Carol Vorderman : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary

Carol Vorderman is a Welsh media personality know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary

Carol Vorderman : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
Carol Vorderman
Name Carol Vorderman
Birthdate ( Age)  24 December 1960 
Place of Birth Bedford, United Kingdom
Nationality Welsh
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Patrick King (m. 1990–2000), Christopher Mather (m. 1985–1986)
Children Katie KingCameron King
Parents Anton 'Tony', Edwina Jean
Education Engineering at Sidney Sussex College
Profession Welsh media personality
Net Worth $2 Million - $5 Million
Last Update September 2021

Carol Jean Vorderman is a Welsh media personality, best known for co-hosting the game show Countdown for 26 years from 1982 until 2008, as a newspaper columnist and nominal author of educational and diet books, and hosting the annual Pride of Britain awards. She has written books on detox diets.

Vorderman began presenting other shows for various broadcasters including Better Homes and The Pride of Britain Awards for ITV, as well as guest hosting shows such as Have I Got News for You, The Sunday Night Project and Lorraine.

Early Life and Family

Vorderman was born in Bedford, Bedfordshire, the youngest of three children of Dutch father Anton 'Tony' Vorderman and Welsh mother Edwina Jean .Her parents separated three weeks. Vorderman did not see her father again until she was 42. In 1970, her mother married Italian immigrant Armido Rizzi.The couple separated ten years later.Vorderman's father remarried; his wife died in the early 1990s.

Vorderman was educated at the comprehensive Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School in nearby Rhyl, Flintshire. In 1978, when she was 17, she went to read engineering at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. Vorderman went to Cambridge as one of the youngest women ever admitted at the time.

Carol Vorderman Husband

She was first married in 1985 to Christopher Mather, a Royal Navy officer, but the marriage lasted only twelve months. Her second marriage was to management consultant Patrick King in 1990 at age 29.The couple separated in 2000.After meeting at a Christmas party in 1999, Vorderman and Des Kelly lived together in London from 2001, also using their other house in Glandore, West Cork, Ireland. After five years together, Vorderman and Kelly separated in December 2006, publicly announcing the amicable split in January 2007.Vorderman shares her Bristol home with her two children.

Carol Vorderman Net Worth

Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE is a Welsh media personality who has an estimated Net Worth of $2 Million - $5 Million in 2021.

Professional Career

Vorderman initially found employment as a junior civil engineer at Dinorwig Power Station in Llanberis, Wales, and later as a graduate management trainee in Leeds. In her spare time, she was briefly a backing singer with friend Lindsay Forrest in the Leeds-based pop group Dawn Chorus and the Blue Tits, fronted by radio DJ Liz Kershaw during the early 1980s.

Vorderman appeared on Countdown from the show's inception in 1982 until 2008.Initially, Vorderman's only contribution to the show was the numbers game, and she formed part of a five-person presentation team. However, over the following years, the team was pared down, and Vorderman began handling tiles for both the letters and numbers games.

In June 2005, the producers of Countdown asked Vorderman if she wanted to fill the role of main presenter vacated by the recently deceased Richard Whiteley. Vorderman declined, and a search for a new presenter began while the show went into a four-month hiatus. In October 2005, Des Lynam replaced Whiteley and co-hosted with Vorderman. In January 2007 Des O'Connor replaced Lynam; Vorderman continued to co-host the show

Vorderman has had newspaper columns in The Daily Telegraph, and in the Daily Mirror on Internet topics. She has written books on Detox diets. Her No. 1 bestseller was Detox For Life, produced in collaboration with Ko Chohan and Anita Bean and published by Virgin Books, which sold over a million copies.Many school textbooks have been published under her name, chiefly by Dorling Kindersley in series such as English Made Easy, Maths Made Easy, Science Made Easy and How to Pass National Curriculum Maths.