Bodybuilder Rachel McLish Net Worth, Career, Early And Personal Life

On 21st June 1955, in Harlingen, Texas USA, Rachel Livia Elizondo McLish was born. Her date and place of birth suggest that she is American by nationality and her zodiac sign is Cancer. Besides being an actress and author, Rachel is best known to be a former bodybuilder. 1984 was the last year she had competed for any Bodybuilding competitions, but she still exercises and is still a woman of motivation for many.

Childhood And Life As A Student

She spent most days of childhood in Harlingen, Texas-raised by her parents — mother Raquel and father Rafael. She had one sibling, an elder sister named Sandra Lopez. Rachel was not at all interested in sports and stuff like bodybuilding since her childhood. Rather than that, she wanted to become a model and during her days in the Harlingen High School, she became a cheerleader. She was twice named as the Cardinal’s Football Sweetheart. She was undoubtedly one of the prettiest girls of the whole school at that time but anything of her dating someone then was not known.

After completing her matriculation, she enrolled herself at the Texas-Pan American college and graduated in the year 1978. Her subjects of graduation were physiology, nutrition, and health. During these days, her college life, she got into bodybuilding and later wanted to pursue her career out of it.

Rachel’s Bodybuilding Career

Working at a health club in McAllen, Texas she began her bodybuilding career in her college days. Keeping Lisa Lyon as her role model she got into tough bodybuilding and maintained her physique. Rachel soon decided that she must compete professionally. Her first competition was in 1980, where she easily won United States Championships — along with the IFBB Ms. Olympia the same year. Then throughout the next decade or so, she became the cover face of many renowned fitness magazines. She was undoubtedly counted as the best female bodybuilder when she was offered, as a sponsor, by the Dynamics Health Equipment Manufacturing Corporation. Among all the competitions she had fought in her entire life, she hadn’t got herself anything less than the third-place ever.

Rachel has appeared on the cover page of fitness magazines for more than four years, and she signed a contract with Dynamics Health Manufacturing Corporation.  She was named the best female bodybuilder and has inspired many women. Rachel scored third place in the Ms. Olympia held in 1981; a year later, in 1982, she won the title.  In 1983, she won second place in the Caesar’s World Cup; in 1984, she decided to retire.  Rachel has been named to the IFBB Hall of Fame.  She has appeared in some the films such as Pumping Iron II: The Women, Aces: Iron Eagle III, Raven Hawk, and Getting Physical.

Rachel McLish training and diet

Many people believe that Rachel has worked out a lot, but she used to work out only three sessions in the gym per week.  She used to go to ballet classes on weekdays.  She will use to focus on power movements that will work for his whole body, and she will use to go to ballet classes for her calves.  Talking about the diet plan, she will use to eat three times each day, and also she will use to add snacks in between her meals.  Rachel will use to take low calories foods.

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Personal life of Rachel McLish

Rachel will not prefer to share any information about her love life; she will also need to keep her personal life away from her professional life.  Still, now, she did not share any information about her former relationship with the media.  She met John P. McLish for the first time while studying in college; after many years of dating, they married on February 3, 1979.  But this marriage did not last long as they both divorced and separated shortly after the marriage, but they did not disclose the reason for the split up.  After that, in 1990, Rachel got married for the second time and was married to Ron Samuels, a popular film producer.  They lived in Rancho Mirage, California, and the couple had no children.  Rachel and Ron have been married for more than 33 years, but still, now, they do not have any issues in their married life.

Rachel’s Hobbies And Likes

Rachel had been into bodybuilding and ballet dancing since her college days but besides that, she had numerous other hobbies, likes, and interests. She spends almost 3/4th of her free time in her cousin’s farm full of horses and other animals, as she is an ardent animal lover. She had a horse whom she treated as her best friend and the two were almost inseparable. Besides that, traveling seems to be her avocation. During her competition days and also after 1984 she had traveled across the whole of the US and other countries, especially Europe.

Rachel has traveled to many countries and she has traveled to many places across the US, and also she has visited many European countries; her dream destination is Switzerland and Paris.  She has been very active form his childhood, and also she will use to help people who want to change their bodies.

Appearance And Net Worth

Rachel is the woman of the late 60s now. She has brown eyes and long brown hair. Her height and weight respectively are 5ft 6ins (169cm) and 130lbs (59kgs). Her net worth is estimated at around 500,000 US dollars.

Social media presence of Rachel McLish

Rachel is active on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.  She will use social media platforms to motivate many women to start exercising.  In June 2009, she started her Twitter account, and now her channel has more than 1,200 followers, and she has tweeted more than 550 times so far.  She has more than 2.9 K followers on her Instagram account and posted more than 40 pictures on it.  Rachel has a Facebook account with more than 15 K followers, which she will also use to upload more of his workout videos.

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