Susie Dent

Inside Biography

Susie Dent is a talented person. She is a lexicographer and etymologist, best recognized for her appearance in Dictionary Corner on Channel 4's game show named Countdown. She is an author as well and has published several books in her career. She also appears on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, a post-watershed comedy version of the show presented by comedian Jimmy Carr. 

Dent is married to Paul Atkins, the CEO of Patomak Global Partners LLC. The couple shares two daughters namely Thea Atkins and Lucy Atkins.

Early Life Information Of Susie Dent

Susie Dent was born on 19th November 1964 in Woking, United Kingdom. She is an etymologist and also a lexicographer. She is better known for her work in a British game show named Countdown’s ‘Dictionary Corner’ which airs on Channel 4. Susie is British by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity.

Susie Dent attended an independent Roman Catholic day school named Marist Convent in Ascot. She has completed her B.A in modern language from Somerville College, Oxford.

Dent completed her master’s degree in German from Princeton University. After leaving the University Susie had worked as a language teacher in the USA and also for a German publisher.

Until around 2000 Susie has worked for the Oxford University Press. On Channel 4’s long-running game show Susie Dent is better known as the resident adjudicator as well as the lexicographer.

Susie Dent's Career

On the show’s current team, she has become one of the longest-serving members. Susie has first started the show in the year 1992 and over time she has made over 2500 appearances.

Dent was replaced as a lexicographer by Alison Heard when she took maternity leave over the winter of the year 2007 to 2008. Susie Dent likewise made an appearance on a spin-off show named 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown along with Rachel Riley and Joe Wilkinson

For a quite long time, Dent has been the resident lexicographer and adjudicator for the letters rounds on Channel 4's long-running game show Countdown. There she also worked with Rachel Riley.


From the year 2003 to 2007 for the Oxford University Press (OUP), Susie Dent worked as the author of a series of annual Language Reports. It was first simply entitled as The Language Report than was followed by the Larpers and Shroomers in the year 2004, Fanboys and Overdogs in the year 2005, Language Reports for Real in the year 2006, The Like and The Language Report: English on the Move 2000-2007 in the year 2007.  

In the year 2008, the format of the publication got revised as an A-Z collection of the new and newly regenerated words. In October 2008, it got published as the Words of the Year. The same publisher issued Winning Ways in the year 2005 and the What Made the Crocodile Cry? 101 question about the English language (ISBN 1905211791) in the year 2009.

Susie Dent’s book about dialects entitled How to Talk Like a Local was published in the year 2010 March.

Susie Dent's Net Worth And Salary

The estimated net worth of Susie is $2 million and her salary and earnings in the year 2016 were estimated at about $440,000. Susie Dent revealed on Countdown that she is a vegan. And the English TV presenter Rachel Riley has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

On November 7, 2013, Dent released a book titled Susie Dent's Weird Words which is priced at $5.35 for Kindle and $4.26 for Paperback on Amazon. She has published a number of popular books. 

Susie Dent's Is Married; Know How Her Relationship Is Going On?

The 55 Years Old, Susie Dent is a married woman and has two children. She has earned popularity as an author and through her television works.

Susie Dent is married to Paul Atkins. Her husband is the CEO of Patomak Global Partners LLC. She has two children daughters Thea Atkins and Lucy Atkins. The couple lives a low-key life and does not share much about their relationship but if we believe the sources, the family of four is living a blissful life together.  

It's been a pretty long time that the two are still sharing the strong bond of love, therefore, we can undoubtedly say that the two are enjoying their wonderful married life. 

Body Measurements

  • She has a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches.
  • Her body weight is 60 kg.
  • She has a perfect body shape with measurements of 33-25-35 inches.
  • She has blonde hair color and has blue colored eyes. 

by Bchrome, 27 Feb, 2017

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