presented with a car.[5] She began work, alongside Steve Rayner (the winner of the 2009 series), the following January.[6]

Massey is from a Jehovah's Witness background. She left her family at the age of 15 because of a religious disagreement. She did dancing in nightclubs as a teenager. She went to Ireland when she was 19 years old.[7] She spent ten years working as a sales consultant.[4]

Her interests include horse riding, rugby union and Coronation Street.[8][9]


  1. ^ "Apprentice Michelle has found her new partner". Evening Herald. Independent News & Media. 29 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Reality star Michelle looks stunning in sexy mag shoot". Sunday World. 
  3. ^ "Michelle Wins Apprenticeship...". ShowBiz Ireland. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Carbery, Genevieve (14 December 2010). "Michelle secures €100,000 'Apprentice' dream job". The Irish Times. Irish Times Trust. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Bill Cullen picks Michelle Massey to be his new Apprentice". JOE. 14 December 2010. Retrieved 14 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "Apprentice winner begins new job". RTÉ Ten. Raidió Teilifís Éireann. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  7. ^ Murphy, Claire (6 December 2010). "Michelle shocks Apprentice with Playboy secret". Evening Herald. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 6 December 2010. 
  8. ^ Murphy, Claire (29 October 2010). "Apprentice's Michelle now single after contest's strain". Evening Herald. Independent News & Media. Retrieved 29 October 2010. 
  9. ^ "Our 'Coffee Break Quiz' with Apprentice winner Michelle Massey!". Style Bible. 

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