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Anneka Rice Biography, Age, Ex-husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 22, 2019

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Short Biography

Anneka Rice was born on 04-10-1958 in Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She is an English Television Presenter, Radio Host, Broadcaster & Television Personality. She participated in Strictly Come Dancing season-17 as a contestant.

Other Name: Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice
Other Professions: Radio Host Broadcaster Television Personality

Anneka Rice Complete Bio & Career

Anneka Rice's actual name is Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice. She was raised in Surrey. She started her career as a trainee at BBC World Service. While still in her teens, she relocated to Hong Kong where she became a new presenter for TVB Pearl. There she also did dubbing for Kung Fu films in English. After spending 3 years in Hiong Kong, she came back to England. Upon return, she joined Channel 4 as as the jump-suited "skyrunner" for the famous game show Trasure Hunt. In the year 1986 this show was nominatied for a BAFTA and she also won the “Rear of the Year” award. In 1989, she launvhed her own show Challenge Anneka which was aired on BBC One and the show laster for 5 years. 
In 2001, she again started the show Challenge Anneka Rice as a co-producer this time. The show however failed to kick off then and started again in 2006. However this time it lasted for just 1 season. Since then, she has participated in various reality shows. She was seenin shows like Hell's Kitchen, Celebrity Mastermind, and Celebrity Hunted among others. In 2019, she participated as a celebrity guest in the dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing where she partnered with famous dancer Kevin Clifton, However, the pair got eliminated soon.

Anneka Rice Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was previously married to Nick Allott. The couple together has 2 sons. She was then in a relationship with Tom Gutteridge and has a son with him. She was then in a realtionship with writer Simon Bell.

Life's Important Dates Of Anneka Rice

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blond

Personal Info

Home Town Cowbridge, Glamorganshire
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Address London, England, UK
School Dunrobin School, Limpsfield, Surrey
St Michael's, Surrey
Croydon High School, Croydon, London
College N/A
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Divorced
Debut TV - BBC World Service (1981)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website www.annekarice.tv


Favorite Color White
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Place London
Favorite Food Meat Balls

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Anneka Rice

  • Rice adopted the name "Anneka" when she joined the British actors' union Equity, as her real name had already been registered with that organisation.
  • While she was working as a news presenter in Hong Kong, she also dubbed for Kung Fu films in English.
  • She has also served as a radio presenter.
  • She once said that she finds Cricket as boring as fishing.

Anneka Rice Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

65 years, 9months, 14 days old age Anneka Rice will turn 66 on 04 October, 2024. Only 2 months, 15 days, 12 hours,33 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Anneka Rice has celebrated the total number of 66 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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