Bill Rancic

Bill Rancic is a distinguished entrepreneur who rose on the high ladder of fame after he was chosen as an applicant in the series “The Apprentice” under the Trump Organization. He has then worked as a successful businessman, a talk show host and an author.

Personal Life

Bill Rancic took birth in Illinois’s city of Chicago by the name William Rancic. He was raised in the precinct of Orland Park, Illinois by his parents, Gail and Edward Rancic. His family has a part Irish and a part Croatian descent. He shared his childhood with his 3 sisters; Beth, Katie and Karen.

In his middle school years, Bill studied in St. Michael’s School of Orland Park but he completed his high school degree from the Carl Sandburg High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from the university named Loyola University of Chicago.

Rancic was engaged with a well-known television figure of Italian ethnicity named Giuliana DePandi since 2006 December and he got married to her after a year of their engagement on the date 1st September 2007 on the beautiful island of Capri. They have been sharing a happily married life since then and they welcomed a baby boy on 23rd April, 2012, named Edward Duke Rancic, through surrogacy as his wife had complications in conceiving due to her breast cancer treatments.

Bill owns a lot of property in America as well as Croatia. He and his wife have recently shifted back to Chicago to be close to their birth land and to share their love for the sports team Chicago Bears while giving attention to their son.


Bill Rancic came into notice when he participated in the season 1 of “The Apprentice” (2004) in which he competed against 15 other candidates to endure a long interview that took place over many weeks to gain a job. He finished 1st in the competition and was instantly hired by Donald Trump himself and he became a debutant reality television figure to get a job on the national television.

After that he took the opportunity to lead major business projects that came under The Trump Organization like Trump Tower Chicago etc. Bill continued to work under Donald Trump as his apprentice even after his 1 year bond with him expired.

Alongside his business work in the organisation, he started hosting television talk shows in reputed channels like NBC Universal where he gave advices related to entrepreneurship and business grooming. He started a company named You and I Productions alongside his wife in 2008. He has diverged his business into the food market by opening restaurants and hosting shows on Food Network.

Rancid took to writing as he has a peculiar taste for words while he shared his immense knowledge and experience in the business world by publishing many books like “You're Hired: How To Succeed In Business And Life” and “Beyond the Lemonade Stand”. He has been heard by a large number of aspiring candidates who want to take on the business world while he conducted speeches to motivate and guide them. His net worth estimated in the year 2017 is approximately 5 million US dollars.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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