Rachael Finch is an Australian beauty pageant titleholder. She finished as the 3rd runner-up in the 2009 Miss Universe pageant.
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. On 14 November 2009; Finch along with a host of other celebrities took part in the "McHappy Day" fund raising activities. She continues to use her growing celebrity status to contribute to charitable causes after posing nude in Australian luxury lifestyle magazine, Box Magazine, in 2010 to raise mony for children's charity ToyBox International.
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 successfully reached the grand-finals in which she came third overall.
In late 2010, Rachael Finch joined the cast of the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Finch 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 August 1, 2010.
Rachael now does a daily weather report on Channel 7's morning breakfast show Sunrise.