Helen Glover

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Mon Apr 25 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Helen Glover

Husband : Steve Backshall
Helen Glover Married To Steve Backshall In 2016

Who is Helen Glover? 

Today we are going to talk about Helen Glover, who is British Olympic rower, the first woman in the history of her country to do so. She won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics. She maintains Olympic, European and World records in her sport together with partner Heather Stanning.

Helen Glover was born on 17 June 1986 in Truro, Cornwall, England. Her mother is Rachel Glover, who worked as a physiotherapist and Jimmy Glover, a school teacher, and Oxford University graduate. 

Glover grew up in Penzance in a competitive athletic family. She has an older brother Benjamin who also works as a medical doctor, younger twin brother Nathan and younger sisters Ruth and Freya. Altogether she has three siblings. 

He studied at Heamoor Community Primary School and Humphry Davy School in Penzance, between 2002. Later, Glover earned a sports scholarship at Millfield School in Somerset. 

Helen Glover while giving an speech. Career, professional life

Image: Helen Glover while giving an speech

Similarly, Cardiff Glover studied Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Wales Institute and then studied for a PGCE at Plymouth St Mark & St John University College to teach secondary school kids physical education.

After the completion of her studies, at the suggestion of her mother, she applied to the Sporting Giants system. 

Likewise, she won the Bernard Churcher Trophy at the Henley Women's Regatta in 2009 in the senior single scull. That was just the start of her colorful career. Ever since then, she is unstoppable and has been recognized as British rower. Popular journalist Martha Kearney also has interviewed Helen. Also, Jake Humphrey might have covered her game during 2012 olympics.

Personal Life: Husband

On September 16, 2015, naturalist Steve Backshall and Glover announced their engagement on Namibia's Twitter. Only after a year of meeting at 2014 Sports Relief case, the pair decided to get committed for a lifetime. Then a year after their engagement, the couple tied a knot at Piskies Cove in West Cornwall on September 10, 2016.

Helen Glover during her wedding day. husband, spouse, lover partner, marriage

Image: Helen Glover during her wedding day

Unlike any other celebrity who go through multiple of marriage and divorce, Helen and her spouse are living a very blissful life together. Helen often shares pictures with her husband on a social media picture with a loving caption. 


On 13 March 2018 Glover announced that Backshall and Glover were expecting twins. However, on 9 April Glover stated that one of the twins had died, but that she and Backshall were hopeful for the remaining baby. 

Helen Glover wit her child. kid, son

Image: Helen Glover wit her child 

Likewise, the following year on 24 July 2018 Glover announced on social media that she had given birth to a baby boy. Her Instagram is loaded with beautiful pictures with her baby boy and her partner. 

Net Worth & Salary 

The British rower Helen surely earns a huge amount of money from her successful career. Nevertheless, she has barely revealed any details about her net worth and income to the media. 

She is also yet to reveal information about her house, cars, and other properties. Sneaking into the Instagram of Helen, she seems to be enjoying her life to fullest with her family and friends. Glover also goes for a family vacation timely.  

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