25 Facts About Carol Vorderman

1. Carol Vorderman is an active supporter and advocate of the RAF Wings Appeal charity, appearing at airshows and taking part in other fundraising events.

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2. Carol Vorderman shares her Bristol home with her mother, her two children and her best friend Mandy along with her own two teenage boys.

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3. Carol Vorderman took part in the second series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2004.

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4. Carol Vorderman explained: "I am getting into the hard work for my planning and training to go round the world next year.

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5. Carol Vorderman beamed for the cameras and confidently posed with her hand on her hip.

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6. Carol Vorderman is an active supporter and advocate of the RAF Association charity, appearing at airshows and taking part in other fundraising events.

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7. Carol Vorderman appeared in a short film entitled 'Run for the future' which promotes prostate cancer awareness and a charity run held every year on the Bristol Downs to raise funds for the BUI prostate appeal.

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8. In November 2011 Carol Vorderman appeared in the music video for New Vorder's 'Carol O Carol' a song written by Jim Salveson in 1999 about his love for Carol Vorderman.

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9. Carol Vorderman is a patron of the Cleft Lip and Palate Association (her older brother, Anton, was born with a cleft lip and palate).

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10. David Cameron commented, "Carol Vorderman has got a passion for maths.

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11. Carol Vorderman was honoured as a Member of the Order of the British Empire for "services to broadcasting" in the Queen's Birthday Honours in June 2000.

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12. On 20 November 2014 Carol Vorderman accepted the appointment of ambassador to the Royal Air Force Air Cadets, saying: "I am truly honoured to be appointed as an ambassador for the RAF Air Cadets.

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13. In 2014 Carol Vorderman qualified for a private pilot's licence and announced that she planned to fly solo around the world.

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14. On 2 June 2012 Carol Vorderman named a Class 91 "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight" at the National Railway Museum as part of the Railfest 2012 Event.

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15. Carol Vorderman had maintained a long-standing endorsement of the debt consolidation company First Plus, an association that ceased in 2007.

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16. On 2 March 2010 Carol Vorderman publicly launched her new commercial venture of an online mathematics coaching system for 4—to 12-year-old children under the name of the MathsFactor.

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17. Carol Vorderman expanded her business ventures, launching a number of Sudoku products.

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18. Carol Vorderman has had newspaper columns in The Daily Telegraph, and in the Daily Mirror on Internet topics.

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19. In 2016, Carol Vorderman finished in eighth place in the sixteenth series of I'm a Celebrity.

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20. Carol Vorderman is the presenter of the annual Pride of Britain Awards, which are televised by ITV.

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21. On 14 July 2014, Carol Vorderman announced her departure as a presenter on Loose Women.

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22. Carol Vorderman recorded her last Countdown show on 13 November 2008 which was broadcast on 12 December 2008.

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23. Carol Vorderman appeared on Countdown from the show's inception until 2008.

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24. Carol Vorderman went to Cambridge as one of the youngest women admitted at the time.

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25. Carol Vorderman was a presenter of ITV's Loose Women from 2011 until 2014.

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