Five rarely talked facts about Kendra Wilkinson

April 16, 2018
First Published On: April 16, 2018

The star of the reality show Kendra on Top, Kendra Wilkinson is an American Television personality and a businesswoman. She first gained popularity after appearing on the reality TV show- The Girl Next Door. Check out some of the mind-blowing facts about Kendra Wilkinson.


Starting a career as painted girls, where women are nudely expected for painted-on accessories, Kendra now is also known as a glamour model and author. So without any delay, let’s know five facts about Kendra Wilkinson.

Five interesting facts about Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson was born on June 12, 1985, in San Diego, California as Kendra Leigh Baskett. When she was eight years old, her parents separated. She was raised in San Diego and started working as a glamour model.

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5. Kendra Wilkinson- Almost died of a Cocaine Overdose

Back in 2010, Kendra opened that she almost died of a cocaine overdose. She opened up in her book- Sliding into Home.

At the age of 13, she started using cocaine, and when she was 15, she checked herself into a mental hospital because she nearly attempted suicide. She also has a near to death experience because of the overdosing of cocaine.

CAPTION: Kendra Wilkinson- Almost died of a Cocaine Overdose SOURCE: Celebrities

In an interview, she revealed:

I was bleeding from every hole in my body, and I really thought I was going to die that night. But you know what, I survived, and I swear it was a couple of days after that that I had an epiphany. I just stopped drugs, stopped smoking cigarettes, stopped everything, and went home.

4. Kendra Wilkinson- Got engaged with Hank after 6/7 months together

Hank proposed Kendra just after six months of dating each other. They tied the knot on June 27 at the Playboy Mansion. The couple is blessed with two children: Henry Randall Baskett son and Alijah Mary Baskett-daughter.

CAPTION: Kendra Wilkinson- Got engaged with Hank after 6/7 months of dating  SOURCE: Just Jared

Kendra met Hank in 2008, and she admitted that they were dating during an interview with Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately.

Just after a month, the news broke out that the couple was engaged. Meeting Hank for the first time, Kendra feels like she has met someone with whom she would like to spend the rest of her life with.

YouTube: 5 Things You Didn't Know about Kendra Wilkinson

3. Most significant work of Kendra Wilkinson’s career

Kendra’s appearance on the reality TV show- The Girl Next Door is the most significant work of Kendra’s career. The show aired form the year 2005 -2010 and was created by Hugh Hefner; the founder of the Playboy Magazine.

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CAPTION: Kendra Wilkinson in The Girl Next Door SOURCE:

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2. Kendra Wilkinson - Had a Stroke

Back in 2013, Kendra had a stroke. As she was involved in a car accident, the doctor identified that she has a minor stroke. Kendra suffered a minor stroke, but she has recovered and is well.

Youtube: Kendra Wilkinson has a stroke- Larry King Now - Ora TV

After Kendra quit the show Splash, the accident occurred. She quit the show before attempting a very high jump on the show Splash and her fear of height took over, and she quit.

1. Kendra Wilkinson- Filed for divorce with Hank Baskett

Almost after nine years of marriage and with two kids, Kendra’s and Hank’s relationship is all over. The Playboy model, Kendra filed for divorce from the football player, Hank. The reason for the divorce was an irreconcilable difference.

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Youtube: Kendra Wilkinson- Filed for divorce with Hank Baskett

As per the documents, Hank requested to reserve for future determination of the issue of support payable to both parties. Although the marriage was never talked inform of the media they use to have a lot of issues.