Rachel Nicholas
Rachel Nicholas
Real Name/Full Name Rachel Emily Nichols
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rachel Nichols
Birth Place: Augusta, Maine, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 January 1980
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 59 Kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Jim Nichols
Mother – Alison Nichols
Siblings: Unknown
School: Cony High School
College: Columbia University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Scott Stuber (m. 2008, div. 2009) and Michael Kershaw (m. 2014)
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actress and model
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Rachel Emily Nichols is an American actress as well as a model. She began her modeling in the late 1990s when she was studying at Columbia University. Her first acting role was in 2000 in the romantic drama “Autumn in New York.” She gained much recognition in the industry, playing in the action TV series “Alias” from 2005 to 2006 as Rachel Gibson.

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Biography and Early Life

Rachel Nichols is the daughter of Jim Nichols and Alison Nichols. She was born in Augusta, Maine, on 8 January 1980. Her father works as a teacher while her mother is a housewife.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rachel Nichols in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Rachel Nichols’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024 having been born on 8 January 1980. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Nichols schooled at Cony High School and used to play high jump. She graduated in 1998 and joined Columbia University with an aim to become a Wall Street analyst. A modeling agent noticed her during lunch and invited her to work in Paris. She used the proceeds from her modeling to pay for her tuition. She did various advertising campaigns like L’Oreal, Guess, and Abercrombie & Fitch. She also hosted a number of MTV specials.

Nichols graduated in 2003 after studying economics and psychology and majored in economics and mathematics. She ended her modeling career in 2008, saying that the modeling shoes have been hung up.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Rachel Nicholas With Husband Michael Kershaw
Rachel Nicholas With Husband Michael Kershaw

Nichols has been married twice. Her first husband was Scott Stuber, whom she married on 26 July 2008. She had dyed her hair red for her role in Star Trek and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra but allowed it to return its natural color, Blonde, for her wedding ceremony. The couple had planned to build a home in Cabo Lucas after their honeymoon, but seven months after their wedding, they separated over irreconcilable differences.

Nichols started dating a real estate developer, Michael Kershaw, and confirmed their engagement on 30 December 2013. The couple wedded in September 2014.

Is Rachel Nichols Lesbian?

No. Nichols has a straight sexual orientation and is neither lesbian nor gay. She is a married woman and lives happily with his husband without fighting nor planning to divorce.

Professional Career

Nichols started her acting career in 2000 after landing a role in the romantic drama “Autumn in New York as a model.” She played another role in season four of “Sex and the City” in 2002, a role she got with the help of a modeling agent. She made her first major acting role in the film “Dumb and Bumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd” in 2003.

She had a starring role in February 2014 in an untitled drama for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series was ultimately named The Inside, which premiered in June 2005. After her role in The Inside, she appeared in the fifth season of “Alias,” which was cast in July that year. She played Rachel Gibson, who was a computer expert, and thinking she was working for the CIA, she later realized she was working for a dangerous company.  She also had a brief role still in 2005 in the romantic drama “Shopgirl.”

Nichols had her first starring role in the horror film “P2” in 2007, where she portrayed the role of a businesswoman trapped in a public parking garage while with a deranged security guard. In 2008, she played a supporting role in “The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants 2.” In 2009, she appeared in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, playing Shana O’Hara.

She landed the role of a police detective investigating the murder of a boy in the drama film “Meskada.” She appeared on several episodes of “Criminal Minds” as a guest star before being promoted to series regular. She has worked in more movies like Continuum, Raze, Pandemic and The Man in the High Castle, and many others.


Nichols has received various awards and nominations from her career. In 2005, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards then MTV Award in 2006. She has won such awards as Method Fest, ITVFest, and Constellation Awards in 2006, 2012, and 2013 respectively. She has been nominated for Saturn Awards three times, in 2014, 2015, and in 2018.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rachel Nichols in 2024

Rachel Nicholas Net Worth
Rachel Nicholas Net Worth

As of 2024, Nichols has an estimated net worth of $12 million, which she has acquired from her actress career. Initially, she worked as a model and also appeared in various advertisements. She has acted in many popular movies and television series.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She considers modeling as an accident as she had a different career path.
  • She did various advertising campaigns for companies like Guess, Abercrombie & Fitch, and L’Oreal.

Rachel Nichols has become a very popular lady through her acting. Although she wanted to become a Wall Street analyst, she landed a modeling job where she discovered her acting talents. She has been able to receive various awards for her best performance in acting.


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