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.
She matriculated to California State University, Sacramento and graduated in 1998 with a B. in communications and an emphasis on public relations.
In 2001, she earned her Master's Degree in Communications from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.
Bridget Marquardt, born Bridget Christina Sandmeier, was born in Tillamook, Oregon.
Shortly after her birth, Marquardt's mother moved the family back to California, where Marquardt was raised.
The group enjoyed mac and cheese pops, mini-burgers, steak salad, Lollipop Passion goblets and S’mores cocktails.
Marquardt graduated from San Joaquin Delta College with an associate degree.She later took a graduate level course in broadcast journalism through UCLA Extension, which was depicted on the first season of The Girls Next Door, most notably when she had to be absent from her first Playboy shoot in order to take her final exam.On the advice of friends who suggested she pose for Playboy magazine, Marquardt sent a letter to Playboy, inquiring how to become a Playmate, before enrolling at San Joaquin Delta College.Bridget Christina Marquardt (née Sandmeier; born September 25, 1973) 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.Although not a Playboy Playmate, she has appeared in nude pictorials with her Girls Next Door co-stars and fellow Hefner girlfriends Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson.fame celebrated her 38th birthday last night at the Paris and Planet Hollywood with director boyfriend Nick Carpenter.