Rachel Nichols

Inside Biography

American award-winning actress, Rachel Nichols is famously known for her role in several movies and TV series. Her breakthrough came in 2005 in a TV series, Alias as Rachel Gibson. Some of her other popular works include ContinuumThe Amityville Home, and Debating Robert Lee among others. Her performance helped her to get nominated for several awards and won some of them as well.

Regarding her personal life, she is married twice. As of 2018, she is living a happy married life with her second husband, Michael Kershaw.

Early Life And Education Of Rachel Nichols

Rachel Nichols was born Rachel Emily Nichols on January 8, 1980, in Augusta, Maine under the birth sign Capricorn. Nichols is American as per nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.

Nichols is teh daughter of Jim Nichols, a school teacher, Alison Nichols. Nichols did her schooling from Cony High School. Her parents raised her with her sibling, brother Hunter Nichols.

She completed her high schooling from Cony High School where she competed in the high jump. While she was in school her mother would refer to her as ''a late bloomer.'' She explained,

''I had uncontrollable arms and legs, I had very long appendages. I took several years of very highly structured dance cla s ses for me to be able to control myself.''

In 1998, Nichlos attended from Columbia University where she did her major in economics and psychology. She had never opted herself for the modeling career. She was incidentally noticed by a modeling agent that held her to modeling profession and binding her to work on advertising campaigns for various brands.

Nichlos has featured in numerous hot photo shoots and has featured in sexy scenes in numbers of movies like Alias, Conan the Barbarian, and more. Rachel’s feet is one thing for sure to talk about as the pair is one of those beautiful ones in the entire Hollywood every female would die to have.

Rachel Nichols' Career


Rachel Nichols made her Hollywood debut in 2000 as a model in the romantic drama film, Autumn in New York. Three years later, Nichols portrayed the role of a headstrong student, Jessica Matthews in a comedy film, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd starring Derek Richardson and Eric Christian Olsen.

Settling in the acting arena wasn’t that easy for Rachel as her next movie When Harry Met Lloyd was badly remarked by the film critics. But she didn’t turn down instead learned from the experience. And further, she featured in numbers of independent films and television dramas paving her path to a successful acting career.

The following year, she worked in an independent film, Debating Robert Lee where she worked with Dale Midkiff, Kaley Cuoco, and Beau Bridges. Her performance in the movie helped her to get nominated for several awards.

Some of her other films include Charlie Wilson's WarStar TrekFor Sale by Owner, and Raze among others.

TV Series

Nichols made her TV debut via a role in Sex and the City, season 4. Her modeling agent was the one to help her out to get a one-episode role in that series. Her breakthrough came in 2005 in ABC's action TV series, Alias where she portrayed the character of Rachel Gibson. She shared the screen with Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, and Bradley Cooper. Her acting was highly appreciated and was also nominated for several awards.

Some of her other popular work include Criminal MindsContinuum, and Chicago Fire. As of 2018, she is working as Nicole in the TV series, The Librarians

Rachel Nichols' Awards And Nominations

Rachel Nichols has been nominated for several prestigious awards and won some of them as well. Here is the list of her won awards:

  • 2006 = Method Fest for Debating Robert Lee.
  • 2012 = ITVFest for Underwater.
  • 2013 = Constellation Awards for Continuum

Some of her other nominated awards include Teen Choice AwardsMTV Movie Awards, and Saturn Awards among others.

Rachel Nichols' Net Worth And Salary

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Rachel Nichols has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She worked in several movies that made an impressive collection at the box office. Here is the list of her hit movies:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
The Amityville Horror (2005) $19 million $108 million 6.0 Bella Throne, Mark Polonia, and Ryan Reynolds.
Charlie Wilson's War (2007) $75 million $119 million 7.1 Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Emily Blunt.
Star Trek (2009) $150 million $385.7 million 8.0 William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and George Takei.
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) $175 million $302.5 million 5.8 Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, and Lee Byung-hun.

As per some online sources, a TV star averagely makes a salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million. With such earning, she is maintaining her lavish lifestyle.

Rachel Nichols' Personal Life And Boyfriend

Rachel got into the marital relationship with her boyfriend turned husband, Scott Stuber on July 26, 2008. Scott is a film producer. Later they started experiencing differences between them resulting in divorce within a year of marriage in February 2009. 

Rachel, her marriage, her hair, and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra are pretty linked up as she was found noting that the film was the particular one, the only once in her life when she had ever dyed her hair. Later, she had retained her hair color to natural blond for her marriage ceremony.


Weekend winery getaway. No complaints here! Many thanks to my husband @kershaw_m for planning this adventure.

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After recovering from the divorce, she started dating a real estate businessman, Michael Kershaw. The couple announced their engagement in 2013 via Instagram where she wrote,

''Engagement drinks: Thanks for all the well-wishes!''

The same year they tied the knot. The couple is together for years but has no children yet.

Rachel Nichols' Body Measurement And Age

Height = Rachel Nichols stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches.

Weight = She weighs 59 kgs.

Body Measurement = Her body measurement is 36-24-36. 

Age = As of 2018, her age is 38.

by sanjeet, 29 Mar, 2014

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