Rachel Demita is a famous American TV presenter and model who made a name for herself in high school as a trained basketball player. The two-time Scholar of the Year, who became popular through a full scholarship from Division 1 of Old Dominion University, made a complete turnaround from her previous career choice to journalism, where she is currently developing her profile as a sports channel presenter. In her newly established profession, she has worked with renowned broadcasters such as NBA TV, Bleacher Reports, ESPN and Go90, but is best known for the production and moderation of NBA 2KTV.
Rachel Demita – Biography & Age
The American television presenter with the full name Rachel Annamarie Demita is a native of Barberton, Ohio, born on June 14, 1990, who attended Wadsworth High School where she had the opportunity to show her skills at basketball games. Demitra left a remarkable impression on the hearts of basketball lovers with her impressive records, which earned her the Medina County three-point champion in 2007 and the title of Scholar-Athlete of the Year for two years in a row. It is also thanks to her basketball skills that she was nominated for a Division 1 full scholarship to study at the prestigious Dominion University in 2008. This followed her graduation with distinction in her final year of studies.
Although Rachel Demita was passionate about basketball, it was never her dream to have a lifelong career. During her studies, her interest changed and she began planning her future as a journalist. Eventually, she gave up her scholarship at Dominion University to pursue a degree in Performing Arts and Journalism at the American University.
Although she was no longer on the field as she had been in high school, Demita’s love of sports still kept her in the lineup, this time as a presenter for various sports programs. She has worked with several renowned sports channels including ESPN, NBA TV, Go90, Yahoo!, NBA.com, Uproxx, Awesomeness TV, Fox Sports Digital, and Bleacher Report, where she has interviewed several sports stars.
She became popular, however, when she produced and hosted NBA2KTV, a video game series known as the first video game show about a video game. After her rise to fame, Demita became part of the NBA All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game 2017, which was held in New Orleans. She has also worked with top personalities such as Shaquille O’Neal, Kevin Durant, and Stephen Curry.
Outside of her busy schedule, Rad, as she is often called, devotes her time to her YouTube channel, where she is known for spreading various trendy fashion designs and lifestyle tips. She made it into the top 20 in the Miss California competition in the US and even appeared as a talk show host on an episode of the 2017 TV series That’s The Gag and a TV mini-series Sports Buddyz.
Salary and Net Worth
After her professional experience in the field of journalism, Demita will have achieved a certain financial balance for herself, not without good reason. In her choice of career, she has worked both with renowned television stations and with some first-class personalities in this field. Rachel Demita’s net worth is estimated at 500 thousand dollars, with a good amount of money as her salary, for hosting various sports programs.
Outside of her professional career, she is expected to earn up to $4,572 for each contribution she makes on her Instagram site, which has over 1.3 million followers. She is also expected to earn about $5.7,000 from her self-titled YouTube site, which has over 250 subscribers. On her Twitter page, she has over 299,000 followers.
Rachel Demita belongs to the White American ethnic group and has American citizenship. She is the only child born to her mother Shannon DeMita and her father Jack DeMita. Unfortunately, not much has been said about her parents or any member of her extended family, except for her lovely cat Layla, who can be found everywhere on her Twitter and Instagram pages. Rachel spoke of her parents’ support during the time she was planning to take her fully funded scholarship to Dominion University to pursue a career in journalism – a situation she described as her biggest challenge.
Who is Rachel Demita’s Boyfriend?
As a sports enthusiast, Demita has always tried to optimize her professional career. Therefore she shares only a little time for private matters. However, she is said to have a relationship with basketball player André Roberson from Oklahoma City Thunder. News about her boyfriend spread like wildfire after she posted some encouraging words to her boyfriend on her Instagram page before the 2018-19 basketball season.
Andre Roberson joined the professional basketball team in 2013 after a record-breaking career in high school. He entered the NBA in 2013 and was first selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the 26th overall and then sold to Oklahoma City Thunder.
Rachel had previously heard rumors of a relationship with an NBA superstar, Kevin Durant, and although she never confirmed the allegations, she gave some clues about her love life in her October 4, 2016, YouTube post, in which she spoke of an embarrassing moment when she met her boyfriend in London. Rad made no further statements about her boyfriend’s name or identity at that time, but after her revelation, it became clear that she was in a relationship with someone.
Height, Weight, Other Measurements
This pretty model has an enviable figure and a matching height. She is 5 feet 8 inches tall and her body weight is 55 kg. Her body figure, marked by her chest, waist, and hips, gives her a measurement of 34-26-35 inches. Her beauty is complemented by brown hair and light brown eyes.