Anneka Rice was born Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice on October 4, 1958, in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales in the United Kingdom. Anneka is best known for her role in the TV show “Treasure Hunt” from 1982 until 1988. She was married to Nick Allott, a British theatrical producer with whom she has sons Thomas and Josh. She also has a son, Sam, with Tom Gutteridge, a TV executive. Most recently, she has been in a long-term relationship with writer Simon Bell.
Anneka has had a rich and successful professional career. In addition to a prominent role in the very popular “Treasure Hunt” TV show, in 1987 she hosted the “Children in Need” telethon. She has been a presenter or host of shows such as “Holiday,” “Dinner Doctors,” “Sunday Feast,” and “Extinct.” From September 1989 to October 1995, she hosted “Challenge Anneka”, a reality TV show, which Anneka herself devised. Later, a U.S. version of the show was produced by Tom Gutteridge. In 2019, she was selected as one of the celebrity dancers in the TV show “Strictly Come Dancing”.
Anneka’s current net worth is estimated to be one million dollars.