Yamila Diaz was born on the 9th March 1976 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a professional Supermodel of Lebanese and Spanish descent. She goes by Yamila Diaz Rahi. 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 modelling agency. After working in Milan for a few years, in 1999 she was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, and made the cover in 2002. She also appeared on the cover of magazines such as GQ, Glamour, Maxim, ELLE and Shape. She has also appeared in the Victoria's Secret catalog and print ads for bebe, Swish Jeans and many more. She was the first Latina spokesmodel in Cover Girl history. She has also appeared in the 1999 Italian film Il pesce innamorato. She currently resides in Manhatten. She is contracted to NEXT Models (New York) and Fashion Milan agencies. Until recently she had a seven-year relationship with Italian artist Giuliano Trivia.