Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Omarosa Manigault or just as Omarosa earned valuable experience working in the office of then-vice president Al Gore but earned fame as the breakout star of Donald Trump's reality show "The Apprentice"
There is much more to this "political insider" than meets the eye. As one of The Donald's first season Apprentice contestants Omarosa Manigault captivated the country with her sassy no holds bar business savvy. Omarosa quickly emerged as pack leader while negotiating deals with such companies as Sotheby's Auction House, The Deutsch Agency, QVC, Kodak, Planet Hollywood (NY), and Marquee Jets. Entertainment Weekly attributed OMAROSA with making The Apprentice the number 1 show on TV. As a result of her continued popularity, Donald Trump invited her back to the show for season 7, Celebrity Apprentice, making her the first and only contestant to ever compete twice on show.
Utilizing a strong background in entertainment and business to brand her TV persona, Omarosa successfully created a cottage industry around her dynamic television personality. She is a frequent guest on the talk show circuit and most notably has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, The Dr. Phil Show, The Early Show, Regis and Kelly, The Today Show, the Tonight Show, Conan, Hard Ball with Chris Mathews, Larry King Live, Dateline and the View. She is a frequent business and political contributor on MSNBC, CNN, CNBC and Fox.
Omarosa currently teaches in the Executive Education Program and in the Executive MBA Program at Howard University School of Business.
Omarosa's greatest passion is her international missionary work. Her most recent missionary assignment was in Haiti after the catastrophic earthquake that killed and misplaced millions. She now serves as an international Goodwill Ambassador for the Haiti Support Project. In addition to Haiti, she has done volunteer work in Nigeria, Senegal and Gambia.