The American fashion model Rhea Durham is a popular figure appearing in many top magazines like Marie Claire, ELLE, as well as Vogue.
The model who was born in Lakeland, Florida on July 1, 1978, is also known for ramp walking for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2000 and 2001. She is currently modeling for some AAA-rated agencies like MODELWERK, a modeling agency in Germany, and IMG MODELS located in various cities like Paris, London, New York, and Milan.
Facts about Rhea Durham’s Modelling Career
Born to a middle-class family, Rhea started her career as a model in 1995 when she was signed to IMG Models in London, Paris, and Milan, and from there, she garnered attention as one of the most admired models in the industry.
In addition to her career which placed her among the highly-sought modeling companies, Rhea was also highly sought by various publishing companies who want her to grace the cover of their magazines. She started with Vogue, a fashion and lifestyle magazine, and Marie Claire, a magazine that focuses on women all around the globe as well as fashion and styles. Other publications she featured in include the Mademoiselle, Cosmopolitan, and Clara. This further paved her way into the British lifestyle magazine, ELLE.
Following her successes in her career, the young American beauty ventured into acting, starting with Spin City‘s episode, The Wedding Scammer where she starred as herself. She also appeared as herself in several episodes of the TV show, The Wahlburgers, which chronicles the story of Paul Wahlberg and his family’s rise to wealth and their successful restaurant in their home city of Boston, Massachusetts.
In 2014, Rhea was featured in one of the episodes of Entertainment Tonight. She did not take up any other acting role since then, rather, she focused more on her career as a model.
From 2000 to 2001, Rhea took part in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show as one of its models. Prior to that, she was seen at the 1998 VH1 Fashion Awards. She also walked for most renowned fashion designers like Michael Kors, Gucci, Versace, Valentino, Chanel, and Carolina Herrera. Aside from that, Rhea earned more money and fame by featuring in various ad campaigns for such fashion companies as GAP, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein, Revlon, Louis Vuitton, Guess, Bloomingdales, and Tommy Hilfiger, to name a few. All these have helped in the accumulation of her net worth of about $20 million.
Is Rhea Durham Married? Kids, Relationship With Mark Wahlberg
Rhea Durham is a married woman. She got married in 2001 to a highly talented actor, producer, businessman, rapper, and songwriter, Mark Wahlberg, best recognized as Marky Mark.
Mark was born on June 5, 1971, as the youngest of nine children born to a bank clerk Alma Elaine and a delivery driver Donald E. Wahlberg. Among his siblings are Donnie Wahlberg, the famous film producer and songwriter, and Robert Wahlberg, an actor best known for his role in the 2003 American mystery drama film, Mystic River. He is signed to talent agencies like Leverage Management and Endeavor Talent Agency both located in California.
Rhea and Mark started dating in 2001 and had their three children: Ella Rae, born in 2003; Michael born in 2006; and Brendan Joseph born in 2008, before they formally got married on August 1, 2009. The wedding ceremony was held at a private place in Beverly Hills, California, and a year after, they had their daughter Grace Margaret.
The couple is currently living in Los Angeles, California with their lovely children. The couple is also often spotted in public locations, mostly during their kids’ school events such as soccer games. There has been no divorce rumor between the couple as they seem to be waxing stronger in love and making success in their various careers.
Rhea Durham Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Rhea has a perfect height, weight, and facial beauty that makes her hugely popular in the modeling industry. Standing at 5 feet 10 inches tall, the beautiful model and actress is taller than her husband who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 78 kg or 172 pounds. Rhea is also 130 pounds (59 kg in weight and she has a body measurement of 34-24-36. She equally has green eyes and dark brown hair.