Krista Allen received the scare of her life last year when she found some woman who had broken into her home and injured her beloved dog. Thankfully, the former Baywatch beauty as well as her Beagle Jack have since recovered from the trauma of the house break-in.
Krista Allen was born on April 5, 1971 in Ventura,California. She was raised in Houston and later in Austin, Texas. She studied school at Austin Community College and majored in education. Krista later transferred to and did her graduation from the University of Texas with a degree in education and later moved to Ohio University. She even contemplated becoming a professional educator and that would have been quite a handful for her students courtesy her sexy looks. She interned as a kindergarten teacher and later moved back to California to become an actress. Allen also happens to be a certified yoga trainer.
Her first notable acting stint was as the lead character Emmanuelle in an erotic film Emmanuelle in Space. She appeared in the daily TV soap Days of Our Lives as Billie Reed from 1996 to 1999 and then hogged the limelight as Jenna Avid in Baywatch (2000-2001). In the year 2002, she appeared in one episode of Friends, “The One Where Joey Dates Rachel” as Joey’s girlfriend Mable. In Smallville and Mutant X, Allen appeared in a guest-role of a woman who was capable of controlling men with her sex phormones. She also played a minor role in Crime Scene Investigation as Kristy Hopkins, a hooker who caught the attention of Nick Stokes. In the year 2002, she appeared in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
In the year 2005, she starred in HBO’s Unscripted playing herself as an actress who fought the stereotypes of being a sex symbol and tried winning more serious roles. She appeared in a recurring role in ABC’s What About Brian. In 2007, she was seen in Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race which featured a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. In August, 2015, she started playing the character of Lydia Marlowe on The CW series Significant Mother.
Apart from her numerous acting assignments, she has also done nude modeling and has been featured in Spanish magazine Interviu and French magazine Newlook. She was featured in Maxim magazine’s Girls of Maxim Gallery and was placed at #70 on the Maxim “Hot 100 of 2005 list.”