|Bridget Marquardt Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||September 25, 1973|
Bridget Marquardt is an American television personality, model, actor, and producer who is best known for having been cast in the reality TV series The Girls Next Door, which depicted her life as one of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends. Over the years, Bridget has been a part of various other shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, Robot Chicken, Celebrity Paranormal Project, Entourage, Holly’s World, The Apprentice: Los Angeles, Phenomenon, General Hospital, Identity, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tyra Banks Show, Celebrity Family Feud, Celebrity Ghost Stories, and Ghost Adventures. In addition to that, her film credits include Intolerable Cruelty, The Telling, Tomorrow’s Yesterday, Scary Movie 4, The House Bunny, Black Friday, and Indyfans and the Quest for Fortune and Glory.
Bridget Christina Sandmeier
Tillamook, Oregon, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Bridget went to Galt High School for her freshman and sophomore years.
She graduated from Lodi High School in Lodi in California in 1990. After that, she graduated with an Associate Degree from San Joaquin Delta College.
In 1998, she graduated with a B.A. in communications (and an emphasis on public relations) from California State University, Sacramento.
Finally, in 2001, she received her Master’s Degree in Communications from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.
Through UCLA Extension, she had a graduate-level course in broadcast journalism afterward.
Television Personality, Model, Actor, Producer
- Mother – Judy Case
- Siblings – Edward Sandmeier (Younger Brother), Anastasia Case (Younger Half-Sister)
- Others – Elmer “Sandy” Sandmeier (Paternal Grandfather), Lyla M. Stockwell (Paternal Grandmother), Arthur Friedrick Marzolf (Maternal Grandfather), Christina Paulina/Pauline Martel (Maternal Grandmother)
She has been signed to ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Her net worth has been $3 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
66 kg or 145.5 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Bridget Marquardt has dated –
- Chad Marquardt (1996-2002) – She started dating her best friend Chad Marquardt in 1996 and married him on August 2, 1997. At that time, she was 23. The couple remained together until 2002.
- Hugh M. Hefner (2002-2008) – Playboy Enterprises founder, Hugh M. Hefner then started dating Bridget in March 2002. He is about 47 years her senior. She split with Hugh in December 2008 to “become her own person.”
- Nicholas Carpenter (2008-Present) – In December 2008, just after splitting with Hugh, she commenced dating film director, Nicholas Carpenter. This time, Bridget is senior to Nicholas by almost 7 years. They are still dating each other.
Race / Ethnicity
Bridget Marquardt is of German, Irish, and English descent.
She has dyed her hair blonde. Her natural hair color is brown.
37-27-36 in or 94-68.5-91.5 cm
12 (US) or 44 (EU)
10 (US) or 7.5 (UK) or 40.5 (EU)
Best Known For
Appearing in the E!’s reality show The Girls Next Door for the first 5 seasons from 2005 to 2009.
In 2003, she appeared in the romantic black comedy film Intolerable Cruelty for her role as Santa Fe Tart.
First TV Show
From 2005 to 2009, she appeared in the reality television series The Girls Next Door from season 1 to season 5 in a total of 79 episodes.
She works out. But, the main thing is that she does not always love to exercise. Her first preference is not to visit a nearby gym but do such an activity, which provides her some sort of workout. For instance, when she is at home in LA, she does trapeze, which she considers a combo of yoga and cardio. And, while doing it, she does not feel that she is working out.
Bridget always goes for a running session on the beach. She sometimes does hiking and rope skipping. Bridget also goes to the gym and does cardio, abs, and other exercises.
Regarding diet, she prefers eating everything in moderation. If she is craving chocolate, she’ll have one or two pieces. In this, she can enjoy her favorite foods without affecting her health.
Bridget Marquardt Favorite Things
- Food – Pizza
- Holiday – Halloween
- Swimwear Brand – Beach Bunny
- Restaurant – Jekyll & Hyde
- Exercise – Trapeze
- Book – Oh, the Places You’ll Go! (By Dr. Seuss)
- Designer – DSquared2
- Drink – McDonald’s iced, sugar-free vanilla coffee
- Alcoholic Beverage – Flavored vodka (especially grape) mixed with Sprite
Bridget Marquardt Facts
- Marquardt was born in Oregon but grew up in California.
- When she was in fifth grade, her parents divorced.
- Bridget had a Pekingese dog named Wednesday (or Winnie) and a black Persian cat named Gizmo. Gizmo died in June 2015 and Winnie passed away in September 2020.
- She voiced the role of a postal babe in the third-person shooter video game Postal 3 launched in 2011.
- She has posed n*de in Playboy pictorials with Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson in the past.
- Alongside Holly Madison, she co-starred as Eva DeMarco in the 2009 horror film The Telling.
- In the past, she has also worked at a video store.
- She was tested for Millennium Playboy Playmate.
- In 2011, she did voiceover work for the video game called Postal 3.