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Celebrity Apprentice winner: Trace Adkins is the Winner of 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice'

Celebrity Apprentice winner is tall, ponytailed entertainer. Trace Adkins, the gruff country star who returned to "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" holding his nose, squeaked out a win against magician Penn Jillette, a creative whiz who had more wins to his name but didn't raise as much money in the final task. Trace won $250,000 (plus his earlier winnings) for the American Red Cross, which aided his family when their house burned down in 2011. Penn did add to his earlier winnings as well, with $100,000 for his charity, Opportunity Village, from Walgreens for developing the better selling ice cream in the last challenge, which tasked them with creating a unique ice cream flavor, packaging it, creating a 60-second promotional video and selling up to 50 tickets to a VIP event they must organize. Trump judged the pair on flavor, brand messaging and creativity of both the video and project packaging, overall presentation and additional money raised through ticket sales.

Celebrity Apprentice winner: 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' Winner Revealed

Celebrity Apprentice winner: 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' Winner Revealed. Donald Trump made his latest "hire" on Sunday night's live finale. Donald Trump has named the winner of the first All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. On Sunday night's live finale of the NBC reality competition, host/executive producer Trump "hired" Trace Adkins over fellow finalist Penn Jillette. Adkins won $250,000 for his charity, the American Red Cross, along with another $100,000 from Walgreens. The country singer had come in as runner-up on his first season, the very first Celebrity Apprentice, which was won by Piers Morgan. Jillette played for Opportunity Village, a charity in Las Vegas that helps people with intellectual disabilities. Walgreens donated another $100,000 to Jillette's charity as his ice cream flavor was the best-selling of the two. The final challenge found Adkins and Jillette tasked with creating a new ice cream flavor for Walgreens' "Delish