Kendra Wilkinson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Sep, 2017
Facts of Kendra Wilkinson
Date of Birth: 1985 , June-12
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Kendra Wilkinson
Birth Name Kendra Leigh Baskett[
Father Eric W. Wilkinson
Mother Patti Wilkinson
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Profession Television personality, businesswoman, glamour model, author
Body Measurements 39-25-36
Breast Size 39
Waist size 25
Hip Size 36
Affair with Hugh Hefner (20042008)
Married Yes
Married to Hank Baskett (m. 2009)
Children Hank Baskett IV ,Alijah Mary Baskett
Education Clairemont High School
Siblings Colin
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Kendra Wilkinson is a well-known television personality, business person, glamor model, and author. She is widely known for being one of Hugh Hefner's three girlfriends and her role on the E! reality television series, named The Girl Next Door. 

Early Life 

Wilkinson was born as Kendra Leigh Wilkinson on June 12, 1985, in San Diego, California, U.S. She is the daughter born to Patti Wilkinson (her mother) and Eric Wilkinson (her mother). She holds an American nationality belonging to the white ethnicity. She is of English, Irish and Ukrainian descent.

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-class community of Clairemont, San Diego. She attended Clairemont High School, where she played softball with the Clairemont Bobby Sox for six years. She graduated from the high school in 2003.


Wilkinson started working as a glamor model and worked briefly as an administrative assistant 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 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 32 is married and has two children. She earned massive popularity working as an actor.

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. US 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 has stated in an interview that she has 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.

However, the couple is living a happy married life and there is no sign of divorce.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Wilkinson has an incredible height of 1.6 meters. Her body measurement is 39-25-36. She has a been earning a huge amount salary from her work. She has maintained an impressive net worth of $6 million.

Social Media 

Wilkinson is active on social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter. She has a huge number of fan follower on her social accounts.


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