What happened to Bridget Marquardt from 'The Girls Next Door'?

The E! reality show "The Girls Next Door" gave viewers an inside look of what really goes on inside the iconic Playboy Mansion through the eyes of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends -- Holly Madison, Kendra Wilkinson and Bridget Marquardt -- back in 2005.

While it didn't take long for America to fall in love with Holly, Kendra and Bridget during the show's four-season run, all good things must come to an end! The three women eventually parted ways with Mr. Hefner (and he's gotten married since then), but not all of them left the Hollywood life behind.

While Holly and Kendra have remained in the spotlight since leaving the mansion, Bridget has opted for a more low-key life. So ... what happened to Bridget?!

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Shortly after leaving the mansion to "become her own person," Marquardt, now 43, settled not too far from old digs, moving a couple of miles north to Sherman Oaks. The former Playboy model bought a $1.75 million mansion of her own in the quiet neighborhood just 45 minutes from Los Angeles.

Though Bridget isn't hitting red carpets like her former housemates, she has turned into a quite lifestyle guru on YouTube! Her page, which is described as a "lifestyle channel for fun people," features recipes, makeup tutorials and even fitness tips. Her Instagram also boasts more than 300,000 followers, so it seems like America is still lovin' themselves some Bridget.

From the looks of her videos and photos, Bridget hasn't aged a day! The blonde bombshell, known for her curvaceous figure, continues to sport her signature skin-tight outfits. Most recently, she vacationed in Hawaii, where she sported some seriously skimpy swimsuits.

As far as her personal life, the blonde beauty is happily engaged to longtime director boyfriend, Nick Carpenter. We're sure Bridget will look absolutely stunning on her wedding day! The big question is -- will Hugh get an invite?

And how could we forget? What happened to Bridget's two adorable pets -- Winnie and Gizmo?! Winnie, Bridget's adorable Pekingese dog, is arguably the star of her Instagram! The cute pup is still up to her old shenanigans years later. Sadly, her black Persian cat named Gizmo died in June 2015.

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'The Girls Next Door' through the years
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Barcelona, SPAIN: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner with girlfriends Holly Madison (L) Bridget Marquardt (2ndR) and Kendra Wilkinson (R) pose during a photocall prior to celebrate his 80th birthday at the Barcelona's Batllo House of the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi, 30 May 2006. AFP PHOTO/CESAR RANGEL (Photo credit should read CESAR RANGEL/AFP/Getty Images)
Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt, Hugh Hefner and Holly Madison (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt and Hugh Hefner (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt, Hugh Hefner and Holly Madison (Photo by C. Uncle/FilmMagic)
LONDON - MAY 23: (from left to right) Bridget Marquardt, Hugh Hefner, Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson attend the playboy entrepreneur's 80th birthday bash in London hosted by E! Entertainment Television at The Play Room on 23 May 2006 in London, England. (Photo by David Westing/Getty Images)
Hugh Hefner, Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison during Hugh Hefner - Photocall & Book Signing at Harvey Nichols - May 23, 2006 at Harvey Nichols in London, Great Britain. (Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)
WESTWOOD, CA - AUGUST 20: (L-R) Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson attend Columbia Pictures Premiere of House Bunny at Manns Village on August 20, 2008 in Westwood, CA. (Photo by ANDREAS BRANCH/PatrickMcMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt, Hugh Hefner and Holly Madison (Photo by Laurence Cottrell/FilmMagic)
Bridget Marquardt, Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner and Kendra Wilkinson (Photo by John Sciulli/WireImage for Ogilvy Public Relations)
Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt, Holly Madison and Bill Maher (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage for Amazon.com)
Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner and Bridget Marquardt at the The Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, and Bridget Marquardt (Photo by Ron Wolfson/WireImage)
Hugh Hefner with Playmates Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
Hugh Hefner with Playmates Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 29: Playboy Models Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson attends the unveiling of Holly Madison's ''Girls Next Door'' jewelry collection at the Kitson Los Angeles boutique on July 29, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Talan Torriero (2nd from left) and Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt, presenters (Photo by L. Cohen/WireImage)
Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)
Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner and Bridget Marquardt (Photo by M. Tran/FilmMagic)
Beverly Hills, UNITED STATES: US Playboy Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner's three girl friends: Holly Madison (L), 26; Bridget Marquardt (2R), 32; and Kendra Wilkinson (R), 21, are pictured during a press conference to introduce the new season of Hefner's TV show 'Girls of the Playboy Mansion' on E! Entertainment, 11 January 2007 at the Palyboy Mansion in Beverly Hills. AFP PHOTO/GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 9: Hugh Hefner and girlfriends (L-R) Kendra Wilkinson, Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison attend the Singers and Songs Celebrate Tony Bennett's 80th birthday event at the Kodak Theater on November 9, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Bridget Marquardt and Hugh Hefner during Hugh Hefner's 81st Birthday Weekend - Birthday Dinner at Nine Steakhouse at The Palms Hotel and Casino Resort at Nine Steakhouse at The Palms Hotel and Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 27: Playboy playmate Bridget Marquardt from 'The Girls Next Door' poses on the set of 'Reality Chat' at the TV Guide Channel Studios on April 27, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TV Guide Channel Studios)
Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
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