Hugh Hefner: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Real name : Hugh Marston Hefner
  • Sign : Aries
  • Date of birth : Friday 09 April 1926 (age : 91 years old)
  • Date of death: Wednesday 27 September 2017
  • Country: United States

Sulphurous character, Hugh Hefner is the founder and owner of Playboy magazine, world leader of the press of charm.

Born in 1926 in Chicago, this American defended the values of a libertine lifestyle, to the point of making it the foundation of his media. Hugh Hefner launched Playboy in December 1953. Ten years later, he was arrested for selling obscene literature after publishing nude photos of actress Jayne Mansfield. The jury was unable to reach a verdict in the case. Throughout his career, Hugh Hefner fights against racism and xenophobia. He advocates respect for freedom and tolerance. World-famous character, Hugh Hefner also interprets his own role in several films such as The Beverly Hills Cop, but also in some episodes of major television series such as Sex and the City or The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

In his private life, the businessman is famous for having had many adventures with his playmates. In 1989, he married one of them, Kimberley Conrad. The couple has two children, Marston and Cooper. But the couple divorced in 2010. On December 31, 2012, he married the model Crystal Harris. Hugh Hefner has two more children, Christie and David, born from his marriage to Mildred Williams (1949-1959).

On September 27, 2017, he died at the age of 91 years.