Since she was a child, Crystal was also put to work within the entertainment industry, as her late father, Ray Harris, who was also a singer and songwriter, encouraged her to follow in his footsteps.
Crystal studied at La Jolla High School and then went to San Diego State University, where she did a major in psychology. In these times he dedicated himself to modeling and almost immediately, he attracted the attention of the Playboy magazine organization.
In 2008 She was invited by a friend to a Halloween party at the Playboy mansion, There he met Hugh Hefner and later appeared as Co-Ed of the week, on the website of the aforementioned magazine. It stayed for the week of October 30, 2008, and was introduced as Crystal Carter.
Then at the end of 2009, Harris appeared on two seasons of the reality show The Girls Next Door by E!
At the beginning of April 2010, Crystal signed a recording contract with Organica Music Group, part of the well-known Universal record company to record their first single titled Club Queen, which was produced by Michael Blakeys and which was released on June 14, 2011.
Crystal Harris was also a guest artist to appear in an episode of the second season of The Hills.
In January 2009, after befriending Playboy men’s magazine owner Hugh Hefner, Crystal began dating him, joining twins Karissa and Kristina Shannon after his girlfriend Holly Madison broke up. the love.
Apparently the relationship between Hefner and Harris was becoming more solid and she was introduced as his new girlfriend on the reality show that aired from the Playboy mansion.
Crystal became the magazine’s Playmate of the Month in December 2009 And she was still seen and called as Hefner’s girlfriend announcing their engagement on December 24, 2010.
This was to be the third marriage for Hugh, who was already in his 80s and his future wife only 23. The wedding was to take place on June 19, 2011 And as a kind of preview, Harris was reappeared on the cover of Playboy, where
It said, “Introducing the Princess of the United States, Mrs. Crystal Hefner.”
But when she herself was in charge of ending the commitment, breaking it 5 days before, on June 14, the stores and places of sale were in charge of placing a sticker covering the phrase on the cover of the magazine where it said: “Runaway bride”.
Today, Crystal continues to work as a model and still wishes to continue experimenting within the world of music.