Carol Vorderman Biography
|Date of Birth:||1960 , December-24|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Name||Carol Jean Vorderman|
|Birth Name||Vorderman MBE|
|Ethnicity||Dutch-Welsh ethnic descent.|
|Working For||Channel 4 game show Countdown|
|Salary||$21 million dollar annual|
|Hair Color||Gray Black|
|Weight in KG||57|
|Affair with||Des Kelly|
|Married||Married and Divorced|
|Married to||Christopher Mather,Patrick King|
|Education||Sidney Sussex College|
|Awards||honored as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE),Honorary Degree (MA) by the University of Bath.|
|TV Show||Around 5|
|Sisters||Anton and Trixie|
Carol Jean Vorderman was born on 24 December, 1960.
She was born in Bedford, Bedfordshire England. Carol is a British media
personality mostly known for co-hosting the popular game show Countdown for
continuous 26 years.
Mother, brothers, sisters& Childhood
Carol is the youngest of three children born to her
parents. Her father Anton ‘Tony’ Vorderman is Dutch while her mother Edwin Jean
is Welsh. Her parents split after just three weeks of her birth and her mother
took Carol and her siblings to town of Prestatyn, North Wales. She and her
siblings Anton and Trixie were brought there by their single mother. All her
childhood she never saw her father until she own self was 42 years old.
She went to Blessed Edward Jones High School in
Rhyl. At the age of 17 she attended Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. She
studied Engineering there gaining third-class honors in 1981.
She started her career as a
junior civil engineer at Dinorwig Power Station in Wales. Later she was a
graduate management trainee in Leeds. She also was a backing singer in the
Leeds-based pop group Dawn Chorus and the Blue Tits. During 1984\1985 she
appeared regularly on the Peter Levy show on Radio Aire. Vorderman’s mother
submitted an application on behalf of Carol to appear as co-host on a quiz show
for the fledgling fourth channel after seeing a newspaper advertisement about
it asking precisely for a woman with good mathematical skills. She appeared
along with Richard Whiteley on Countdown on Channel 4. But Richard passed away
in June, 2005. Gradually she changed the Pattern of the show and her intellect
was revealed in the show. Ultimately she became the one of the highest paid
women in Britain earning estimated 1 million pound sterling a year. She
declined the offer to solo present the show Countdown instead she searched for
a new co-host and in October 2005, Des Lynam replaced the late Richard Whitely.
In 2007 Des O’Connor replaced Lynam but Vorderman continued to host the show.
She recorded her last Countdown Show on 13 November 2008 which was aired on 12
December, 2008. After she left Countdown with a 26 years of contribution to the
show she continued to write her column to the British magazine Reveal. She is the current presenter of
the annual Pride of Britain Awards aired by ITV. She is the host of the show
since 1999, the year of establishment. She is currently an occasional host of
ITV’s Loose Women. Carol had newspaper columns in ‘The daily Telegraph’ and in the ‘Daily Mirror’. The columns were on internet topics. Detox for Life,
her book on Detox diets sold over a million copies. She also has launched
various commercial ventures like Sudoku products, mind training games, video
games for play station 2etc.
Divorce, Affairs and Personal Life
She first married in 1985 to
Christopher Mather at the age of 24. Christopher was a Royal Navy officer and
former international rugby league player. The marriage lasted for only 12
months. She married management consultant Patrick King in 1990. She has two
sons from him. The couple split in 2000. She had a live in relationship with
Daily Mail columnist and PR consultant Des Kelly for five years. They split in
December, 2006. She is currently dating Graham Duff who is a RAF Red Arrows. He
is 14 years junior than carol and is separated with one child.
She is British and of
Dutch-Welsh ethnic descent.
weight and age
Carol is 1.69 m tall
and has a tremendously healthy body. She is 46 years old.
She is a stunning and a sexy lady still in her late 40’s.
Her hot and steamy pictures can be found online.
Carol is an honorary fellow of Bangor University in
North Wales and also has received an honorary Degree (MA) by the University of
Bath. In 2011 she was voted UK Female Rear of the Year. In June 2000, for her “Services
to broadcasting” in the Queen’s Birthday Honors she was honored as a member of
the order of the British Empire (MBE)