Rachel Bilson - Biography
Last Modified: Dec 1, 2020
|Best Known For:||The O.C., Jumper (film)|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
|Born on :||August 25, 1981 (age 40)|
|Birth Name /
|Rachel Sarah Bilson|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Father's Name:||Danny Bilson|
|Mother's Name:||Janice Stango|
Mick Bilson (older brother)
|High School:||Notre Dame High School|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Jewish, Italian-American)|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Boyfriend Name:||Bill Hader|
Briar Rose Christensen (daughter)
|Height:||1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)|
|Weight:||48 kg (105.82 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||5 US|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||33 inch|
|Waist Size:||24 inch|
|Hip Size:||35 inch|
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Who is Rachel Bilson?
Rachel Bilson is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in series The O.C., Hart of Dixie and in films The Last Kiss, Jumper.
Rachel Bilson – Age, Parents, Siblings
Rachel Bilson’s birth took place on August 25, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born as Rachel Sarah Bilson to Italian-American mother Janice Stango, a sex therapist and Jewish father Danny Bilson, a writer, director, and producer.
Bilson’s father comes from a family of directors, producers, and screenwriters. Her paternal grandfather is Bruce Bilson while both of her great-grandparents were in the show business.
She is not the only child of her parents and has an older sibling, a brother named Mick Bilson. Rachel Bilson also has two half-siblings. From her father’s second marriage to Heather Medway, she has two younger half-siblings Hattie Elizabeth Bilson (born December 19, 2001) and Rosemary Bilson (born February 10, 2007).
For education, Rachel Bilson attended Notre Dame High School where she was classmates with actress Kirsten Dunst, actor Rami Malek, and American Idol runner-up singer Katharine McPhee. After graduation in 1999, she attended Grossmont College. Her ethnicity is Jewish, and Italian-American.
Rachel Bilson – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Rachel Bilson was in a relationship with The O.C. co-star Adam Brody for three years.
After their breakup, she began dating actor Hayden Christensen, who co-starred in Jumper in January 2008. In January 2009 there were rumors that the couple had gotten engaged. However, the rumors were not immediately confirmed.
In August 2010 Rachel Bilson’s representative revealed that they had been engaged but had broken up. Just 3 months later she and her boyfriend reconciled.
Rachel Bilson, Hayden Christensen (Image: Just Jared)
The couple welcomed a child, daughter Briar Rose Christensen on October 29, 2014. They once again separated in September 2017 instead of getting married.
In December 2019 it was rumored that she and Bill Hader were dating after they were pictured on their coffee date in his hometown. They debuted their relationship at the 2020 Golden Globes. Harder was previously married to Maggie Carey.
Currently, she is sans husband and as she has never been married, divorce is out of context.
Rachel Bilson – Career
Following her father's words, she began to pursue a career in acting. Soon after Rachel Bilson began to make appearances in commercials. Her acting debut was in early 2003 with an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer followed by 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter.
In 2003 she was cast as Summer Roberts in The O.C. and later went on to become a series regular. Her first film role was as Kim in 2006’s The Last Kiss.
Since then Rachel Bilson has starred in films Jumper (2008), Waiting for Forever (2010), The To-Do List (2013), American Heist (2014), among others.
She has also portrayed characters in TV series How I Met Your Mother (2010-2014), Hart of Dixie (2011-2015) as Dr. Zoe Hart, Nashville (2017), and as the main character Sam Swift in 2018’s Take Two.
Rachel Bilson – Awards, Nominations
As of January 2020, Rachel Bilson has had 8 Teen Choice Award nominations, among which she has won 5.
Rachel Bilson – Net Worth, Salary
Her net worth has been estimated at around $12 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.
Rachel Bilson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media, Rachel Bilson is active on Instagram with over 1.3 million followers but is absent from other handles such as Twitter and Facebook.
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