The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 2009, the 55th anniversary year of the publication. Playboy magazine names their Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January

Dasha Astafieva (Ukrainian: Дар'я Астаф'єва Dasha Astafieva; born 4 August 1985) is a Ukrainian model. She is also a member of the Ukrainian pop group NikitA. She is Playboy's Playmate of the Month for January 2009. She is the 55th Anniversary Playmate. In 2011, she became the spokeswoman for AnastasiaDate, an online dating website.

Discography

  1. 2012 - "Avocado" (ft. NikitA)

February

Jessica Burciaga (born April 11, 1983) is an American model. Her father is Mexican and her mother is French and Irish. She is Playboy's February 2009 Playmate of the Month. She was also a Playboy Bunny and blackjack dealer at the Palms club in Las Vegas.

Jessica Burciaga has two brothers.

March

Jennifer Pershing (born June 19, 1980) is a model. She is Playboy's March 2009 Playmate of the Month. Pershing's pictorial and centerfold were photographed by Playboy photographer Arny Freytag.

April

Hope Dworaczyk (born November 21, 1984) is an American model who is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for April 2009. She tested for the 55th Anniversary Playmate search. She is the 2010 Playmate of the Year.

Dworaczyk was a contestant in the Spring 2011 edition of Celebrity Apprentice.

May

Crystal McCahill (born December 18, 1983 in River Forest, Illinois, U.S.) is an American model who is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for May 2009. Her mother Gale Olson, is Playmate of the Month for August 1968. McCahill is the second daughter to become a second-generation Playmate, following Simone Eden in 1989.

June

Candice Cassidy (born on October 23, 1985 in Portsmouth, Ohio) is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for June 2009 after being a Cyber Girl in 2006. Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner designed the photoshoot, the first he had designed in over 10 years. Holly Madison directed the photoshoot and the photography was provided by Arny Freytag.

July & August

Kristina and Karissa Shannon (born October 2, 1989; Ann Arbor, Michigan) are American models and twin sisters. Hugh Hefner of Playboy chose them as his next set of girlfriends, replacing Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson. They appeared as Misses July and August in the 2009 double "Summer Issue" of Playboy.

September

Kimberly Phillips (born January 9, 1987) is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for September 2009. Her centerfold was photographed by Stephen Wayda. She later appeared on the cover of Playboy's October 2010 issue. Kimberly Phillips is the mother to a newborn baby, a vegetarian cook and amateur home designer.

October

Lindsey Gayle Evans (born December 9, 1989) is an American model and beauty queen who is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for October 2009. Her pictorial was photographed by Stephen Wayda. She won the Miss Louisiana Teen USA title in 2007, but was replaced eleven months later following her arrest over an incident in a restaurant, where marijuana was found in her purse, and she and three friends were accused of not paying their bill.

November

Kelley Thompson (born December 8, 1987) is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for November 2009.

December

Crystal Harris (born April 29, 1986) is a British-American model and singer who is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for December 2009. She also appeared as "Coed of the Week" for the week of October 30, 2008, at Playboy's Cyber Club under the name Crystal Carter.