Hugh Hefner Biography

Published On Feb 06, 2017
Facts of Hugh Hefner
Date of Birth: 1926 , April-9
Birth Nation: United States
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Hugh started his career as a copywriter at the Esquire magazine before he established his own Venture.  Later, he issues his Stage Party magazine which changed into Playboy magazine due to potential trademark issues. The first girl to feature on the cover was Marilyn Monroe as a centerfold for Playboy which was full of sex and nudity. After the rapid growth of the magazine celebrities like Kim Basinger, Drew Barrymore, Samantha Fox, Nancy Sinatra and much more were seen in the magazine.

Huge Hefner spend his life on the magazine which became one of the largest selling men’s magazines in history. Besides his career, after having affair with numerous girls he got married to Mildred Williams (1949-1959), Kimberley Conrad (1989-2010). Hugh recently married to Crystal Harris in 2012 and hasn’t divorce yet.

Hefner has earned a big chunk of the amount from the different magazine including Playboy and also from the different business. The tremendous amount of his income comes from the Playboy magazines and it has been estimated that his current net worth is $ 90 Million.       



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Born in lllinois, Chicago.

April 9 , 1926

The very well known Playboy magazine CEO Hugh Hefner was born on 9th April 1926. He was born to Glenn Lucius and Grace Caroline. He has siblings named as Keith Hefner. Hugh holds American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. 

Married to Mildred Williams

June 25 , 1949

Hugh Hefner had dated Mildred several months and got married. They have given birth to Christie Hefner on 8th November 1952 and David Paul Hefner on 30th August 1955. After living married life for ten years they got the divorce. 

Started Playboy Magazine.


Hugh Hefner established his own Venture of Playboy Magazine after working as a copywriter for a couple of months. Playboy Magazine was firstly known as Stage Party where Marilyn Monroe was the first girl to feature on the cover.  

Married to Kimberley Conrad.


Hugh married to Kimberley Conrad after getting a divorce with his first wife. Kimberley was also the Playboy Playmate of the same year. They have given birth to Marston on 9th April 1990 and Copper on 4th September 1991. After spending 21 years they got divorced in 2010.

Turned over Control of CEO.


Hefner turned over the control of Playboy Magazine as the CEO to his daughter Christie. She plays the vital role in directing Playboy’s company in cable TV, video production and also with online programming. Hefner works as the chief editor of the Playboy magazine.

Made TV series Focusing on Hefner and his girlfriends.


The TV series named as The Girl Next Door was made focusing on the life story of the Hefner and his numerous girlfriends. The TV series get broadcast from E! Network. The TV series gain high popularity along with Hugh. 

Married to Crystal Harris.


After two married relations get collapsed, Hugh married with 26 years old Crystal in 2012 after getting engagement in December 2010. They had been through several rumors and controversies before getting married. They are enjoying their married life and hasn't divorce till now.