Who is Rachel Blakely?
Rachel Blakely is an Australian actress who is best recognized for her roles in Australian television series as Mortified (as Glenda), Neighbours (as Gaby), and The Lost World (as Marguerite).
Full Name: Rachel Leigh Blakely
Age: 51 years old
Date of Birth: 28 July 1968
Place of Birth: Borneo
Father’s name: Harold Blakely
Mother’s name: N/A
Net Worth: Under review
Relationship status: Single
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Early/Personal life, Family:
Rachel Leigh Blakely was born on 28 July 1968 in Borneo to father Harold Blakely, is an American, and mother was Australian. Her father has an oil business and the family had to move to several countries until settling on an Australian farm when Blakely was twelve.
Initially, Blakely worked as a nightclub bouncer, a model, and a short-order cook; it was her ex-husband’s suggestion that she audition for a role on Neighbours.
She possesses dual American-Australian citizenship and splits her time between Australia and Los Angeles.
Career and Education:
She got the attention of the Neighbors casting director and she was asked for the audition for the role of Gaby Willis. Then she appeared in the show as Gaby in August 1991. She filmed her last scene in November 1993.
After that, she made her appearances in several television and films. She portrayed leading roles in Blue Heelers, City Life, and The Lost World.
Furthermore, she made her appearance as Glenda Fry in Mortified and then appeared in four episodes of Search Party and five episodes of Hollywood Squares.
Relationships and Affairs:
In 1990, Blakely married fellow actor Peter Craig but they divorced some years later. Then she met stuntman Sean Rigby, on the set of Tales of the South Seas. The couple welcomed their first child Cooper Lee Rigby, in September 2003, and their second child, Nash Rigby, was born in early 2009.
Net worth and Salary:
From her acting career, she has accumulated a decent sum of money but it is still under review.
Wiki and Facts:
She enjoys sewing, painting, camping, cooking, and sleeping. Her favorite authors are Margaret Atwood and Tracy Chevalier, and her favorite movies are Queen Margot and Breaking the Waves.