Dragons’ Den’s star Hilary Devey has passed away at age 65, her agent has announced.
She died in Morocco after a long illness. She was staying in her holiday home when she died, The Mirror reports.
A spokesperson said: “I can confirm that Hilary sadly passed away yesterday. She had been ill for a while.”
Hilary rose to fame on the BBC business show Dagon’s Den, where the Bolton native’s no-nonsense approach became a hit with fans. She was also featured in Secret Millionaire in 2008 and presented The Business Inspector in 2010.
After leaving school at the age of 16, Hilary took on a huge range of jobs – including a stint with the Women’s RAF – before finally seeking her fortune. The enterprising star eventually sold her house and car to set up her multimillion-dollar company Pall-Ex.
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