24 Facts About Rachel Hunter


Rachel Hunter was born on 8 September 1969 and is a New Zealand model, actress and the host of Imagination Television's Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty.


Rachel Hunter has appeared on several magazine covers, including Vogue, Elle, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Playboy, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar.


Rachel Hunter has been on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue twice; in 1994 and in 2006.


Rachel Hunter's parents divorced when she was still a child.


Rachel Hunter began her career at age 16, modelling in France, Australia and New Zealand, appearing in Australian Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Australian Cosmopolitan and for various campaigns throughout New Zealand and Australia.


Rachel Hunter became the face of Tip Top Ice-Cream in New Zealand and was the "Trumpet Girl".


Rachel Hunter was quickly signed up to Ford Models and immediately embarked on a successful career, landing a Cover Girl cosmetics contract and becoming the spokesperson for the company for quite a few years.


Rachel Hunter rose to global prominence after posing as a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model in 1989.


Rachel Hunter subsequently appeared on magazine covers, including Cosmopolitan and on the 1994 "Dream Team" cover of Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue with other Supermodels Elle MacPherson and Kathy Ireland, and again graced its cover, this time solo, 12 years later in 2006.


Rachel Hunter appeared on the cover of Vogue Italia, Australian Vogue, American and international editions of Elle and Dutch Harper's Bazaar.


Rachel Hunter posed nude for a cover-featured Playboy pictorial published in April 2004.


Rachel Hunter is signed to Ford Models in New York, Select Model Management in London, and Chadwick Models in Sydney.


Rachel Hunter first appeared on television in 1985 in an advertisement for a New Zealand Ice-Cream brand promoting their "Trumpet" ice-cream.


Rachel Hunter guest starred in a 1997 episode of The Drew Carey Show as herself.


Rachel Hunter has appeared in several independent films, including 1999's A Walk in the Park and 2000's Two Shades of Blue, an erotic thriller with Marlee Matlin.


Rachel Hunter was one of six celebrities in the inaugural cast of the American dance competition series Dancing with the Stars in 2005.


Rachel Hunter appeared on a 2005 celebrity episode of Lingo, where she and her partner Trista Rehn split $US30,000 for charity.


Rachel Hunter appeared as herself in the 2004 Christmas Special of The Vicar of Dibley.


Rachel Hunter starred in Confessions of a Go-Go Girl, The Perfect Assistant, the science fiction TV movies Piranhaconda and Swamp Volcano, aka Miami Magma.


Rachel Hunter appeared as a judge on New Zealand's Got Talent from 2012 to 2013.


Winger stated after their relationship ended that he was left heartbroken when Rachel Hunter left him for Rod Stewart.


At the age of 21, Rachel Hunter met rock star Rod Stewart, 24 years her senior, in a Los Angeles nightclub.


Rachel Hunter had a year-long relationship with Canadian NHL ice hockey player Sean Avery in 2004, and in 2006 began a three-year relationship with Jarret Stoll, 13 years her junior, a Canadian NHL player who played for, and won the Stanley Cup with, the Los Angeles Kings.


Rachel Hunter's son Liam was a junior player being mentored by him while playing for the LA Kings Juniors when they first met.