How much is Rachel Bilson worth? Rachel Bilson is an American actress. She gained her international recognition in 2003 after landing her role on the prime-time drama series called The O.C, as Summer Roberts. Rachel is also known for her role play in the movie The Last Kiss. She also starred in the sci-fi action film Jumper in 2008. Another significant role that brought her up to full stardom was in The CW series, Hart of Dixie, starring as Dr. Zoe from 2011 to 2015. Rachel Bilson has since appeared in several films and endorsements, which earned her a good treasure. She has a net worth of $16 million.
Rachel Bilson Biography and Early Life
Bilson was born on August 25, 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is the second born child and only daughter of Janice Stagon and Danny Bilson. Her mother was a renowned sex therapist, while her father is a writer, director, and also a producer who became famous for writing The Rocketeer, the 1991 movie. Rachel has one sibling, an older brother, and two half-sisters. Her family traced to her great grandparents is known for investment in the film industry.
Rachel attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman, Oaks, California. She shares alumni of one school history with other celebrities like Remi Malek, McPhee Katherine, and Kirsten Dunst.
After high school, Rachel joined Grossmont College, San Diego, to pursue her acting career as per her father’s advice. While at the college, she made several appearances in the commercials that included an advertisement for Pepto-Bismol and Raisin Bran, the Subway restaurants.
Career and Rise to Fame
Rachel graced the big screen in 2003 when she made her first screen debut appearing in one of the episodes of the 8 Simple Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. During the same year, she appeared in The O.C intended to only perform in a few episodes, but due to her performance, her character got regular run throughout the series. Her romantic on-screen interaction with Seth Cohen (Adam Brody) became the fans’ attractive part to watch.
Her determination in the acting industry won her three awards in the 2005 Teen Choice Awards: Choice Television Actress, Choice Hottie Female, and Best Onscreen Television Chemistry. The Maxim Magazine also named her the sixth in their Hot 100 list of the year. In 2006, she was named 28th among the top 100 Sexiest Women in The World. Bilson also came to be among the World’s Most Beautiful People, according to the People’s Magazine, 2006.
Rachel’s assumed her first film role in 2006, appearing in The Last Kiss. She played the role of a seductive college student who tried to seduce one of the characters Zach Braff. Her performance was lauded by many that she played with a surprising depth. Later in the same year, Bilson replaced Theresa Palmer in Doug Liman’s thriller, the Jumper, released on February 14, 2008. She also appeared in NBC’s comedy, Chuck, and the 100th episode of How I Met Your Mother.
In September 2008, she started focusing on her indie romantic films. She shot the film Waiting Forever which was directed by James Keach. Rachel later appeared in 2009 at the celebrity bench of judges in the Project Runway, the third episode of the sixth season. In 2011, She again starred in another indie film, L!fe Happens, and in The CW series Heart of a Dixie, which was produced by The O.C executive creator, Josh Schwartz. Unfortunately, the show got canceled on May 7, 2015, and she consequently joined CMT’S cast for the Nashville show.
In 2018, Bilson starred in ‘Take Two,’ the ABC series, which premiered in June 2018 but canceled after the first season.
Other than being an actor, Bilson is also known for her fashion character, as called by several media. She is known to create The Edie Rose in collaboration with the DKNY Jeans in 2008. She also collaborated with Nicole Chavez, her stylist, and Steve Madden, a shoe industry leader, to produce and launch footwear, ShoeMint, an online customized shoe shopping experience.
How She Spends Her Money
Real Estate: In October 2017, Rachel acquired a $3.3 million modern home in Pasadena, California. She had previously shared a large mansion in Oaks, California, which they jointly bought with her then-husband in 2012.