Heather Vandeven (born September 6, 1981) is an American model, mainstream actress, and pornographic actress. She was chosen as a Penthouse Pet of the Month in 2006, and later became the magazine's 2007 Pet of the Year. Vandeven was born in Hollywood, California and attended high school in Santa Rosa, California. After graduating from high school at age 17, Vandeven served in the United States Army for two and a half years, where she worked in food inspection. She has a degree in Education from Southern Illinois University and was working on her masters in Nutrition in fall of 2006. Vandeven was named Penthouse Pet of the Month for January 2006, and then was chosen as Pet of the Year for 2007. In August 2007, she appeared on the FOX reality television program On the Lot and in Adam Stein's short film Army Guy, playing "Kandee".
Vandeven appears as a girlfriend of the player-character boxer in a speaking role in documentary-style portions of the Don King Presents: Prizefighter game from 2K Sports, released in the US on June 10, 2008. She has a cameo appearance as herself in the 2008 comedy College, alongside fellow Penthouse Pet Valentina Vaughn. She starred in the 2009-2011 Cinemax After Dark show Life on Top, about the erotic adventures of four New York women. Vandeven was part of Team Penthouse in the Drambuie Pursuit, which consisted of teams of four racing through the Scottish Highlands. Over the course of her adult film career she has worked for production studios such as Third Degree, Danni.com, Girlfriends Films, Ninn Worx, Peach, Penthouse Video, Twisty's, and Zero Tolerance. According to her entry on the Internet Adult Film Database, Vandeven's appearances in pornographic films and videos spanned from 2006 to 2013 with roughly half of her roles being non-sexual. The rest were either solo or girl/girl scenes.