Carol Vorderman


Carol Jean Vorderman, HonFIET is a British media personality, best known for appearing on 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. 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. She has written books on detox diets. Vorderman was a presenter of ITV's Loose Women from 2011 until 2014.


Welsh columnists
Countdown (game show)
Royal Air Force officers holding honorary commissions
People associated with the University of Bath
People associated with Bangor University
BBC Radio Wales presenters
Welsh Roman Catholics
Alternative detoxification promoters
Daily Mirror people
GMTV presenters and reporters
21st-century Welsh writers
Welsh television presenters
20th-century Welsh writers
Mensans
Alumni of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
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