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Kara Monaco Introduction
Kara Monaco is more than just the 2006 Playmate of the Year. She's also a former princess.
Kara Monaco Life Story
Kara Monaco (born February 26, 1983 in Lakeland, Florida) is an American model. She was chosen as Playmate of the Month by Playboy magazine in June, 2005. She appeared on the cover of the June 2006 issue of Playboy as the Playmate of the Year 2006, the first PMOY in three years to do so (the most recent being Dalene Kurtis in 2002). She is the first Miss June ever to become PMOY. She received $100,000, a car, and a sports motorbike for being named as PMOY. She is not related to Kelly Monaco, Miss April 1997.
Kara Monaco grew up in Orlando, Florida. Prior to becoming a Playmate, she worked as a bartender and modeled swimwear and lingerie in Florida. She has also appeared in FHM and Men's Fitness magazines. Kara also worked at Walt Disney World where she was one of the performers who portrayed Cinderella and Snow White in the resort. Her connection with Playboy began when she was chosen as Playboy's Sexiest Bartender 2004. She also appeared on the cover of Playboy Special Editions Girls of Summer in August 2004.
She has appeared in episodes of E! reality TV series, The Girls Next Door. She also appeared in a blue bikini in the 2006 Playmates at Play Playmate swimsuit calendar, shot in Las Vegas. Monaco appeared in an episode of reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
In 2005, she appeared in the home video fitness program, ENVY. Acting under the name Vala (the "V" in ENVY), her role was teaching leg toning exercises. She starred with Martina Andrews (also known as Natasha), Brittany Lee (also known as Yvette), and CJ Gibson (AKA Eliana).
She appeared as the Playmate of the Year on the December 20, 2006 episode of Identity.
Monaco also starred in the 2006 music video, "Stayin' Home Again" by Willie Wisely. Before being discovered by Hugh Hefner, Monaco worked at Walt Disney World, where she played both Cinderella and Snow White. Monaco grew up in sunny Florida, and worked as a model and bartender before she graced the pages of Playboy. Her first stint with the magazine came in 2004, when she was chosen by Playboy as one of the sexiest bartenders in America. A few years later and she was on the cover of the magazine, winning the coveted title of Playmate of the Year, a title that also comes with the prize of a new car, a new motorcycle and $100,000 cash.
Despite having similar last names, she is not related to fellow Playboy Playmate and Dancing With The Stars contestant Kelly Monaco.