Hugh Hefner was born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an American adult magazine publisher & businessman. He is the founder of Playboy. Before Playboy he worked for Esquire. Hefner is also a World War II veteran.
He was graduated from Steinmetz High School (Chicago, IL) & the University of Illinois.
He is self-made multi-millionaire, his net is worth over $43 million by publishing Playboy.
In 1949, Hefner married Northwestern University student Mildred Williams. They divorced in 1959. He married Playmate of the Year Kimberley Conrad in 1988. They separated in 1998. In December 31, 2012, Hefner married Crystal Harris at the Playboy Mansion in a small private ceremony; he was 86 and she was 26.