The Apprentice candidates: meet Joseph Valente

Joseph says he's the definition of success and imagines himself being a billionaire

Age: 25

Occupation: Owner, plumbing business

Lives: Peterborough

Joseph applied for the show because he believes it is his destiny to be Lord Sugar’s business partner. He currently runs his own plumbing company and feels having a business is like being a parent; it needs undivided attention and nurturing. Hugh Hefner is one of Joseph’s role models.

He says: I am the definition of success, I’m a godfather of business and I’m here to make Lord Sugar a lot of money.’’