A TEENAGER has risen to international fame after setting up a tuck-shop in his school toilets worth £50,000.

Dubbed the ‘Wolf of Walthamstow’, Nathan John-Baptiste started his business with just £5 when he was in Year 7.

The 15-year-old appeared on ITV’s This Morning on Thursday (July 13) sharing the secrets of his shop, which he made £25,000 from.

Speaking to hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, Nathan said: “One day I just went down to the corner shop and I bought a load of penny sweets, sold them, and I was making quite a lot from it.”

Viewers tweeted their amusement at the sound of Nathan’s phone going off live on air, joking he was receiving orders from customers as he was being interviewed.

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Nathan shared his story with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield (pic: ITV)

Nathan was inspired to set up his business after a millionaire gave a talk in his school.

He told viewers he “expanded the business” in Year 8 and started buying wholesale bulk items such as Lucozade, Chewits, KitKats and Fruit Pastilles.

Nathan, who employed 11 pupils across three schools at the height of his business, said: “If they really are hungry to make money and they come from humble beginnings and they’re eager to work hard legally, I will say yeah you can definitely join-up the business.”

Students would place orders via Snapchat for items in the Walking Talking Shop, which he kept a secret from teachers.

His cover was blown one day when he arrived late to school and raised suspicions when crowds of students started following him across the playground.