ANNEKA Rice has a glamorous life away from her busy television career.
The TV presenter last night made a triumphant return to TV with a revival of her infamous show.
Anneka Rice returns to TV with a revival of her infamous show Challenge Anneka on Channel 5
The popular format was devised by the personality herself and was launched in 1989
Challenge Anneka is set to make a return on Channel 5 after 16 years off screen.
The popular format was devised by the personality herself and was launched in 1989 on BBC One.
After the star previously appeared in the Channel 4 hit Treasure Hunt, on each episode, Anneka was given a task to accomplish within a certain period.
It lasted for six series until 1995 before a series of specials aired on ITV between December 2006 and June 2007.
But the entertainment reality programme will be returning after the the star filmed new episodes between September and November 2022.
Away from TV she has plenty of friends including several famous faces.
The TV personality has previously taken to Instagram with the likes of Claire Balding, Bonnie Langford, and Happy Valley star James Norton.
Rice has three children, sharing two sons with theatre boss Nick Allott, Thomas Alexander D, born in 1989 and Joshua James, born in 1990.
She had her third son with TV executive Tom Gutteridge in 1997, whom she regularly posts snaps with on Instagram.
Away from her TV stardom, Anneka loves to paint and even has a secret second career.
She forms part of famous artist, Maggi Hambling’s Master Class and regularly exhibits her work there.
The presenter has previously taken to social media to show off just how happy she was to be back in the studio.
Posting a video of the workspace on Instagram, she captioned the post: “After a mental week careering round the UK – visiting old school friends, searching for my mother’s past, editing Challenge – I finally stopped! Thank God for painting. It’s like pressing reset …”
The TV personality boasts an impressive circle of famous friends, including Happy Valley star James Norton
Anneka regularly posts snaps with her third son, whom she shares with TV executive, Tom Gutteridge
She also has a secret career away from TV and is part of artist Maggi Hambling’s Master Class, where she regularly exhibits her painting work