Susie Dent Paul Atkins: Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Young, Countdown and Books

By | May 5, 2021

Susie Dent Biography

Susie Dent an English Lexicographer, Etymologist and Media Personality known for her roles on the Channel 4 game show ‘Countdown’ in the “Dictionary Corner” season since 1992. She as well makes appearances on Channel 4 panel show “8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown” and is the Honorary Vice-President of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP) since 2016.

Susie Dent Age

Dent was born on 19 November 1964 in Woking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

Susie Dent Countdown

In 1992, at the age of 27, Dent ,made her first appearance on Countdown and has been the show’s resident word expert in almost 3,500 episodes as of 2018. Her role in the show is to come up with answers for the show’s anagrams although in 2009 it was revealed that sometimes she gets help from producers through an earpiece.

Dent has been credited as a top-tier member of the production team alongside Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley beginning in Series 72 in 2015. Since Series 57, she has been given a regular slot prior to the second numbers round called Origins of Words, in which she explains the derivations of well-known words or phrases.

She celebrated her 25th anniversary as Countdown lexicographer on 29th June 2017. That day’s programme featured several tributes and gifts to her, with that day’s Dictionary Corner guest Colin Murray reading a poem on her behalf and Nick Hewer presenting her with a postcard signed by Arsène Wenger, the manager of her favored football club Arsenal.

Susie Dent Net Worth

Susie has an estimated net worth of $7 million.

Susie Dent Books

  • 2003 – The Language Report: The Ultimate Record of What We’re Saying and How We’re Saying It
  • 2004 – Larpers and Shroomers: The Language Report
  • 2005 – Winning Words
  • 2006 – Fanboys and Overdogs
  • 2007 – The Like, Language Report for Real
  • 2007 – The Language Report: English on the Move 2000–2007
  • 2008 – Words of the Year
  • 2008 – How to Talk Like a Local: From Cockney to Geordie
  • 2009 – What Made the Crocodile Cry? 101 Questions About the English Language
  • 2012 – Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (Editor)
  • 2013 – Susie Dent’s Weird Words
  • 2017 – Dent’s Modern Tribes: The Secret Languages of Britain
  • 2020 – Word Perfect: Etymological Entertainment For Every Day of the Year

Susie Dent Height and Weight

Susie stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters) and weighs 132 lbs (60 kg).

Susie Dent Education

Susie attended Marist Convent in Ascot, an independent Roman Catholic day school. She then joined Eton College to pursuing Oxbridge entrance exams. Later, she enrolled at Somerville College, Oxford from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree in modern languages. She also holds a master’s degree in German from Princeton University.

Susie Dent Husband

Dent is married to Paul Atkins, the CEO of Patomak Global Partners LLC and a primary school teacher. They are blessed with two children, all daughters namely Thea Atkins and Lucy Atkins.

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