Born Name: Crystal M. Harris
Nick Name: Crystal
Occupation: Glamour model, TV personality, singer, DJ
Born: April 29, 1986, 33 years and 9 months, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, U.S.
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5 ft 5½ in or 166 cm
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Measurements: 38-25-35 in or 96.5-63.5-89 cm
Bra size: 34D
Genre: Dance, music, electronic
Labels: Organica Music Group (part of Universal Music Group)
Father – Ray Harris (Singer, songwriter)
Mother – Lee Lovitt
Siblings – She has two older sisters.
She is part Italian.
Crystal was educated at La Jolla High School in La Jolla, California.
Crystal, then majored in psychology from San Diego State University.
Crystal Hefner was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for December 2009, and is the widow and the third wife of Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner from December 31, 2012, until his death on September 27, 2017.
Harris was first exposed to the entertainment industry through her late father, Ray Harris, who was a singer and songwriter, and she majored in psychology at San Diego State University.
She appeared as “Co-ed of the Week” on Playboy.com magazine during the week of October 30, 2008, under the name Crystal Carter. Beginning in late 2009, Harris appeared in one of the seasons of E!’s The Girls Next Door reality show.
In April 2010, Harris signed a recording contract with Organica Music Group, a division of Universal Music Group, managed by record producer Michael Blakey.
In 2012, Harris co-designed a range of swimwear with Australian designer and owner of Veve Glamor Swimwear, Vanessa Bryce. Then in 2014, she announced a line of intimates, athleisure and loungewear that was co-designed with Rhonda Shear to be sold through her website.
In January 2009, Crystal started dating Hugh Hefner, who was 60 years her senior. She joined the Shannon twins after his previous “number one girlfriend”, Holly Madison, had ended their 7-year relationship. On December 24, 2010, she became engaged to Hefner, to become his third wife. Harris broke off their engagement on June 14, 2011, five days before their planned wedding. In anticipation of the wedding, the July issue of Playboy, which reached store shelves and customers’ homes within days of the wedding date, featured Harris on the cover and in a photo spread, as well. The headline on the cover read America’s Princess, Introducing Mrs. Crystal Hefner. Hefner and Harris subsequently reconciled and married on December 31, 2012. She remained married to Hefner until his death on September 27, 2017.
In 2016, Harris announced on her social media outlets that she had been diagnosed with Lyme disease and toxic mold before finding her symptoms were also due to breast implant illness. Hefner stated that she experienced brain fog and chronic fatigue due to the implants, but had them removed, which alleviated some of the symptoms.
Her music career is managed by Michael Blakey of Organica Music Group.
Crystal released her first song “Club Queen” on June 14, 2011.
The next song was released on March 25, 2013, named “True Harmony.”
You can check out her iTunes profile to buy songs.
She has not appeared in any of the feature films.
She was seen in the historical TV movie Party Like the Queen of France in 2012 as herself.
First TV Show
In 2009, she first appeared on the comedy talk show Chelsea Lately as herself in an episode dated October 6, 2009.
Since that time, Crystal has appeared in numerous shows including Undateable in 2010, The Girls Next Door from 2009 to 2010, Kendra from 2009 to 2010, Entertainment Tonight in 2014, etc.
Seeing the body of Crystal, it seems she works out. But, her exercise routine and diet plan are not known.
Crystal Harris Favorite Things
Movie – The Little Mermaid (1989)
Disney and Christmas are two of her favorite things.
Crystal Harris Facts
Crystal told Huffington Post Live that she married Playboy founder Hugh Hefner for more security.
Crystal’s parents were British entertainers who had worked in an amusement park in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
She has spent her childhood in West Bromwich near to Birmingham, England.
When she was studying at San Diego State University, she started modeling.
As her dad was an entertainer (musician), she was exposed to the entertainment industry as a small child.
For December 2009, Crystal was the Playboy Playmate of the Month.
Along with Australian designer Vanessa Bryce, she has designed a swimwear range. Vanessa is the owner of Veve Glamor Swimwear.
Also with actress and TV personality, Rhonda Shear, Crystal launched an “intimates, athleisure and loungewear” line in 2014.
She has a dog named, Charlie.