• Rachel DeMita is a former basketball player, social media star, YouTuber, and TV show host.
• She was born in Barberton, Ohio and studied broadcast journalism at American University.
• She has worked for "Entertainment Tonight" and Uproxx Media, and is a brand ambassador for Adidas.
• She is dating Andre Roberson, a professional basketball player for Oklahoma City Thunder.
• She has a net worth of over $500,000.
Who is Rachel DeMita? Wiki Bio
Rachel DeMita was born in Barberton, Ohio USA, on 14 June 1990 – her zodiac sign is Gemini and she holds American nationality. She is a former basketball player, now a social media star, YouTuber, and a TV show host, but who is perhaps best known for being the girlfriend of the popular American basketball player Andre Roberson.
Childhood and education
Rachel was raised in Barberton as an only child by her father Jack, who was a basketball coach, and her mother Shannon who was a housewife. Rachel became interested in basketball while attending elementary school, and after enrolling at Wadsworth High School started playing for the school’s team, and soon became the best player in Ohio state, holding the title for around a month and a half. While attending her final year at Wadsworth, she won the Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, and was a member of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior National Championship Team.
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Upon matriculation in 2008, Rachel won a scholarship from Old Dominion University where she stayed for a year before switching to American University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism in 2011.
Career as a reporter and YouTuber
Rachel launched her career in May 2011 when she joined the program “Entertainment Tonight”, helping the show’s host Mark Steines write his scripts, and come up with questions for interviews among other things.
In July 2012, Rachel moved to North Hollywood in Los Angeles, California after being invited to host the show “Ready Set Rachel”, about fashion and blogging.
In April 2014, Rachel began working for the people behind the YouTube Channel “The Whistle”, assisting them to produce and host their weekly series “The Swag List”, about social media networks, fashion, and professional basketball teams. Since June 2014, Rachel has been working as the TV host and producer of the web series “2K”, and since December 2016 has also been working as a host at Uproxx Media. She has been serving as the brand ambassador of Adidas too, since April 2017.
Rachel has worked as a as a sports, beauty and commercial model since August 2012, and has since been signed to Otto. She is also a YouTuber, as she launched her channel on 12 September 2011, and has gathered nearly 260,000 subscribers and over 11 million views of all her videos combined.
She mostly uploads videos related to her everyday life and basketball, while the most popular among these is “STREETBALL MOVES WITH THE PROFESSOR! (“THE WHIRLWIND” TUTORIAL) // Rachel DeMita” which has been viewed over 1.5 million times since it was uploaded on 13 May 2017. Rachel is also making money on Instagram, on which she is promoting brands such as Adidas, and is currently followed by over 1.2 million people, having uploaded over 2,200 pictures onto her account.
Love life and boyfriend
In June 2018, rumors began spreading around the internet that Rachel was dating Andre Roberson, who is currently playing basketball for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Several days after mentioning Andre in a tweet on 13 June, she confirmed the rumors in an Instagram post, stating that they had already been together for several months.
They have been dating for nearly two years now, and are living together but haven’t married, and don’t have any children.
Andre has been in several relationships before meeting Rachel but none of which lasted longer than several months thus making his relationship with Rachel the longest one he has been in. Rachel has also dated several men, including being in a long-term relationship with her college sweetheart, but they split after nearly five years, while rumor has it that the two were engaged.
Hobbies and other interests
Rachel spends most of her free time exercising at the gym, and has three to four training sessions each week while she also plays a variety of sports such as basketball (her favorite), soccer and volleyball.
She likes to spend her spare time in nature, and her Instagram account is filled with pictures taken at attractive natural locations. She is a huge lover of animals, but doesn’t have a pet dog as she doesn’t have enough time to take proper care of it, but has a pet cat which spends more time outside than inside the house. Rachel is a gamer who enjoys playing “Fortnite: Battle Royale” and “Animal Crossing” among other games – Xbox is her favorite console.
She likes to watch movies, and several of her favorite actors and actresses are Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Kate Winslet, while some of her favorite movies are “A Good Year”, “Les Miserables”, and “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”.
Rachel’s net worth
Rachel’s net worth has been estimated at over $500,000 as of June 2020. She is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and her vital statistics are 34-26-35, while her eyes and hair are brown.
Who is Andre Roberson? Wiki Bio
Andre Lee Roberson was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico USA, on 4 December 1991 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he holds American nationality. He was raised alongside his six siblings – four of whom have also become athletes – by their parents who were both All-American athletes while attending New Mexico State University. Andre studied at Karen Wagner High School, where he played basketball for the school’s team, and upon matriculation, won a scholarship to the University of Colorado.
He began playing for the Colorado Buffaloes as soon as he enrolled at the college, under Tad Boyle, a famous American college basketball coach. Andre finished the 2011-2012 season as the third top rebounder in Colorado, while the following season saw him become second best – the team reached the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament during both seasons. After Andre graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2013, he was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) League but was transferred to Oklahoma City Thunder before playing a single game with the Timberwolves. In his first year, he occasionally played for the Tulsa 66ers competing in the NBA Development League, before he became the starting shooting guard for Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2014-2015 season.
He signed several contracts with the Thunder, each a year-long and one of his best performances was on 23 December 2015 when he scored 15 points in a match against Los Angeles Lakers which the Thunder won 120-85, but a month later Andre sprained his knee, and had to miss ten games.
On 14 July 2017, he signed a new three-year contract with the Thunder worth $30 million, however, after he underwent surgery for his ruptured left patellar tendon in early 2018, he had to spend the rest of the season resting. In October 2018, he had to spend two more months on the bench after a knee injury, and in November he was ruled out for two more months.
As of June 2020, Andre’s net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.