Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner

founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine
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Hugh Hefner

Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017) was an American magazine publisher. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine, a publication with revealing photographs and articles which provoked charges of obscenity. The first issue of Playboy was published in 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe in a nude calendar shoot; it sold over 50,000 copies.

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Full name at birth
Hugh Marston Hefner
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Claim to fame
Founder of Playboy magazine
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Date of birth
9 April 1926
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Place of birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Date of death
27 September 2017
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Age
Place of death
Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Natural Causes
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Resting place
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, USA
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Occupation
Magazine Publisher, Editor, Businessman, Reality Television Personality, Actor
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Nationality
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 8" (173 cm)
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Weight
175 lbs (79.4 kg)
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Build
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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Sexuality
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Religion
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Zodiac sign
Distinctive feature
  • Long Nose
  • Happy Smirk
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Dress size
8
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Shoe size
10
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
Charles P. Steinmetz High School, Chicago, IL (1944)
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University
  • University of Illinois
  • Northwestern University
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