Carol Vorderman Quote

It really was hand-to-mouth and you can say, 'Poor little me, how dreadful, what a deprived childhood', but I didn't feel that way at all. It's all about the attitude at home.

Carol Vorderman

It really was hand-to-mouth and you can say, 'Poor little me, how dreadful, what a deprived childhood', but I didn't feel that way at all. It's all about the attitude at home.

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About Carol Vorderman

Carol Jean Vorderman, (born 24 December 1960) is a Welsh broadcaster, media personality, and writer. Her career began in 1982 when she joined the Channel 4 game show Countdown, appearing 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 television shows for various broadcasters, including Better Homes (1999–2003) and The Pride of Britain Awards (1999–present) for ITV, as well as guest hosting shows such as Have I Got News for You (2004–2006) The Sunday Night Project (2006), and Lorraine (2011, 2018–2019, 2022). She was a presenter on the ITV talk show Loose Women from 2011 until 2014. She has also appeared on reality television shows, including Strictly Come Dancing (2004), I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (2016) and The Great Celebrity Bake Off (2020), winning the latter show. Since 2022, Vorderman has been a news reviewer for This Morning.
Vorderman was honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to broadcasting in the Queen's Birthday Honours in June 2000. She has also worked as a newspaper columnist and nominal author of educational and diet books.
Vorderman left the BBC in November 2023 following criticism of her social media activity, saying she would "not be silenced". She joined LBC two months later, presenting her own show.