American reality television personality Rachel Reilly (born Rachel Eileen Reilly Villegas) also works as an actor and hosts talk shows.
Rachel Reilly Biography
She is best known for her participation on Big Brother and The Amazing Race, two reality TV programs. Reilly has also taken part in The Amazing Race for two seasons. She finished third in both instances.
Eileen went to Concord’s First Assembly Christian School. Later, she enrolled at Northwest Cabarrus High School in Kannapolis, North Carolina, where she later earned her 2002 graduation diploma.
She obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2007 from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina, and is also a member of the sorority Phi Mu.
Rachel Reilly Age
Reilly was born on October 16, 1984 in Concord, North Carolina. She is 39 years
Rachel Reilly Sister
Elissa Slater is Rachel Reilly’s younger sister. Elissa also served as a house guest on the reality television program “Big Brother” in 2013. Later, in 2019, Rachel and Elissa participated in “The Amazing Race” as a team.
Rachel Reilly Husband
Married couple Reilly and Brendon Villegas rose to fame as contestants on the reality television series Big Brother. She made her television debut in 2010 on Big Brother 12, where she met Brendon, a contestant from the same season. On the show, they started dating, and Rachel finally took first place, while Brendon came in fifth.
Rachel Reilly Wedding
On September 8, 2012, a ceremony at the AT&T Center in Los Angeles, California, saw Rachel Reilly wed her “Big Brother” co-star Brendon Villegas.
Several other “Big Brother” alumni, including Jeff Schroeder and Jordan Lloyd, Britney Haynes, and Danielle Donato, attended the wedding. The ceremony was also captured on camera for a special “My Fair Wedding” program with celebrity wedding planner David Tutera that aired on WE TV.
The opulent wedding of Rachel and Brendon featured a “enchanted forest” theme and plenty of purple and green decorations. Brendon donned a classic tuxedo, while Rachel wore a specially created mermaid-style gown with a sweetheart neckline and lace accents.
The ceremony was place in front of a lovely floral archway, and the reception was hosted in a ballroom embellished with chandeliers covered in moss and hanging lanterns.
Rachel Reilly Children
Adora Borealis Villegas, the couple’s first child, was born on April 8, 2016. On November 11, 2018, their second child, a son named Adler Mateo Villegas, was born.
Rachel routinely updates her social media platforms, such as Instagram and Twitter, with information about her kids.
Rachel Reilly Big Brother
As a contestant on the 12th season of the American reality television program “Big Brother” in 2010, Reilly initially rose to recognition as a reality television celebrity. She immediately earned a reputation for being vocal, strategic, and competitive.
She forged a solid connection with Brendon Villegas, another house guest, and the two eventually started dating.
Rachel advanced to the final two, where she faced Porsche Briggs, thanks to her strategy and her connection to Brendon. The season’s victor, Rachel, received the title of “Big Brother” champion as well as a cash prize of $500,000.
For the next season of the program, “Big Brother 13,” Rachel made a comeback and participated alongside her now-fiance, Brendon. Despite being singled out early in the season, Rachel’s competitive spirit and strategic play enabled her advance to the final three.
She came close to reaching the final two twice, but she was finally eliminated in third place.
Rachel has gained notoriety in the reality television industry since her stint on “Big Brother,” participating on a number of other programs like “The Amazing Race” and “Celebrity Fear Factor.”
She has also worked as a host and commentator on television, using her position to promote causes like animal rights and environmental protection.
Rachel Reilly Amazing Race
A television personality, Rachel Reilly has competed on Big Brother and The Amazing Race in the past. She debuted on Big Brother during season 12 in 2010 and returned for season 13 in 2011, winning the competition.
Brendon Villegas, another Big Brother participant, and Rachel Villegas both participated in two episodes of The Amazing Race. They made their debut in 2012’s season 20, where they took third place.
In 2014, they made a comeback for season 24, which was a “all-star” season with teams from prior seasons. Even though Rachel and Brendon made it to the last leg of the race, they once again came in third.
A big favorite among viewers of both Big Brother and The Amazing Race, Rachel is renowned for her competitive spirit and outgoing attitude. Since then, she has continued to perform on several reality series. In addition, she became a mother in 2016, giving birth to a daughter named Adora.
Rachel Reilly Net Worth
The reality TV personality is thought to be worth $500,000.
Rachel Reilly Height
Reilly is believed to stand at a height of 5′ 7″ (1.7 m)