Díaz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina to a Lebanese father and Spanish mother. Her father was a doctor and her mother was a health care manager. While studying Economics in Buenos Aires in 1996 she was discovered by a scout from Milan.
After working in Milan for a few years, she was featured in the 1999 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and was on the cover of the magazine in 2002 and 2006.
Diaz-Rahi has also been on other magazines such as GQ, Maxim, and so on. She has also appeared in the Victoria's Secret catalog, and various advertisements.
- ↑ "Prominent Lebanese: Yamila Diaz-Rahi". Beirut Night Life, Inc. 8 July 2010. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
- ↑ "Yamila Diaz Biography". MusicMaza.Com. 19 December 2009. Archived from the original on 20 April 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014.