Rachele grew up in Arizona with her parents Tracy and Kris Smith and her 4 siblings. Her interests growing up were skiing, tennis, break dancing, and teaching. In 2006, Rachele graduated from high school and continued her education as she majored in Psychology and pursued a Masters in Human Services and Management. In 2008, Rachele starred in "Center Stage: Turn it Up", the sequel to "Center Stage", portraying the character, Kate Parker. Since then, Rachele has danced in movies such as "Fired Up", "17 Again", and "Burlesque". She has also made an appearance on "Bring it On: Fight to the Finish" as Avery alongside Christina Milian in 2009.