She might be 20 years older but Carol Vorderman is giving Kim Kardashian a run for her money

We were gobsmacked when TV legend Carol Vorderman did a Kim Kardashian this week and stepped out with a newly platinum ‘do.

She might be 20 years older than Kimmy but 54-year-old Carol looked AMAZING as she debuted her blonde hair at an event in London this week. The presenter teamed her youthful hue with a sexy fitted frock, complete with a cinched-in waist to show off her pretty incredible figure. She’s totally giving Kim a run for her money, in our humble opinion.

Carol herself has modestly laughed off comparisons to 34-year-old Kim, having tweeted on Wednesday that she was ‘#laughinglots’ at a newspaper story highlighting their similarities.

One thing’s for certain though – this lady has seriously got hotter with age. Carol‘s been a regular face on our screens for over 30 years but she’s come a long way since her debut as a rather dowdy maths whizz on Countdown in the early 1980s. Check out our pictures above to see how Vorders has just got better and better over time.

The presenter has been through quite a transformation. Our second photo shows a young Carol at the start of her telly career in 1983 and it’s fair to see that the bouffant hair and dodgy eye-make up don’t make this her strongest look.

Fast forward a few years though and Carol is starting to get a bit racy. By 1998 she’s stripping to a corset and fishnets to star as Cher on a celebrity edition of Stars In Their Eyes.

In our fourth snap, taken in 2002, Carol’s upped the ante in a daring low-cut dress teamed with sleek brunette locks. Then in 2008 she showcases her TINY waist wearing a red hot frock at the Pride Of Britain Awards and gives us major body envy.

As well as getting hotter, the Loose Women star seems to resemble Kim K more and more over the years. Our sixth picture shows Carol squeezing into a pair of skinny jeans to celebrate winning Rear Of The Year in 2011, whilst her PVC-look pencil skirt and crop top at a 2013 GQ party are SO Kim.

With time being so very kind to Carol, imagine how amazing she’s going to look in a few years’ time! We salute you, Vorders.

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Anna Francis