ANNEKA Rice is the legendary TV presenter who has become a household name since the 80s.
The TV star has appeared on numerous shows over the years and has a career spanning nearly four decades.
What is the background of Anneka Rice?
Anneka Rice, 63, is a Welsh radio and television presenter.
In 1982, she got her first major television job as the jumpsuit host of Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt.
The show proved to be one of Channel 4’s most popular shows and featured Anneka as a skydiver looking for clues, which is being solved by two contestants on the set.
In 1986, she won Rear of the Year – this was because the camera kept focusing on her bottom as she was filmed running around looking for treasure.
What other TV shows has Anneka Rice been on?
After the success of the energetic Treasure Hunt, she was assigned another similar series.
Anneka comes to the Anneka Challenge program in which she has to solve quests within a certain time.
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This ran from 1989 to 1995 on the BBC.
She has also appeared on Celebrity Mastermind, Hell’s Kitchen and Come Dine With me and Celebrity Hunted.
Who is Anneka Rice’s partner, Simon Bell?
Anneka has been in a relationship with writer Simon Bell, 59, since 2005.
He is a close friend of screenwriter Richard Curtis, who co-wrote the comedy book Who’s Had Who.
Simon also wrote the 1991 novel Blood Money and contributed to the Sunday papers.
Has Anneka Rice ever been married?
Anneka was previously married to theater owner Nick Allott.
The couple have two sons, Thomas, 31, and Joshua, 30.
They split in 1992 after she had an affair with TV executive Tom Gutteridge.
Anneka has a third son with Tom but they split six months after he was born in 1997.
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