She is best known as a former girlfriend of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner. Kendra met him at his 78th birthday party, and soon after moved into the Playboy Mansion with her two dogs,
Raskal and Martini. She co-starred in the top rating show The Girls Next Door (with Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt), aired around the world on the E! channel. Her own reality show, simply called Kendra followed in June 2009. In August 2010 she published a memoir, Sliding Into Home.