Businessmen Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner

Living place: Los Angeles

Birthday: 9-4-1926 (96 years old)

Population of US 1926: 117,397,000

Global rank: #2123


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Who is Businessmen Hugh Hefner?
Hugh Hefner is an American billionaire, founder of the Playboy men's magazine. Hugh Hefner has built an empire with his famous magazine.
In January 1952, Hugh Hefner decided to quit his job as a copywriter at Esquire after his offer to raise his salary to $ 5 was rejected.
In 1953, Hugh Hefner mortgaged his entire property, took out a bank loan of $600-800, and raised $8,000 from 45 investors to launch Playboy magazine. Originally, Hugh Hefner intended to name the magazine Stag Party. The first issue of Playboy, published in December 1953, unnumbered, featured nude photos of the queen beauty Marilyn Monroe in the calendar from 1949. More than 50,000 copies were sold out as soon as they were released. The proceeds, Hugh Hefner used to pay for the next issues. By the late 1960s, Playboy magazine was selling more than 1 million copies a month. In 1971, Playboy magazine was selling about 7 million copies a month. Hugh Hefner's empire grew 23 more Playboy clubs, hotels, resorts, and casinos with more than 900,000 members worldwide.
In 1980, Hugh Hefner was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
At the age of 59, Hugh Hefner suffered a mild stroke. After that, he transferred the company to his daughter Christie and focused on philanthropy.
In April 2016, Hugh Hefner's health declined. On September 27, 2017, Playboy magazine mogul Hugh Hefner died at the age of 91.

Young / Before famous

Hugh Hefner attended Sayre Elementary School and Steinmetz High School. Hugh Hefner worked in a US military newspaper from 1944-1946.
Hugh Hefner graduated with a degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois.

Family life info

Hugh Hefner's parents are teachers. His father is of English and German descent, his mother is of Swedish descent.
Hugh Hefner is married to Mildred Williams and has two children, Christie and David. Their marriage lasted 10 years until 1959 when they divorced. The cause of the divorce was Mildred Williams' betrayal while he was serving in the army.
Over the years that followed, Hugh Hefner had affairs with many other girls. In 1989, Hugh Hefner married Kimberley Conrad. In 2010, Hugh Hefner officially divorced his second wife but kept an open relationship for many years.
On December 31, 2012, Hugh Hefner married Crystal Harris at the age of 86. Despite the age difference of 26 years, the two still have happy days together.

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When was Businessmen Hugh Hefner born?
Hugh Hefner birthday 9-4-1926 (at the age of 96).
Where is Businessmen Hugh Hefner's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Hugh Hefner was born in Chicago, Illinois- United States. Mr working and living in Los Angeles, California- United States. Mr, whose Zodiac is Aries, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Tiger. Hugh Hefner's global rank is 2123 and whose rank is 36 in list of famous Businessmen. Population of US in 1926 is about 117,397,000 persons.
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Events in 1926 and 9-4

Events in US in the birth year of Hugh Hefner

  • U.S. troops land in Nicaragua (May 2) to preserve order after a revolt against the new president Emiliano Chamorro.
  • Father Coughlin makes his first radio broadcast, beginning his 20-year career of racist and right-wing polemics.

Birthday Hugh Hefner (9-4) in history

  • Day 9-4 year 1731: Robert Jenkins had his ear cut off, which sparked the "Jenkins' Ear" War between Spain and England.
  • Day 9-4 year 1865: Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
  • Day 9-4 year 1914: The first full-color film, The World, The Flesh and the Devil, was shown in London.
  • Day 9-4 year 1939: Contralto Marian Anderson, after being denied performing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., gave a concert at the Lincoln Memorial.
  • Day 9-4 year 1942: American and Philippine troops on Bataan were overwhelmed by Japanese forces during World War II. The "Bataan Death March" began soon after.
  • Day 9-4 year 1959: NASA announced the selection of America’s first astronauts, including Alan Shepard and John Glenn.
  • Day 9-4 year 1963: Winston Churchill became the first honorary U.S. citizen.
  • Day 9-4 year 1992: Former Panamanian ruler Manuel Noriega was convicted of drug and racketeering charges.
  • Day 9-4 year 2003: American Marines pulled down Saddam Hussein’s statue in Baghdad after U.S. commanders declared his rule ended.
  • Day 9-4 year 2005: Britain's Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles.
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