Early lifeHarris' was born April 29, 1986. Lewis British parents were entertainers, who were working at the England-themed amusement park in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. After Crystal's birth, they returned to England, before returning to the United States and settling in San Diego, California, where she and her two elder sisters grew up. Harris was first exposed to the entertainment industry through her late father, Ray Harris, who was a singer and songwriter.
Harris attended La Jolla High School and went to San Diego State University, majoring in psychology, where she started modelling. It was during this period that she came to the attention of the Playboy organization.
CareerHarris met Hugh Hefner on Halloween 2008. She then appeared as "Co-Ed of the week" on Playboy.com magazine in the week of October 30, 2008, under the name Crystal Carter. From late 2009, Harris has appeared in E!'s The Girls Next Door.
In April 2010, Harris signed a recording contract with Organica Music Group, a label run by producer Michael Blakey.Her debut single "Club Queen" was released on June 14, 2011.
Harris appeared in an episode of The Hills in season 2.
Personal lifeIn January 2009, she started dating Hugh Hefner, joining the Shannon Twins after his previous number one girlfriend Holly Madison left him. This will be the third marriage for Hefner, but he is not putting a pre-nuptial agreement in place with Harris because "he 'actually cares' about his blonde fiancée".
On June 18, 2011 the Couple was suppose to get married , but the wedding was called off.