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Rachelle Leah began modeling as a hobby when she was 16, but when she was 18, sent her photos to agencies and began working in earnest. By 19, she was hired as an Octagon Girl for the UFC. Her first big UFC event was UFC 48: Payback in 2004.
As for men, she said, “Honestly, I’m not attracted to fighters at all. I respect what they do, and I love UFC and think I have the greatest job in the world, but I get no spark from them.” Her sport prototype is “Football. Definitely football.”
Rachelle Leah has appeared on “Casino Cinema,” “Inside the UFC” and “The Ultimate Fight,” among other projects. Magazine editorials include Maxim, Men’s Fitness, 944, Steppin’ Out and Stuff. Before she did her photo-shoot for Playboy, she called her parents first.
She has done runway work for Puma, Sauvage Swimwear and Coquette Lingerie.
Rachelle Leah also appeared in the video game “UFC 2009 Undisputed.” Most recently, she serves as a host for “MMAthletics” alongside Jay Glazer. She said, “I do all sorts of modeling, but my favorite is print work. I love doing photo shoots and runways. I do everything, to be honest. I do special events and promotional things.”
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Her measurements are 34-23-34.
Rachelle Leah shared, “I got jumped in ninth grade. Ten girls started grabbing my hair and beating me. If those girls from ninth grade came back, I’d hold my own.”
As to her celebrity, she said, “You just take it day by day. The fans are the people that make my career, and if it weren’t for them, I wouldn’t be here. So I’m grateful for it.”
Rachelle Leah stays in shape with tons of sashimi and healthy nutrition. “I recently learned about the caveman diet/lifestyle and cut out all grains and gluten from my diet. That along with a very active lifestyle keeps me in killer shape. I am really into boxing, jump rope, running, surfing, swimming.” She added, “I have learned to embrace my body whether I am extra slim or a little more curvaceous. When I carry myself with confidence, the extra 10 lbs. isn’t even noticeable.”
Rachelle Leah lives in Los Angeles, California.