Carol Vorderman’s net worth as she sells mansion to move into motor home

Countdown star and Pride of Britain presenter Carol Vorderman is a TV icon who has earned millions through her decades-long career. Here’s her net worth as she plans to leave her mansion in Bristol to move into a van

Carol Vorderman
Carol Vorderman plans to move into a van

TV presenter Carol Vorderman made her name on Channel 4 game show Countdown, which she co-hosted for 26 years from 1982 to 2008.

After Countdown, she went on to make loads of money appearing on shows like Loose Women, Lorraine, and I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!

She has also been the presenter of the annual Pride of Britain awards every year on ITV, as well as written several educational and diet books.

The TV icon recently sold her multi-million pound mansion, adding to her massive wealth.

However she’s suggested to fans that she plans to move out of her lavish home and into a more humble abode — a motor home!

Here’s how much the TV legend is worth as she plans to set off in her new van…

What is Carol Vorderman’s net worth and how much did she earn from Countdown?

In addition to her TV career, Carol has also written several books and worked in newspapers

Carol Vorderman is currently worth a whopping £18million according to Spear’s magazine. Most of this wealth is down to her role on Countdown which saw her earn a massive £5 million a year.

In addition, she earned £750,000 for her best selling book Detox For Life with her autobiography, It All Counts, making £100,000.

She has also contributed to several newspapers and been a poster girl for both maths geeks and diet fanatics alike.

Why is Carol Vorderman selling her mansion?

Carol has sold her £2.6 million mansion to take to the road in a van in the new year. The property named Uplands is located just outside Bristol and was bought by the presenter ten years ago for £1.1 million.

The 59-year-old took to social media to announce that she has now sold the house which had three bedrooms and a massive garden.

Carol sold the property that she bought ten years ago as she prepares to take her van out in the new year

Showing fans the spacious airy property with floor to ceiling windows, she posted: “Today I sold and said goodbye to a house I kinda built 15 years ago….the house of a thousand parties.”

She said goodbye “to her happy place,” which she called “Sloblock Hall” on Instagram, adding that she was moving on to more new adventures.

The adventure seems to be one spent in a van, which she plans to turn into a motor home. Carol has already posted several images with the van, which she will be driving to Bristol to be converted in the new year once it has had some work done.

Is Carol Vorderman married and does she have any children?

Though she is currently single, Carol has been married twice before. First to Royal Navy officer Christopher Mather, in 1985.

They married when she was 24 , but it only lasted 12 months.

She later married Patrick King in 1990 with whom she had two children daughter Katie, 30, and son Cameron, 24, though her marriage with Patrick ended in 2000.

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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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