Rachael Finch

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Rachael Finch
Beauty pageant titleholder

Finch in April 2012
BornRachael Finch
(1988-07-08) 8 July 1988 (age 24)
Townsville, Australia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Hair colorMedium brown
Eye colorBrown
Title(s)Miss Universe Australia
Major
competition(s)
Miss Universe Australia,
Miss Universe 2009
(3rd Runner-up)
 
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Rachael Finch
Beauty pageant titleholder

Finch in April 2012
BornRachael Finch
(1988-07-08) 8 July 1988 (age 24)
Townsville, Australia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Hair colorMedium brown
Eye colorBrown
Title(s)Miss Universe Australia
Major
competition(s)
Miss Universe Australia,
Miss Universe 2009
(3rd Runner-up)

Rachael Finch is an Australian beauty pageant titleholder and television reporter. She finished as the 3rd runner-up in Miss Universe 2009 pageant.

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Biography

Finch was crowned Miss Universe Australia on 22 April 2009 and subsequently represented Australia at the Miss Universe 2009 pageant held in the Bahamas on 23 August 2009. She was roommates with Miss USA, Kristen Dalton, during the Miss Universe campaign.

She is half Ukrainian on her mother's side.[1] On 14 November 2009; Finch along with a host of other celebrities took part in the "McHappy Day" fund raising activities.[2] She continues to use her growing celebrity status to contribute to charitable causes after appearing in Australian luxury lifestyle magazine, Box Magazine, in 2010 to raise money for children's charity ToyBox International. [3]

Television

Finch works for the Seven Network as a reporter for several of its programs across current affairs and sports telecasts as well as making contestant appearances on Seven Network's in-house celebrity competition programs. Finch was one of the contestants in Celebrity MasterChef Australia in 2009. She progressed to the semi-finals, where she and Biggest Loser trainer Michelle Bridges made it through to the next stage. She reached the grand-finals in which she came third overall. Finch also appeared in the 2010 series of Dancing With The Stars. She was eliminated on 1 August 2010.

Dancing with the Stars Performances

In late 2010, Rachael Finch joined the cast of the tenth season of Dancing With The Stars. Finch's partner is Michael Miziner, the partner to the original winner of Dancing With the Stars, Bec Cartwright. Despite receiving some negative comments from judge Todd McKenney over lack of content with their choreography, Finch and Miziner have been named the dark horse couple by the judges. Despite maintaining high scores, Finch and Miziner were the fifth couple eliminated on 1 August 2010.

Week #Dance/SongJudges' scoreTotal ScoreResult
ToddHelenMark
1Cha-cha-cha / "Telephone"78823Safe
2Tango / "Objection (Tango)"37717Safe
3Paso Doble / "Would I Lie To You?"78823Safe
4Quickstep / "Valerie"78823Safe
5Samba / "Hey Baby"99927Safe
6Aussie Smooth / "Bad Day"67720Eliminated

2010-present: After Dancing with the Stars

Rachel now does a daily weather report on Channel 7's morning breakfast show Sunrise. Rachael and Smallzy filled in for Christo and Katie on NovaFM's 'The Fresh Hits' from Monday 14 November to Friday 18 November 2011. Monday 5 December 2011 to Friday 9 2011, Rachael and Daniel 'Gawndy' Gawned filled in for Christo and Katie on NovaFM. She is engaged to her dancing with the stars partner Michael Miziner [4]

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Preceded by
Laura Dundovic
Miss Universe Australia
2009
Succeeded by
Jesinta Campbell