- Category : 1987-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (18,38,52)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 1
Northern Irish professional motorcycle racer, currently competing in the Superbike World Championship where he was crowned champion in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. He also holds the highest number of race wins in the Superbike World Championship.
Previously he was runner-up in the Supersport World Championship for the Ten Kate Honda team in 2008, and runner-up in the British Superbike Championship in 2007 for the HM Plant Honda team. He was named Irish Motorcyclist of the Year in 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2016. Rea made two MotoGP starts in 2012, scoring points on both occasions, but has not been a regular rider in the championship.
Rea was nominated for the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award and came in 2nd place.