Hugh Hefner Net Worth, Wife, Children, GirlfriendsVerified by our team
Hugh Marston Hefner was an American magazine producer best known for his obscene vulgarity and revealing articles against women.
Some of his works were backlashed due to the vulgarity show causing females from a negative perspective. Hefner published the first magazine featuring Marlyn Monroe in an intimate picture. The copies were widely sold all over the U.S.A.
As per bio, Hefner was born on April 9, 1926, in Chicago to an accountant father Lucius Hefner and mother Grace Caroline Hefner who was a teacher. He came from a diverse background of German, Swedish and English ancestry.
Hugh went to Sayre Elementary school and served as a writer for the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. He went to the University of Illinois and earned a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology.
Hugh Marston Hefner's Personal Life
Hefner married Mildred Williams in 1949. They had two children daughter Christie and son David from their nuptials. The husband and wife got a divorce in 1959. Mildred had confessed that she had an illicit affair when Hefner was away during the war.
He then dated Barbara Lynn Klein from 1969 to 1976, She appeared in many of the Playboy magazines. Further, Hefner dated 'The Falcon Crest' star Shannon Tweed for some time.
Kimberley Conrad and Hugh tied the knot in 1989 when she was only twenty-six. They had two children Marson and Cooper until they parted away in 1998.
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Afterward, Hefner engaged the then twenty four years old Crystal Harris in December 2010 taking the vows in December 2012.
Hugh Marston Hefner Association With Playboy Magazine
Hefner started the Playboy magazine which earlier would be named "Stag Play" after resigning his job from Esquire. Hefner was denied a raise in his pay even after working for a long time.
He mortgaged a loan of $600 and raised $8000 to launch the first copy which first starred nude pictures of Marilyn Monroe. The magazine sold over 50,000 copies bringing a fortune.
Playboy mansion was founded by Hugh Hefner in 1974, the mansion became famous for hosting parties, where only celebrities and stars had access.
The mansion includes a large koi pond, a swimming pool, a basement gym with sauna ,a waterfall, a game room, three zoo and aviary buildings including 29 rooms for the inmates. The Playboy supremo lived their till his last breath.
What is Hugh Hefner's Net worth?
The 91 years old millionaire left a huge fortune back which was gathered all through his career.
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How Rich Was Hugh Hefner?
Hefner's total net worth was estimated to be over $110 million. Further, he made his 34 years old wife sign an ironclad prenuptial agreement stating her to receive a $5 million payment in case of his death or separation.
He also purchased million dollar mansion in Hollywood Hills back in 2013 for her. His Playboy mansion in California shelled out $100 million in 2016 boosting a good cash flow.
The 91 years old Hefner suffered from numerous implications due to E.coil infections.Hugh had bought a burying place beside Marilyn Monroe grave where he was finally burred on September 30, 2017.