Rachel Luttrell Biography
|Date of Birth:||1971 , January-19|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 4 Inch|
|Birth Name||Rachel Zawadi Luttrell|
|Nick Name||Rachel Luttrell|
|Father||Dr. William Leon Luttrell|
|Mother||Veronica Makihio Shenkunde Luttrell|
|Birth Place/City||Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania|
|Married to||Loyd Bateman (2006)|
|Children||Caden Dar Bateman born 2007 and Ridley Asha Bateman born 2011|
|Education||Russian Academy of Classical Ballet School|
|Sisters||Gillian, Amanda, and Erica|
Tanzanian-Canadian actress Rachel Luttrell has been active in the entertainment industry since 1986. She is known for her portrayal of Teyla Emmagan in Stargate Atlantis (2004-2009). Besides, she has also been active as a singer who has released her debut Jazz album I Wish You Love.
Early Life And Education Of Rachel Luttrell
Rachel Luttrell was born Rachel Zawadi Luttrell on 19th January 1971 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, under the birth sign Capricorn. She holds dual nationality, Tanzanian and Canadian, and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Luttrell was born to mother Veronica Makihio Shenkunde Luttrell, and father Dr. William Leon Luttrell. Her father is a well-respected professor of economics at the University of Dar es Salaam. She has three sisters, Gillian, Amanda, and Erica.
Her mother belongs to the Washambala tribe of The Usambara Mountains and father is from Bossier City, Louisiana, who was also a member of the critically acclaimed Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.
At the age of five, her family immigrated to Canada, and she was raised in Toronto. She went to the Russian Academy of Classical Ballet School to study ballet. Also, she studied piano at The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.
During her time in school, she played the alto saxophone and also studied English horseback riding. Furthermore, she also went to the musical theater program at Sheridan College to pursue her passion for dancing, singing and acting. Likewise, Luttrell obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from the University of Toronto.
Rachel Luttrell’s Career
Rachel Luttrell began her career, appearing on stage in the Canadian productions of Miss Saigon and Disney's Beauty and the Beast. She then worked in several stage productions such as Goblin Market, Once On This Island.
Later, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her professional acting career. She first appeared as a guest on some television series. From 1989 to 1993, Luttrell worked in Canadian legal drama television series, Street Legal as Veronica Beck.
Luttrell made her big-screen debut in 1995 Canadian drama film, House, starring Hugh Laurie, Jennifer Morrison, Lisa Edelstein, and many others. The following year, she was cast in another Canadian movie, Joe's So Mean to Josephine where she worked as a girl in a bar.
Furthermore, she portrayed Teyla Emmagan in Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television series, Stargate Atlantis where she worked from 2004 to 2009. She acted along with Joe Flanigan, Jason Momoa, and Jewel Staite in the series.
Likewise, Luttrell appeared in several TV series includes, Forever Knight, In the House, Touched by an Angel, NCIS: Los Angeles, No Sleep Till 18, and others. Her movies credit includes Feast of All Saints,
Everyday Use, A Dog's Breakfast, and many more.
Rachel Luttrell’s Net Worth
The Stargate Atlantis actress, Rachel Luttrell has not revealed her net worth yet. As she is a renowned actress, we can assume that she earns an impressive amount of money from her work.
As of 2019, her net worth can be estimated to be in $thousands. According to some notable source, the average salary of Canadian actors is $22,718 per year.
Rachel Luttrell’s Personal Life
Rachel Luttrell, aged 48 (2019) is married to stunt performer, Loyd Bateman since 2006. The couple tied the knot in Los Angeles, California. She is seven years older than her husband.
The couple first met through a mutual friend and started dating in 2004. After a year, they got engaged. They are blessed with two children, Caden Dar Bateman born 2007 and Ridley Asha Bateman born 2011. The happy family currently resides in Los Angeles.
Rachel Luttrell’s Body Measurements
- Height: Luttrell is 5 feet 4 inch or 166 cm tall.
- Weight: As of 2019, she weighs 52 kg or 115 pounds.
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Body Measurements/statistics: She has maintained a good body with a measurement of 33-24-35 inches.
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