Rachel Shelley Height and Weight Stats

Rachel Irene Shelley was born in Swindon, but her family moved to London when she was one. Rachel Shelley was born on August 25, 1969 in Swindon, United Kingdom. After graduating, she began acting by joining a local theatre company. She eventually left for London to explore further acting opportunities. She then started her film and television career in the mid 1990s. In 1992, she graduated from Sheffield University with a B.A. Hons in English and Drama. Rachel first found fame in a long-running series of TV adverts for Brita water filters, which ran in the UK from the mid-1990s until 2002.  She is an actress, known for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), The L Word (2004) and The Children (2008).

Body Stats:

The Abbey/Esquire Magazine's "The Envelope Please" Oscar

The Abbey/Esquire Magazine’s “The Envelope Please” Oscar

Height: 5ft 8in /173 cm

Weight: 121lbs / 55kg

Shoe size: 7

Dress size: 4

Bra size: 32B

Measurements: 32-23-34 in / 81-58.5-86 cm

Ethnicity: White

Hair Color: Dark brown

Eye Color: Green


Name: Rachel Shelley

Nickname: Rachel

Date of Birth: August 25, 1969

Place of Birth:  Swindon, United Kingdom

Place of Residence: Notting Hil, London

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Education: Sheffield University

Social Networks:

  • Twitterrachelshelley
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     16th Annual Bafta/la Cunard Britannia Awards

    16th Annual Bafta/la Cunard Britannia Awards

Fun Facts:


  • Mathew Parkhill (1995-now)

Children: 1

Awards and Honors: –

Hobbies and Interests: Reading

Favorite Color: Green

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Music: Radiohead

Favorite Perfume: Gucci

Favorite Book: “Of Human Bondage”

Favorite Sports: Football

Favorite Movie:  The Three Colours Red, Moulin Rouge

Favorite TV Show: Friends

Interesting Facts:

  • When she’s in London and away from public events, Rachel prefers to be called by her married name, Rachel Parkhill.
  • Whenever she attends public events, Rachel doesn’t wear her wedding ring.
  • Rachel and her husband live in Notting Hill, London.
  • She doesn’t have pierced ears.
  • Rachel got her big break when she was cast in a series of adverts for Brita water filters that ran on British TV from the mid-1990s until 2002.
  • Rachel is very protective about details of her private life, and for many years didn’t even reveal her year of birth.
  • Although Rachel was born in Swindon, her parents moved to London when she was one.
  • Rachel’s upcoming projects are Under (Film), and The Day (TV).
  • Rachel likes a little bit of belly on a man.
  • Rachel never feels that she can control her sexuality.
  • Rachel doesn’t find it hard to film racy and intimate scenes.
  • Rachel doesn’t care about cars and she doesn’t have any either.
  • When Rachel was asked to describe in one word her experience after her first season with The L Word, she used the word eye-opening.
  • Rachel always responds whenever she is called by her The L Word character name, Helena.
  • According to Rachel, the biggest misconception about her is that she’s actually American and she’s just putting on an accent.
  • Rachel’s first pet was a mixed breed dog named Samantha.
  • Rachel has written 3 articles for British newspaper The Guardian. First about her experience gained while making the film Lagaan. Second when she attended the Academy Awards Ceremony in 2002 and the third about her experience on The L Word.
  • Rachel’s film career began in 1994 when she appeared in Royce with James Belushi.


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