Rachel DeMita is a former basketball player, model, Vlogger, sports host and media personality. The elegant and charming young lady has made an interesting profile in the sporting world, she is most known for hosting NBA 2KTV.
Rachel DeMita’s Biography
The 5 ft 8 paragon grew up in Barberton, Ohio but currently lives in Las Vegas. She was born on June 14, 1990. Rachel is the only child of Jack and Shannon DeMita and her full name is Rachel Annamarie DeMita. She played basketball at a much younger age and attended Wadsworth high school where she left behind a daunting basketball record and graduated with honors.
She came 23rd in a class of 346 and was named the Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 2 consecutive years. Thanks to her skills, she became a McDonald’s All-American nominee and gained a full ride division 1 scholarship to study at the reputable Dominion University in 2008. While in college, Rachel began to have a change of mind on what she wanted her future to look like. In one of her YouTube videos, the amiable character laid it all out in the open the reason why she had to quit basketball.
According to the Rachel, it was never her intention to play basketball for the rest of her life. As much as she loved the sports, she knew she wanted to take a different path. With this realization, the competitive spark that earned her the scholarship in the first place began to dissipate. She wished she did better at that point but couldn’t help it. In time she had to face the truth. This meant giving up an all expense paid education which was the basis for the scholarship.
Till date, Rachel describes it the hardest decision she ever had to make in her life. As tough as it was, she left Dominion and enrolled into the American University where she studied and graduated with a degree in Journalism and Performing Arts. She says she owed that achievement to her ever-supportive parents who braced up for the challenge and made funds available for her education.
Even though she does not want to go the way of playing, Rachel DeMita’s passion for basketball has taken a different turn, she now produces and hosts sports shows. She has worked on ESPN, NBA TV, NBA.com, Yahoo!, Bleacher Report, Uproxx, Go90, and AwesomenessTV and Fox Sports Digital. The most popular of her works is the hosting and producing of NBA 2KTV, the first-ever TV show broadcast through a video game. In the course of the shows, Rachel DeMita has interviewed numerous NBA stars. RAD, as she is fondly called, was chosen to participate in the 2017 NBA All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game in New Orleans.
DeMita’s Net Worth
Doing justice to her femininity and her University degree, Rachel DeMita launched a YouTube channel where she shares fashion and lifestyle trends. She also creates content on personal life details and fun topics in general. For one, RAD is an animal lover and a Vegetarian by choice. She featured in the first episode of the 2017 TV series, That’s The Gag where she acted as a talk show host. She also featured in one episode of Sports Buddyz.
In 2013, the NBA analyst took one item off her bucket list. She contested in the Miss California USA pageantry and made it to the top 20. DeMita has garnered fans from her channel and her social media accounts. She has over 360k followers on Instagram.
Rachel DeMita is a hard worker. So far she has grossed up a net worth of $500 000.
Rachel is a pretty private person. She sure tries to be open about her personal life on her YouTube videos but never has she made it clear who that special someone is. But on several occasions, she has made references to fun moments and experiences with her mysterious boyfriend.
Rachel’s Relationship With Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant has been rumored to be dating Rachel. Unconfirmed reports have suggested that the two have something going on. Both have been spotted together. One of such occasions was Kevin Durant’s birthday party in New York.
Interestingly enough, the two share a passionate interest in the NBA. Kevin was in the first episode of the NBA 2KTV. The two really looked good together playing the video game.