Rachel Hunter – Biography, Relationship, Figure, Life, Age, Height, Wiki, Career, Images, Net Worth, Family, and More

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Rachel Hunter

Biography of Rachel Hunter

Biography of Rachel Hunter

Rachel Hunter is a lady from New Zealand. She has multiple skills at a time, like a model and actress. Hunter is also an ambassador of “The Born Free Foundation” (an organization to protect wildlife). She also started a fund to help lowland gorillas (a kind of animal).

Early Life – Education and Birth Place 

Rachel Hunter Early Life

Hunter was born in a place called Glenfield (which is a small part of Auckland in New Zealand). For education completion purposes, she went to Glenfield College. When she was very young, her parents separated and lived apart. In her childhood, she dreamed of becoming a ballet dancer. But when she was 13 years old, she got sick with something called toxoplasmosis, which made her too unwell to pursue her dream of dancing.

Struggle and Career 

Rachel Hunter Struggle and Career


Hunter started working when she was just 16 years old. In many countries, including (France, Australia, and New Zealand), she worked as a model and made up her name. She became more famous when she worked for Tip Top Ice Cream in New Zealand. 

After modeling in different places, Hunter got a job with big companies like Ford Models and Cover Girl Cosmetics. Later, something huge happened. In 1989, she got a chance to be in Sports Illustrated magazine, they took her picture while she was wearing a swimsuit. This brought her worldwide fame because Sports Illustrated is a trendy magazine many people read.

After being in magazines and becoming famous, Hunter also took pictures for a Playboy magazine.
Some of these pictures appeared in the magazine in April 2004. Rachel still earns payment for posing for pictures and wearing fancy clothes or makeup.


Hunter showed up on TV for the first time in 1985. She appeared in a commercial for ice cream in New Zealand called Tip Top. They were selling a kind of ice cream called “Trumpet”.

Later, she was on The Drew Carey Show in 1997; her role was only in one episode. Hunter was in many other movies as well. One movie she was in was called “A Walk in the Park”; it came out in 1999. Another movie she acted in was “Two Shades of Blue” from 2000. In “Children of a Lesser God”, Rachel was part of a thriller story with Marlee Matlin (American actress and author). 

In a movie named “La Cucina”, Hunter played the role of a cook. She was a character who advised people about relationships (friendships and love), and this movie won multiple awards.

Hunter was also in some other movies, but not as the main character. In a film called “The Benchwarmers” (a Comedy/Sports movie) released in 2006, she played the mom’s role. Meanwhile, Rachel was in a music video called “Stacy’s Mom”, released in 2003.

Hunter was on a TV show called “Dancing with the Stars” in 2005. Rachel also appeared on another TV game show called “Lingo” the same year. On this show, she played with her friend Trista Rehn. The money (they won from this show) was given to charity to help needy people.

In 2004, Hunter performed on a TV show called “The Vicar of Dibley”. It was a Christmas show where she appeared as herself, just like how she is in real life. In 2008, Rachel appeared in a film titled “Confessions of a Go-Go Girl”. Then, she starred in another film called “The Perfect Assistant in the same year”

Hunter judged on a TV show called “New Zealand’s Got Talent” from 2012 to 2013. In 2015, Rachel had her TV show, “Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty”. In this show, she went on trips to different countries all around the world. She wanted to find out what people in those countries think is beautiful.

Relationship – Love Life, Marriage or Boyfriend

Rachel Hunter Relationships

In the late 1980s, Hunter lived with a musician named Kip Winger. But then, she left him for another musician called Rod Stewart, which saddened Kip Winger.

When Hunter was 21, she met Rod Stewart, a famous rock star, in a nightclub. Even though he was much older than her, they fell in love and married three months later in California. They had two children together, named Renee Stewart and Liam Stewart.

But after eight years of marriage, they separated in January 1999. Rachel finalized her divorce in November 2006.

She dated a hockey player named Sean Avery for about a year in 2004. Then in 2006, she started dating another hockey player named Jarret Stoll, who was younger than her. He played for the Los Angeles Kings team and even won a big trophy called the Stanley Cup with them. Her son Liam was also playing hockey for the LA Kings Juniors, and Jarret was helping him. Jarret asked her to marry him in 2008 while they were in New Zealand. But they decided not to marry just before their wedding day in August 2009.

Figure – Physical Measurements

Rachel Hunter Physical Measurements

The table below gives physical measurements of Rachel’s:

Chest size36 inches (92 centimeters)
Weight148 pounds (67 kilograms)
Waist25 inches (64 centimeters )
Hips size36 inches (92 centimeters)
Bra size34C
Dress size10 (US)
Shoe size  9 (US)

Rachel Hunter Family Background

Rachel Hunter Family Background

Hunter’s parents were Wayne Hunter and Janeen Phillips. During her youth, her parents divorced. More details about Rachel’s family are not publicly available.

Age of Rachel Hunter

Hunter was born on September 8, 1969, and now, in 2024, she is approximately 54 years old.

Net Worth

Rachel Hunter Net Worth

Rachel earns from two primary sources (Acting and Modelling), and her net worth is roughly 40 million dollars.

Wiki Info

Below is some quick Wiki info about Rachel Hunter:

Real NameRachel Hunter
Date of BirthSeptember 8, 1969
Place of BirthGlenfield, Auckland, New Zealand
Current ResidenceUnknown
Age 54 years
New Zealand
EducationGlenfield College
ParentsFather – Wayne Hunter
Mother – Janeen Phillips
Height5 feet 10 inches (177.8 centimeters)
Eyes ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Marital StatusMarried
Husband NameRod Stewart
ChildrenDaughter – Renee Stewart
Son – Liam Stewart
Zodiac SignVirgo
Profession        Actress

Social Media Accounts

Below are social media accounts of Rachel:

Instagram139k followers
Facebook123k followers

What made Rachel Hunter famous?

Hunter became famous worldwide for being a supermodel, starting in the late 1980s.

Did Rachel Hunter have children with Rod Stewart?

Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter got married in California in 1990. They were the parents of two children (Liam and Renée) before they divorced in 2006.

What is Rachel Hunter doing now?

Hunter has started a new job as a yoga teacher. She teaches yoga together with her daughter.

Why did Rod and Rachel divorce?

Rod Stewart was distraught when he and Rachel Hunter broke up. Rachel was about to turn 30 years old and had two kids. Rod said that Rachel wasn't happy and wanted to live her own life away from him. This made Rod sad, and he felt hurt for about four months.  

I'm Lubna Mahfooz , a master's in computer science. I love to write about different celebrities and give authentic information based on research from different internet sources; my primary goal is to provide quality information about celebrities.

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