From her first television appearance on Wheel of Fortune to The Travel Show and Holiday, Carol has become one of the most popular faces on British television.
But it is Changing Rooms with which she is now most associated. Here, her sense of humour and warmth with people…more
In 2006, she took part on the BBC 1 show Strictly Come Dancing.
Before she began her tv career, she was a model.
As a child, she was educated at Hutchenson's Grammar School.
Although she lives in London, she has a Victorian semi-detached house in her hometown of Glasgow.
In September 1998 she was presented with the famous red book on This is Your Life.
Carol has a black Labrador, Meg.
Carol is a member of Mensa with an IQ rating of 148.
Carol made a fitness video called Changing Shape with Carol Smille.
Carol is involved with CLIC Sargent, a charity for children with cancer.
Carol married her husband Alex Knight in 1990.
Carol was one of "Tennant's Lager Girls" and she appeared in marketing promotions in her home town of Scotland.
In 2005 presented The Peoples Court which wasn't very successful and didn't appear for another series.
In 2005 she switched over and joined ITV1 as presenter of the reality show A Brush With Fame, which was a search for the UK's best amateur portrait artist.
In 2004 she took part in Strictly Ice Dancing, a one time spin off show to Strictly Come Dancing.
In 2004 she took part in a reality show called Gender Swap where she was transformed from a women to a man using prosthetic makeup .
Carol is also an author, she wrote a book called Carol Smillie's Working Mum's Handbook.
Carol studied fashion at Glasgow School of Art.
Carol is the youngest of 4 children.
Carol left Changing Rooms after 12 successful series on the show.
Carol was a judge at the 2004 Lifesavers Awards.
Won "Rear of the Year" in 1998
Three children with husband Alex Knight - son, Robbie, and two daughters, Christie and Jodi