Playmates of The Year

By the end of every year since 1960, one of the 12 Playmates of the Month is named Playmate of The Year (PMOY). These are all of them:


PMoY 2020

Jordy Murray

I think that comprehensive sex education in schools is so…

PMoY 2020

Hilda Dias Pimentel

Miss October 2019, Hilda Dias Pimentel is effortlessly beautiful. A…

PMoY 2020

Sophie O’Neil

When I was younger I secretly wanted to be a…

PMoY 2020

Teela LaRoux

Modeling for PLAYBOY? I never in a million years thought…

PMoY 2020

Yoli Lara

I wasn’t a conventional model; like all the women in…

PMoY 2020

Abigail O’Neill

I’m a relationship girl; I don’t sleep around. Every guy…

PMoY 2020

Gillian Chan

Growing up I knew few openly queer people, and sex…

PMoY 2020

Fo Porter

Playboy came out of nowhere, and being a lifelong fan…

PMoY 2020

Miki Hamano

People ask me, “What do you want to do 10…

PMoY 2020

Megan Moore

When I found out I was cast in PLAYBOY, I…

PMoY 2020

Vendela

I booked one of my first big jobs when I…

PMoY 2019

Jordan Emanuel

From Playboy Bunny to Miss December 2018, to now, 2019…

PMoY 2018

Nina Daniele

Why is showing nipples a taboo? Then again, the whole…

PMoY 2017

Brook Power

She will enchant you. With a look and spirit as…

PMoY 2016

Eugena Washington

If there’s one thing Eugena Washington isn’t, it’s afraid to…

PMoY 2015

Dani Mathers

She describes herself as “spontaneous and wild”, and she’s got…

PMoY 2014

Kennedy Summers

“When I saw these pictures, I was shocked,” admits Kennedy.…

PMoY 2013

Raquel Pomplun

This was her first time posing nude, but her parents…

PMoY 2012

Jaclyn Swedberg

From Playboy TV star to Playmate of the Year, the…

PMoY 2011

Claire Sinclair

The newest pinup queen pays tribute to the glamour royalty…

PMoY 2010

Hope Dworaczyk Smith

She won a Texas beauty pageant. She aced her accelerated-studies…

PMoY 2009

Ida Ljungqvist

Say hello – or hej, or hujambo – to global…

PMoY 2008

Jayde Nicole

Do it all with Jayde Nicole, our Miss January 2007…

PMoY 2007

Sara Jean Underwood

You’ll be over the moon for Sara Jean Underwood, our…

PMoY 2006

Kara Monaco

Have fun in the sun with Kara Monaco, our Miss…

PMoY 2005

Tiffany Fallon

Tiffany Fallon has done it all. Born and raised in…

PMoY 2004

Carmella DeCesare

Carmella Decesare has always been destined for greatness. Brown-haired, brown-eyed…

PMoY 2003

Christina Santiago

Latin is a romance language, and Christina Santiago is as…

PMoY 2002

Dalene Kurtis

Dalene Kurtis embodies the Playboy success story. A platinum blonde…

PMoY 2001

Brande Nicole Roderick

There’s no one quite like her. Tall and tanned, from…

PMoY 2000

Jodi Ann Paterson

Jodi Ann Paterson is not from around here. Born in…

PMoY 1999

Heather Kozar

When we think of the classic Playboy blonde, we think…

PMoY 1998

Karen McDougal

Above all, Karen McDougal is a strong contender. Born in…

PMoY 1997

Victoria Silvstedt

Scandinavia has given us some good things – snowy weather,…

PMoY 1996

Stacy Sanches

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including our Playmate of the Year…

PMoY 1995

Julie Lynn Cialini

For such a tight body, Julie Lynn Cialini’s got a…

PMoY 1994

Jenny McCarthy

When we think ‘hometown girl’, we think of Jenny McCarthy.…

PMoY 1993

Anna Nicole Smith

Like many a blonde bombshell before her, Anna Nicole Smith…

PMoY 1992

Corinna Harney

Luck has always been with Corinna Harney, our Playmate of…

PMoY 1991

Lisa Matthews

“I used to be a tomboy, my dad wanted a…

PMoY 1990

Reneé Tenison

Growing up in the small town of Melba, Idaho, Reneé…

PMoY 1989

Kimberley Conrad

A lingerie fan, she even remembers what she had on…

PMoY 1988

India Allen

"I didn't have much self-confidence then," admits India, who's now…

PMoY 1987

Donna Edmondson

She is a natural born model all-natural D-cup bust, which…

PMoY 1986

Kathy Shower

Kathy Shower is as versatile as they come—she’s a tall…

PMoY 1985

Karen Velez

Meet Karen Velez, our first-ever Puerto Rican Playmate. “When I…

PMoY 1984

Barbara Edwards

She had an excuse for her eccentric behavior. A classic…

PMoY 1983

Marianne Gravatte

Meet Marianne Gravatte, a voluptuous blonde with striking blue eyes…

PMoY 1982

Shannon Lee Tweed

A Canadian beauty who went from being the farmer’s daughter…

PMoY 1981

Terri Welles

“Me, glamorous?” asks, modestly, Terri Welles—our Playmate of the Year.…

PMoY 1980

Dorothy Stratten

Not every Playboy Playmate grew up with the desire of…

PMoY 1979

Monique St. Pierre

As our 20th Playmate of the Year, our Miss 1979…

PMoY 1978

Debra Jo Fondren

Sometimes it pays to go a little out of your…

PMoY 1977

Patti McGuire

She wants a faithful man, someone she can compare to…

PMoY 1976

Lillian Müller

Instantly, Lillian was asked to be our Miss August 1975…

PMoY 1975

Marilyn Lange

Since becoming our Miss May 1974, the curvy brunette with…

PMoY 1974

Cyndi Wood

With love for the spotlight— and a lack of acting…

PMoY 1973

Marilyn Cole

Back home in the seaside town of Portsmouth, England, Marilyn…

PMoY 1972

Liv Lindeland

Every year, thousands of people from around the world travel…

PMoY 1971

Sharon Clark

From her kind heart to her all-natural figure, Playmate Sharon…

PMoY 1970

Claudia Jennings

After Playmate Claudia Jennings was named our Miss November 1969,…

PMoY 1969

Connie Kreski

Fresh-faced, feminine and fierce, Playmate Connie Kreski from Wyandotte, Michigan…

PMoY 1968

Angela Dorian

Starring in television shows like Bonanza, Perry Mason and The…

PMoY 1967

Lisa Baker

“Being a Playmate is a natural thing for any girl…

PMoY 1966

Allison Parks

In view of our Government's continuing interest in the physical…

PMoY 1965

Jo Collins

It would be easy to mistake December Playmate Jo Collins…

PMoY 1964

Donna Michelle

Piano prodigy, drama-contest winner and ballerina with the New York…

PMoY 1963

June Cochran

Updating Charles Dickens, we hereby nominate December Playmate June Cochran…

PMoY 1962

Christa Speck

Playboy's readers and editors were in complete accord last year…

PMoY 1961

Linda Gamble

I LOVE BEING A PLAYMATE: Because I've always enjoyed the…

PMoY 1960

Ellen Stratton

Competent, relevant, and material. She is further proof, if proof…