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Rachel Riley bio, age, career, net worth, husband, parent

Rachel Riley bio, age, career, net worth, husband, parent- Rachel Riley, officially known as Rachel Annabelle Riley is a British television presenter.

Rachel Riley  Biography

Rachel Riley was born in Rochford, United Kingdom to her parents; Celia Riley (mother) and Christopher Riley (father).

Rachel Riley

Although she’s famous, there’s no relevant information regarding her parents as their date of birth, age, and occupation are unknown at this time of writing.

Rachel Riley has a brother named Alex Riley. He lives away from the spotlight hence her date of birth, age, and occupation are unknown at this time of writing.

As of August 2023, Rachel Riley has been married twice.

In August 2012, Riley married Jamie Gilbert. The couple met while studying at the University of Oxford. It was announced in November 2013 that they had separated.

Following their separation, Riley started dating her Strictly dance partner, Pasha Kovalev, soon after the show ended in December 2013. Riley and Kovalev married in Las Vegas on 28th June 2019.

Pasha Kovalev was born on January 19, 1980, in Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Russia. He’s a Russian professional Latin and ballroom dancer.

The renowned television presenter is blessed with two daughters, Maven and Noa. The Countdown co-host shares both children with her husband, Pasha Kovalev whom she married in 2019.

Rachel Riley

In May 2019, Riley announced that she was and on 15th December 2019, she gave birth to her first daughter, Maven

In April 2021, Riley announced that she was pregnant again, and on 5th November 2021, she gave birth to another daughter named; Noa

Rachel Riley Career

She developed a passion for journalism at a younger age, has been consistent throughout her career, and has become one of the most sought-after television presenters.

At this time of writing (Saturday, August 19, 2023), Riley co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show Countdown and its comedy spin-off 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

Rachel Riley

Her television debut came when she joined Countdown aged 22. From September 2013, she appeared in the 11th series of the Strictly Come Dancing. Riley was eliminated from the BBC celebrity dance show in week 6 of the show, on 3 November 2013.

As a mathematics graduate with an interest in popularising mathematics and science, she co-presented the Channel 5 program; The Gadget Show with Jason Bradbury.

In 2016, Riley was part of the three-person presenting team for ITV’s six-part series, It’s Not Rocket Science. That same year (2016), Riley joined Sky Sports to present Friday Night Football. She left Friday Night Football in 2017.

Riley was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2023 New Year Honours for services to Holocaust education.

In August 2023, the Countdown co-host hit major headlines after stating that she’ll stop supporting Manchester United if Mason Greenwood stays at the club.

Riley also revealed she no longer owns a Manchester United shirt gifted to her by Ryan Giggs. Mason Greenwood has not played for the Premier League giants since his arrest in January 2022 for attempted rape, assault, and coercive control.

All charges were dropped by the Crown Prosecution Service in February this year, though he’s still suspended by Man United pending the result of an internal investigation.

An announcement from United on Greenwood was expected before Monday, August 14 Premier League opener against Wolves but was delayed. In a statement on Wednesday, August 16, United said the “fact-finding phase” of their investigation was now complete.

They added a decision about Greenwood’s future – which “ultimately rests” with chief executive officer Richard Arnold – was in the final stages.

Rachel Riley Age

Rachel Riley celebrated her 37th birthday in January this year (2023). She was born on January 11, 1986, in Rochford, United Kingdom.

Rachel Riley Height & Weight

Rachel Riley stands at a height of 1.7 m and weighs around 60kg

Rachel Riley Education

Rachel Riley attended the independent Thorpe Hall School and Southend High School for Girls. The Countdown co-host has a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Oxford.

Rachel Riley Net Worth

As of August 2023, Rachel Riley has an estimated net worth of about $5 million. This amount has largely been accumulated from her salary from Countdown.

Rachel Riley Social Media

Rachel Riley owns a Twitter account with over 685,000 followers and a verified Instagram account with over 548,000 followers. The British television presenter is very active on these social media platforms.

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