Packard the beach babe from California Dreams and Baywatch was a contestant on Card Sharks when she was 12 years old and won $3,200 on the show.
Because the prize was a hefty sum for a pre-teen, the show and Packards grandma made her put it away in a savings bond until she was older.
But the cash stash paid off once Packard turned 18.
She explains, By then it had doubled and I was able to buy my first car! It was a 92 Acura Integra and I felt so cool driving it!
Packard bought her wheels right around the time she started filming California Dreams and cruised to work in style.
Since her big win, shes always loved game shows, and is hosting one called GSN Live, weekdays on GSN.
Packard is still competitive at games and plays to win even against her two and four-year-old and admits to getting slightly annoyed when her tots dont quite understand the rules to Candyland.
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