Clive Sinclair who is born on July 30, 1940 in England is a famous Entrepreneur. The age of Clive Sinclair is 76 year old. The birth sign of Clive Sinclair is Leo. Clive Sinclair has have thousand of fans and supporters in England.
Clive Sinclair is an inventor and entrepreneur best known for his revolution in consumer electronics marketed during 1970s and 1980s. He started his career as writer with Bernard publishing where he wrote books like ‘Practical transistor receivers Book 1’ (1959) and ‘Modern Transistor Circuits for Beginners’ (1962) with 11 more constructors’ book. His career took a turn making him a recognised face worldwide when he laid the foundation of Sinclair Radionics Ltd. in 1961 further developing a mini pocket radio and calculator. To raise the capital for company he also worked as technical editor in Instrument Practice from 1962 to 1969. He next landed into the business of making microcomputer kits and personal computers under his new launched company by name Science of Cambridge in 1973 which was finally got renamed as Sinclair Research Ltd. He developed Sinclair ZX81, Sinclair QL and ZX Spectrum under company making a total profit of £8.55 million from £27.7 million turnover. He also made electric vehicles in 1985 under company Sinclair Vehicles Ltd. which included Sinclair C5, Zike electric bicycle and A-bike folding bicycle. The company is still working on personal transport marketing Clive Sinclair’s newest inventions.
He was awarded with Doctor of Science in 1983 by University of Bath.
Clive got married in 1962 with Ann Briscoe getting separated in 1985. His next marriage was with Angie Bowness in 2010. He is father of four children; Belinda, Crispin, Marcus Thorton and Bartholomew Sinclair.
He loves to play poker and has won the first season of Celebrity Poker Club spin-off ‘Late Night Poker’ aired on Channel 4 (UK).
Clive was born on 30th July, 1940 near Richmond, Surrey to George William Sinclair and Thora Edith Ella Marles. He was raised in Bracknell, Berkshire with his younger Brother, Lain and Sister, Fiona. He inherited the talent to invent and design things from his father and grandfather who were both engineers. He went for studies at Boxgrove Preparatory School and at age 10, he changed the school due to his father’s financial problem moving to St. George’s College for study in applied maths. He even helped his family earning from various odd jobs such as mowing lawns. He also sold out electronic kits by mail order in hobby market.
He served as chairman of British Mensa from 1980 to 1997.