Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner Net Worth 2014 – 2015: $250 Million

Hugh Marston Hefner, the guy everyone knows as just “Hef”, is the founder of Playboy Magazine, which is perhaps the most popular adult magazine in the world. Despite being 88 years old, Hef is still the chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises, the company that publishes Playboy Magazine. It all started back in the early 50’s, Hugh was only 27 years old when he published the magazine’s first issue, which at that time was called “Stag Party”. Even though subjects such as sexuality and nudism were considered a taboo back in those days, and that they were only featured in clandestine magazines, Marston was able to successfully introduce a new concept of graphic erotism. Playboy Magazine’s first issue featured Marilyn Monroe without her clothes on, Monroe’s inclusion in the magazine guaranteed its success immediately, 72,000 copies were printed, and approximately 52,000 copies were sold right away.

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The magazine’s second edition featured the world famous Playboy Bunny for the first time in its cover, it was drawn by Arv Miller, and it instantly became the company’s corporate logo, as well as its most identifiable image to date, from that moment on everyone who saw the Bunny knew that something related to Playboy Magazine was around. New issues of the magazine have been published every month since 1954 (one year later after the first issue was printed), and it has enjoyed enormous success and popularity spanning its more than 60 years in publication.

Even though Playboy Enterprises has had ups and downs throughout all these years, Hugh Hefner has been able to make millions of dollars throughout his life thanks to the business that he founded back in 1953. Today Hef has an estimated net worth of more than $200 million dollars, because recently his 21,987 square foot Playboy Mansion was valued at $54 million according to Bloomberg, and Forbes also reported that Playboy enterprises was valued at $207 million after going private.

Hugh Hefner is now 88 years old, he lives with his 27 year old wife Crystal Harris at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, CA. Hef will be buried next to Marilyn Monroe at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, because he actually bought the crypt next to hers several years ago.

But, how much is Hugh Hefner really worth? Well, according to several online media outlets and magazines he currently has an estimated net worth of $43 million, however, after making our own calculations and taking into account the most recent information about his career, business deals, and earnings, we have come to the conclusion that he has a total fortune of $250 million dollars approximately.

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