After unsuccessfully testing twice for Playboy, she was invited to the Playboy Mansion and soon became a regular there.In October 2002, after more than a year of visiting the Mansion, she was invited to move in and become one of Hefner's girlfriends. TV show The Girls Next Door, and has appeared with Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson in three cover pictorials in Playboy magazine, the November 2005, September 2006 and March 2008 issues.Her mother remarried, and Marquardt and her younger brother Edward moved to their stepfather's ranch, where they later gained a half-sister, Anastasia.Marquardt attended Galt High School for her freshman and sophomore years and then transferred to Lodi High School, from which she graduated in 1990. Bridget Marquardt, Hugh Hefner's sole girlfriend believed to have survived the Playboy Mansion love shake-up earlier this month, was photographed at Hef's pad on Friday for a Halloween bash.The bash marks the first time Marquardt has been publicly spotted back in the country since the splits.The six-season series documented the lives of the Playmates and their relationship with Hefner inside the mansion.
“So sad but forever grateful for all the wonderful memories and amazing experiences #RIPHef #Playboy,” the former star, 44, shared on Twitter and Instagram along with a broken heart emoji as well as a photo of her and Hefner.
And while the Shannon twins were glued to Hef's side for photos, Marquardt stuck by her "Girls Next Door" co-stars - the exes.
is an American television personality, model, and actress, known for her role on the reality television series The Girls Next Door, which depicted her life as one of Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner's girlfriends.
In 1998, aged 25, she entered Playboy's Millennium Playmate search.
In 2001, Marquardt moved to Los Angeles, California and did local modeling jobs and small acting roles.