Rachel Carbonell Biography

Updated On Jun 27, 2019 Published On Jun 27, 2019
Facts of Rachel Carbonell
Birth Nation: Australia
Name Rachel Carbonell
Birth Name Rachel Carbonell
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Lancefield, Victoria
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For ABC's Radio National Law Network
Hair Color Brunette
Famous for ABC's crisis report on Australian bushfires
Online Presence Twitter
Siblings Billy Carbonell
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Rachel Carbonell is a journalist, presenter, and producer. She was a crisis reporter for the widely known television network ABC (American Broadcasting Company). She reported on a lot of bushfires over the years as a crisis presenter. She works in Radio National (RN) as the presenter of the Law Report in Australia, as of 2019.

Early Life of Rachel Carbonell

Rachel Carbonell is born in Lancefield, Victoria in Australia. She has a brother named Billy Carbonell who was born after the Ash Wednesday of 1993, in Australia.

Rachel CAPTION: Rachel Carbonell SOURCE: ABC News

She spent her childhood in her Lancefield farm where she grew up witnessing many bushfires.

Personal Life: Is she married?

Rachel resides in Melbourne, Australia, and is not married, as of 2019. She has not disclosed anything about her future plans to get married or her love affairs and boyfriends. 

Rachel Carbonell's Career

Carbonell started her career as a journalist at ABC Radio National in background briefing in Melbourne, Australia. 

She was also the crisis reporter for ABC in Australia. As a crisis reporter, Rachel reported many bushfires across Aussie land.

In 2015, Carbonell found herself short when her own childhood home almost turned to ashes in Lancefield, Victoria (about an hour drive from Melbourne).

Fire CAPTION: Fire near Rachel Carbonell's childhood home in Victoria. SOURCE: Twitter

Rachel mentioned it was the second time the state-controlled fire had blazed out of control.

It’s the second time a planned “controlled” fuel reduction burn has escaped directly into our property and threatened our home (the first time was in 2003). The recent fire actually affected us twice in three days. It blazed into our property during the warm weather on AFL Grand Final day, Saturday, October 3rd, coming to within about 100 metres of my parents’ house."

After emergency reporting in 2015, Carbonell rejoined the Radio National team in ABC Network in 2016 as the presenter for Law Network.

Net Worth of Rachel Carbonell

The Melbourne resident has accumulated her net worth mainly working for the news channel ABC in Australia.

Rachel CAPTION: Rachel Carbonell SOURCE: Twitter

According to sources, a journalist, on an average, earns a salary of around $38,000 USD in Australia.

Age, Ethnicity, and Nationality of Rachel Carbonell

  • The exact age of Rachel Carbonell is not known. However, she is well in her 30s.
  • The ABC journalist's ethnicity is white.
  • Rachel is of Australian nationality. 
  • She has beautiful brunette hair.

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Rachel Carbonell facts on timeline

House almost engulfed by fire near her childhood home

2015

Carbonell's childhood home Lancefield, Victoria (about an hour drive from Melbourne), almost became the victim of a state-controlled bushfire that went wild.