Actually, he was a real estate mogul, which lead to a reality tv show, where— business savvy adults competed for an apprenticeship/paying job.Before Donald Trump was president, he was a reality TV star.
Then, it expanded to celebrities in a similar challenge, but for charity.
Are you really not aware of this?
Somehow I’m not surprised that you weren’t an original Apprentice viewer. I’m sure it would have been boring for you. No cartoons or fictional characters involved, just business decisions and competition.. totally boring right?