Hilary Devey CBE, a multimillionaire businesswoman, died on Saturday, June 11, after a protracted illness.
Her spokeswoman announced that the former Dragon’s Den, Loose Women, and Secret Millionaire star died in Morocco.
What was Hilary Devey’s net worth?
The entrepreneur, haulage mogul, and former Loose Woman was worth an estimated $80 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Devey started Pall-Ex, a multimillion-pound freight distribution company, in the 1990s. He died at the age of 65 after a protracted health fight.
With her network being only the third of its sort in the UK, she was a pioneer in the palletized products delivery industry.
The profitable haulage company grew to revenue of a little around £60 million per year, with a combined international network turnover of £100 million.
Hilary Devey’s source of income, Salary
Pall-Ex was founded by Devey in 1996 after she reportedly sold her car and home to fund the operation.
Pall-Ex quickly grew into a successful company, handling 8,000 palletized consignments per day in its Leicestershire center and generating annual revenues of £59.947 million.
Devey went on to build a reputation for herself as a television personality after her business success.
The business mogul from Bolton was featured on the hit TV show The Secret Millionaire in 2008.
She then went on to host The Business Inspector on Channel 5 in 2010.
When Devey joined the judging panel as a Dragon on the hit BBC Two TV show Dragon’s Den in 2011, she became a household celebrity. Devey was admired for her straightforward, no-nonsense demeanor.