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 Jean Vorderman, MBE HonFIET is a British 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’s career began in 1982 when she joined Channel 4 game show Countdown. She appeared on the show with Richard Whiteley from 1982 until his death in 2005, and subsequently with Des Lynam and Des O’Connor, before leaving in 2008. While appearing on Countdown, 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.Vorderman was a presenter of ITV’s Loose Womenfrom 2011 until 2014.
Family and Parents
Vorderman was born in Bedford, Bedfordshire, to a Dutch father, Anton Vorderman (1920–2007), and a Welsh mother, Edwina Jean Davies (1928–2017), as the youngest of three children.
Vorderman and her siblings, Anton and Trixie,grew raised in a one-parent household when her parents divorced three weeks after her birth, and her mother moved the family back to her hometown of Prestatyn, Denbighshire, North Wales. Vorderman didn’t see her father until she was 42 years old. Her mother married Armido Rizzi, an Italian, in 1970.Ten years later, the couple divorcedVorderman’s father remarried in the early 1990s, but his first wife died.
Vorderman attended Blessed Edward Jones Catholic High School in Rhyl, which is close by. She enrolled at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, to study engineering in 1978, when she was 17 years old. Vorderman was one of the youngest ladies ever admitted to Cambridge at the time.She graduated with a third-class degree, which she described as “disappointing.” She is a member of the Nines Club, having earned a third-class grade in each of her academic years.
Vorderman didn’t discover her Dutch ancestors until 2007 . Her father had been a part of the Dutch resistance during the Nazi occupation, but she didn’t realize it until then. He passed away while the show was being taped. Adolphe Vorderman, her great-grandfather, was instrumental in the discovery of vitamins.