Gary Neville will appear as a guest dragon on the BBC TV series Dragons’ Den - but he’s not the only celebrity to have a strange career change. See our list belowGary Neville will appear as a guest dragon on the BBC TV series Dragons’ Den - but he’s not the only celebrity to have a strange career change. See our list below
Gary Neville will appear as a guest dragon on the BBC TV series Dragons’ Den - but he’s not the only celebrity to have a strange career change. See our list below

8 of the most bizarre celebrity career changes as ex-Man United star Gary Neville joins Dragons’ Den

Gary Neville joins a group of versatile celebrities

The celebrity world is full of twists and turns - but this week it went to a new level with ex-Manchester United start-turned-broadcaster announcing he was to join Dragons’ Den as a guest on the BBC One show in 2024.

The outspoken pundit is a regular on the television screens through his work with Sky Sports. This, however, is a whole new ball game with him set to judge would-be entrepreneurs’ hopes and dreams.

Neville has had success himself in property and so this career shift might not be as bizarre as it first seemed. On the move, he said: “I hope my personal journey shows that you can take the experiences you’ve had in one part of your career and use them to do something entirely different and make it a success.”

So while he prepares to join the regular cast of dragons, including Peter Jones and Deborah Meaden, with the help of some suggestions on BBC Radio Bristol this morning, we provide some other interesting career changes: