Rachel Bilson is an American actress best known for her roles as Summer Roberts on the prime-time drama series The O.C. This role earned her several accolades including three Teen Choice Awards. She further achieved success with her roles as Dr. Zoe Hart on The CW series Hart of Dixie and as Sam Swift on ABC series Take Two. Her film credits include The Last Kiss, Jumper Life Happens and The To Do list.
Rachel Sarah Bilson
Birthday / Date of Birth
Rachel Bilson was born on August 25, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
She’s currently 37 years old.
Her ancestry is Italian, American and Jewish.
Rachel attended Walter Reed Middle School and then graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1999. She later enrolled at a College in a suburb of San Diego, in California, but dropped out after her freshman year to pursue her acting career.
- Father – Danny Bilson (Writer, Director, Producer)
- Mother – Janice Stango (Sex Therapist)
- Siblings – John Bilson (Older Brother), Rosemary Bilson (Younger Half-Sister), Hattie Elizabeth Bilson (Younger Half-Sister)
Rachel Bilson was in a relationship with actor Hayden Christensen from 2007 to 2017. They began dating after they worked together in the 2007 movie Jumper. Together, they have a child, daughter Briar Rose, born on October 29, 2014.
- In feet – 5 feet 2 inches
- In centimeters – 157 cm
- In meters – 1.57 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 123 lbs
- Measurements – 33-24-35
- Bust – 33 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32A
She wears a size 5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
Rachel Bilson made her acting debut as Kim in the 2006 American romantic comedy drama film, ‘The Last Kiss’ alongside Zach Braff. She played a college student who seduces Braff’s character. She was nominated for Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout – Female for her performance in the film.
Her first television role was Jenna in It’s True! She appeared in an episode entitled “The Rats of Rumfordton” in 1998
Her first major role came in 2003 when she was cast as Summer Roberts on the prime-time drama series The O.C. After the series successful run, she became a series regular and starred until 2007. She won many awards including three Teen Choice Awards.
Bilson appeared in TV commercials for Subway restaurants, Raisin Bran, Pepto-Bismol, and Magnum Ice Cream.
Rachel Bilson Favorites
- Favorite Food – Cereal, Cookies
- Favorite TV Shows – Sex and the City (1998-2004), Friends (1994-2004)
- Favorite Movies – Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), The Goonies (1985)
- Favorite Actors – Johnny Depp, Woody Allen
- Favorite Actress – Kate Winslet, Audrey Hepburn
- Favorite Color – Peacock Blue
- Favorite Fashion Designers – Stella McCartney, Coco Chanel
- Favorite Fashion Labels – Chanel, Vintage
- Favorite Books – Edie: American Girl (by Jean Stein and George Plimpton)
- Favorite Sunglasses – Ray-Ban Wayfarer
Rachel Bilson Net worth
Rachel Bilson has a net worth of $16 million dollars. She lives in her Los Feliz house which is valued at $2 million.She owns a Toyota Prius.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – rachelbilson
Rachel Bilson Facts
Bilson started her professional career appearing in commercials before debuting in early 2003, appearing in one episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
She loves basketball and is a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Maxim magazine ranked her #6 in their annual “Hot 100 List” in 2005 and named her #14 in 2006.
In 2005, the US edition of FHM Magazine ranked her 77th in their 00 Sexiest Women in the World list.
FHM Magazine (UK Edition) named her 28th in the 2006 100 Sexiest Women in the World list.
Bilson was named one of People magazine’s “100 Most Beautiful People” in 2006.
She was ranked at #49 in the 2011 FHM Australia list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World” and ranked #34 in the 2010 FHM UK list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.
Bilson refused to act nude in the film The Last Kiss and asked for body double during the sex scenes with Zach Braff.
She has described herself as having a “vintage” sense of style, and noted Kate Moss and Diane Keaton. as inspirations.