Karen McDougal is an American actress and former model. She is known for her time in 1990s where she became the Playmate of the Year in 1998. Recently, news emerged that she had an affair with President Trump in 2005.
Here are some interesting facts about her:
1. Karen McDougal Net Worth is estimated to be $1 million.
As of 2018, Karen McDougal net worth is estimated to be $1 million. She collected most of her fortune during her time modeling at Playboy. During her peak time, she also appeared in several commercials, movies and TV show. In 2010, she became one of the owners of Pharmore Alternatives, a company which sells various health and wellness supplements.
2. Early Life and Education
McDougal was born on March 23, 1971 in Indiana, United States. She has a large family which includes her 3 older brothers named Bob, Dave Jeff and a younger sister named Tina. Her mother Tina McDougal remarried when she was 9 years old and then she moved to Michigan with her family.
Upon arriving there, she studied tap dance and ballet. She attended River High School where she became a cheerleader, band member, color guard, volleyball and softball player. She graduated from high school in 1989 and then attended Ferris State University majoring in Elementary Education.
3. She was named Playmate of the Year 1998.
Her modeling career started after Playboy photographer David Mecery caught her eye after she won Venus Swimwear swimsuit competition. She was approached by Playboy for the shoot and she was chosen as Miss December in 1997. Next year, she was chosen by Hugh Hefner and fans as the Playmate of the year 1998. Her picture was also featured in the July 1998 issue of Playboy where she also appeared on its cover. As her reward, she was given $100,000 and special edition of silver Shelby Series 1 car.
Karen became the first woman to appear on the cover of “Men’s Fitness” magazine in 1999. After her career expanded, she began to appear on magazines like Muscle & Fitness, Physical, Iron Man and many more.
4. Other Works
Apart from her modeling life, she has appeared on several commercials and Television shows. As an actress, she has appeared in movies like Charlie’s Angels, Joe Dirt, The Arena, Grind, The Girl Next Door and Stiletto. She has also appeared in Television series like Jake in Progress, Lovespring International and Anger management.
In 2010, she also became the co-owner of Pharmore Alternatives, a company which provides various health and wellness supplements.
5. She had an affair with President Donald Trump.
According to New Yorker, Donald Trump had an alleged affair with Karen McDougal a decade ago. Their relationship began in 2006 after Trump met McDougal at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Trump was married at that time with Melania Trump and had a young son, Barron Trump.
Trump also had an affair with Stormy Daniels and paid $130,000 to keep her quiet regarding this matter. Regarding his affair with McDougal, White House issued a statement saying the news as even more fake news.