English singer, television personality, actress and businesswoman Rachel Stevens began her career as a model in 1993 but soon shifted to music. From 1999 up till 2003, she was a part of the British pop group band S Club 7 which released four studio albums and eleven singles and eventually sold over fourteen million albums worldwide. She appeared in the music videos of several singles of the group like 'S Club 7: Bring It All Back', 'S Club 7: S Club Party', 'S Club 7: Two in a Million' (all 1999), 'S Club 7: Reach' (2000), 'S Club 7: Never Had a Dream Come True', 'S Club 7: Don't Stop Movin'', 'S Club 7: Have You Ever' (all 2001), and 'S Club 7: You' (2002).
Along with the other band members, Rachel Stevens starred as a fictionalised version of herself in four BBC television series. The first of these was ‘Miami 7’ (renamed ‘S Club 7 in Miami’ in the United States) which was telecasted in 1999. Two TV special – ‘Back to the 50's’ and ‘Boyfriends and Birthdays’ – also aired in 1999. The second series ‘L.A. 7’ (renamed ‘S Club 7 in L.A.’ in the United States) and two TV specials ‘Artistic Differences’ and ‘Christmas Special’ were aired in 2000. The third television series was called ‘Hollywood 7’ (renamed ‘S Club 7 in Hollywood’ in the United States) and it aired 2001. The group’s fourth and final series was ‘Viva S Club’ (renamed ‘S Club’ in the United States) which aired in 2002. The same year, Rachel Stevens appeared as herself and narrated the TV miniseries documentary ‘Don't Stop Movin'’. During this period, along with the group, she also appeared as herself in the TV movie ‘The Greatest Store in the World’ (1999) and a television miniseries called ‘S Club 7 Go Wild!’ (2000). The latter had each band member support an endangered species. Rachel Stevens visited Russia in search of the Siberian tiger. In 2001, together with other group members, she was the judge/mentor of the reality television show ‘S Club Search’ too. Before it broke up, the group also starred in the musical-comedy film ‘Seeing Double’ which came out in the year 2003. It received negative critical reviews.
Thereafter, Rachel Stevens set out on her solo singing career and released two albums – ‘Funky Dory’ and ‘Come and Get It’. She also appeared in the music videos of her singles – ‘Rachel Stevens: Sweet Dreams My LA Ex’, ‘Rachel Stevens: Funky Dory’ (both 2003), ‘Rachel Stevens: Some Girls’, ‘Rachel Stevens: More More More’, (both 2004), ‘Rachel Stevens: Negotiate with Love’, ‘Rachel Stevens: So Good’ and ‘Rachel Stevens: I Said Never Again (But Here We Are)’ (all 2005). In 2004, Rachel Stevens was seen in Richard Cantor directed romance comedy drama film 'Suzie Gold' (role: Tina Popstar) and the following year in Mike Bigelow directed comedy film 'Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo' (role: Louisa, the Dirty Girl). She also lent her voice in the 2005 parody short film ‘Spider-Plant Man’ (role: Jane–Mary Watson) and the 2008 stop-motion animated short film ‘Glendogie Bogey’ (role: Patricia Ravelston).
In 2008, Rachel Stevens participated as a contestant in the 6th season of the reality dance show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. She was paired up with the Italian professional dancer Vincent Simone and ended up as the runners-up on the show. The two also took part in the show’s Christmas special episodes of the 2009, 2012 and 2014. Additionally, she was also seen as herself in the TV Series documentary ‘Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two’ (2008).
In 2013, Rachel Stevens worked in the 1st season of ‘The X Factor New Zealand’ as a mentor assistant with judge Melanie Blatt. In 2015-2016, she was seen as one of the four coaches of ‘The Voice of Ireland’, the Irish edition of the international singing reality competition show. She then participated as a contestant in the 12th season of the television series ‘Celebrity Masterchef’ and the 16th season of another series ‘Celebrity Mastermind’, both in 2017. In 2022, she once again participated a contestant in the 14th season of the reality television series ‘Dancing on Ice’. In this, she was paired up with Brendyn Hatfield and was eliminated in the fourth week.
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo is a sex comedy film, which revolves around Deuce, who goes to Amsterdam, to meet his friend TJ. However, his friend is mistaken as a murderer of several gigolos.