Who is Holly Madison?
Holly Madison is an American television personality best known as Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriend for her appearance on the reality show The Girls Next Door. Holly’s World, a reality television show she created and starred in, lasted from 2009 to 2011.
Holly Madison bio
She was raised in Astoria, Oregon, where she was born. When Madison was just two years old, her family relocated to Craig, Alaska. Later, in the middle of her secondary education, she returned to St. Helens, Oregon. Her nationality is American, and she identifies as a Christian.
Holly Madison age
Holly Madison was born on December 23, 1979, and is 42 years old in 2022.
Holly Madison education
She later completed her entrance to Portland State University, where she studied theatre and psychology. She eventually relocated to Los Angeles and continued her education there at Loyola Marymount university. She paid tuition as well to help her with her college education. She also had a part-time job as a server at Hooters, which helped her pay for her tuition and other expenses.
Holly Madison career
Holly Madison was invited to reside at Hugh Hefner’s mansion as one of his girlfriends in 2001 when Hugh Hefner, the creator of the “Playboy” magazine, noticed her as a model. After that, she had appearances in a number of TV shows, including “Entourage,” “The Sharon Osbourne Show,” “The Surreal Life,” and “MTV Cribs” (2005).
She rose to fame as a result of the reality TV program “The Girls Next Door,” which debuted in August 2005 on the “E! network.” Hugh Heffner and Kevin Burns collaborated to create the television program, which centered on Hefner’s roommates at the Playboy Mansion.
The program ran for a total of six seasons, ending in 2010. The program gained more than a million fans early on and rose to become one of the highest rated programs ever. However, over time, particularly in the most recent season, ratings and views began to decline.
She also made multiple cameos on other programs throughout the years, including “Amazon Fishbowl” (2006), “Phenomenon,” “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Dancing with the Stars,” and “Kendra” (2009-2010). She additionally made cameos in a few films, including “Scary Movie 4” and “The Telling” (2009).
Holly Madison was the star of her own reality television program, “Holly’s World.” Her life at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas served as the focal point of the presentation. The first season premiere of the sitcom attracted 1.879 million viewers, proving its popularity. The program broadcast for two seasons, from 2009 to 2011.
In the year 2010, she also had an appearance in an episode of the well-known crime drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” She last appeared on television in an episode of the series “Redwood Kings.”
She published two books based on her experiences living at the Playboy Mansion. The first one was released in 2015 and is titled “Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny.” It ended up being a best-seller, making its New York Times bestseller list debut at number one.
The Vegas Dairies: Romance, Rolling the Dice, and the Road to Reinvention, her follow-up memoir, was published in 2016. It was a success, debuting on the New York Times Bestseller list, just like her earlier work.
She made an appearance in the third Sharknado TV movie, “Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!” in 2015. She made an appearance as Lieutenant Harrison’s supporting player.
One of Holly Madison’s most important pieces of work was “The Girls Next Door,” which broadcast on the “E!” network. The program debuted in 2005 and ran through 2010 for six seasons. The show’s other stars included Bridget Marquardt, Kendra Wilkinson, and Crystal Harris in addition to Hefner, who also co-created it, and Madison.
In addition to covering occasions like the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl, Playmate test shots at Playboy Studio West, and Operation Playmate, the show mostly concentrated on Hefner’s girlfriends who shared his Playboy Mansion residence with him.
The debut of Holly’s own program, “Holly’s World,” which aired on the “E! The program was centered on her new life in Las Vegas, where she was employed by Planet Hollywood as a lead dancer. The program spanned two seasons and ran through 2011.
Holly Madison made an appearance and had a lead role in the 2009 horror movie “The Telling.” The movie, which was directed by Jeff Burr and Nicholas Carpenter, is made up of three horror stories, each of which is told by a different female. Bridget Marquardt, Nicole Zeoli, Lola LaBelle, and Jean-Louise O’Sullivan were among the other actors in the movie. The Playboy Mansion and the Hollywood Castle were the locations for the most of the filming.
Holly Madison husband
Holly Madison started dating Hugh Hefner in 2001 after she moved into the Playboy Mansion. Their romance came to an end in 2008.
She started dating Pasquale Rotella in 2011, and they got married in 2013. Daughter Rainbow Aurora Rotella and son Forest Leonardo Antonio Rotella are the couple’s two children.
Holly Madison net worth
Holly Madison has a net worth of $22 million as of 2022. She gained her wealth through posing for calendars and publications and reality television.