Rachel Bilson, American national of Jewish Italian American ethnicity background attended Notre High School; the same school was joined by Hollywood stars like Kirsten Dunst, Rami Malek, Katharine McPhee.
She was a college dropout after father advised her to pursue an acting career. She heeded the advice and started her career appearing in several commercials and her screen debut on an episode of Buffy The Slayer, the show which includes actors like David Boreanaz, Sarah Michelle Gellar in the lead.
But her major success came from the TV series, The O.C. that took her into the limelight. She portrayed the character, Summer Roberts, whose on-screen romance with Seth Cohen (Adam Brody) became the most focused point of the series.
Her performance at the series gave her three awards at Teen Choice Awards for the categories of "Choice Hottie Female," "Choice TV Actresses," “Best Onscreen TV Chemistry.” Bilson was named one of the "100 Most Beautiful People” during 2006.
Bilson’s first big screen film debut was “The Last Kiss,” in 2006, her next big movie, was "Jumper.” She worked on several TV series and films like American Heist; Life Happens, The To Do List, 8 Simple Rules, That 70s Show, Chuck, How I Met Your Mother, Hart of Dixie, Gossip Girl, Nashville are some of the notable series and movies that she appeared in.
Recently, she confirmed her performance in ABC drama series, Take Two. Rachel Bilson has been linked with the actor, Adam Brody. She dated her former boyfriend at the sets of O.C. Their relationship lasted for three years, after which she married her boyfriend actor Hayden Christensen.
The couple has a daughter Briar Rose Christensen from their union. They separated in 2017, after a decade of relationship, some sources rumored that the reason that pair broke up was due to Hayden Christensen's closeness with American actress, Emma Roberts.
As of 2018 blond actress has an estimated total net worth of $16 million, although her salary is not specific. She has partnered and worked with DKNY Jean to form Edie Rose; she aimed to encourage the young women to buy the items within $100.
She later joined the stylists Nicole Chavez and Steve Madden, a noted fashion designer to start a footwear collection called, Shoemint.
Currently, she lives in North Hollywood California. According to reports, her house Los Feliz costs $2 million. The house has a swimming pool, sauna, and an office. She drives Prius car of Toyota brand that cost $25,000.
Being a heartthrob of millions of fans, she has more than 94k followers in her facebook page and her Instagram page has more than 954k followers.