Rachel Riley

Birth Day January 11th, 1986
Birth Place Rochford, Essex
Age 38 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Rachel Riley

A British television presenter, Rachel Annabelle Riley is famous for being a co-presenter on Channel 4's Puzzle game show "Countdown", "8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown" and other television shows such as "The IT Crowd", "Memory Slam", "Celebrity Countdown", "Fantasy Football Club". She is best recognized for her guest appearances in a number of television programs such as "This Morning", "12 Again", "Pointless Celebrities", "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire", "Text Santa", "Would I Lie to You?", "Top Gear", and more.

British TV Presenter, Rachel Riley

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In 2013, Rachel Riley appeared as a contestant on the eleventh series of "Strictly Come Dancing" and co-presented Channel 5's "The Gadget Show" alongside Jason from 2013 to 2014. She has around 642K followers on Twitter and 392K followers on Instagram. 

Early Life and Family

Rachel Riley took birth in Rochford, Essex, United Kingdom on 11 January 1986. She grew up in Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea. Her real name of Rachel Annabelle Riley. She came from the white race and she belongs to the British-White ethnicity. Similarly, she describes herself as a non-religious Jewish and holds British citizenship. Thus, her birth sign is Capricorn.

Christopher Riley is her father's name and Celia Riley is her mother's name. She has a sibling named Alex Riley.

Childhood Picture of Rachel Riley

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Moving towards Rachel Riley's education, she was educated at the independent Thorpe Hall School and obtained four as at A-Level from Southend High School for Girls. Later, she studied mathematics at Oriel College, Oxford, where she gaining an upper second-class honors degree. She also did an internship at Deutsche Bank in the city of London.

Rachel Riley Husband

Rachel Riley is married to Latin and ballroom dancer Pasha Kovalev. They met during the shooting of Strictly Come Dancing, a British TV show produced by BBC in 2013 but started dating in 2016. On 28 June 2019, the couple got married in Las Vegas and blessed with a baby girl, Maven Aria. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Rachel Riley with her husband, Pasha Kovalev and their baby

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Back then, Rachel Riley has married Jamie Gilbert in August 2012. They had met at Oxford University where they completed their graduation. They started dating when she was only 19 years old. In 2013, she got divorced from Jamie Gilbert.

Rachel Riley Net Worth 

The talented television presenter, Rachel Riley earned $5 million. Her major source of income comes from her television career and her exact salary has not been revealed yet. Currently, she is living a luxurious life.

Rachel Riley Body Measurements - Height and Weight

Rachel Riley has a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 m with a slim body build. Additionally, her weight is 58 Kg. She has blonde hair color and her eye color is dull green. Thus, her body measurement is 34-26-34 inches, 32C bra size. Likewise, she used to wears 4 US dress sizes and 8 US shoe sizes.

Television Shows / Television Series List

  • 2009- "Countdown"
  • 2012- "8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown"
  • 2010- "The IT Crowd"
  • 2013-2014- "The Gadget Show"
  • 2013- "Strictly Come Dancing"
  • 2014- "Memory Slam"
  • 2016- "It's Not Rocket Science"
  • 2016-2017- "Friday Night Football", "Fantasy Football Club"
  • 2019- "Celebrity Countdown"

Rachel Riley co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show 'Countdown' and its comedy spin-off '8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown'

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Guest Appearances

  • 2009- "Chris Moyles's Quiz Night"
  • 2010- "This Morning", "The IT Crowd"
  • 2011, 2012, 2013- "8 Out of 10 Cats"
  • 2012- "Celebrity Mastermind", "The Bank Job: Celebrity Special", "12 Again", "Pointless Celebrities"
  • 2018- "The Chase: Celebrity Special"
  • 2013- "Sunday Brunch", "Five Minutes to a Fortune", "Tipping Point: Lucky Stars", "Top Gear", "I Love My Country", "Sweat the Small Stuff"
  • 2014- "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?", "The Gues List", "Backchat", "TV OD", "Celebrity Fifteen to One", "Virtually Famous", "Celebrity Squares", "Text Santa", "Would I lie to You?"
  • 2015- "Room 101"
  • 2016- "Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit", "Saturday Kitchen"
  • 2017- "Play to the Whistle"
  • 2018- "Through the Keyhole", "The Crystal Maze"
  • 2021- "Michael Mclntyre's The Wheel"

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