Rachel Riley

TV Show Host

Birthday January 11, 1986

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Rochford, England

Age 38 years old

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Became famous as the co-host of Countdown alongside Nick Hewer. She also competed on season 11 of Strictly Come Dancing.

Before Fame

She worked as a data analyst for a website.


She attended Oriel College in Oxford.

Family Life

She married Jamie Gilbert in 2012, but the couple split the following year. In 2014, she began dating dancer Pasha Kovalev, whom she married in 2019. Their daughter Maven was born in December 2019, and their daughter Noa was born in November 2021.

Associated With

She replaced Carol Vorderman as the host of the Countdown.