Renee Tenison

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Renee Tenison
Playboy centerfold appearance
November 1989
Preceded byKaren Foster
Succeeded byPetra Verkaik
Playboy Playmate of the Year
Preceded byKimberley Conrad
Succeeded byLisa Matthews
Personal details
Born (1968-12-02) December 2, 1968 (age 50)
Caldwell, Idaho[1]
MeasurementsBust: 36"[1]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 32"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]
Weight112 lb (51 kg; 8.0 st)

Reneé Tenison (born December 2, 1968) is an American model, actress, and the first African-American selected to be the Playboy Playmate of the Year (1990).

Personal life and career[edit]

Tenison was born in Caldwell, Idaho.[1] She has three older brothers and an identical twin sister, Rosie, who also works as a model. Rosie and Renee posed in the August 2002 issue of Playboy together.

Tenison appeared as the Playmate of the Month in the November 1989 issue of Playboy magazine and was subsequently named Playmate of the Year for 1990, the first PMOY of African American descent. In 2001, she was selected as one of the ten sexiest women of the year by the readers of Black Men magazine. In 2017 at the age of 49 Tenison duplicated her Playmate of the Year cover along with her cohorts Kimberley Conrad, Candace Collins, Lisa Matthews, Cathy St. George, Charlotte Kemp, and Monique St. Pierre nearly three decades on.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Shout Girl in Bar
1993 CB4 Twin
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Dog Owner uncredited


Year Title Role Notes
1991 Married... with Children Macadamia "Route 666: Part 2"
Topsy "Lookin' for a Desk in All the Wrong Places"
1996 Marla "Spring Break: Part 2"
"Torch Song Duet"
1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Katie "Guess Who's Coming to Marry?"
1996 "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Part 2"
1995 Living Single Christina "Space Invaders"
The Crew "Bar Mitzvah Boy"
Family Matters Tawny "Teacher's Pet"
Martin Ebony "Housekeeper from Hell"
1996 L.A. Heat Kendra Brooks
The Jamie Foxx Show Gwen "Who's Da Man?"
1997 Renegade Roxanne "Sex, Lies and Activewear"
Malcolm & Eddie Renee "Lockdown"
1998 Veronica's Closet Dakota "Veronica's All Nighter"
Mike Hammer, Private Eye N/A "A New Leaf: Part 1" (as Renée Tenison)
V.I.P. Donna Fabre "Vallery of the Dolls"
Mortal Kombat: Conquest Sora "Quan Chi"
1999 "Flawed Victory"
The Steve Harvey Show Cherry "Party of Five" (as Reneé Tenison)
2000 Judging Amy Mia "Shaken, Not Stirred"
2001 The Parkers Nurse Betty "In Sickness and in Health"
2003 Candy "She's a Bad Mamma Jamma"

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved 9 March 2009.
  2. ^ n/a, Iveta. "7 Playboy's Playmates Recreate Their Own Magazine Covers Around 30 Years Later". Bored Panda. Retrieved 2017-12-18.

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