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Meet Celebrity Apprentice Contestant Arsenio Hall

February 10, 2012 12:00 PM by Veronica Dudo

This season, 18 business-savvy celebrity contestants will compete to raise money and awareness for their charity on Celebrity Apprentice. The 2012 season will debut February 19 on NBC with a brand new cast. The last person standing will be hired as the ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ and have the honor of delivering a $250,000 bonus check to their charity. Keep reading to meet contestant Arsenio Hall!

This season’s cast includes Aubrey O’Day, Arsenio Hall, Adam Carolla, Cheryl Tiegs, Clay Aiken, Dayana Mendoza, Debbie Gibson, Dee Snider, George Takei, Lisa, Lampanelli, Lou Ferrigno, Michael Andretti, Patricia Velasquez, Paul Teutul Sr., Penn Jillette, Teresa Giudice, Tia Carrere and Victoria Gotti.

Hall is a versatile actor, comedian and producer who found major success with his Emmy Award-winning late night talk show “The Arsenio Hall Show” which made him a household name.

After moving to Chicago from Ohio in 1979, Hall toured as a stand-up comic opening for 20 major headliners including Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and Stevie Wonder. Later, he made TV appearances on shows such as “Solid Gold” and “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.”

NBC video interview with Arsenio Hall

“The Arsenio Hall Show” debuted on January 3, 1989 featuring guests such as Mariah Carey, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Boyz II Men. Hall also co-wrote and co-starred in the hit motion picture comedy “Coming to America.”

Celebrity Apprentice premieres February 19 on NBC at 9/8c.

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