Carol Vorderman, the popular co-host of game show “Countdown”, was born on 24 December 1960 in in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. Her full name is “Carol Jean Vorderman” and zodiac sign is “Capricorn”. Carol Vorderman’s current age is 58 years (as of May 2019).
The gorgeous British media personality who was honoured as “Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)” as well as “UK Female Rear of the Year (two times)” has blonde hair and beautiful light brown eyes. Carol Voderman’s Height is 5 Feet 5 Inches (165 in centimetres) and she weighs 60 kg (132 Pounds) with body measurements of 37-27-36.
Birthday: 24 December 1960
Age: 58 Years old
Height: In Feet Inches – 5’5”
In Centimetres – 165
In meters – 1.65
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 kg
In Pounds – 132 lb
Body Measurements: Bust size – 37 inch
Waist size – 27 inch
Hips size – 36 inch
Christopher Mather (m.1985–86; divorced)
Patrick King (m.1990–2000; divorced)
Des Kelly (2001-2006; Live-in Relationship)
Net worth: 18 Million £ (2,25,48,870 USD)
Carol Voderman Family, Education, College and High IQ:
She was born to Dutch father “Anton ‘Tony’ Vorderman” and Welsh mother “Edwina Jean“. She is the youngest of three siblings, the elder brother is “Anton Voderman” and elder sister “Trixie Voderman”. Her parents separated three weeks after her birth, and her mother “Edwina” took the family back to her home town of “Prestatyn” in North Wales.
She attended one term at “Vale View Preschool” and then two terms at “Ysgol Melyd School” in Prestatyn, Wales. She did her primary education from “Ysgol Mair R C Primary School” in Rhyl, Wales and her secondary schooling from “Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School” also in Rhyl, Wales.
In her O-levels exams, she secured 9 ‘A’ and 2 ‘B’. Some of her subjects were maths, physics, computer studies, Welsh and cookery. She also got an OE in a maths paper which included calculus. In her A-levels exams, she got an ‘A’ in maths, plus an ‘S’ for the special paper, an ‘A’ in economics and a ‘B’ in physics.
For her graduation in “Engineering”, she attended the “Sidney Sussex College”, University of Cambridge, England. Though she had been a bright student all through her academics and has an IQ of 154 but she graduated from Cambridge with a third-class honours degree.
Carol Voderman Net Worth: How Rich is Carol Voderman?
In 1982, Vorderman got a job as co-presenter for the British game show involving word and number tasks Countdown broadcasted on Channel 4. Voderman started as the first female host of the show, at age 21 and was part of the show for 26 long years till 2008. The show popularity from the show made her one of the highest earning women in Britain, earning nearly £4 million annually.
Voderman appeared on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire – celeb edition” thrice – first in 2000 as a solo contestant winning £125,000, then in 2010 with “Gok Wan” winning £10,000 and finally in 2013 with “Caroline Quentin”, on the final live show in the series, winning £50,000.
Carol Vorderman’s Book titled “Detox for Life: The 28 Day Detox Diet and Beyond” was a sensation when first published, and launched a series of bestselling books which have sold in excess of 1 million copies worldwide earning her over £750,000.
Vorderman has also written a series of popular school textbooks and books series like maths made easy, English made easy, programming made easy and Sudoku, earning her an additional stream of juicy income.
She was paid around £100,000 for her autobiography titled “It All Counts”, which was published in September 2010. It is currently priced around 55 USD for hardcover edition and has grossed over £100,000 in earnings.
She released Carol Vorderman’s Mind Aerobics and also launched a video game in the US called Carol Vorderman’s Sudoku for PlayStation 2, in 2007. Vorderman charges approx. £20,0000 to be an after dinner speaker or as a presenter at a ceremony.
Vorderman then started a new online maths coaching system in 2010 called “The Maths Factor” for the age group 4-12.
In 2002, she bought a 3,600 sq ft, four-bedroom Thame side flat – which overlooks parliament in the block on Albert Embankment for £2.98 Million, which she later priced at £4.95 Million for sale.
In 2007, she bought a stunning North Somerset house near the village of “Clapton-in-Gordano”, named “Uplands” for £1.1 Million. She later changed the name of her 4200 square-foot lavish house to “Sloblock” an anagram for “B*llocks”. Built in the 1970s, the house was set in nearly four acres of grounds with a heated outdoor pool with bar and gym. The open-plan home has a kitchen and living room on the ground floor, along with three bedrooms. She put it on sale for £2.6 Million in 2016 but later sold it in £2.495 Million.
All in all she is qualified pilot, famous and very attractive British media personality and a celebrated authors of best-selling books, who has the net worth of around 18 million pounds.
Carol Voderman Relationship: Husband, Boyfriends and affairs
She was first married at age 24 to Christopher Mather in (m.1985-86), a Royal Navy officer and former international rugby league player, but the marriage lasted only for a year.
In 1990, at age 29, she was married for the second time to management consultant “Patrick King”, with whom she had two children, Katie (b. 1992) and Cameron (b. 1997). The couple separated in 2000 after 10 years of marriage.
Voderman met Daily Mail columnist and PR consultant “Des Kelly” at a Christmas party in 1999 and they started living together in London from 2001. But after five years together, Vorderman and Kelly separated in December 2006.
Carol then went on to date pilot Graham “Duffy” Duff, who is 14 years younger than her, and has been happily single since their 2016 split.
In December 2018, in an episode of “Loose Women”, she revealed that one of her exes was the commander of the ISS (International Space Station) and it’s her deepest desire to go to space and do “certain things” there.
Carol Voderman Maths Series Books list:
Vorderman, the former Countdown presenter famed for her mathematical prowess, has an IQ of 154, while the national average is 100.
10 Minutes a Day Maths Ages 3-5 Key Stage 0
10 Minutes a Day Maths Ages 5-7 Key Stage 1
10 Minutes a Day Maths Ages 7-9 Key Stage 2
10 Minutes a Day Maths Ages 9-11 Key Stage 2
10 Minutes a Day Problem Solving Ages 9-11 Key Stage 2
10 Minutes a Day Decimals
10 Minutes a Day Problem Solving Ages 7-9 Key Stage 2
10 Minutes A Day Times Tables
10 Minutes a Day Fractions
Maths Made Easy Ages 5-6 Key Stage 1 Beginner
Maths Made Easy Times Tables Ages 5-7 Key Stage 1
Maths Made Easy Times Tables Ages 7-11 Key Stage 2
Maths Made Easy Ages 5-6 Key Stage 1 Advanced
Maths Made Easy Ages 6-7 Key Stage 1 Beginner
Maths Made Easy Ages 7-8 Key Stage 2 Beginner
Maths Made Easy Adding and Taking Away Ages 3-5 Preschool Key Stage 0
Times Tables Made Easy
Maths Made Easy Ages 8-9 Key Stage 2 Beginner
Maths Made Easy Numbers Ages 3-5 Preschool Key Stage 0
Maths Made Easy Ages 6-7 Key Stage 1 Advanced
Maths Made Easy Ages 8-9 Key Stage 2 Advanced
Maths Made Easy Ages 9-10 Key Stage 2 Beginner
Maths Made Easy Ages 7-8 Key Stage 2 Advanced
Maths Made Easy Ages 10-11 Key Stage 2 Beginner
Maths Made Easy Ages 10-11 Key Stage 2 Advanced
Maths Made Easy Shapes and Patterns Ages 3-5 Preschool Key Stage 0
Carol Vorderman’s Maths Dictionary
Maths Made Easy Extra Tests Age 10-11 Key Stage 2
Problem Solving Made Easy Ages 9-11 Key Stage 2
Maths Made Easy Decimals Ages 9-11 Key Stage 2
Money Maths Made Easy
Help Your Kids With Maths
How to be Good at Maths
Carol Voderman’s Sudoku Book Series List:
Carol Vorderman’s How To Do Sudoku
Carol Vorderman’s Massive Book of Sudoku
Carol Vorderman’s How to Do Extreme Sudoku
Easy Sudoku for Everyone
Carol Vorderman’s How to do Junior Sudoku
Carol Voderman’s Programming, Language, English and science Book Series:
Computer Coding for Kids
Computer Coding Games for Kids
Computer Coding Projects For Kids
Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids
Help Your Kids with English
10 Minutes A Day Spelling Ages 5-7 Key Stage 1
10 Minutes A Day Spelling Ages 7-11 Key Stage 2
10 Minutes A Day Phonics Ages 3-5 Key Stage 1
Help Your Kids with Science
Help Your Kids With Study Skills