Donna D’Errico is an American actress and model who rose to fame in the mid-1990s as a Playboy Playmate. She is best known for her roles in the television series Baywatch and the film The New Guy.
Born on March 30, 1968, in Dothan, Alabama, Donna D’Errico was raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended a private Catholic school in Granada Hills and briefly attended the University of California at Berkeley before dropping out.
In 1993, D’Errico was chosen to be Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month. This helped launch her career as a model and actress. She went on to appear in several Playboy videos and had a brief stint as a model for the Frederick’s of Hollywood catalog.
In 1995, D’Errico was cast as Donna Marco in the hit television series Baywatch. She was a regular cast member on the show for two seasons and her character became a fan favorite. After leaving Baywatch, she continued to act in various television shows and movies. She had a major role in the 2002 comedy film The New Guy, and she also appeared in the reality show The Surreal Life.
In addition to her acting career, D’Errico is also an entrepreneur. She has launched several businesses, including a jewelry and clothing line, a home décor company, and a production company. She is also involved in various charities, including The Donna D’Errico Foundation, which helps support those affected by natural disasters.
In 2018, D’Errico became a contestant on the hit CBS television show Survivor: David vs. Goliath. She was the 13th contestant to be eliminated from the show, but she proved to be a fan favorite and a source of inspiration.
Donna D’Errico is an inspiring example of someone who was able to achieve success in multiple fields. She has shown that it is possible to be a successful model, actress, entrepreneur, and philanthropist all at once.