Hilary Devey was born Hilary Lorraine Brewster on 10 March 1957 in Bolton, Lancashire, England. She was a television presenter and personality, businesswoman, and entrepreneur.
Devey is acclaimed for her role in Dragon’s Den on BBC Two. She left the Dragon’s Den to present The Intern on Channel 4.
As a child, she witnessed the telling effect of bankruptcy on her family when her father’s central heating company went broke.
She left school at the age of sixteen to join the Women’s Royal Air Force, where she served in the air traffic control unit for a brief period.
Hilary’s foray into business led her to launch a palletized freight network called Pall-Ex from which she made her fortune.
For her services to business, the University of Bolton awarded her an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration.
She has supported charities like the Stroke Association and Carers Trust.
Hilary Devey Husband: Who Was Hilary Devey Married To?
Hilary Devey had been married three times; Malcolm Sharple, Ed Devey, and Philip Childs. Below are their details.
Hilary first marriage was to Malcolm Sharples when she was only 18 years. They were married from 1976 to 1978, they had no children.
Ed Devey was Hilary’s second husband. Their marriage lasted only a few months, with Hilary later claiming that Ed only married her for her money.
Hilary third husband, whom she married in 2011 was Philip Childs. The marriage ended in 2013.