Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson

Reality Star

Kendra Leigh Wilkinson is an American television personality and model. She is known for being one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends and for her role on the E! reality television series The Girls Next Door, on which her life in the Playboy Mansion was documented.

Full Name
Kendra Leigh Baskett
Jun 12, 1985
5′ 4″
Net Worth


Kendra Leigh Wilkinson was born on June 12, 1985, in San Diego, California. Her zodiac sign is Gemini and her ethnicity is Caucasian. She is the oldest child of Eric and Patti Wilkinson. When she was eight years old, her parents divorced and she stayed with her mother. Kendra attended Clairemont High School and graduated in 2003. 

Kendra became famous after being one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on the reality series "The Girls Next Door". She starred in the show for five seasons from 2005 to 2009. After leaving "The Girls Next Door", Kendra starred in her own reality show called "Kendra", which aired from 2009 to 2011. During this time, she also appeared on various other shows such as Dancing With The Stars and Fear Factor. 

In 2012, Wilkinson married former NFL player Hank Baskett, and the couple have two children together. In 2016, she published a memoir titled Sliding Into Home about her life before and after fame. She has also released a line of fitness products called “Fit In Your Jeans By Friday” which were designed to help people attain their fitness goals without having to sacrifice their lifestyle. In 2020, she launched “Presh by KW” a clothing line featuring athleisure wear for young women who are looking to stay fashionable while still feeling comfortable in their clothes. 

Wilkinson is an advocate for animal rights and has been a spokesperson for PETA since 2008. She is also a board member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Southern Nevada Chapter and has been involved with several other charitable organizations over the years including Feeding America and Soles4Souls.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1985</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kendra Wilkinson is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 12, 1985, Kendra Wilkinson was born in San Diego, California to Patti and Eric Wilkinson.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves in with Hugh Hefner</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Moves into the Playboy Mansion to be one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">The Girls Next Door Premiers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The E! reality series The Girls Next Door, which follows Kendra's relationship with Hugh Hefner, premiers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Hank Baskett</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kendra marries Hank Baskett at the Playboy Mansion.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kendra Series Airs on E!</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kendra Series, a spinoff of The Girls Next Door, airs on E!.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Takes Part in Dancing with the Stars</h3><p

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kendra Wilkinson is a great role model for young women. She has shown that it is possible to make something of yourself, no matter where you come from or what kind of obstacles life throws your way. She's also outspoken about her struggles with mental health and being an advocate for mental health awareness.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's a Hard Worker</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kendra Wilkinson is a hard worker. She started her career as an aspiring model and she worked hard to become the reality star she is today. She also has multiple businesses, from clothing lines to makeup lines, that show her dedication to success.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span>She's Funny and Approachable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kendra Wilkinson has a bubbly personality that makes her so approachable. Her sense of humor always brings a lighthearted mood to any situation. She also often talks about her experiences in the spotlight and how she approaches different situations, which allows us all to relate to her in some way.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started as a Playboy Bunny</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kendra Wilkinson started her career as a "Playboy Bunny" at Hugh Hefner's famous Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. She was featured in the magazine in 2005.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Reality TV Star</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Wilkinson rose to fame as one of the main stars of the reality tv show The Girls Next Door, which documented her life living at the Playboy mansion with Hugh Hefner. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Competed on "Dancing with the Stars"</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2010, Kendra Wilkinson competed on season 8 of "Dancing with the Stars," where she finished in fourth place. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Wrote 3 Books</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kendra Wilkinson has written three books about her life. The first, Sliding Into Home, focuses on her journey from Playboy bunny to reality TV star and mother. Her second book, Being Kendra, was released in 2009 and Hot Housewife was released in 2011.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has Two Kids</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Wilkinson is a mother of two: son Hank Baskett IV (born December 11, 2009) and daughter Alijah Baskett (born May 16, 2014).</p></div>


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