Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman

Who is Carol Vorderman?

Carol Vorderman is a British media personality, writer, Presenter, Engineer, Backing vocalist, Screenwriter, best known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008, publishing newspaper columns on internet topics, writing books on subjects ranging from school textbooks on mathematics to a  #1 best-selling book on Detox diets, advocating for numerous charities, and hosting the Pride of Britain awards each year to honor British people who have acted bravely or extraordinarily in challenging situations.

Where was Carol Vorderman born?


Vorderman was born in Bedford, Bedfordshire, the USA  as Carol Jean Vorderman on born 24 December 1960 to Dutch father Anton 'Tony' Vorderman (1920–2007) and Welsh mother Edwina Jean (née Davies, 1928–2017). Her parents separated three weeks after her birth, and her mother took the family back to her home town of Prestatyn, North Wales, where Vorderman and her siblings, Anton and Trixie, grew up. Vorderman is a Catholic and British by nationality. Her ethnicity is White, and her zodiac is Capricorn. Vorderman was educated at the comprehensive Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School in Rhyl. she went to Cambridge at 17, where she read engineering at Sidney Sussex College. 

Why is Carol Vorderman famous?

Vorderman is mostly famous for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years. Vorderman's TV career began in 1982 when she joined Channel 4 game show Countdown. Initially, Vorderman's only contribution to the show was the numbers game, and she formed part of a five-person presentation team. However, over the following years, Vorderman became a new type of game show hostess, revealing her intellectual ability by carrying out fast and accurate arithmetic calculations during the numbers game to reach an exact solution if neither contestant was able to do so. Her lasting success on the show led to her becoming one of the highest-paid women in Britain, ultimately earning her an estimated £1 million per year. While in Countdown, Vorderman began presenting other shows as well for various broadcasters including Better Homes and The Pride of Britain Awards for ITV, as well as guest hosting shows such as Have I Got News for You, The Sunday Night Project and Lorraine. Vorderman left the show in 2008. Vorderman was a presenter of ITV's Loose Women from 2011 until 2014. She is still presenting various shows to date.

What is Carol Vorderman's worth?


As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $10 million. She was one of the highest-paid women in Britain while she was a co-host of the game show, Countdown during which she earned an estimated 1 million pounds annually. Besides TV hosting, she has several business ventures of her own like Carol Vorderman's Overseas Homes Ltd(2008) and an online mathematics coaching system for children under the name of the MathsFactor(2010). Vorderman also did TV commercials for the frozen food chain Farmfoods – advertising "Chippy Chips for £1" and "Cadbury's Cones for 99p"(2007). Vorderman also had a long-standing endorsement of the debt consolidation company First Plus for 10 years. Her cars and house information are still under speculation.

Is Carol Vorderman married?


Carol Vorderman is single at present however she was married twice before. She first married Christopher Mather, a Royal Navy officer, and former international rugby league player. They got married in 1985 which lasted for a year. She then married a management consultant Patrick King in 1990 with whom she had two children, Katie, and Cameron.  Unfortunately, They separated in 2000. Vorderman and Des Kelly, Daily Mail columnist, and PR consultant, lived together in London from 2001 until December 2006.  They announced their separation in January 2007. She lives with her children in Bristol at present. 

What is Carol Vorderman's age?


Vorderman is already 58 years old however she has maintained her body to look 20 young younger than her original age as a result of genes, exercises, and HRT. Among other exercises, she walks seven miles every day. So she is very attractive and often compared with 39 years old fashion icon Kim Kardashian. Vorderman has a height of 5ft 5inch and weighs around 55kg. She has blonde hair and Light brown eyes. Her body figure is 36-27-35 inches (breast-waist-bust). Her bra size is 32D, the dress size is 6(US) and the Shoe size is 10(US). She has a straight sexual orientation.

Carol Vorderman
Quick Facts of Carol Vorderman
Celebrated Name Carol Vorderman
Age 59 years old
Nick Name Carol Vorderman
Birth Name Carol Jean Vorderman
Birth Date 1960-12-24
Gender Female
Profession Host
Nationality British and English
Famous for Tony Vorderman
Mother Edwina J. Davies
Brother Anton Vorderman
Sister Trixie Vorderman
Religion Catholic
Ethnicity white
Horoscope Capricorn
Education comprehensive Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School and Sidney Sussex College
Net Worth $10 million
Height 5ft 5inch
Weight 55 kg
Hair Color blonde
Eye Color light brown
Marital Status single
Place of Birth Bedford, United Kingdom
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