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Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman Carol Vorderman was born on December 24, 1960 in Bedford, England. She is known for her british reality show Countdown.

Biography and Career:

Her parents divorced after 3 weeks after her birth and her mother took her and moved to Prestatyn, North Wales. Her mother remarried to an italian in 1970.

She went to the catholic Blessed Edward Jones High School. And then she went to Sidney Sussex College and then at the University of Cambridge. She graduated in 1978.

She began her career with the pop group Dawn Chours and the Blue Tits. During her music career she was hosting the Peter Levy show on Radio Aire.

But she became famous at age of 21 when she won the constest for hosting the game show Countdown with Richard Whiteley but until 2005 when Richard died. After that sh e found another co-hosters for the show for another 2 years, then the show was cancelled.

On October 2005 Desmond Lunam replaced Richard and co-hosted the show with Carol. Then in January 2007 he was replaced with Des O'Connor. The show was earning over 1 million $ a year.

On July 2008 the show was cancelled because Vordeman was steeping down hosting the game. Even if Channel 4 was offering her 900.000£ a year she said that the show is not the same sincer Richard's death in 2005.

The Last Carol's episode of Countdown arried December 12, 2009.

Between 1987 and 1989 she hostes the BBC series "Take Nobody's Word For It". She also worked for BBC network at "Tomorrow's World" but she dropped out after she got the commericial for Ariel.

In 1999 she joined ITV and worked at many programms like "The Pride of Britain Awards" sincer 2000 and "Stars and thei Lives".
She made an appearence in the second series of "Strictly Come Dancing" winning the game.

He is also a writter. She has written the #1 seller "Detox For Life" which solv over one million books.

She studied journalism at University of Cambrige so now she is a editor at the british magazine Reveal.

Why is Carol Vorderman famous?

Carol Vorderman is famous because she is the woman who was for 26 years the presenter of the famous show named "Countdown". She is a very smart woman and in the same time very beautiful. Carol Vorderman is one of the best presenters from the entire world.

Why do we like Carol Vorderman?

We like Carol Vorderman because she is a beautiful woman who enjoyed our eyes for 26 years. We also like her because she is a smart woman and she made her show very good. Carol Vorderman knew how to be nice with her public and because of that she gained a lot of audience.

Short Info:

Name: Carol Jean Vorderman
Born place: Bedford, England
Born date: December 24, 1960
Parents: The father Tony Vorderman and the mother Edwina J. Davies
Eye color: Green-brown
Hair color: Light brown
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Nationality: British
Ethnicity: White
Other names: Carol Mather, Carol Vorderman
Spouse: Chris Mather 1985-1986 (divorced)
Patrick King 1990-2000 (divorced)
Children: Katherine (Katie) King and Cameron King
Occupation: Television Presenter
Studies: St Mary's School, Rhyl, Wales and Engineering at Cambridge University
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Date Added: 18 August '12

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