Kendra Wilkinson is a well-known television personality, businesswoman, glamor model, and author. Besides, she is widely known for being one of Hugh Hefner's three girlfriends and for her role in the E! reality television series named The Girl Next Door.
Early Life and Age
Wilkinson was born Kendra Leigh Wilkinson on June 12, 1985, in San Diego, California, the U.S. making her age 36 years as of early 2022. She is the daughter born to Patti Wilkinson (her mother) and Eric Wilkinson (her father). Furthermore, Wilkinson holds an American nationality of English, Irish and Ukrainian descent.
Likewise, Wilkinson has a younger brother named Colin. Her mother was originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey and had been a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles. Her father spent most of his early days in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and Ocean City, New Jersey and later moved to San Diego, California, at the age of 15.
Wilkinson grew up in the middle-cla s s community of Clairemont, San Diego. As for her education, she attended Clairemont High School, where she played softball with the Clairemont Bobby Sox for six years. And the 36 years old actress graduated from high school in 2003.
Take A Look At Her Professional Career Career
Wilkinson began working as a glamor model and worked briefly as an administrative a s sistant in a dentist's office. She was hired to be one of the painted girls at the 78th birthday party of Hugh Hefner in April 2004.
Wilkinson was featured on the E! Reality television series named The Girls Next Door. The series originally aired on August 7, 2005, and the show ran until August 8, 2010. Executive producers Kevin Burns and Hugh Hefner created the series.
Wilkinson, alongside celebrities like Hugh Hefner, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, Crystal Harris, Kristina Shannon and Karissa Shannon, has starred in this series. She has made several cameos on programs such as Las Vegas and Entourage.
Wilkinson has made her notable appearances in several videos. She was also featured in Akon's music video "Smack That." She also appeared in Nickelback's music video, Rockstar, alongside Madison and Marquardt.
Wilkinson starred in a spinoff of Girl Next Door, titled Kendra in 2009. The series is based on the life of a model named Kendra Baskett, who is a former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner and later became a wife of a footballer, Hank Basket.
Personal Life and Affairs
Wilkinson, age 36, is now single but was previously married and had two children.
Wilkinson met Hugh Hefner at his 78th birthday party in April 2004. She was hired as one of the painted girls at the party. Hefner asked Wilkinson to be one of his girlfriends shortly after they met. Hefner moved Wilkinson to the Playboy Mansion with her dogs.
After breaking up with Herner, Wilkinson was engaged to Hank Baskett after having an affair for several years. Henry Randall 'Hank' Baskett, born September 4, 1982, in Clovis, New Mexico, is a former American football player. He has played as a wide receiver for the various teams such as Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, and Indianapolis Colts.
Wilkinson admitted her relationship with Hank in an interview with Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately. They were engaged on November 6, 2008, at the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington.
Wilkinson married Hank Baskett on June 27, 2009, at the Playboy Mansion. U.S. Weekly paid the couple $120,000 for the wedding pictures. She said that she would be taking Baskett's last name on the wedding episode of Kendra.
Wilkinson gave birth to a boy named Hank Baskett IV on December 11, 2009. She stated in an interview that she suffered post-partum depression after the birth of her son, Hank IV. She announced she was pregnant via Twitter on October 31, 2013.
The couple welcomed their second child, a daughter named Alijah Mary Baskett, on May 16, 2014. She made an announcement about her second child on her Twitter account. She currently lives in Calabasas, California, with her husband and children.
Morever, they could not continue their relationship and divorced on February 22, 2019.
Net Worth and Salary In 2022
The 5 feet 4 inches tall actress has ama s sed a ma s sive amount of money from her long-term involvement in the showbiz industry. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Wilkinson is estimated to have a net worth of around $6 million. As per reports, her estimated salary for reality shows was $2 million.
So, it is sure that she makes a good sum of money from her multiple works. Apart from that, the famous actress makes a profit from endorsements, and she has the potential to earn $5,762.25 - $9,603.75 from a single post on Instagram.
Wilkinson is active on social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has acc u mulated more than 2.8 million followers on her Instagram account.
by ab-niranjan, 02 Jul, 2017