Passionate about films, Taylor commenced her career in modeling in her teens and was signed to Skye-Jilly International agency. She later competed in the Miss Universe/Miss World state finals and got crowned with Miss Teen Tasmania.
She later got an opportunity to display her unique abilities through her debut television film, The Mystery of Natalie Wood. In the film, she played Maryann Marinkovich.
Eventually, she dropped her study to act in an Australian drama television series headland. She played the lead character, Sasha Forbes.
In 2006, Taylor featured alongside Kane in a horror film See No Evil, as Zoe Warner. Similarly, she has also featured in a 2007 American science fiction action film Transformers. In the film, she was seen alongside Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, and Jon Voight.
Taylor received a nomination for a Logie Award for Most Popular New Female Talent for her role in a TV series headLand.
In 2011, she was listed 65th on Ask men’s top 99 “most desirable" women and ranked 79th in the FHM Australia's 100 Sexiest Women in the World List.
Taylor holds an Australian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Her height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs is around 57kg. She was romantically linked with an American actor and singer Zachary Levi.
She was then involved in a short-lived relationship with Jason Trawick and Matthew Newton. She also once stated that she was abused by her ex-boyfriend Newton.
Some online sources claim that Taylor was also dating actor and director Mike Piscitelli.
Rachael Taylor took the no.1 position on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid actresses in 2018. As of 2018, her estimated net worth is $82 million.
The details about Taylor’s houses and cars aren’t available. As per the data of 2015, the actress has the net worth of $4 million. However, the detail of her net worth and salary in 2018 are under review.