Become famous just 18 years old among the general public in the United States due to the TV program E! The Girls Next Door, which is one of the three protagonists, Kendra Wilkinson just grown up with her mother from the age of 4 years, after her father left the family. She has always been passionate about sport and played in the softball team at her school for six years. She graduated in 2003 at Clairemont High School. In 2004 Kendra knew Hugh Hefner, founder of adult magazine Playboy, at the party of his seventy-eighth birthday and soon after became one of his girlfriends, leaving her home in San Diego and moved to the Playboy Mansion, where she lived until 2008 when the three girls next door left Hefner.
June 27, 2009 Kendra married football player Hank Baskett III, acquiring the surname. The wedding was celebrated in the Playboy Mansion, and among the bridesmaids have figured the other two protagonists of the television series The Girls Next Door, Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison. The two had a son, Hank Baskett IV, born on 11 December 2009.
In Los Angeles, in April of 2013 she was involved in a bad car accident. Having no fractures or serious injuries was quickly discharged. Then after a CT scan, discovered she had suffered a stroke and a heart attack. 31 October 2013 Kendra announced her second pregnancy through a photo on Twitter. The May 16, 2014 always via Twitter Wilkinson announces the birth of her child named Alijah Mary Baskett.
Since July 2005 is one of the stars of The Girls Next Door, a faux-reality show focused on the lives of Hefner and her three “girlfriends” at the Playboy Mansion and events organized by the magazine. In this capacity she has appeared several times with two colleagues on the pages of Playboy.
Since December 2005 she has worked as a columnist / blogger with the website of the Philadelphia Eagles (one of the NFL American football team based in Philadelphia) In 2006 she participated in the video Smack That by rapper Akon and Eminem.
In 2007 she was chosen to play in the championship of 2007 in Chicago Bliss Lingerie Football League. That year’s tournament was however deleted. In the same year Kendra participated in the first edition of the MTV reality show Celebrity Rap Superstar, in which eight celebrities were instructed to become rappers, reaching the finals but losing to the actress Shar Jackson. In 2007, she appeared in the music video for Nickelback Rockstar, along with the girls next door Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt.