- Began professional modeling at age 17.
- Made a big splash as a Sports Illustrated model in 1989.
- Developed an interest in acting in the mid-'90s and took acting lessons.
- Appeared in Fountains of Wayne's video for their song "Stacy's Mom" in 2003.
- Launched swimsuit line Lola by Rachel Hunter in 2007.
- Is an ambassador to the Born Free Foundation.
- Established the Rachel Hunter Gorilla Fund.
- Janeen Phillips — Mother
- Renee Stewart — Daughter
- Jacqui Hunter — Sister
- Jarret Stoll — Ex-fiancé
- Rod Stewart — Ex-husband
- Liam Macallister Stewart — Son
- Wayne Hunter — Father
- Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
- Profession: Actor, Model