Rachel Levine Wiki, Bio, Height, Instagram, Husband, Family, Net Worth

Rachel Leland Levine, also popularly known as Rachel Levine, is an American pediatrician and the current Secretary of Health of Pennsylvania.

Rachel is also a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Penn State University College of Medicine.

Levine is only one of a few openly transgender officials in the United States, and she is the first to hold a Senate-confirmed post.

In October 2021, Levine became the nation’s first openly transgender four-star officer.

Richard Levine was named one of USA Today’s women of the year in 2022, an honor bestowed upon women who have made a significant impact.

Rachel Levine Profile

Rachel Levine Profile
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Before moving any further, let’s look at Rachel Levine’s Profile. 

Born name Richard L. Levine 
Full name Rachel Leland Levine
Common name Rachel Levine
Gender Female 
Date of birth October 28, 1957
Place of birth Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 65-year-old 
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Not known
Religion Not known
Descent Jewish 
Father name Melvin Levine
Mother name Lillian Levine
Siblings Bonnie Levine ( sister ) 
Sexual orientation Transgender 
Marital status Divorced
Wife Martha Peaslee 
Marriage date 1988
Divorced date 2013 
Children David and Dayna
Relationship statusSingle
SchoolBelmont Hill School
College Harvard college
UniversityTulane University
Profession Doctor, Professor
Salary 161,382
Source of incomeMedical Field
Net worth 13  million dollars 

Rachel Levine’s Early Life 

In 2012, she changed her name and her identification. Levine identified as a woman and stated that her transformation from a man to a woman was gradual but deliberate.

Levine spoke about her gender transition at a transgender conference in Swatara Township, Pennsylvania.

“I only knew I wanted to be a girl or a female,” she explained.

She began seeing a therapist in 2001. After that, in 2008, she began growing her hair.

Rachel Levine’s Age, Nationality, Religion, and Ethnicity 

Rachel L. Levine was born on October 28, 1957, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, and she celebrates her birthday on October 28 every year. She is of Jewish descent, but there is no information about her nationality or religion. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. 

Rachel Levine's Age, Nationality, Religion, and Ethnicity 
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Rachel is 65 years old as of 2022. Furthermore, we will keep you updated when the information becomes available.

Rachel Levine Height and Weight 

Her height is 168 centimeters and 5 feet and 6 inches. She is very conscious of her physique and figure, and her weight is around 70 kilograms and 154 pounds.

She keeps her figure in shape, and her body measurements are 36-27-36 inches, i.e., her breast size is 36 inches, 27 inches waist, and 36 inches hips. She has a lovely doll-like face enhanced by her blue eyes and white hair. 

Rachel Levine Height and Weight
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Furthermore, her dress and shoe size are not available. 

Height 5 feet 6  inches or 168 centimeter 
Weight 70 kg or 154 pounds 
Body dimension 36-27-36 inches
Breast size 36 inches
Waist size27 inches
Hips size 36 inches
Shoe size Not available
Dress size Not available
Eye color Blue
Hair color White

Rachel Levine Family 

Dr. Rachel, the pediatrician, was originally from Wakefield, Massachusetts. Melvin and Lillian Levine, her parents, were both lawyers. Her only sibling is Bonnie Levine. There isn’t any information available about her family.

Rachel Levine’s Relationships and Children

She has two children, David and Dayna, from a previous marriage. She decided to transition (from man to woman) in 2011.

Levine divorced her wife, Martha Peaslee Levine, in 2013, but they remain “good friends.”

When she transitioned, she chose Rachel’s name because it was similar to her birth name, Richard; she later discovered that her parents had intended to name Rachel if she had been born female.

Rachel Levine Education 

She graduated from Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Massachusetts, with a high school diploma.

Dr. Rachel Levine earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College and a medical degree from Tulane University before completing a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, New York.

Rachel Levine Career 

In 1993, she relocated from Manhattan to central Pennsylvania and began working at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. By 2014, she had risen to “top doctor” at the hospital. 

At Penn State Hershey Medical Center, she established an adolescent medicine division and an eating disorders clinic. 

When Rachel was nominated for the position of Pennsylvania Physician General in 2015, she was in charge of the latter.

She signed an order allowing law enforcement officers to carry naloxone, an anti-overdose medication. 

Rachel Levine Career
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Governor Wolf appointed Levine as Secretary of Health in July 2017. The state’s Republican-controlled legislature unanimously confirmed her.

She appeared in front of the media to discuss the COVID-19 pestilence.

According to her, the best way to avoid this deadly illness is to stay at home and maintain cleanliness. Rachel has been extremely busy lately and has been of great assistance in a difficult situation.

Rachel Levine in Uniformed Services

AllegianceUnited States 
Service/branchThe United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
Years of service2021 – Present 
Rank Admiral 

Rachel Levine’s Net Worth 

She earns a salary of 161,382 dollars as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health and has an estimated net worth of 13 million dollars.

Rachel Levine Social Media Presence 

We can’t find Rachel on her Instagram as she is not active on social media platforms like Instagram and Youtube. But we can find her on Twitter. 

Rachel Levine can be found on Twitter as  @SecretaryLevine, with 54.7 k followers and 3394 tweets. Levine joined Twitter in September of 2015 and has followed 1002 different personalities since then. 

Rachel Levine Social Media Presence
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Her bio says, “Dr. Rachel L. Levine was the Secretary of Health for Pennsylvania. This account is retired.”

Levine has a Facebook fan page called ‘Dr. Rachel Levine – We Love You.’

You can find Rachel Levine on Twitter as

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