Helen Glover’s Wiki, Age, Bio, Weight, Height, Relationship, Career, Net worth & Facts

Helen Glover

Helen Glover is a well-known British professional rower. Helen Glover, a member of the Great Britain Rowing Team, is well-known. She is also well-known for earning a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Wiki, Bio, Age,  Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Helen Glover was born on June 17, 1986, as Helen Rachel Mary Glover. In Truro, Cornwall, England, she entered this world. She is presently 35 years old and of British nationality. Similarly, she is a Christian and was born under the sign of Gemini.

Moving on to her family, she was born to her father, Jimmy Glover, and mother, Rachel Glover. Her father is a school teacher who also attended Oxford University. Her mother works as a physiotherapist at Guy’s Hospital. She was raised in Penzance by an athletic family. She has an elder brother named Benjamin, a younger twin brother named Nathan, and two younger sisters named Ruth and Freya.

She attended Heamoor Community Primary School and Humphry Davy School in Penzance for her education. Glover also won a sports scholarship to Millfield School in Somerset. Cardiff Glover studied Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Wales Institute before completing a PGCE at University College Plymouth St Mark & St John to teach physical education to secondary school students.

Helen Glover’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

As an athlete, she has a fit and healthy body, as seen by her physical measurements. In terms of height and weight, she stands 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters) tall and weighs around 70 kilograms. She also has a set of hazel eyes and lights brown hair.

Helen Glover
Helen Glover posing for a photo(Source Instagram)

Helen Glover’s Profession & Career

Helen Glover started her rowing career in July 2008, after being accepted into the Sporting Giants program and allocated to the GB Rowing Team’s “Start” program. She resigned her teaching career in February 2010 to row with the Reading University eight, placing third in the Women’s Eights Head of the River Race. She finished second in the 2011 World Rowing Championships and first in the coxless pair event at the Great Britain Rowing Team Senior Trials at Eton-Dorney.

Helen and Stanning won the coxless pair event at the 2012 GB Rowing Team selection trials, which were held on March 10th and 11th at Eton Dorney. They also won gold in the women’s coxless pair event at the 2012 Summer Olympics on August 1, 2012.

Helen won the women’s competition for “BBC’s Olympic Superstars 2012” in December. Then, on August 31, she and Polly Swann won the world championship in the women’s coxless pair at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea. In September 2013, she was selected the International Rowing Federation’s Athlete of the Month by the World Rowing website.

Glover won her second global title on September 30, 2014, at the 2014 World Rowing Championships, which were held at the Bosbaan in the Netherlands. World Rowing recognized her as the world’s second-best female rower after 2014. She and Stanning won the World Cup III final in Poznan, Poland, in June 2016. They also won the Olympic final in Rio de Janeiro on August 12th.

She also won a European gold medal in the coxless pair in Varese, Italy, in 2021. The documentary “Helen Glover: Mother of All Comebacks” aired on BBC TV a few days before her first race in the Tokyo Olympics on July 19th.

Helen Glover’s Income And Net Worth

As a professional rower, she has earned a decent living. Her net worth is believed to be $1.7 million US dollars, according to internet sources.

Glover and TV naturalist Steve Backshall got engaged on September 16, 2015, after meeting at a Sport Relief event in 2014. On September 10, 2016, they married in Piskies Cove, West Cornwall.

On March 13, 2018, Backshall and Glover announced that they were expecting twins. Glover, meantime, stated on April 9 that one of the twins had died, but that she and Backshall were “hoping for the remaining kid to come this summer.” On July 24, 2018, she announced on social media that she had given birth to a kid. Similarly, on January 16, 2020, she gave birth to twins. (((((((((((((((((((((((

Helen Glover’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

Helen is available on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram account, @helenglovergb, has over 73.9k followers. In addition, she has over 76.4k followers on Twitter.

Quicks Facts

Full NameHelen Glover
Born Date17 Jun 1986
Age35 years
Lucky Number11
Lucky StoneAgate
Lucky ColorYellow
Best Match for MarriageLeo, Aquarius, Libra
Height5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Weight70 Kg
Marital Statusmarried
Married DateSeptember 10, 2016
HusbandSteve Backshall
Net Worth$1.7 million USD
Eye Colorhazel
Hair Colorlight brown
Birth PlaceTruro, Cornwall
EducationUniversity College Plymouth St Mark & St John
FatherJimmy Glover
MotherRachel Glover
Siblings(Four) Benajmin, Nathan, Ruth, and Freya
TwitterHelen Glover Twitter
InstagramHelen Glover Instagram
IMDBHelen Glover IMDB