YAMILA DIAZ-RAHI Biography - Craftmen, artisans and people from other Occupations


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Name: Yamila Diaz Rahi                                                                   
Born: 9 March 1976 Buenos Aires, Argentina                                               
Yamila Diaz Rahi (born March 9, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a                     
professional Argentine supermodel of Lebanese and Spanish descent. She goes by           
Yamila Diaz Rahi. Her father was a doctor and her mother was a health care               
manager. While studying Economics in Buenos Aires in 1996, she took a holiday in         
Uruguay where she was discovered by a scout from a Milan modeling agency.                 
After working in Milan for a few years, in 1999 she was featured in the Sports           
Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and made the cover in 2002, and again in 2006 (in             
the 2006 cover she appears with several other models for an "All-Stars" special).         
She also appeared on the cover of magazines such as GQ, Glamour, Maxim, Elle,             
Shape and many more.                                                                     
She has also appeared in the Victoria's Secret catalog and print ads for bebe,           
Swish jeans and many more. She was the first Latina spokesmodel in CoverGirl             
history. She has also starred in the 1999 Italian film Il pesce innamorato.               
She currently resides in Manhattan and was until recently involved with Italian           
artist Giuliano Trivia for the past 7 years.