Born on December 24, 1960, Carol Jean Vorderman, MBE HonFIET is a British media personality best known for co-hosting the game show Countdown for 26 years, from 1982 to 2008. She is also a newspaper columnist, a nominal author of books on diet and education, and hosts the annual Pride of Britain Awards. She is the author of books about detox diets.
When Vorderman joined the Channel 4 game show Countdown in 1982, her career officially began. Before leaving in 2008, she co-hosted the program with Richard Whiteley from 1982 until his death in 2005, followed by Des Lynam and Des O’Connor.
The Pride of Britain Awards and Better Homes for ITV, as well as guest hosting programs like Have I Got News for You, The Sunday Night Project, and Lorraine, all began while Vorderman was still a regular on Countdown.
From 2011 to 2014, Vorderman hosted ITV’s Loose Women.
Carol Vorderman Siblings: Trixie Vorderman, Anton Vorderman
Trixie and Anton Vorderman are the direct siblings of Carol Vorderman. Carol is the youngest of three children born to a Dutch father, Anton Vorderman, and a Welsh mother, Edwina Jean Davies.
Trixie is the eldest child of her Dutch father Anton Vorderman and Welsh mother Edwina Jean Davies. Her sister is Carol who is the youngest of her parents’ three kids. Their parents broke up three weeks after she was born.
Ten years older than her sister Carol Vorderman, Trixie Vorderman is seventy-one years old. Trixie has decided to stay out of the spotlight.
Trixie’s younger brother Anton Vorderman is 69 years old, making him two years younger than Trixie and eight years older than Carol. The sisters and brothers are actually separated.