Rachel Riley Biography, Age, Height,Education, Family, Husband, Countdown, Dancing, Networth
Rachel Riley Biography
She not only has a pretty face but a beautiful mind also. Rachel Riley is a British television presenter and mathematician. She co-hosts the Channel 4 daytime show Countdown and its comedy spin-off 8 out 10 cats Does Countdown. She is a mathematics graduate her television debut began when she joined countdown at the age of 22 years. She had an interest in popularising mathematics and the sciences. She co-presented The Gadget Show on Channel 5 and It’s Not Rocket Science on ITV. Riley was also a contestant on BBC celebrity dance show Strictly Come Dancing in 2013.
Riley has a love for football this has seen her assist bookmakers in preparing betting odds for football tournaments based on the analysis she has predicted. She is a keen supporter of Manchester United just like her father. In October 2010 she presented a program on the club’s television channel. To mark her 1000th episode of Countdown United player Ryan Giggs presented her with a signed team shirt also Giggs celebrating his 1000th game for the club for the same year.
Rachel Riley Age | Birthday
She was born Rachel Annabelle Riley on January 11th, 1986. Riley celebrates her birthday on January 11th of every year. She is currently 34 years old as of 2020.
Rachel Riley Height | Weight
Riley is a woman of average stature and shape she stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall. Details concerning Riley’s weight are currently under review we will update soon.
Rachel Riley Education
She received her education at Thorpe Hall School and Southern High School for Girls it was a grammar school. There she got four As at A-Level. She completed her undergraduate studies in mathematics at Oriel College Oxford.
Rachel Riley Family | Parents And Siblings
Little detail is known concerning Riley’s family. She was born to Christopher Riley her father and Celia Riley her mother she has a brother Alex Riley.
Rachel Riley Husband | Married And Children
Riley is committed she is married to her strictly dance partner Pasha Kovalev. The two began dating soon after the show ended in December 2013. In May 2109 Riley announced that she was pregnant they later got married in Las Vegas in June 2019. On December 2109 Riley gave birth to a daughter Maven Aria.
Rachel Riley Countdown
When Riley came to Countdown she replaced the long-serving Carol Vorderman. Riley’s role was to handle the placement of tiles on the board for the letters and number rounds to find an exact solution in the numbers rounds if the contestants are unable to do so. Her appointment was at the same time as the announcement of a new host Jeff Sterling. Riley had no ambition to become a television presenter she was encouraged by her mother and later decide to do so.
Rachel Riley’s Husband
Riley is married to Pasha Kovalev he was her partner on Strictly Dancing. Riley was previously married to Jamie Gilbert the two had met while studying at the University of Oxford. It was later announced that they were separating in November 2013.
Rachel Riley Instagram
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Rachel Riley Dancing
Riley appeared on the eleventh series of BBC One dancing program Strictly Come Dancing. She had a professional dancing partner Pasha Kovalev. She was later eliminated in 6th week of the show. She claimed that for the first five weeks she suffered from stage fright.
Rachel Riley Networth
Riley has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars. She is a well-known personality this as well as her hard work has contributed to her wealth.