Facts about Yamila Diaz-Rahi

Yamila Diaz-Rahi is 48 years old
Born: c. March 9, 1976
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Best known as: 2002 Sports Illustrated cover


Yamila Diaz-Rahi Biography

Yamila Diaz-Rahi has modeled extensively in her native Argentina and also in Europe. Her hyphenated last name reflects her heritage: Her father is Lebanese and Spanish, and her mother Spanish.

Diaz-Rahi’s career got a major boost in 1999 when she appeared in the annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. In 2002 Sports Illustrated¬†boosted her again, putting her on the cover of that year’s swimsuit edition. She then appeared as part of a group of eight models on the cover of the 2006 edition of the magazine’s swimsuit issue.

Diaz-Rahi has also has made several appearances in the Victoria’s Secret lingerie catalog, as well as on the covers of magazines like Glamour, Maxim, and Harper’s Bazaar.

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Yamila Diaz-Rahi is also known as simply Yamila Diaz… Model Petra Nemcova succeeded Yamila Diaz-Rahi as the Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model for 2003.


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