Katie Vernola wrote on Twitter: “Playmate Miss June 2010. Jimmy Kimmel Live Spokesmodel. Perfectionist. Love 2 Model. Love Playboy. Rebel. Thick Skin. Dare Devil. Big Dreams. Sky is the limit!” She grew up in Orange County and was a cheerleader and participated in gymnastics. “I love to wakeboard, and that’s kind of how I got into the whole surfing thing.”
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As for becoming a Playmate, Katie Vernola said, “It was always something I wanted to do. I just jumped on it right away.” Her parents were worried at first. But the pictorial was “tasteful, and now my parents are very supportive,” (orangecountry.com). She said about posing nude, “I just thought, everyone has boobs and a butt, so it’s not that big a deal. And anyway, during the shoot I felt like, I’m free – yippee!”
Katie is a self-confessed car freak. “My boyfriend owns a rim and tire shop in Huntington Beach…so I’ve sat in the shop with him and learned how to mount and balance my own tires, and he’s tricked out our own cars.” Her dream car is a “hot pink Barbie" Lamborghini Gallardo.
Her ambitions are to “be the best Playmate I can be, graduate college and have a healthy, happy family.” Her turn-ons are “smart, responsible guys with nice smiles and can-do attitudes.” Her turn-offs are “sloppy, conceited name-dropping braggarts with cigarette breath – yuck!” She thinks what makes a girl hot is “lots of confidence, a big, warm loving heart and a tanned and toned smoking-hot bod.”
She’s also happiest when she “having fun in the sun at the beach.”
Down the line, Katie Vernola would like to “get a mini-mogul going, to start my own business. Maybe designing my own clothes and bathing suits. I’ve sewn for many years, and that’s kind of what I’d like to do after modeling.”
Katie Vernola is married and currently resides in San Clemente, California.