Brande Roderick

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Brande Roderick
Brande Roderick 2009.jpg
Roderick at the Playboy Mansion on February 1, 2009
Brande Nicole Roderick

(1974-06-13) June 13, 1974 (age 47)
Alma materSanta Rosa Junior College
OccupationModel, actress
(m. 2007; div. 2017)
Partner(s)Hugh Hefner (1999–2000)
Cade McNown (2000–2001)
Robert Renzoni (2018–present)
Playboy centerfold appearance
April 2000
Preceded byNicole Lenz
Succeeded byBrooke Berry
Playboy Playmate of the Year
Preceded byJodi Ann Paterson
Succeeded byDalene Kurtis
Personal details
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[1]

Brande Nicole Roderick (born June 13, 1974) is an American model and actress known for her appearances in Baywatch and Playboy. In April 2000, she was selected as Playmate of the Month and then became the Playmate of the Year in 2001.


In 2000, Roderick starred as Leigh Dyer in Baywatch. In April 2000, she appeared in Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month. In 2001, Roderick became the Playmate of the Year. In 2003, she starred in the Bollywood movie Out of Control, as the American wife of an Indian man (played by Riteish Deshmukh) who, on a visit to India, gets pressured by his family into marrying an Indian girl.

Other recent film credits include Starsky & Hutch, Snoop Dogg's Hood of Horror, Club Wild Side 2 and The Nanny Diaries. In addition, she has guest-starred in Joey, The Parkers, Just Shoot Me!, Fear Factor and Beverly Hills, 90210.[2]


Roderick is a "Girl of RPS" for the USA Rock Paper Scissors League.[3] In 2006, Roderick was one of six celebrity contestants on the CBS summer series, Gameshow Marathon. She was the runner-up to Kathy Najimy. In 2009, she appeared in the second season of Celebrity Apprentice.[4] Throughout the season, each celebrity raised money for a charity of his or her choice; Roderick selected the California Police Youth Charities.[5] On the second to last episode of Celebrity Apprentice 2, she was eliminated along with fellow contestant Jesse James from the final four.[2]

In April 2009, Roderick served as host of the Playboy Shootout reality competition on Playboy TV.[6]

In February 2012, Roderick hosted the Aces & Angels Super Bowl XLVI Party in Indianapolis, Indiana alongside Leeann Tweeden and Elaine Alden. In 2013 she returned in Celebrity Apprentice 6 All-Star, with Claudia Jordan and Dennis Rodman of season 2.


As of 2008, Roderick had a networking company named Financially Hung.[7][8] She described the company as being "like MySpace for adults."[9]

Roderick runs the online fantasy gaming website FantaZ. She also has a business partnership with Adam Levine of Maroon 5 in the Italian designer shoe label Pantofola d'Oro.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Roderick was born in Novato, California, and attended Santa Rosa Junior College.[1][11] She dated the late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner from 2000 to 2001 and was also romantically linked to former NFL player Cade McNown.[12][13] In August 2006, she became engaged to Glenn Cadrez, a former NFL player who played 11 seasons for the Denver Broncos, the New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs.[14] They married in June 2007 and have two sons.[10] They divorced in 2017.[15]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Playmate data". Retrieved June 28, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Brande Roderick at IMDb
  3. ^ USARPS League
  4. ^ Trump Rounds Up Celebs for New Season of the Apprentice The New York Times, January 8, 2009
  5. ^ NBC Celebrity Apprentice 2 Press Release
  6. ^ "Reality TV - Casting Call for Playboy Shootout Reality Series". Archived from the original on September 14, 2009. Retrieved April 7, 2010.
  7. ^ "Playmate News". Playboy. Playboy. 55: 173–174. December 2008.
  8. ^ "Super Bowl Party at Playboy Mansion Mixes Girls, Giant Fans". Archived from the original on June 30, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2010.
  9. ^ "Super Bowl Creates Party Potential". Archived from the original on January 14, 2010. Retrieved February 3, 2010.
  10. ^ a b
  11. ^ "Playmate Data Sheet". Archived from the original on October 31, 2006. Retrieved September 17, 2007.
  12. ^ "Hugh Hefner's Dating Life Through the Years". Us Weekly. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "Mcnown Fooling No One With His Latest Con". tribunedigital-chicagotribune. Retrieved October 10, 2017.
  14. ^ "Baywatch Star Brande Roderick Engaged". People. August 25, 2006. Retrieved August 6, 2007.
  15. ^ "CADREZ & RODERICK". UniCourt. Retrieved December 27, 2020.

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