Yamila Díaz-Rahi, aka Yamila Diaz (born March 9, 1976), is an Argentine model. She is a former Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model and has appeared in the Victoria's Secret catalog.
Díaz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is of Lebanese and Spanish descent. Her father was a doctor and her mother was a health care manager, and she studied Economics in Buenos Aires. She was discovered in 1996 when she took a holiday in Uruguay and a scout from a Milan modeling agency spotted her on the beach.
Yamila had a huge break in 1999 when, after several years of working in Milan, she was chosen for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was on the cover of the magazine first in 2002 and again in 2006 (an "All-Stars" special), appearing in the magazen in every year between those dates.
Yamila's covers include:
Yamila has had other high profile assignments, such as appearing in the prestigious 2003 Pirelli Calendar. She even branched out into acting in the Italian movie 'Il Pesce Innamorato' (The Fish in Love) in 1999.