Celebrity Apprentice Winner 2010

Tuesday, August 9 by Kathy Gleason

The 2010 "Celebrity Apprentice" winner was Bret Michaels. The show's finale, which aired in May, 2010, showed Michaels facing off against Holly Robinson Peete to win the competition. The last challenge entailed the two competed to invent a new beverage for the Snapple line. Michaels won with his concoction "Trop-A-Rocka Blend."

The Winnings For the "Celebrity Apprentice" competition, the grand prize money received by the winner is donated to the charity of the celebrity's choice. Michaels choice of charity was The American Diabetes Association. Bret Michaels has had Type 1 Diabetes for most of his life.

Health Problems The season finale of "Celebrity Apprentice" comes in the midst of substantial health problems for Michaels. In the Spring of 2010, Brett Michaels suffered a brain hemmorage. A hole in his heart was also discovered in his heart at around the same time, and he also underwent an appendectomy in April of 2010. Luckily, prompt treatments and surgeries for these conditions has given the star an excellent chance for a full recovery.

Bret Michaels Background Michaels is 47 years old and was born in Pennsylvania. He made a name for himself in the 1980's as the frontman for the the band Poison.

Currently The 2010 "Celebrity Apprentice" winner is still making music. He is also a reality television star. In addition to the Celebrity Apprentice, Michaels has been the star of the reality show "Rock of Love With Bret Michaels" and has been a judge on the reality show "Nashville Star."