She was born in Mead, Colorado, she participated in the first season of the American version of The X Factor in 2011, where she finished in fifth place. Following her elimination, she contacted Walt Disney for possible roles in future Disney productions.This resulted in her starring in multiple television shows and movies, including BrainSurge, Inside Edition, Big Time Rush, Figure It Out, The Wendy Williams Show and Fred: The Show. Crow released her first and eponymous extended play (EP) in June 2012.
Rachel Crow appeared on a few Nickelodeon shows in the early 2010s such as Fred: The Show, and Big Time Rush and had signed a series development deal with the network, though this did not result in an aired series. Crow said that she would have wanted to duet with Eminem if she had a series.
Rachel Crow also currently stars in ABC’s Schooled (TV series) as reoccurring character “ Felicia Somers “. Crow appears in 4 episodes of the first season.