Carol Jean Vorderman (born 24 December 1960) is a British media personality best known for her time co-hosting Countdown. She gained the role after her mother applied for her, having seen an advert looking for mathematically skilled women.
Vorderman has written columns for The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mirror, as well as books on dieting. She has released branded video games including brain training and sudoku for various consoles.
Vorderman is a practising Catholic. She lives with her two children in Bristol.
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