Hugh Hefner net worth: American adult magazine publisher, businessman, and a well-known playboy, Hugh Hefner has a net worth of $43 million.
Hugh Hefner is the founder of adult magazine, Playboy. He is a writer, television personality and an entrepreneur who is appreciated mostly for his self-determination and passion to go big in the sector that none would have imagined.
Hugh was born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois as Hugh Marston Hefner. He served as a writer for U.S. Army for two years in World War II. Later, he worked as a journalist to the famous magazine, Esquire. His sudden interest towards publishing his own magazine came in 1952, when he was denied a raise of $5 in Esquire magazine.
He published his first magazine, Stag Party in 1952, with a nude picture of Marilyn Monroe and this magazine went on to be the most liked adult magazine of the century. Hugh funded the first edition of magazine with some help from his mother and by taking some loans from his friends. This initiation from his side made the magazine sell over 50,000 copies in the first edition. This gave a boost to Hugh and the Playboy magazine still remains amongst us as the most popular adult magazine.
Hugh lived a dramatic life in his youth and made his name as a playboy as he started sating many different women time to time. This started after he divorced his first wife Mildred Williams. He was noted for dating seven women simultaneously. Hugh has shown the lifestyle that he promotes in his magazine, in the reality and proudly does so.
With extreme success garnered by Playboy, Hugh has been prominent in TV in one way or another. He hosted TV shows like Playboy’s Penthouse and Playboy After Dark, etc., and has made several appearances in movies like The Girl Next Door and many others. He has also produced many television shows as well as movies.
Hugh makes millions with his Playboy empire and at the peak of Playboy’s success, Hefner had a net worth of $200 million. Hugh has lived quite a lavishing life and has not seized to be young in his heart at the age of 88 years. He lives in his Playboy mansion and is married to a 29 year old model, Crystal Harris, his third wife. He fathers four children and reportedly, his youngest son Cooper Hefner will succeed him as the public face of Playboy.
Hugh Hefner lives a lavishing life in his playboy mansion and has a net worth of $43 million.
Quick Facts about Hugh Hefner
Full Name: Hugh Marston Hefner
Profession: Author, publisher, entrepreneur, producer, TV personality
Height: 5ft 8in
Ethnicity: German, English, Swedish
Date of Birth: April 9, 1926
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
Marital status: Married to Crystal Harris
Astrological sign: Aries