Holly Madison


Holly Madison is successful author, model, and well-loved celebrity.  Holly is most widely recognized for her appearance in the E! hit television show, The Girls Next Door, which enabled her to write her first New York Times best-selling memoir, Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy BunnyIn the book, Holly shares with the world her experience of living in the Mansion and her self-revelations of wanting more out of life.  Holly’s second New York Times best-selling book, The Vegas Diaries: Romance, Rolling the ice, and the Road to Reinvention went on to further describe her life post mansion and how she developed her career and subsequent relationships.

Holly’s past paved a strong foundation for where she stands with herself and her business endeavors today. The Girls Next Door launched her career into guest appearances across multiple television series: CSI: Crime Investigation; Curb Your Enthusiasm; Entourage; General Hospital; and guest correspondent assignments on E!’s “Live from the Red Carpet”. Due to her popularity, Holly eventually became the Las Vegas correspondent for the entertainment news program, Extra.

Holly Madison’s career took off as she garnered fans from competing in Dancing With the Stars. Shortly after her stint as a contestant on DWtS, Madison was selected to dance the lead in the large-scale Las Vegas show “Peepshow”, the brain trust of Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.  Her performance in the show (2009-2012) proved to be only one of her ambitious projects in 2009. During the run of Peepshow, she also became the face of the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino where she appeared in their summer 2009 campaign; and co-produced and starred in her own show, Holly’s World, that ran on E! for 2 successful seasons.

Holly began dating Pasquale Rotella in 2011, and the two were later married in September of 2013. On March 5th, 2013, the couple welcomed their first child, Rainbow Aurora Rotella, into the world and on August 8th, her second, Forest Leonardo Antonio Rotella.

Holly Madison is currently focusing her energy on her family and writing career, surrounding herself with the ones she loves and hoping to educate those who can learn from her past experiences. From her life as a full-time mom, wife, and author, Holly aims to develop her career through empowering women and acting as a healthy, durable voice that everyone can relate to, especially mothers.