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Famous People Named Rachel 

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List of famous people named Rachel, along with photos. How many celebrities named Rachel can you think of? The famous Rachels below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Rachel, athletes named Rachel, and even political figures named Rachel. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Rachel? Add them to the list.

Rachel Zoe is a fashion stylist for celebrities. She even had a reality show called The Rachel Zoe Project. Some of her clients include Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lawrence, and Cameron Diaz. Rachel Bilson is an actress who's most memorable role is "Summer" on the t.v. series The O.C. Since then, she's been in many films, such as L!fe Happens and Jumper. Rachel McAdams is an actress who has a heavy streak of very memorable roles. "Regina George" in Mean Girls and "Allie" in The Notebook, to name a few. She also recently starred in the series True Detective.
Rachel McAdams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 40

Birthplace: London, Canada

Rachel Anne McAdams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress and activist. After graduating from a four-year theatre degree program at York University in 2001, she worked in Canadian ...more

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Rachel Bilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 37

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Rachel Bilson (born August 25, 1981) is an American actress. Born to a California show business family, Bilson made her television debut in 2003, and then landed the role of Summer Roberts on ...more

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Rachel Weisz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 48

Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom

Rachel Hannah Weisz (born 7 March 1970) is a British-American actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Laurence Olivier Award. Weisz ...more

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Rachel Nichols is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 39

Birthplace: Augusta, Maine, United States of America

Rachel Emily Nichols (born January 8, 1980) is an American actress and model. Nichols began modeling while attending Columbia University in New York City in the late 1990s, and transitioned into ...more

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Rachel Zoe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Rachel Zoe Rosenzweig (born September 1, 1971) is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and writer. She has been involved in the fashion industry for nearly two decades. In 2008, the ...more

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Rachel Hunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 49

Birthplace: Glenfield, New Zealand

Rachel Hunter (born 8 September 1969) is a New Zealand model, actress and the host of Imagination Television's Rachel Hunter's Tour of Beauty. She has appeared on several magazine covers, ...more

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Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 45

Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States of America

Rachel Anne Maddow ( (listen), MAD-oh; born April 1, 1973) is an American television host and liberal political commentator. Maddow hosts The Rachel Maddow Show, a nightly television show on ...more

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Rachel Riley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 33

Birthplace: Rochford, United Kingdom

Rachel Annabelle Riley (born 11 January 1986) is an English television presenter and mathematician. She co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show Countdown and its comedy spin-off 8 Out of ...more

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Rachel Stevens is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 40

Birthplace: England, London

Rachel Lauren Stevens (born 9 April 1978) is an English singer, television personality, actress and businesswoman. She was a member of the pop group S Club 7 between 1999 and 2003. She released ...more

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Rachel Dratch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 53

Birthplace: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States of America

Rachel Susan Dratch (born February 22, 1966) is an American actress, comedian, and writer. Born and raised in Lexington, Massachusetts, she graduated from Dartmouth College in 1988 and moved to ...more

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Rachel Hurd-Wood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 28

Birthplace: England, London

Rachel Clare Hurd-Wood (born 17 August 1990) is an English actress and model, best known for her film roles as Wendy Darling in Peter Pan (2003), Corrie McKenzie in Tomorrow, When the War Began ...more
Rachel Miner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 38

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Rachel Anne Miner (born July 29, 1980) is an American actress. She first came to prominence for her portrayal of Michelle Bauer on the television soap opera Guiding Light (1992-95). She made her ...more
Rachel Ward is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 61

Birthplace: Cornwell, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Rachel Claire Ward, (born 12 September 1957) is an English-born Australian actress, film director, television director, and screenwriter.
Rachel Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 50

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Rachel Anne Griffiths (born December 18, 1968) is an Australian actress and director. Raised primarily in Melbourne, she began her acting career appearing on the Australian series Secrets before ...more

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Rachel Skarsten is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 33

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Rachel Alice Marie Skarsten (born April 23, 1985) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Dinah Lance on the television series Birds of Prey, Tamsin in Lost Girl and Elizabeth I of ...more

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Rachel McLish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 63

Birthplace: Harlingen, Texas, United States of America

Rachel Livia Elizondo McLish (born June 21, 1955) is an American female bodybuilding champion, actress, and author.
Rachel Carson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
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Birthplace: Springdale, Pennsylvania

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the ...more

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Rachel Nichols is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 45

Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, United States of America

Rachel Michele Nichols (née Alexander, born October 18, 1973) is a sports journalist who is currently an ESPN television host, sports reporter, and anchor. She currently hosts The Jump, a ...more
Rachel Wray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Rachel Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 42

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Rachel Louise Blanchard (born March 19, 1976) is a Canadian television actress.
Rachel Uchitel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 44
Rachel Uchitel (; born January 29, 1975) is an American nightclub manager, hostess, and TV correspondent. She first encountered publicity when, following the September 11 attacks, a photo of her ...more
Rachel Boston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 36

Birthplace: Signal Mountain, Tennessee, United States of America

Rachel Elizabeth Boston (born May 9, 1982) is an American actress and producer. Boston has had leading roles in a number of independent films, and was a regular cast member in several television ...more
Rachel Roberts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 40

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Rachel Roberts (born April 8, 1978) is a Canadian model and actress. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Roberts has appeared in numerous ad campaigns, most notably for Biotherm ...more
Rachel Ticotin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 60

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Rachel Ticotin (born November 1, 1958) is an American film and television actress. She has appeared in films such as Fort Apache, The Bronx; Total Recall, Falling Down, and Con Air. She has ...more
Rachel Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rachel
Age: 51

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Rachel Williams (born April 29, 1967) is an American model, TV presenter, and landscape designer.