Yamila Díaz-Rahi, is a super model native to Argentina with Lebanese and Spanish roots. Díaz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina of Spanish and Lebanese descent. 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.
In 1999, she was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and made the cover in 2002, and again in 2006. She has also appeared on the covers of Harper”s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Glamour, Elle, GQ men”s magazine, Maxim, Shape and was the first Latina spokes-model for Cover Girl.She also often appears in the Victoria”s Secret catalogs as well as print ads for bebe and Swish Jeans.