CAROL Vorderman has been on our screens for decades.
National Treasure – one of the most popular British TV stars. Here is info about her…
Who is Carol Vorderman?
Carol is a Welsh television presenter best known for hosting the game show Countdown.
She was born on Christmas Eve 1960 in Bedfordshire but moved to Prestatyn in North Wales after her parents divorced.
The talented star studied engineering at the University of Cambridge and then worked as a junior civil engineer at the Dinorvig Power Station in Wales.
Not content with conquering the television world, Carol also took to the skies, becoming a full member of the Air Cadets.
Carol has been hailed as one of Britain’s s*xiest women after she showed off her killer figure in bodycon bandage dresses.
Carol is also known for hosting the Pride of Britain Awards since its inception in 1999.
When was Carol Vorderman on Countdown?
Carol first joined Countdown in 1982 when she was in her twenties.
She was the show’s co-host until 2008.
She got the job after her mom arranged for the then 21-year-old to audition for the show after she saw a newspaper ad looking for women with good math skills.
Despite her young age, Carol landed a job and appeared on Countdown with Richard Whiteley from 1982 until his d*ath in June 2005.
She then continued to work alongside Des Lynam and then Des O’Connor until 2008.
She was replaced by Rachel Riley, who also made a splash in this role.
Carol’s 26 years on the show have made her one of the highest paid women in the UK.
What other TV shows has Carol Vorderman starred in?
After performing on Countdown, Carol became a star in many TV shows such as Loose Women from 2011 to 2014, Do I Have News for You, Kristen Bell Tattoosday Night Project, and Lorraine.
She took part in the movie “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” back in 2016 and she will appear on the All Stars version that will air in 2023.
What is the net worth of Carol Vorderman?
Carol has made a fortune since her rise to fame.
Her fortune is estimated at 18 million pounds.
This is due to her regular TV appearances as well as her endorsement.
Is Carol Vorderman married and does she have children?
No, she is not married, but has been married twice.
First to Royal Navy officer Christopher Mather from 1985 to 1986 and then to management consultant Patrick King from 1990 to 2000.
Carol and Patrick have two children, Kathy and Cameron.
Pretty brunette Katie graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2015 and it was a very special moment for Carol.
Carol told Mail online: “I’m so proud. We are one of the very few mother-daughter duos who have done science and engineering at Cambridge.”
As of October 2022, Carol is currently dating but her relationship status is single.
When was Carol Vorderman on I’m a Celebrity?
Seductive Carol raised the jungle temperature to an all-time high when she starred in I’m a Celebrity.
She was one of twelve Australian stars who took part in 2016.
She hit the ground running after arriving in the jungle, scoring her first bushtacker-eating challenge alongside Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt.
Carol showed her cheeky side too, making a flirtatious hookup with comedian Joel Dommett and moaning in pleasure during a campfire group massage session.
Carol became the fifth campmate to leave the jungle after spending nineteen days in the jungle.
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