Randal Pinkett: Wife, Family, Education, Trump, Net Worth, The Apprentice

By Anil Basnet | Updated On: 03 May, 2018
Randal Pinkett: Wife, Family, Education, Trump, Net Worth, The Apprentice

Randal Pinkett, a chairman, and CEO of a multimillion-dollar management firm, BCT Partners, is widely famous as the winner of the fourth season of Donald Trump’s NBC’s hit reality TV series The Apprentice where he grabbed on to the opportunity of a year-long apprenticeship and never had to look back ever since. The African-American native tries to live his life according to the 7 F’s: Faith, Family, Friends, Fellowship, Fun, Fitness, and Finance. 

What’s Randal Pinkett’s Net Value?

The famous American business consultant originates protuberant part of his net worth from his technology and policy consulting firm BCT Partners based in Newark, NJ. His company received a billion-dollar contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide health and IT solutions in 2012 which also added sufficient amount of value to his wealth. BCT Partners was founded in 2001 which works with partners in the areas of housing, community development, workforce development, economic development, children and families, health and education.

Before founding BCT Partners, he obtained corporate experience from General Electric, AT & T Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies. He also previously launched four socially responsible business ventures including MBS Enterprises, MBS Educational Services & Training, Inner City Consulting Group and Access One Corporation. He also has been featured on different television programs including The Today Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, CNN, Parade magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. The three-time-author Randal has also accumulated ample benefit from his three business related books.

Randal Pinkett and Donald Trump in 2006 (Photo:

Randal was the 2005 winner of season four of NBC's hit reality television The Apprentice. He battled for a year-long apprenticeship in one of Trump's company against 17 other contestants. He locked horns with Rebecca Jarvis in the season finale before clinching the title. On 6 February 2006, he started his apprenticeship took multi-million dollar project of renovating Taj Mahal, the Plaza and the Marina in Atlanta City, New Jersey.

Shares Beautiful Relationship With Wife

Randal is married to wife Zahara Wadu-Pinkett, a Senior Alumni Relations Officer at Rutgers and they have three children, two sons, and a daughter. He shares an affectionate bond with his better half and is close to his children. In an interview, Randal said his wife selected his wedding ring that featured six West African Adinkra symbols. Randal and Zahara started their married life with a honeymoon in West Africa.

Randal with her wife Zahara at 2005 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas (Photo:

Randal welcomed his youngest daughter named Zahara on 8 August 2007. Despite being a busy businessman, Randal manages to share his quality time with his spouse and children and live a peaceful life in resides in Somerset, New Jersey.

Randal's Family

Randal was born to father Leslie and mother, Elizabeth Pinkett. In Randal's family, he has an elder brother Dan. Randal lost his father when he was just a child, but her mother made sure he received the best education. He speaks highly of his mother, and in an interview with in 2012, he said,

"If she can sacrifice to give me opportunities the least I can do is to take advantage of those opportunities. I take very seriously the opportunities that have been given to me."

Short Bio

Randal Pinkett celebrates his birthday on 9 April. He was born in 1971, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, the United States. As per his wiki, he holds five academic educational degrees including MBA and Ph.D. A former athlete has a height of 1.93 meters (6' 4'') and belongs to African-American ethnicity.