Rachel Hunter is a well-known model from New Zealand who established herself as an actress and a reality show host too. She is famous for her show Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty, produced by Imagination Television. She has featured in many renowned magazines including; Vogue, Elle, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar. She is a single mother of two children; Renee and Liam.
Rachel Hunter was born on September 8, 1969, in Glenfield, a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand. She has a sister, Jacqui Hunter. She belongs to the European ethnicity and holds New Zealander nationality.
She was interested in ballet dancing but due to her rare blood disease, she can't fulfill her dancing dreams. Her parents divorced when she was 15 and she lived with her mother.
Hunter began her modeling career at the age of 16 when she was spotted by a local photographer. By the age of 17, she becomes , model in Australia and NewZealand and graced the covers of many fashion magazines such as; Vogue, Elle, and Cosmopolitan. She was also asked to pose for Playboy magazine but considering herself too young for it, she refused the offer.
She was offered by Playboy magazine also but she refuses the offer considering herself too young for it but in 2004, she poses nude for the magazine. In 1989, she rose to international fame after featured in the ‘Sports Illustrated’ magazine.
Rachel made her screen debut in 1985 with an ice-cream ad film and made her film debut with romantic comedy Just a Little Harmless Sex (1998). Later, she starred in several movies including A Walk in the Park, Rock Star, Pendulum, Redemption of the Ghost, The Perfect Assistant, Swamp Volcano and much more.
In 2003, she appeared in the music video, Stacy’s Mom by the American power pop band, ‘Fountains of Wayne’. Even she appeared in the dancing reality shows, Dancing with the Stars, and its British forerunner, Strictly Come Dancing.
In 2006, she hosted a reality program, Style Me With Rachel Hunter. Following year, she launched her own fashion line, Lola, a range of cutting-edge swimsuits. In 2008, she launched another clothing brand for women, The Warehouse.
The current relationship status of Rachel is possibly single but previously she was married to a musician, Rod Stewart. The duo has a huge age gap of 24 years. They married after 3 months of dating on December 15, 1990, at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Beverly Hills, CA.
The former couple shared two children; a daughter Renee Hunter (born on 1992) and a son Liam Hunter (born on 1994). However, they couldn't handle their relationship and split apart in 1999 but their divorce was finalized in 2006.
Later, she linked up with other stars like; Bruce Willis, Michael Weatherly, Kevin Costner, Robbie Williams, Wes Scantlin and Tommy Lee. In additon, Hunter was in a romantic relationship with Canadian NHL hockey player Sean Avery.
In 2006, she met Jarret Stoll who is 13 years junior to her and engaged in 2008 but their wedding was called off which was due in 2009.
In the late 1980s, she was in a live-in relationship with rock musician Kip Winge but later they split apart.
Rachel Hunter, 48 is considered as one of the biggest stars of TV. She has a very impressive net worth of $60 million. In 2004, she poses nude for Playboy magazine for which she received have a hefty sum of $1.8 million.
Rachel Hunter Affairs
First Affair with Kip Winger
Kip Winger is a first-ever boyfriend of Rachel Hunter. The duo was in a relationship in the late 1980s.
Second Affair with Sean Avery
Sean Avery is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player he played left wing for NHL hockey. The duo had a year-long relationship.
Third Affair with Jarret Stoll
Jarret Stoll is a Canadian NHL player for the Los Angeles Kings. He proposed Rachel in 2008 and they were due to marry in 2009 but due to some reason, they called off their wedding.