Pennelope Marniquez Jimenez (born on July 26, 1978 in San Diego, California) is an American Model, actress, and former Playboy Centerfold. She is of Mexican descent. She previously appeared as one of Barker's Beauties on The Price is Right between Seasons 31 & 32 (2002-2003).
- Pennelope's family hails from Ensenada, her father's family is Spanish while her mother's is French. She made Mexico City her home for a while before residing in Garden Grove, California (for three years). Pennelope attended both junior high and high school in Corona before eventually settling in Huntington Beach.
- In the year 2000, Jimenez began to audition for acting and modeling gigs. One of her very first gigs was appearing in the XFL "Cheerleader" commercials and from there she landed guest starring roles on various TV shows which included playing a restaurant hostess on an episode of the soap opera series titled The Bold and The Beautiful and various different characters on Spy TV. Pennelope also landed a small role in the 2002 movie The Scorpion King where she played a Harem Girl.
The Price is Right & PlayboyEdit
- Also in 2002, Pennelope achieved more great success as she auditioned for and landed the part of a rotating Barker's Beauty on The Price is Right as she made for first appearanceS on the show beginning on November 5th and continued on until 18th during it's 31st season. She was invited back to appear on the show after the start of the it's 32nd season beginning on September 23rd to October 1st, 2003, altogether for a total 17 episodes.
- After her stints as a rotating Barker's Beauty on The Price is Right, Pennelope achieved even more greater success when she auditioned for Playboy magazine. She was convinced to audition by another Playboy centerfold and Jimenez did just that. She was Playmate of the Month for March 2003 of the popular men's magazine and in addition to her pictorials in the magazine, Pennelope was also featured in a few Playboy videos and she was Miss September in the 2005 Playmates at Play at the Playboy Mansion swimsuit calendar.
- Beginning in 2006, Jimenez began to appear in numerous ads for Jose Cuervo and continues to do acting and modeling gigs and she resides in Los Angeles, California.