Rachel Riley

Rachel Riley

Who is Rachel Riley?

Rachel Annabelle Riley is an English television presenter and mathematician. She co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show Countdown and its comedy spin-off 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

What is Rachel Riley Famous for?

Rachel Riley is famous for a television presenter. She is popular co-presenter of Countdown, and its comedy spin-off, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

Where did Rachel Riley Grow Up?

Rachel Riley was born on January 11, 1986, in Rochford, Essex, England. She holds British nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn and religion is Jew. She was born to a father named Christopher Riley and a mother named Celia Riley. She has a younger brother named Alex Riley. She grew up in the Thorpe Bay area of Southend-on-Sea. She attended Thorpe Hall School and later obtained her A-Level from Southend High School. Then, she attended Oriel College, Oxford, and studied mathematics obtaining an upper second-class honors degree. She also took a postgraduate degree, a master's degree, as she was attracted to the intersection of mathematics and civil engineering.

How is Rachel Riley's Career?

Rachel Riley started her career in the financial sector. She interned at the Deutsche Bank, London. The experience of working there was an unpleasant one for her. She joined a price comparison start-up company and worked there for some time before joining the television industry. She made her television debut came in 2009 when she joined Channel 4's game show Countdown. Despite having no specific training and prior experience, she replaced that long-serving presenter Carol Vorderman. She co-presented Channel 5's, The Gadget Show alongside Jason Bradbury. Next, she became a part of ITV's It's Not Rocket Science. Her co-presenter was Romesh Ranganathan and Ben Miller, both of whom had a background in mathematics and science. In 2016, she joined Sky Sports to co-present Friday Night Football alongside Jeff Stelling and Fantasy Football Club with Paul Merson and Max Rushden. However, the following year, she left Friday Night Football. She appeared as a contestant on the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing with her dancing partner Pasha Kovalev in 2013. She was eliminated in the 6th week of the show after she lost out in the dance-off against Aljaz Skorjanec and Abbey Clancy.

What is Rachel Riley Body Features?

Rachel Riley height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall and body weight of 58 kg. She has a slim body build. She has blonde hair and green eyes.

Is Rachel Riley Married?

Rachel Riley is a married woman. She married Jamie Gilbert. They met each other while studying at the University of Oxford. They got married on August 11, 2012, and separated in the following year. She started dating former Strictly dance partner Pasha Kovalev. In May 2019, she announced that she was pregnant with the couple's first child. In June 2019, they married in Las Vegas.

How much is Rachel Riley's Net Worth?

Rachel Riley estimated net worth of $5 million and her salary is unknown. She earns a good amount of money from her profession. She was also featured in the Kellogg's Mental Health UK, British Cycling, and Oral-B Pro-Expert toothpaste campaigns.

Some other facts:

1. She obtained four as at A-Level.

2. She is a huge supporter of Manchester United.

3. She revealed in late 2018 that she had become a vegan.

4. She is learning the Russian language as her boyfriend is Russian.

Rachel Riley
Quick Facts of Rachel Riley
Celebrated Name Rachel Riley
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Riley
Birth Name Rachel Annabelle Riley
Birth Date 1986-01-11
Gender Male
Profession Television Presenter
Birth Nation England
Nationality British
Place of Birth Rochford, Essex
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity White
Education Oriel College, Oxford
Religion Jew
Father Christopher Riley
Mother Celia Riley
Siblings 1
Brother Alex Riley
Marital Status Married
Husband Jamie Gilbert (Divorced), Pasha Kovalev
Height 1.70 M
Weight 58 Kg
Body Build/Type Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Net Worth $ 5 million
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