Rachael Harris loves comedy as much as she loves portraying characters on both the stage and screen. Her love for acting saw her work with several groups on a slew of theatrical productions in her budding years, before taking a leap to the film and television industry. On top of that, Harris has done several voice works and commercial gigs.
Rachael’s stellar on-screen performance can also be seen on VH1 documentaries like Best Week Ever, I Love the ’90s, I Love the ’80s, to name a few. Read up all you need to know about her bio, family, and height.
Rachael Harris – Bio (Age)
Though the actress is professionally known as Rachael Harris, her birth name is Rachael Elaine Harris. She was born in Worthington, Ohio, in the United States on the 12th of January, 1968.
The comedian received her high school education at the prestigious Worthington High School, from which she passed out in the year 1986. She later enrolled at Otterbein College for her tertiary studies and graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre.
Rachael Harris began her career in the early 1990s at the Groundlings, a Los Angeles-based improvisational & sketch comedy troupe and institution of learning. Besides performing with the troupe, she also taught at the renowned institution for some time and performed in the off-Broadway production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore.
The actress’s career eventually got the boost she needed in 1993 when she snagged a role in the science fiction television series, SeaQuest DSV. Harris’ other television credits include The Good Guys, Star Trek: Voyager in 1997, The Sarah Silverman Program, Sister, Friends, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Reno 911!, Notes from the Underbelly, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The West Wing, Fat Actress (2005-2009), Desperate Housewives, Suits, Monk, to mention a few.
Talking about her professional roles in the movie industry, they’ve been superlative and well-delivered, as expected. Rachael Harris has played several characters in different genres in works like A Mighty Wind, Best in Show, Daddy Day Care, The Hangover Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), For Your Consideration, as well as Kicking & Screaming.
Outside of Hollywood’s acting arena, Rachael has made quite a name for herself. She previously worked as a correspondent for The Daily Show‘s 2002–2003 season and also did some commercials for brands such as Avis, T-Mobile, Dinty Moore, Quaker Oats, Expedia, as well as a Super Bowl advert for the 2010 Census.
Family – Spouse And Children
Rachael Harris has been married twice; her first attempt at marriage was with American actor and director, Adam Paul which lasted from May 24th, 2003 to May 21st, 2008.
In addition to his day job, Paul is recognized as one of the finest commercial directors in the entertainment industry. To date, his biggest project is the Starz’s series Hollywood Residential, which he created and also starred in. As an actor, he starred in Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, One for the Money and The Informant.
The actress, after divorcing Adam, met and became friends with Broadway violinist Christian Hebel. They later got engaged in Italy and in early 2015, the two eloped and tied the knot in a hall in New York City with popular dancer, actress, and TV personality Kelly Ripa and American producer, singer, writer, actor, magician, writer, and comedian Neil Patrick Harris as witnesses.
Rachael Harris and her beau welcomed their first child, a son named Henry, on the 9th of July 2016 and their second son, Otto, on 25th August 25, 2018.
Born on 29th December 1975, in Plymouth, Michigan, in the United States, Rachael Harris’ husband, Christian Hebel, is an accomplished songwriter with interest in Indie Pop, Hip Hop, Jazz, Classical, Bluegrass, Pop, Rock, Broadway, and Indie Rock. He is a professional violinist as well as a composer, arranger, concertmaster, and producer.
In the course of his thriving career, Christian has collaborated with entertainment elites such as Rufus Wainwright, Jay-Z, George Benson, Kelly Clarkson, Barbra Streisand, Josh Groban. He has also appeared on Tony Award-winning, multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-winning, Academy Award-winning, and Emmy Award-winning recordings.
Rachael Harris and her adorable family currently live and work in New York City and Los Angeles, California.
Height & Body Measurements
Rachael Harris stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch (1.55 meters) and weighs a commensurate 50 kilograms (110 lb). The blonde beauty’s bust, waist and hips are measured at 32-28-32 inches. Her shoe size is listed as 6.5 (US) and her bra size is recorded to be 32B.