The New Celebrity Apprentice: Are They Actually Celebrities? – RANKED

The relaunched Celebrity Apprentice continues tonight, 8PM on NBC.

Despite the distaste Trump’s election gives us for Celebrity Apprentice, we thought we’d take a look and break down this season’s contestants. After all, the show’s title is misleading. There are rarely truly-famous competitors. Here’s TV and City‘s ranking of the crop, from least to most famous:

The New Celebrity Apprentice - Season 15

D-List Celebs

#16: Chael Sonnen

A Mixed Martial Arts fighter who fought in the Light Heavyweight Division in the UFC. He has reinvigorated his career as an MMA analyst for ESPN.
Is he actually a celebrity? Hell no!

#15: Brooke Burke-Charvet

The Miss America host initially gained fame from her role as host of Wild On!
Is she actually a celebrity? Absolutely not!

#14: Carrie Keagan

She has hosted many events’ (the Oscars, Grammy, Golden Globes, etc) Red Carpet shows and has hosted her own show Up Close with Carrie Keagan and co-hosted VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live.
Is she actually a celebrity? Not even close…

#13: Carson Kressley

Fashion expert on Queer Eye and a motivational host and author.
Is he actually a celebrity? No.

#12: Porsha Williams

The reality star was cast in the 5th season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She launched a  music career in 2014 with her song Flatline.
Is she actually a celebrity? No.

C-List Celebs

#11: Matt Iseman

A comedian, Iseman is known for his role as host of ABC’S hit show American Ninja Warrior.
Is he actually a celebrity? No.

#10: Ricky Williams

A college football star and Heisman Trophy winner, Williams has been in the news recently due to his outspoken advocacy support of allowing medical marijuana use in the NFL.
Is he actually a celebrity? Not really…

#9: Carnie Wilson

Wilson first gained fame as member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips. She is a 5-time Grammy nominee.
Is she actually a celebrity? Eh, nope.

#8: Kyle Richards

The child actress first appeared in Little House On The Prairie and several horror films. Since 2010 she has been a main cast member on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Is she actually a celebrity?  Not really…

B-List Celebs

#7: Vince Neil

Lead vocalist of heavy metal band Mötley Crue. The 1983 hit Shout at the Devil was Neil’s biggest achievement.
Is he actually a celebrity? We’re almost there!

#6: Eric Dickerson

This NFL Hall of Fame Running Back holds the record for most rushing yards in a single season.
Is he actually a celebrity? Kind of.

#5: Laila Ali

The daughter of late heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. Laila has carved her own path, as she dominated the boxing scene with an undefeated 24-0 record and 5 championships.
Is she actually a celebrity? In a way, yes.

#4: Lisa Leslie

A women’s basketball star, Leslie is a 3-time MVP, 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and a WNBA Hall of Famer. She was recently voted as one of the WNBA’s Top 15 Players Ever.     Is she actually a celebrity? In a way, yes.

#3: Nicole “Snooki” Pollizi

Reality television personality and dancer. She is most known for being an cast member on the reality TV show Jersey Shore
Is she actually a celebrity? Yes, though she probably shouldn’t be.

#2: Jon Lovitz

A well-known actor and comedian. The former SNL cast member had large roles in movies like Matilda and A League of Their Own.
Is he actually a celebrity? Yes!

A-List Celebs

#1: Boy George

The lead singer of Grammy-winning pop band Culture Club is known for his flamboyant image. The band’s first hit song, Do You Really Want to Hurt Me, reached #1 in the charts in the UK.
Is he actually a celebrity? Definitely.

The New Celebrity Apprentice - Season 15

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