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David Hefner:

David Hefner:

It's no secret Hugh Hefner was a multi-millionaire. So who will inherit the late Playboy founder's fortune? The 91-year-old died on Wednesday. His net worth was estimated to be at least $43 million, a sum that was noted on paperwork her filed in 2009 as part of a divorce and which does not include last year's sale of the Playboy Mansion, Newsweek reported. Hef is survived by his 31-year-old third wife Crystal Hefner and four children from previous relationships—Christie Hefner, 64, David Hefner, 62, Marston Hefner, 27, and Cooper Hefner, 26, who took over his dad's role of Chief Creative Officer of Playboy Enterprises in... (Source: www.imdb.com)

Monday would have marked Hugh Hefner's 92nd birthday. The Playboy company founder and magazine mogul died at age 91 last September. He was survived by wife and Playboy model Crystal Hefner, and his four grown children: Christie Hefner, a former chief executive of Playboy Enterprises, David Hefner, Marston Hefner and Cooper Hefner, chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises. Playboy Enterprises Inc. and Playboy the magazine have changed since Hef's death. The End of Playboy the Magazine? Hef's death set in motion a process that will move ownership of the iconic brand out of his family's hands and could spell the end of its print edition after more than 70... (Source: www.imdb.com)

His first job came as a copywriter for the magazine “Esquire”, but after he was denied a raise, he left his job to start own his magazine. He took a loan of $600, and $8000 from investors to launch “Playboy”. The magazine’s first issue featured Marilyn Monroe during her nude calendar shoot four years prior, and it sold extremely well. He then collaborated with Charles Beaumont who was also rejected by Esquire and published his writings in “Playboy”, and also invited Dick Gregory to work for him, essentially launching his career. (Source: biographypedia.org)

 

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