Rachel Stevens (born 9 April 1978 in London) is an English singer, actress, television presenter and model. She is best known as a member of S Club 7. Rachel started drama school at the age of 5. At age 15, she was picked from 5000 people to win a modelling competition organised by "Just 17" magazine. She did some modelling work and she then went to the London School of Fashion to study the fashion business. She got a diploma and then moved into fashion PR. Then, at age 21, she joined the pop group, S Club 7.