Anneka Rice

Who is Anneka Rice? Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Partner, Parents, Age, Height

Who is Anneka Rice?

Anneka Rice is a British television presenter, broadcaster, journalist, and painter of Welsh origin. In 1991, she was nominated for two technical BAFTAs for her work in “Challenge Anneka.” She serves as an ambassador and patron for a number of charitable organizations, including FISH, Horatio’s Garden, Riding for the Disabled, and Marie Curie. In 2018, she became a patron of the organization Operation Encompass and is presently working on her “Challenge Anneka” projects.

She has written and performed stand-up comedy at the Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green in 2018 and 2020, in addition to her TV presenting job. During the 1980s, Rice worked as a pantomime actor at the Manchester Palace, the Theatre Royal Brighton, the Arts Theatre Cambridge, and the Richmond Theatre.

Famous For

  • For her previous reality show “Challenge Anneka,”
  • Treasure Hunt (1982–89), a UK game show in which she appeared.

Early Life/ Personal Life

Anneka Rice was born on October 4, 1958, in Cowbridge, a market town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, some 19 kilometers west of Cardiff. Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice is her given name. She is of a white caucasian race and has British nationality. Her astrological sign is Libra. She believes in Christianity.

Rice was born into an English middle-class household. Her father, Mr. Rice, worked in construction, and her mother, Penny Grace Perrin, was a homemaker. Her parents, who suffered from dementia when Rice was a teenager, reared her in Surrey, Southeast England. Juliette Rice is her younger sister.

Rice had her schooling at Dunrobin School and St Michael’s School, both of which are located in Limpsfield, Surrey. She then graduated from Croydon High School in London, England. After high school, she begins to pursue a career in radio.

Celebrated Name Anneka Rice
Age 63 Years
Nick Name Rice
Birth Name Anneka Rice
Birth Date 1958-10-04
Gender Male
Profession Presenter and broadcaster
Birth Nation UK
Nationality English
Place Of Birth Wales
Ethnicity White
Parents Penny Grace Perrin (Mother)
School Dunrobin School, Limpsfield, Surrey; St Michael’s, Surrey; and Croydon High School
Religion Christian
Siblings Will Add Soon
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 60 Kg
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurement 35-25-35 inches
Marital Status Married
Husband Nick Allott (EX)

Tom Gutteridge (EX)

Boyfriend Simon Bell
Children 3
Net Worth Between $1 Million – $10 Million
Salary £100 thousand annually
Horoscope Libra
Links Instagram  Twitter

Anneka Rice Profession

  • Anneka began her career in broadcasting as a trainee for the BBC World Service, where she worked on The World Today and Twenty-Four Hours.
  • She relocated to Hong Kong at the age of 19, where she worked as a news sub-editor for TVB Pearl, an English-language TV channel.
  • She returned to the UK in 1982 to work as a reporter for Thames Television on CBTV.
  • Her breakthrough came in 1982 when she appeared on “Treasure Hunt,” a UK game show that aired from December 28, 1982, and May 18, 1989.
  • Rice debuted her own reality show, “Challenge Anneka,” in 1989, which ran on BBC1 from September 8, 1989, until October 15, 1995.
  • She returned to work in the 2000s as a regular on “The Wright Stuff” and as a host on Channel 5’s “Dinner Doctors.”
  • She co-hosted the ITV Sunday morning food show “Sunday Feast” in 2006.
  • She participated as a competitor on the BBC quiz program “Celebrity Mastermind” in 2010.
  • In 2016, she appeared on Channel 5’s Secrets of the National Trust.
  • In 2017, she appeared in the British reality show “Celebrity Hunted.”
  • In 2019, she competed in the BBC One dance competition “Strictly Come Dancing.”
  • In 2020, she took part in Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back and ran for BBC 1’s Sport Relief alongside her Radio 2 colleagues.
  • She was featured in the UK edition of the international game show “Weakest Link” in February 2022.

Anneka Rice Husband

Anneka Rice has only been married once. In 1988, she married her ex-husband Nick Allott. Nick is a British theatrical producer who was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for his contributions to theatre and charity. Rice has two boys with Nick: Thomas Alexander D, born in 1989, and Joshua James, born in 1990.

Rice’s married connection with Nick ended in divorce in 1992 when she had an affair with TV executive Tom Gutteridge. She had a third son with Tom, Sam Gutteridge, even though she was not married. The couple divorced six months after Sam was born in 1997.

Anneka is currently in a relationship with her partner, Simon Bell, who works as a writer. Since 2005, she has been in a relationship with Bell. He is friends with screenwriter Richard Curtis, with whom he co-wrote the comedy genre book “Who’s Had Who.”

Anneka Rice Net Worth

Josie Gibson’s net worth is projected to be between $1 million and $10 million as of May 2022. The star’s income stems from four decades of successful numerous jobs as a Broadcaster, TV presenter, and Journalist.

She currently earns roughly £100,000 from her many services with the BBC. She also earns money from sponsorship deals and her painting profession.

Anneka Rice Height

Anneka Rice stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs roughly 60 kg. Her physique is formed like an hourglass. Her slender frame measures 35-25-35 inches. She is a lady with an excellent model-type physique, and her body figure is a major attraction to the public.

Despite being in her early 60s, she appears youthful and gorgeous. She is wearing a bra size 40B (US). She feels at ease wearing shoes in a size 9 (US). She has a set of gleaming blue eyes. She seems elegant with her long silky blonde hair.

Did You Know?

  • She is four years her senior than her present partner.
  • She has her very own garden.
  • She is an excellent painter.
  • Her favorite pastimes are singing and dancing.

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