23 October 2020 22:48
David Mitchell and Victoria Cohen Mitchell are appearing on Celebrity Gogglebox 2020(Picture: Lia Toby/Getty Images for BFI) David Mitchell one of the guests on tonight's Celebrity Gogglebox 2020. The actor and comedian appears alongside his equally funny wife Victoria Coren Mitchell. Viewers may recognise Coren Mitchell as the host of popular quiz show Only Connect. But what else is she known for, and how did the pair meet? Who is Victoria Coren Mitchell?
Victoria Coren Mitchell is a writer, TV presenter, and professional poker player. She also often appears on panel shows such as 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Would I Lie To You? Coren Mitchell was born in Hammersmith, London, on August 17, 1972 – making her 48-years-old. Victoria Coren Mitchell is a journalist, TV presenter, and professional poker player (Picture: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images) Her parents are journalist Alan Coren, and Anne Kasriel. Advertisement She has been an avid writer since an early age and had a short story published in Just Seventeen magazine when she was 14-years-old.
She later won a competition in The Daily Telegraph to write a column about teenage life. Coren Mitchell has also written popular novels, including Love 16 and Once More, With Feeling. She is also the first woman to win an event on the European Poker Tour, the first player to win both a televised professional tournament (EPT London 2006) and a televised celebrity tournament (Celebrity Poker Club 2005), and the first player to win two European Poker Tour Main Events (EPT London 2006 and EPT Sanremo 2014). Coren Mitchell has hosted the BBC television quiz show Only Connect since 2008. She also writes weekly columns for The Observer. How did David Mitchell and Victoria Coren Mitchell meet? Victoria once revealed fellow comedian David Baddiel played a major role in getting the couple together. The couple have David Baddiel to thank for matching them up (Picture: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images) She told the RadioTimes: '[Baddiel] specifically said to me, 'There's David Mitchell over there, I think you should probably marry him, I'll get the ball rolling by introducing you'. 'I thought that was ridiculous but, a couple of hours later, I thought I probably would marry him.' They had a short relationship in 2007, but rekindled their romance three years later in 2010. The couple got married in 2012 and had a little girl, Barbara Elizabeth June Mitchell, in 2015. Celebrity Gogglebox 2020 starts tonight on Channel 4 at 9pm. MORE: Gogglebox inception as Malone family parody This Country's Daisy May Cooper sketch MORE: Sixty Seconds: Gogglebox's Pete and Sophie Sandiford on great uncle Paul Chuckle – and why this year's I'm A Celebrity might be 'crap' Follow Metro across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Share your views in the comments below. Clara Amfo salary: How much the BBC star earns from career David Mitchell net worth He has an estimated fortune of £2million, according to Spear's Magazine. David was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire on July 14, 1974. The comedian studied History at the University of Cambridge but showed his interest in performing by joining the drama club. While at the club, David met the actor and comedian Robert Webb and the pair went on to form a comedy duo. READ MORE: Nigella Lawson has a whopping wealth