VICTORIA Coren Mitchell is an accomplished writer and TV presenter who’s married to comedian David Mitchell.
The Only Connect star has some tricks up her sleeve – not least the fact that she is a professional poker player.
Who is Victoria Coren Mitchell?
Victoria Coren Mitchell, 48, is an English writer, presenter and professional poker player.
She writes a weekly column for The Observer and hosts the BBC television quiz show Only Connect – a role she has held since 2008.
Her father was journalist Alan Coren and her brother is journalist Giles Coren.
Victoria was the first woman to win an event on the European Poker Tour and the first player to win both a televised professional tournament (EPT London 2006) and a televised celebrity tournament (Celebrity Poker Club 2005).
She was also the first player to win two European Poker Tour Main Events (EPT London 2006 and EPT Sanremo 2014).
In the past, Victoria has hosted Radio 4 show Women Talking About Cars and presented shows such as Off The Page, Balderdash And Piffle and Heresy.
She has also regularly featured as a guest panellist and host on Have I Got News For You, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Would I Lie To You and BBC Question Time.
Is Victoria Coren Mitchell married?
She is married to actor and comedian David Mitchell – the pair tied the knot in 2012.
They have a daughter, Barbara Elizabeth June Mitchell, born 2015.
David has said they first met at a film premiere in 2007 and dated briefly, but only got into a serious relationship three years after that.
Victoria revealed that comedian David Baddiel introduced them to each other.
She said: “He 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’.”
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