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Rachel Riley confirms exciting news with Pasha Kovalev - and fans cannot wait!

The couple are teaming up!

Sharnaz Shahid

They dazzled Strictly Come Dancing fans back in 2013, and now viewers will get to see Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev's on-screen chemistry once again!

Although the couple will not be dancing, they will be sharing their knowledge as they take part in Sunday's upcoming episode of Family Fortunes. In the celebrity special, the stars - who are parents to baby Maven - will take on the family of footballing legend Chris Kamara for a chance to win a £30,000 jackpot prize for their chosen charities.

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"We asked 100 people, to name a family hoping not to embarrass themselves on @FamilyFortunes‬ this Sunday 8pm," wrote Rachel alongside a first-look photo from the episode.

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Fans rushed to post comments as they shared their excitement over the news. "This will be great I'm sure!" said one follower, while another remarked: "Looking forward to this." A third person joked: "Maven needs to be on the team."

Judging by the photo, Rachel and Pasha are joined by the Countdown star's mother Celia, her brother Alex and a friend called Lucy. One follower asked why her dad Chris was not taking part, to which Rachel replied: "He's higher risk so thought better of it xxx."

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Rachel and her family on Family Fortunes

Rachel is known for being the maths whizz on Channel 4's iconic game show, Countdown. She initially considered a career in marketing, before her mother encouraged her to audition for daytime series.

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When Countdown's original 'human calculator' Carol Vorderman retired from her role in 2008 after 26 years, Channel 4 began searching for an unknown host to replace her. Rachel, then 22, beat 1000 other applicants to win the coveted role as resident maths guru.

The mum-of-one has appeared on other shows such as Channel 5's The Gadget Show alongside Jason Bradbury, Strictly Come Dancing and ITV series It's Not Rocket Science.

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