Anneka Rice - Bio, Net Worth, Husband, Partner, Parents, Age, Height

Anneka Rice

Facts About Anneka Rice

Celebrated Name Anneka Rice
Age 64 Years Old
Nick Name Rice
Birth Name Anneka Rice
Birth Date 1958-10-04
Gender Male
Profession Presenter , 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 is a Welsh-born British television presenter, broadcaster, journalist, and painter. She was nominated for two technical BAFTAs in 1991 for her work in "Challenge Anneka". She is an ambassador and patron of several charity organizations including FISH, Horatio's Garden, Riding for the Disabled, and Marie Curie. She became a Patron for the charity Operation Encompass in 2018 and is currently continuing her "Challenge Anneka" Projects. Apart from her TV presenting career, She has also written and performed stand-up comedy at the Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green in 2018 and 2020. As a theatre actress, Rice performed in panto at the Manchester Palace, the Theatre Royal Brighton, The Arts Theatre Cambridge, and the Richmond Theatre during the 80s. 

Famous For 

  • For her former reality program "Challenge Anneka"
  • For her appearance in a UK game show, Treasure Hunt (1982–89). 

When was Anneka Rice Born?

Anneka Rice was born on 4th October 1958 in Cowbridge, a market town in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, approximately 19 km west of the center of Cardiff. Her birth name is Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice. She holds a British nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. Her star sign is Libra. She is a follower of Christianity. 

Rice was born in a middle-class English family. Her father Mr. Rice was a construction worker while her mother, Penny Grace Perrin was a housewife. She was raised in Surrey, Southeast England by her parents who suffered from dementia when Rice was a teenager. She has a sister named Juliette Rice. 

Regarding her education, Rice attended Dunrobin School and St Michael's School, and both are located in Limpsfield, Surrey. Then, She graduated from Croydon High School of Croydon, London, England. After high school, she begins to focus on a broadcasting career. 

Anneka Rice Childhood Picture


What does Anneka Rice do for a living?

  • Anneka began her broadcasting career as a trainee for the BBC World Service, working on The World Today and Twenty-Four Hours. 
  • At 19, she moved to Hong Kong, where she worked as a news sub-editor for TVB Pearl, the English-language TV station.
  • In 1982 she returned to the UK and worked as a reporter on CBTV for Thames Television. 
  • Her career's breakthrough came in 1982 with her appearance in "Treasure Hunt", a UK game show which premiered between 28 December 1982 and 18 May 1989.
  • In 1989, Rice launched her own reality program "Challenge Anneka" which aired on BBC1 from 8 September 1989 to 15 October 1995. 
  • In the 2000s she returned to work as a regular on "The Wright Stuff" and as a host for Channel 5 series "Dinner Doctors".
  • In 2006 she co-hosted ITV Sunday-morning cookery show "Sunday Feast". 
  • In 2010, she appeared as a contestant on the BBC quiz show "Celebrity Mastermind". 
  • She was a presenter on Secrets of the National Trust for Channel 5 in 2016.
  • In 2017, she took part in the British reality series "Celebrity Hunted". 
  • In 2019, she participated in BBC 1's dancing contest "Strictly Come Dancing". 
  • In 2020 she took part in Joe Lycett's Got Your Back and ran with her Radio 2 colleagues for BBC 1's Sport Relief.
  • In February 2022, she appeared in the UK version of the international game show "Weakest Link". 

British television presenter, Anneka Rice


Who is Anneka Rice Husband?

Anneka Rice has been married once in her life. She was married to her ex-husband Nick Allott in 1988.  Nick is a British theatrical producer who was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours for services to theatre and charity. With Nick, Rice shares two sons, Thomas Alexander D, born in 1989, and Joshua James, born in 1990.

Rice's marriage relationship with Nick came to end in 1992 with their divorce after she had an affair with TV executive Tom Gutteridge. While not married, she had a third son with Tom named Sam Gutteridge. However, the couple split six months after Sam was born in 1997.

Anneka is now in a relationship with her partner, Simon Bell who is a writer by profession. She has been in a relationship with Bell since 2005. He is a close friend of screenwriter Richard Curtis with whom he wrote the comedy genre book "Who's Had Who".

Anneka Rice with her ex-husband, Nick Allott


What is the net worth of Anneka Rice?

As of May 2022, the net worth of Josie Gibson is estimated to be between $1million to $10 million. The star's fortune comes from her successful multiple careers as a Broadcaster, TV presenter, and Journalist spanning four decades. As of now, she is earning around £100 thousand from her different services with BBC. She also makes additional income from her endorsement deals and painting career. 

How tall is Anneka Rice?

Anneka Rice is approximately 5 ft 8 inches tall and her body weight is around 60 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body. Her curvaceous body measures 35-25-35 inches. She is the lady with an ideal model type body and her body figure is the main subject of attraction for the people.

Despite being in her early 60s, she still looks young and beautiful. She wears a 40B(US) size bra. She feels comfortable wearing 9 (US) size shoes. She has a pair of sparkling blue-colored eyes. She looks elegant in her long silky hairstyle which is blonde in color.

Trivias About Anneka Rice You Need To Know.

  • She is four years older than her current partner.
  • She has her own private garden.
  • She is a good painter.
  • Singing and Dancing are her favorite hobbies.