Carol Vorderman Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Net Worth, Family, Career & More

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Carol Vorderman Biography

Carol Vorderman – Carol Jean Vorderman is a Welsh broadcaster, media personality, and writer. Her birthday is December 24, 1960, and she was born in Cardiff. Her professional life began in 1982 when she became a contestant on the game show Countdown, which was broadcast on Channel 4. She co-hosted the show with Richard Whiteley from 1982 until the latter’s passing in 2005, and then co-hosted it with Des Lynam and Des O’Connor before departing the show in 2008.

Vorderman began presenting other television shows for various broadcasters at the same time that he was appearing on Countdown. These shows include Better Homes (2003) and The Pride of Britain Awards for ITV, as well as guest hosting appearances on shows such as Have I Got News for You, The Sunday Night Project (2006), and Lorraine (2022).

Carol Vorderman Biography & Personal Details

NameCarol Vorderman
Full NameCarol Jean Vorderman
NicknameVorders, Bibber
Date Of Birth24 December 1960
Birthplace/
Hometown
Bedford, United Kingdom/
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Age 62 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Capricorn
Gender Female
SchoolSt Mary’s School, Rhyl,
Blessed Edward Jones R C High School
College/
University
Sidney Sussex College/
University of Cambridge
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesCycling, Reading, Listening Music and cooking
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
ReligionCatholic
EthnicityDutch and Welsh
NationalityBritish
ProfessionTelevision presenter, Media Personality, Businesswomen
Famous ForBest known for co-hosting the hit game show Countdown for 26 years.
Awards, HonoursMember of the Order of the British Empire,
Queen’s Birthday Honours,
UK Female Rear of the Year (2011)

Carol Vorderman Family, Relationship and Afair

Vorderman was the youngest of three children to be born in Bedford, Bedfordshire, to a Dutch father named Anton Vorderman (1920–2007) and a Welsh mother named Edwina Jean Davies (1928–2017). Vorderman was the youngest of three children.

Carol Vorderman with her Mother

Carol Vorderman with her Brother

Carol Vorderman with her Sister

Her first marriage, to Christopher Mather, a Royal Navy officer, took place in 1985 when she was 24 years old; nevertheless, the union did not endure longer than one year.

Carol Vorderman with her Ex-husband (Christopher Mather)

In 1990, when she was 30 years old, she wed management consultant Patrick King. This was her second marriage.

Carol Vorderman with her Second husband (Patrick King)

Katie was born in 1992, and Cameron was born in 1997, both of whom were born to Vorderman and King before the couple divorced in the year 2000.

Carol Vorderman with her Childrens

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusDivorce
Marriage DateDecember 1985 with Christopher Mather
May 1990 with Patrick King
Divorce Date1986 with Christopher Mather
2000 with Patrick King
ParentsMother-Edwina J. Davies
Father-Tony Vorderman
SiblingsBrother-Anton Vorderman
Sister-Trixie Vorderman
Spouse/HusbandChristopher Mather (First husband)
Patrick King (Second husband)
Boyfriend/AfairDes Kelly 
ChildrenDaughter-Katie King
Son-Cameron King

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –165 cm
In Meters-1.65 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 5″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –58 kg
In Pounds –128 lbs
Measurements36-27-35
Hair ColourBlonde
Eye ColourLight Brown

Carol Vorderman Career

  • An advertisement for “a woman with good mathematical skills” was published in The Yorkshire Post, and it was looking for someone to participate as a co-host on a quiz show for the emerging fourth terrestrial channel. Vorderman’s mother saw the advertisement and responded to it.
  • She filled out the application on behalf of her daughter, who was 21 years old at the time. From the time the show debuted in 1982 until it ended in 2008, Vorderman was a regular participant on it.
  • In June of 2005, the producers of Countdown approached Vorderman and inquired as to whether or not she would be interested in taking over the post of main presenter, which had recently become vacant due to the passing of Richard Whiteley.                                                                                     
  • Following Vorderman’s rejection of the offer, the show went on hiatus for a period of four months, and producers immediately began looking for a replacement host.
  • It was announced on Countdown that Vorderman would be leaving the show on July 25, 2008, after he had worked there continuously for the previous 26 years. She later stated that she had quit because she was unable to come to an agreement with Channel 4 on the parameters of a new contract.
  • After ITV decided to remove Kate Thornton and Zoe Tyler from their positions on Loose Women in July 2011, rumors began to circulate that Vorderman and Sally Lindsay could take their place on the program.
  • This was later confirmed, and on September 5, 2011, Vorderman gave her maiden performance in front of a live audience.
  • Vorderman is the presenter of the annual Pride of Britain Awards, which are televised by ITV. When the awards were first presented in 1999, she was one of the first people to host them.
  • In 2004, Vorderman competed on the second season of Strictly Come Dancing alongside the professional dancer Paul Killick. They were paired together for the competition. She was the second celebrity to be eliminated from the show.
  • In 2004 and 2006, she appeared as a guest host on the show Have I Got News for You, and she also hosted an edition of The Sunday Night Project.
  • In 2011, Vorderman appeared on Lorraine as a guest host for 15 different programs. In 2013, she was the host of the food show Food Glorious Food on ITV Food.
  • The pilot episode of the ITV game show Revolution was recorded by Vorderman in March of 2013. On the 29th of June 2013, ITV made the announcement that they will no longer be airing the show.
  • In the sixteenth season of I’m a Celebrity…, which took place in 2016, Vorderman came in eighth place overall.I need to get out of this place!
  • On the 7th of April in the year 2020, Vorderman competed in and won The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off. She made an appearance in the 2023 season of I’m a Celebrity South Africa.
  • She made a cameo appearance as herself in the premiere episode of the BBC One comedy series Queen of Oz, which aired on June 16, 2023. Vorderman is seen and heard on her radio station challenging the outlandish behavior of spoilt spare to the British crown, Princess Georgiana, played by Catherine Tate.
 
 
 
 
 
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Carol Vorderman Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$10 Million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$95,000 +
Yearly Income and Salary$1 Million +

Carol Vorderman Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

Fanmail address:

Carol Vorderman
Independent Talent Group Ltd.
40 Whitfield Street
London, W1T 2RH
UK

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