RACHEL Riley is Countdown's resident brainbox.

After falling for her Strictly partner when she took part in the show in 2013, the pair are now the proud parents of two baby children.

Who is is Rachel Riley?

Rachel was born in Rochford, Essex, England in January 1986.

The 35-year-old replaced Carol Vorderman and became co-host of Countdown on Channel 4 in 2009.

Since then she has co-presented more than 1,000 episodes of the show

She is married to former Strictly star Pasha Kovalev and they have one daughter called Maven Aria who was born in 2019.

In November 2021, Rachel gave birth to her second child.

What is Rachel Riley's net worth?

Rachel is quite the wealthy woman.

She has a reported net worth of £3.4million.

This has largely been accumulated from her salary from Countdown.

How did Rachel Riley become famous?

Rachel shot to fame on Channel 4 show Countdown in 2009 and is in charge of picking the letters and numbers and revealing the answers to the maths problems.

The star has been on the show for the past 12 years, and presented alongside Nick Hewer.

Before her career in television, she studied mathematics at Oriel College, Oxford, before working as a statistical analyst for a start-up price comparison website.



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What TV shows has Rachel Riley been in?

As well as Strictly and Countdown, Rachel has appeared in The Gadget Show, It's Not Rocket Science and the comedy version of Countdown – 8 Out of 10 Cats does Countdown.

She also worked on Sky Sports shows Friday Night Football and Fantasy Football Club alongside Jeff Stelling, Max Rushden and Paul Merson.

However after making an off the cuff comment about football club Tottenham Hotspur she received an onslaught of online abuse from fans and has since reportedly stepped down from the role.

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