Professional English Presenter
Facts of Anneka Rice
|Full Name:||Anneka Rice|
|Birth Date:||October 4, 1958|
|Profession:||professional English presenter, TV host and broadcaster|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Birth Place||Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales|
|Education||Dunrobin School , St. Michael’s & Croydon High School|
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Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice aka Anneka Rice (born on 4th October 1958 in Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales, U.K.) is a professional English presenter, TV host and broadcaster. She won the “Rear of the Year” award in 1986. She appeared in the show “Celebrity Mastermind” and won the show as runner-up to the winner, Tristan Gemmill. Rice also launched the England Cricket Team in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. And now she is the contestant of a dancing show BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2019.
Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice aka Anneka Rice was born on 4th October 1958 in Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales, U.K. There is no reliable information about her parents and siblings. She is 60 years old (soon to be 61 this Oct 2019) and her horoscope is Libra. By nationality, she is an English and belongs to the White ethnicity. She studied in three different schools: Dunrobin School in Limpsfield, Surrey; St. Michael’s in Surrey and Croydon High School in England.
Firstly, Anne started working as a trainee for the BBC World Service. At the age of 19, she presented the news on English language television station TVB Pearl. She has also done English dubbing for Kung Fu films. After that, she worked as a secretary in the BBC Children’s department. In 1982, she worked as the jump-suited “skyrunner” of Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt, which was hosted by Kenneth Kendall, a former BBC newsman.
The TV show was nominated for a BAFTA in 1986 for “Best Light Entertainment Programme” and in the same year, she won the “Rear of the Year” award. Next in 1988, she hosted the BBC’s Children in Need appeal and tested an early version of her next project, Challenge Anneka. This was her own show which was launched in 1989 on BBC One and aired for 5 years.
Anneka returned to television with the show, Challenge Anneka Rice as a co-producer in September 2001. ABC network in the U.S. approached to produce a new series based on the format which branded Challenge America and hosted by Erin Brockovich. In 2003, she finished her art degree and returned to presenting on the Five show Dinner Doctors along with Jenni Trent Hughes, relationship advisor.
Apart from hosting TV shows, she has written books on skiing and scuba diving. In addition, Rice played the lead role in The Vagina Monologues which played at Birmingham Hippodrome from 31st January-4th February 2006. On 9th June 2006, the show, Challenge Anneka returned which broadcasted on Boxing Day and further episode aired on 6th June 2007.
Furthermore, in June 2006, Rice hosted as ITV Sunday morning cookery show titled Sunday Feast. She also participated in the ITV program, Extinct presented by Sir Trevor McDonald and Zoe Ball. Again in September 2007, she appeared in the third series of Hell’s Kitchen. Moreover, she took part in Celebrity Mastermind (episode 5) which broadcasted on 1st January 2010 and won the show as runner-up to the winner, Tristan Gemmill.
In June 2012, Anneka co-hosted a BBC1 program named Rolf Paints… Diamond Jubilee with Rolf Harris in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s jubilee. Additionally, in August 2012, she became the co-presenter of The Flowerpot Gang on BBC1 with Joe Swift and Phil Tufnell. Later in 2017, she became the contestant on Richard Osman’s House of Games and participated in Celebrity Hunted for Stand Up to Cancer, where she lasted up to the 4 episodes (broadcasted 24th October).
In 2019, Anneka is one of the celebrity dancers on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2019 being the partner of Kevin Clifton.
What did Kevin Clifton Say about Anneka Rice dancing?
Anneka surprised the judges and her partner Kevin Clifton on Saturday night with surprising improved dance. Anneka’s dance partner Clifton revealed that she is beginner at dance and also recalled a time Anneka “thrown out” from ballet class in front of his fans who voted for the couple. Also he added that ” She came in the Strictly 2019 with zero experience in dance, she never danced”
Anneka Rice: Personal Life; Husband & Kids
Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice married to Nick Allott, a theater boss and had two sons, Thomas and Josh. Later in 1992, the couple separated. After that, she started dating Tom Gutteridge, TV executive and welcomed their son in 1997. Again in 2005, she dated Simon Bell, a writer. Presently, she is paired up with Kevin Clifton for the dancing show Strictly Come Dancing.
Net Worth & Earning
The information about Anneka Rice’s net worth, annual salary, assets and property is still under review in 2019. We can only say that her net worth will be in millions($1 million to 10 millions) as per her career and other sources. We will update the exact figure as soon as possible .
Anneka Rice: Height, Weight & Social Media
The American TV host stands at the height of 5 feet & 8 inches and her weighs 60 kg. Anneka Rice holds 12.4k followers on Instagram and 27.8k followers on Twitter.