Rachel Demita is a famous American television presenter and model who began making a name for herself in high school as a skilled basketball player. The two-times Scholar-Athlete of the Year who became popular for receiving a full-ride division 1 scholarship from Old Dominion University, made a total U-turn from her earlier choice of career into journalism where she is currently building her profile as a sports channel host. Her newly-found profession has seen her work with notable channels like NBA TV, Bleacher Reports, ESPN and Go90 but she is best known for producing and hosting NBA 2KTV.
Rachel Demita – Biography, Age
The American TV presenter with the full name Rachel Annamarie Demita is a Barberton, Ohio native born on June 14, 1990. She attended Wadsworth high school where she got the opportunity to also display her skills in basketball games. Demitra left a remarkable imprint in the hearts of basketball lovers with her daunting records that earned her the 2007 Medina County’s three-point champion as well as the Scholar-Athlete of the Year for two consecutive years. Thanks also to her basketballing skills, she became a nominee for a full ride division 1 scholarship to study at the prestigious Dominion University in 2008. This followed her graduation with honors in her senior year.
Although Rachel Demita was passionate about playing basketball, it was never her dream to pursue it as a life-long career hence, while at the university, her interest changed and she began to see through her future as a journalist. She finally dumped her scholarship at the Dominion University to pursue a degree in Performing arts and Journalism from the American University.
Despite not being in the fields playing as she used to in high school, Demita’s love for sports still brought her in the line, this time as a presenter for various sports shows. She has so far worked with several reputable sports channels like ESPN, NBA TV, Go90, Yahoo!, NBA.com, Uproxx, Awesomeness TV, Fox Sports Digital and Bleacher Report through which she had to interview various sports stars.
She, however, became popular when she produced and hosted NBA2KTV, a video game series known as the first-ever broadcast show on a video game. Following her rise to fame, Demita became part of the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game that was held in New Orleans. She has also worked with top personalities like Shaquille O’Neal, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry.
Outside her busy schedule, Rad, as she is often called, dedicates her time to her youtube channel where she is known for sharing various trending fashion designs and lifestyle tips. She made it to the top 20 at the Miss California USA pageantry and has even appeared as a talk show host in an episode of the 2017 TV series, That’s The Gag, and in a TV mini-series, Sports Buddyz.
Salary and Net Worth
Following her professional experience in the field of journalism, Demita will not be wrong to have also achieved some level of financial balance for herself. Her career choice has seen her work with reputable television channels as well as some first-class personalities in the field. For hosting various sports programs Rachel Demita’s net worth is estimated at $500 thousand with a good amount of money as salary.
Outside her professional career, she is said to earn as much as $4,572 from each post she makes on her Instagram page of over 1.3 Million followers. She is also said to earn about $5.7K from her self-titled youtube page that has over 250 subscribers. On her Twitter page, she has over 299k followers.
Rachel Demita belongs to the White American ethnicity and she holds an American nationality. She is the only child born to her mother Shannon DeMita and her father Jack DeMita. Unfortunately, not much has been said about her parents or any member of her extended family except for her lovely cat, Layla who is everywhere on her Twitter and Instagram page. Rachel spoke of her parent’s support during the time she was to dump her fully funded scholarship at Dominion University to pursue a career in journalism – a situation she described as her most challenging.
Who is Rachel Demita’s Boyfriend?
Being someone who is passionate about sports, Demita has so far remained committed to giving her professional career her best. As a result, she shares little time for private matters. However, she is said to be in a relationship with an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball player André Roberson. The news about her boyfriend spread like wide fire after she posted some encouraging words to her boyfriend on her Instagram page ahead of the 2018-19 basketball season.
Andre Roberson joined the professional basketball team in 2013, after a record-breaking career in high school. He joined the NBA in 2013 and was first selected the 26th overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves, and then sold out to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Rachel was previously rumored to be involved with an NBA superstar, Kevin Durant and while she never confirmed the claims, she gave some hints about her love life in her October 4, 2016 youtube post where she spoke of an embarrassing moment when she met her boyfriend in London. Rad at that time gave no further clarification on her boyfriend’s name or identity but following her disclosure, it became evident that she was in a relationship with someone.
Height, Weight, Other Measurements
The pretty model has an enviable figure and a height that goes with it. She is 5 feet 8 inches tall and her body weight is 55 Kg. Her body figure marked by her bust, waist, and hip gives her a measurement of 34-26-35 inches. To complement her beauty is brown hair and light- brown eyes.