Kendra Wilkinson is an American television personality, businesswoman, glamour model as well as an author. He was born on 12th June, 1985 in San Diego, California, U.S. Kendra is mostly known for being one of the Hugh Hefner’s three girlfriend and for her role on the E! reality television series The Girls Next Door. She is of Irish, Ukrainian and English descent. She is the daughter of Patti and Eric. Her mother Patti had been a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Her parents got divorced on March 25, 1994 when she was at the age of eight. Kendra played softball with the Clairemont Bobby Sox for six years. She attended Clairemont High School from where she graduated in the year 2003. After leaving the high school, Kendra began to work as a glamour model and also briefly worked in dentist’s office as an administrative assistant.
Kendra Wilkinson got her big break as one of the girlfriends of Hugh Hefner on The Girls Next Door which followed the lives of Hefner’s then-girlfriends: Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt. In the year 2009, she moved out of the Playboy Mansion after meeting her future Hank Baskett. She then landed her own spin-off reality show for E! called Kendra. She has appeared in several TV shows such as Las Vegas, Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm.
In addition, Wilkinson has appeared in couples of movies too which are General Hospital and Scary Movie 4. She had also parlayed her fame into other entertainment ventures which includes a stint on the MTV reality competition Celebrity Rap Superstar in the year 2007. There, she earned second place behind Shar Jackson. She had also competed in the 12th season of Dancing With the Stars in 2011 along with the partner Louis van Amstel. She quit E! in 2011 and began a reality show Kendra on Top on the family channel, WE TV.
To talk about her personal life, she is a married woman. She got married to Hank Baskett on 27th June, 2009. The couple has two children together. Kendra gave birth to her first child named Henry Randall Baskett on 11th December, 2009 when she was at the age of 24. Later, on 31st October, 2013, she announced that she was pregnant with her second baby via a Twitter photo. On 16th May, 2014, she gave birth to her second child named Alijah Mary Baskett. At the time, she was 28 years old.
Apart from that, Wilkinson has also published a memoir, Sliding Into Home in th eyera 2010. Standing tall at the height of five feet and four inches taller, Wilkinson has also appeared on the Playboy Special Editions Sexy 100 in 2006. In addition, she had also made appearance in a music video of Akon which is titled “Smack That” and Nickleback’s music video of “Rockstar”. She has also appeared in an episode of WWE Raw in 2007 with Bridget Marquardt.