Who is Rachel A DeMita?

Rachel – middle name Annamarie – was born under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 14 June 1990, in Akron, Ohio USA; she holds American nationality, and her ethnicity is Caucasian; she is a former basketball player, but perhaps known best as the host and producer of the sports show broadcast through the video game “NBA 2K TV”. Rachel is also a YouTuber and social media star.

Early life and education

Rachel was raised only child in Akron by her parents Jack William DeMita and Shannon Horvath DeMita; there isn’t much information about their occupations, however, it’s known that they are a middle-class family, who support the Republican Party.

Rachel attended Wadsworth High School, and upon matriculating in 2008, she enrolled at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, however, after a year she transferred to American University, Washington DC, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Performing Arts in 2012.

Basketball career

During her high school days, Rachel started playing basketball for a school team, in which she played for eight years, and she got her sports scholarship, so she continued playing at the university, however, in one moment, as she said, she wasn’t happy anymore, she would get stressed because of the hard training that she had, she felt that she doesn’t fit in, and then she decided to quit her basketball career and to continue her education in something that she really likes.

Career

After graduating, Rachel dedicated time to her YouTube channel entitled “Rachel Annamarie DeMita”, which she launched on 12 September 2011, starting by uploading videos featuring her make-up tutorials, fashion advice and lifestyle themes.

NBA 2K TV developers noticed her talent, and in 2014 she became a host on television, the first ever person to host a TV show through a video game. Rachel was interviewing National Basketball Association (NBA) best players while they were playing a video game against her, such as Shaquille O’Neil, Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard, and many others, which brought her popularity in the basketball world – she was invited to play in the 2018 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

Rachel A DeMita

She worked with networks such as Fox Sports Digital, Bleacher Report, ESPN, and NBA TV, however, she said goodbye to her career as a host of the show “NBA 2K TV”, and signed a contract with Overtime, a sports-media company that distributes original sports content on social media networks.

Rachel is now devoted to her career as a social media influencer; on her YouTube channel she has gained almost 270,000 subscribers, her Instagram profile has over 1.2 million followers, and her Twitter is followed by near 280,000 people.

She has been working with brands such as the NFL, Gap, Mountain Dew, Verizon, and Sephora; she was also a global ambassador for the popular sports brand Adidas.

Nowadays, Rachel is working on her new project, she is hosting the third season of “Dunk League” which was premiered on 27 September 2021 on the Team Whistle YouTube channel.

Love life and relationships

There were various rumors about Rachel’s love life, one of them that she was dating Kevin Durant, an American professional basketball player; the rumors started after his appearance in her show, in the first episode ever of the NBA 2K TV, and after that she was seen at his birthday party. However, Rachel and Kevin haven’t spoken about these assumptions.

Back in May 2018, there were rumors that Rachel was dating Jimmy Butler, who is also a professional NBA basketball player; she was seen waiting for him after the games and leaving together, however, they haven’t spoken publicly about any relationship.

Sometime in 2018, Rachel confirmed her relationship with another NBA player, Andre Roberson; Andre was born on 4 December 1991 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, played basketball in high school and at college, and later for the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2013-2020. He is now playing for the Brooklyn Nets, and has a net worth estimated at $10 million.

Rachel and Andre seem to enjoy their love, according to pictures that they are posting on their Instagram accounts; although, they were separated for eight months when Andre was in Orlando to join the league’s ‘bubble’ isolation zone, that didn’t affect their relationship.

As of November 2021, the couple is still together, they haven’t married and don’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Rachel is still into sports – she plays basketball with her friends, works out at the gym, and does aerobic and fitness; she likes to go for long walks, and also learned to surf this summer of 2021. Extreme sports are one of Rachel’s favorite hobbies, as she likes rafting adventures, sky diving, zip-lines, and bungee jumping.

If you ask her who her favorites are when it comes to basketball players, she will tell you that they are Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal and Candace Parker.

In her spare time, Rachel likes to read – her favorite writer is Nicholas Sparks, and her favorite books are “Every Breath“, “Two By Two“, and “The Return“. She also likes to watch movies, especially the old romantic classics – her favorites are “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Casablanca”. Her favorite actor is Ryan Gosling, and her favorite actress is Anne Hathaway.

Rachel is into traveling, and has visited a couple of US states, and other continents thanks to her career as a host; her favorite travel destination is Shenzhen, China when she attended the FIBA Basketball World Cup Draw Ceremony in 2019. She dreams of visiting the mountain Jebel Jais, United Arab Emirates because the biggest zip-line in the world is there, certified by Guinness World Records.

She represents herself as a creator, athlete and animal lover, with cats being her favorites – she has a nine year old cat that she adopted from the shelter, named Daisy.

Age, height, and net worth

Rachel is 31 years old, she has long, light brown hair, and her eyes are brown. She weighs around 132lbs (60kgs), and tall 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall with vital statistics of 35-27-34.

As of November 2021, her net worth has been estimated at $500,000.

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