In the spirit of hit reality shows like Top Chef, Project Runway and Survivor returning to our televisions this fall, we decided to compile a list of some of the most beautiful women who have graced our screens. Forty of them to be exact. So sit back and relax, and enjoy The 40 Hottest Women of Reality Television!
40. Fiesty: For The Love of Ray-J
Feisty, Elizabeth Mendez, made her reality debut on the VH1 show, For the Love of Ray-J. Nicknamed by Ray-J, Feisty for her “feisty personality” Elizabeth was cut during week 7. Currently, Elizabeth is a student and a waitress.
39. Analeigh Tipton: America’s Next Top Model
One of the stars of Cycle 11 of America’s Next Top Model, Analeigh Tipton, worked her way to the Top 3 of the modeling reality show before being ousted. Analiegh has worked with several top fashion photographers and also was featured in a catalog for Forever 21. She is still currently modeling.
38. Bridget Marquardt: The Girls Next Door
Bridget Marquardt may be one of the hottest “girlfriends” that ol’ Hugh Heffner’s ever had. While Bridget has always worked more on the publishing side of the Playboy world, she did pose in February 2009 with co-stars of The Girls Next Door, Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson. After wrapping GND, Bridget landed a gig on the Travel Channel, hosting Bridget’s Sexiest Beaches.
37. Torrie Wilson: I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here
Torrie may have retired from the longest running Reality TV show, WWE (Professional Wresting), but she made her presenece known during the NBC summer reality show, I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. While other “celebrities” like Heidi & Spencer Pratt, couldn’t hack it in the jungles of Costa Rica, Torie showed off her skills, and what all those countless hours of working out can do for you! In addition to her great looks, Torrie spends the majority of her time now working for charitable causes for retired professional wrestlers.
36. Brooke Hogan: Hogan Knows Best, Brooke Knows Best
I’m sure it’s not all fairy tales and shopping sprees when you grow up the daughter of WWF Star, Hulk Hogan. Well, maybe it is and that’s why Brooke Hogan came off as one of the biggest spoiled brats in the world, when Hogan Knows Best began airing in 2005. When the series began, The Hulk and then wife, Linda, were shopping Brooke around, attempting to land a record deal for their daughter. Well, you can’t buy everything and when you unable to sing, record deals aren’t just laying around. After the Hogan family began falling apart, Hulk & his wife filled for divorce, son, Nick, spent time in jail for a drunk-driving accident, Brooke rebounded with her own reality show, Brooke Knows Best and has released yet another miserable album.
35. Sarah Kozer: Joe Millionare, Back to Reality
How does a college graduate, with a degree in Women’s Studies, end up on a reality show that completely exploits women? I guess, you’ll do anything for a little bit of fame. Sarah Kozer, at the time was best known for her appearance on Joe Millionare. Shortly after that show ended, The Smoking Gun revealed that Sarah had appeared in upwards of 50 underground “fetish films.” Sarah fired back with “that’s not true” but the proof was there. After hosting a brief show for E! News, Sarah made an appearance on the British reality show, Back to Reality. She also posed in Playboy in 2003.
34. Katrina Campins: Celebrity Apprentice
She may have won over “The Donald” with her brains but her body isn’t too shabby either. Katrina Campins, a contestant on the original The Apprentice, did so well working for Billionare Donald Trump, that he continued to help her find some pretty sweet gigs after she left the boardroom. Katrina, probably most well known for her Tommy Hilfiger nipple slip, during a charity fashion show, quickly exited the modeling world. In case you couldn’t remember, Katrina exited the show during the 12th week of the run.
33. Kara DioGuardi: American Idol
After tons of controversy, American Idol, decided to take their 8th season to a 4-panel judging table. Adding singer/songwriter, Kara DioGuardi into the mix. Kara, has written TONS of huge songs over the years for artists such as Faith Hill, Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. Kara was also named BMIs 2006 Pop Song-Writer of the Year.
32. Holly Madison: The Girls Next Door
While putting herself through college, working at Hooters, Holly Madison was noticed and invited to the Playboy Mansion. After a year of casual visits to the mansion, Holly was invited to become one of Hugh’s 7 official girlfriends. E! proposed a reality show to 3 of the “top” girls, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, and Kendra Wilkinson, and The Girls Next Door, was born. After 6 seasons of the show and her time with Hugh, Holly expressed interest in children. Shortly after that, Holly and Hugh “broke-up” with Holly working on her own projects.
31. Jillian Harris: The Bachelorette
After being rejected by The Bachelor, Jason Mesnick, Jillian Harris decided to humiliate herself more by becoming the next Bachelorette. Of the 5 seasons, only one bachelorette has actually married the man she proposed to. Jillian took her turn on ABCs reality show, proposing to finalist, Ed Swiderski. Jillian was recently embarrassed during an interview with Live’s Regis Philben, when ol’ Reg asked her just how many of the contestants she slept with?!