Anneka Rice

Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice, also known as Anneka Rice, is a professional English presenter, TV host, and broadcaster who was born on October 4, 1958, in Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom. In 1986, she was named “Rear of the Year.” She competed on the reality show “Celebrity Mastermind” and finished second to the winner, Tristan Gemmill. Rice also led England’s Cricket Team to victory in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. She is currently a contestant on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2019.

Early Life of Anneka Rice

Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice, better known as Anneka Rice, was born on October 4, 1958, in Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales, United Kingdom. Her parents and siblings are unknown. Her zodiac sign is Libra, and she is 60 years old (she will be 61 in October 2019). She is English by nationality and White by ethnicity. She attended three schools: Dunrobin School in Limpsfield, Surrey, St. Michael’s School in Surrey, and Croydon High School in England.

What did Kevin Clifton Say about Anneka Rice dancing?

On Saturday night, Anneka surprised the judges as well as her partner Kevin Clifton with her improved dance. Clifton, Anneka’s dance partner, revealed that she is a beginner and recalled a time when Anneka was “thrown out” of ballet class in front of his fans who voted for the couple. He also stated, “She entered Strictly 2019 with no dance experience, she had never danced.”

Who is Anneka Rice Husband?

Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice married theater executive Nick Allott, and they had two sons, Thomas and Josh. The couple divorced later that year, in 1992. She later began dating TV executive Tom Gutteridge, with whom she had a son in 1997. She dated writer Simon Bell once more in 2005. She is currently competing on Strictly Come Dancing with Kevin Clifton.

What are the Net Worth and Salary of Anneka Rice?

In 2019, the details of Anneka Rice’s net worth, annual salary, assets, and property are still being researched. Based on her career and other sources, we can only estimate her net worth to be in the millions ($1 million to $10 million). The exact figure will be updated as soon as possible.

Body Measurement of Anneka Rice

The American TV host is 5’8″ tall and weighs 60 kg. Anneka Rice currently has 12.4k Instagram followers and 27.8k Twitter followers.

Professional Career of Anneka Rice

Anne began her career as a trainee with the BBC World Service. She began her age as a newscaster on the English language television station TVB Pearl when she was 19 years old. She’s also done English dubbing for kung fu movies. She went on to work as a secretary in the BBC Children’s department. In 1982, she was the jump-suited “skyrunner” on Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt, hosted by Kenneth Kendall, a former BBC newsman.

In 1986, the TV show was nominated for a BAFTA for “Best Light Entertainment Programme,” and she won the “Rear of the Year” award that same year. Following that, in 1988, she hosted the BBC’s Children in Need appeal and piloted an early version of her next project, Challenge Anneka. This was her own show that debuted on BBC One in 1989 and ran for five years.

Anneka made a triumphant return to television with the series Challenge. In September 2001, Anneka Rice was hired as a co-producer. The ABC network in the United States was approached to produce a new series based on the format Challenge America, hosted by Erin Brockovich. She finished her art degree in 2003 and returned to presenting on the Five show Dinner Doctors with Jenni Trent Hughes, a relationship advisor.

She has written books about skiing and scuba diving in addition to hosting TV shows. Rice also starred in The Vagina Monologues, which ran from January 31st to February 4th, 2006 at Birmingham Hippodrome. The show Challenge Anneka returned on June 9th, 2006, for a Boxing Day broadcast, and a subsequent episode aired on June 6th, 2007.

Rice also hosted the Sunday Feast cookery show on ITV in June 2006. She also appeared on Sir Trevor McDonald’s and Zoe Ball’s ITV show Extinct. She returned to Hell’s Kitchen in September 2007 for the third series. Furthermore, she competed in Celebrity Mastermind (episode 5) on January 1, 2010, and finished as the runner-up to the winner, Tristan Gemmill.

In celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s jubilee, Anneka co-hosted a BBC1 show called Rolf Paints… Diamond Jubilee with Rolf Harris in June 2012. In addition, in August 2012, she joined Joe Swift and Phil Tufnell as co-hosts of The Flowerpot Gang on BBC1. Later that year, she appeared on Richard Osman’s House of Games and on Celebrity Hunted for Stand Up to Cancer, where she made it through all four episodes (broadcasted on 24th October).

Anneka is a celebrity dancer on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing 2019 as Kevin Clifton’s partner.