Carol Vorderman

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Full Name Carol Vorderman
Age 59 Years Old
Nick Name Carol Vorderman
Gender Female
Famous As Media Personality
Birth Date December 24th, 1960
Birth Place Bedford, Bedfordshire, England

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Carol Jean Vorderman famed as Carol Vorderman is a British media personality who is famous for co-hosting the popular game show, Countdown from 1982 till 2008 for 26 years. She is also known for hosting the Pride of Britain awards. She was a presenter of ITV's Loose Women from 2011 until 2014. Carol is unrecognizable with hair transformation in sizzling TV throwback. She appeared on Good Morning Britain today to celebrate two decades of the Pride Of Britain. Good Morning Britain returned to our screens today with Ben Shephard and Ranvir Singh on presenting duties. Telly's favorite Carol Vorderman was on the ITV show this morning chatting about 20 years of Pride of Britain. Carol thanked Ben as he described the collage of pictures as "show-stopping". 

Carol Vorderman in the Good Morning Britain

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Famous For

  • For Co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for 26 years.
  • For publishing newspaper columns on internet topics, writing books, and advocating for numerous charities.

Who are the parents of Carol Vorderman?

Carol Vorderman was born on 24th December 1957 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England as Carol Jean Vorderman. As of 2018, she celebrated her 61st birthday. She was born to a father, Anton "Tony" Vorderman, and a mother, Edwina Jean. Her ethnicity is Mixed of Dutch and Welsh and she holds English nationality. She is Catholic by religion. Moreover, she has 2 older siblings named Anton and Trixie. Her parents separated just three weeks after her birth. About her education, she attended the comprehensive Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School in Rhyl. She went to Cambridge, where she studied engineering at Sidney Sussex College. 

How was the Career of Carol Vorderman?

  • Starting her career, Carol worked as a junior civil engineer at Dinorwig Power Station in Wales. 
  • She then worked as a graduate management trainee in Leeds. 
  • She also worked as a backing singer with a friend Lindsay Forrest in the Leeds-based pop ground Dawn Chorus and the Blue Tits.
  • Moreover, the group recorded a version of The Undertones’ hit Teenage Kicks. 
  • She made regular appearances on the Peter Levy show on Radio Aire during 1984-1985 where she appeared mid-morning to read a story for preschool children. 
  • She worked part-time in the Information Services Department of the UK Atomic Energy Authority.
  • Her mother submitted an application on behalf of her.
  • She worked as a co-host of the show for 26 years until 2008. 
  • She also became one of the highest-paid women in Britain while working for the show.
  • She stepped down from the show after Channel 4 failed to agree to terms for a new contract with her. 
  • She and O’Connor both left the show in December 2006.
  • Later, Gyles Brandreth hosted Vorderman’s final Countdown special show, One Last Consonant. 
  • After leaving countdown, she continued to contribute her column to the British magazine.
  • She presented Loose Women between September 2011 and 2014 before she announced her departure in July 2014. 
  • He recorded ITV gameshow pilot, Revolution recorded in March 2013 was announced “scrapped” by ITV in June 2013. 
  • She was one of the contestants in the 16th series of I’m a Celebrity.. Get Me Out of Here! in 2016, where she finished in eighth places.
  • She also guests appeared numerous shows such as Through the Keyhole, Celebrity Fifteen to One, Celebrity Stars in Their Eyes Who Wants to Be A Millionaire.? Top Gear, Ant Dec’s Gameshow Marathon, Who Do You Think You Are?, The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Apprentice: You’re Fired!, Chris Moyles ‘Quiz Nights Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Question Time, and others.
  • She has had a newspaper column in The Daily Telegraph, and in the Daily Mirror on Internet topics. 
  • She has written books on Detox diets. Her book, Detox For Life produced in collaboration with Ko Chohan and Anita Bean. 
  • She has published several school textbooks under her name such as English Made Easy, Maths Made Easy, Science Made Easy, and How to Pass National Curriculum Maths.
  • In addition to this, she has also expanded her business ventures. 
  • She launched a number of Sudoku products and has launched a brain-training game called Caro Vorderman’s Mind Aerobics together with BSkyB in March 2007.
  • She released a video game, Caro Vorderman’s Sudoku for PlayStation 2 in the United States. 
  • She launched her new commercial venture of an online mathematics coaching system for 4 to 12 years old children in March 2010.

Is Carol Vorderman Married?

Talking about the marital status of Carol Vorderman, she is a married woman. 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. However, their marriage lasted only 12 months. They got divorced in 1986. She then married a management consultant Patrick King in 1990. She had two children, Katie, born in 1992, and Cameron, born in 1997 with her second husband. They later 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. At present, there are no rumors regarding her affairs and boyfriends. As of today, she is assumed to be single. She is living a happy life with her children as of today.

How much is Carol Vorderman's Net Worth?

The net worth of this famous host is estimated to have $10 Million as of 2019. She earned an estimated 1 million pounds annually. Moreover, She was one of the highest-paid women in Britain while she was a co-host of the game show, Countdown. She also has several business ventures of her own. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated at $10 million. With all the fortune in a million dollars, she must be living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. She has achieved great heights in her career life. 

How tall is Carol Vorderman?

Carol Vorderman is a very beautiful woman with a charming personality and a glowing face attracting a lot of people towards her. She has a tall height of 5 feet 5 inches with a balanced bodyweight of 55 Kg. Moreover, she has a body measurement of 36-27-35 inches and her bra size is 32D. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is light brown. Her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 10 (US). Overall, she has got a healthy body.