Rachel Riley

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 11, 1986
Nationality Britist
Name on Birth Rachel Annabelle Riley
Height 1.70 m
Profession Television presenter
Working for Countdown on Channel 4 and The Gadget Show on Channel 5
Ethnicity English
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jamie Gilbert
Married on 2012
Children(s) N/A
Qualification Graduation
Education at University of Oxford
Net Worth(s) £3.2 million
Divorce Not Yet
Religion Jew
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Gray
Twitter @RachelRileyRR
Body Measurements 34 - 26 - 30 inch.
Age 35 Years

Rachel Annabelle Riley is an English television presenter best known for co-presenting Countdown on Channel 4 and The Gadget Show on Channel 5.


Rachel Riley was born on January 11, 1986 in Southend, Essex, England.

Childhood and School College

Riley was raised in the Thorpe Bay area of Southend-on-Sea and educated at the independent Thorpe Hall School and Southend High School for Girls, a grammar school, where she obtained four As at A-Level. She then read mathematics at Oriel College, Oxford, gaining an upper second-class honors degree.

Career and struggle

Rachel Riley is the numbers expert on Channel 4’s long-running quiz show Countdown.  In 2013 Rachel joined the presenting team on The Gadget Show for Channel 5.  She is a regular panelist on the Channel 4 comedy panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats and features on the 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown mash ups.

In 2010 Rachel appeared in the Channel 4 Dispatches two-part documentary Kids Don’t Count, which asked how and why we are failing Britain’s children when it comes to maths. Rachel visited a primary school in Bristol to help encourage the children to tackle their maths demons. She was then invited by Channel 4 to lead a maths debate, linked to the documentary, in which she chaired a panel of three experts, including J Sainsbury’s CEO, Justin King.

Other TV credits have included putting her brainpower to the test by appearing on BBC1?s Celebrity Mastermind and appearing in a cameo role in Channel 4?s series The IT Crowd entitled ‘The Final Countdown’ (Series 4 Episode 2, 2010).

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

She met her husband, Jamie Gilbert, while they were both studying at Oxford University. The couple split up at the end of 2009 after four and a half years together. They later got back together and became engaged after he proposed to her on her 25th birthday on 11 January 2011. She told viewers about the engagement on the 25 February edition of Countdown and their wedding was on 11 August 2012. It was announced on November 29th 2013 that she was splitting with her husband after 16 months of marriage.

Hot pictures

Hot pictures of her can be found all over the internet. She is very popular in twitter.

Height, weight and age

She is 5 feet 7 inches tall which means she is 170 centimeters tall.


She has a good and sexy figure and she has maintained it very well.

Nationality, Ethnicity

She is English national and she is white.

Award and Achievement

She was also a participant in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing, but she was the 5th contestant to be eliminated from the show on 3 November 2013.

Riley also does the letters and numbers rounds on the 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown series.

On 26 June 2009, it was reported that Riley had been recruited by the Post Office to employ her mathematical skills to help advise holidaymakers on how to make the most of their holiday currency, after a report by the Post Office revealed that a significant number of holidaymakers fail to calculate the actual cost of goods and services when travelling abroad and often overspend their holiday budgets.

In October 2010, she presented a programme on MUTV featuring a tour of Manchester United's training ground at Carrington. She has also hosted episodes of An Audience with... on MUTV.

Job and future

Rachel’s professionalism, intellect and beauty make her ideal for a variety of corporate work, from hosting glamorous awards ceremonies, to fronting PR campaigns.

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