Rachel Hunter is a New Zealand model, actress, and television personality. She is well recognized as the host of Imagination Television’s Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty. She started her career as a model at the age of 16 and appeared in many modeling assignments as well as commercials. Further, she has appeared on several magazine covers like Vogue, Elle, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Playboy, and Harper’s Bazaar.
Moreover, she has been on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue twice; in 1994 and in 2006 along with other popular supermodels. Her acting jobs include Haunted Lighthouse, Freezerburn, Mexican American, Black Widow, Mad About You, Larva, She’s Got the Look, and Hollywood Medium. Apart from that, she became one of the inaugural cast of the American dance competition series Dancing with the Stars in 2005.
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Caption: The model and television personality, Rachel Hunter.
Rachel Hunter: Bio, Family, & Career
The model was born on 8 September 1969 in Glenfield, a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. She was born as the daughter of her parents Wayne Hunter and Janeen Phillips. When she was still a child, her parents divorced and walked their own paths. Further, she has a sister named Jacqui Hunter. She has a nationality of New Zealand and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity.
Regarding her education, she attended Glenfield College. Apart from that, from a young age, she wanted to be a ballet dancer. Sadly she was diagnosed with a rare blood disease that curtailed her dancing ambitions. At the age of 16, she began her modeling career. For her works, she traveled around the world including France, Australia, and New Zealand. she has appeared in different top magazines like Australian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Australian Cosmopolitan.
As of now, she is signed to modeling companies like Ford Models in New York, Select Model Management in London, and Chadwick Models in Sydney. She started her television in 1985 appearing on television in an advertisement for a New Zealand Ice-Cream brand promoting their “Trumpet” ice cream. Her other television acting jobs include The Drew Carey Show, The Vicar of Dibley, Gravity, FabLife, and Hollywood Medium, amongst many more.
She has appeared in music videos Broken Arrow” by Rod Stewart and “Mojo” by Peeping Tom. She worked in reality television shows like Make Me a Supermodel, Celebrity Paranormal Project, She’s Got the Look, and RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. Her films credit Winding Roads, MacArthur Park, Rock Star, Haunted Lighthouse, The Benchwarmers, and Black Widow.
Rachel Hunter: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Talking about her personal life, she has been in a quite few relationships before. But as of now, she seems to be leading a happy single life. Before that, she had a three-year relationship with 13 years younger boyfriend, Jarret Stoll. He is a former Canadian professional ice-hockey player in the NHL for teams like Edmonton Oilers and Los Angeles Kings. They dated from 2006 to 2009 and Stoll proposed to her in 2008 with the intention to marry her.
Previously, in the 1980s, she dated the rock musician Kip Winger. Following her break up with Kip, she met rock star Rod Stewart at a Los Angeles nightclub in 1990 and soon started to date. At the time Rod was 45 and Hunter was just 21. After three months, they married at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Beverly Hills, California on 15 December 1990. From their relationship, they welcomed two children: Renée (b. 1992) and Liam (b. 1994). Their lovely relationship ended in January 1999 after their eight years relationship finalizing divorce on 2 November 2006.
Caption: Rachel Hunter with her children
How Much Did Rachel Earn from her Career?
She is not only earning a hefty amount of money from her modeling career but also appearing on reality television. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $60 million. However, her main source of income mostly came from her modeling assignments. She has also earned many roles in different movies and series. Furthermore, she has also bought a few properties including her Hollywood Hills West House which she sold for $3.45 million in 2020.
Rachel Hunter: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
She has a verified Instagram account @rachelhunterx with 132k followers. On Twitter, she has a verified account @rachelhunterx with 20.4k followers. Also, she has a verified Facebook account with 105k followers.
The beautiful model has a slim and elegant body build that measures 37 inches chest size, 24 inches waist size, and 36 inches hip size respectively. Her body stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 meters and weighs around 67 kg. She has a beautiful pair of blue eyes color with blonde hair color.