Kendra Leigh Wilkinson
San Diego, California, United States
Calabasas, California, United States
In 2003, she graduated from Clairemont High School.
TV personality, author, businesswoman, glamour model
- Father – Eric W. Wilkinson (Founded numerous Biotechnology companies)
- Mother – Patti Wilkinson (Was cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles)
- Siblings – Colin Wilkinson (Younger Brother)
- Others – Gloria Wilkinson (Grandmother) (Died in December 2004)
Entertainment Fusion Group (Publicist)
5 ft 1½ in or 156 cm
55 kg or 121 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kendra Wilkinson dated –
- Hugh M. Hefner (2004-2008) – In April 2004, she started dating Playboy founder Hugh Hefner. She was present at his 78th birthday party in just body paint and nothing else. They remained an item until November 2008 and in 2009, Kendra stepped out from Playboy mansion.
- Shawne Merriman (2007) – In 2007, she had fling with former American football player, Shawne Merriman.
- Hank Baskett (2008-Present) – Former American football wide receiver, Hank Baskett and Kendra started dating in August 2008. Though, she initially denied of such dating news, but later accepted in an interview with Chelsea Handler in October 2008. On November 6, 2008, E! Online announced about the engagement of Hank and Kendra. Finally on June 27, 2009, the couple got married at the Playboy Mansion. The couple have two children, son Hank Baskett IV (b. December 11, 2009) and daughter Alijah Mary Baskett (b. May 16, 2014).
Race / Ethnicity
Kendra has Irish, English, Polish, German, and Ukrainian ancestry.
39-25-36 in or 99-63.5-91.5 cm
6 (US) or 36 (EU)
At 18, she had breast implants.
Kendra has not endorsed any of the major brands.
It is not known what religious beliefs she follows now. But after she started living with Hank Baskett, she became religious and started praying before meals; Hank being very religious.
Best Known For
Being Hugh Hefner’s lady and appearing on The Girls Next Door (2005-2009).
She appeared in the 2006 comedy film Scary Movie 4 for her role as blonde #3.
First TV Show
In 2005, Kendra appeared in just 1 episode of the crime drama series Las Vegas for her role as a Mystique Waitress. Her role was uncredited.
She has also worked with trainer Nicky Holender in the past. Kendra also plays variety of sports to keep herself active.
Kendra Wilkinson Favorite Things
- Color – Blue
- Fragrance – Escada
- Music Genre – Country
- All-time Favorite Song – The Gambler (By Kenny Rogers)
Kendra Wilkinson Facts
- Kendra is a big fan of hip-hop (aka rap) music.
- She was 8 when her parents divorced on March 25, 1994.
- With Clairemont Bobby Sox, Kendra has actively played softball for 6 years.
- While modeling, she has also worked as an administrative assistant at dentist’s office.
- Kendra had dogs named, Rascal (Pembroke Welsh Corgi) and Martini (Jack Russell Terrier).
- Around 2004 (when she just graduated from high school), Kendra was Hugh Hefner’s wild flame. She was present in body paint (fully n*de and just accessories) at Hefner’s 78th birthday party.
- In 2011, she appeared in the reality dancing competition Dancing with the Stars where she was partnered with Louis Van Amstel. She was eliminated in the 7th week.
- At 18, Kendra also worked as a bartender before she joined the Playboy mansion.
- While Kendra worked as a stripper as a young glamour model, she earned $500,000 in just 6 months.
- She published a memoir Sliding Into Home in 2010.
- Join Kendra on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.