David Hefner is the son of a late American magazine publisher, Hugh Hefner. His father earned the reputation as the founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy magazine.
Let’s explore 6 interesting facts about David Hefner!
1. David Hefner’s Father is a Famed American Publisher Hugh Hefner
Born Hugh Marston Hefner on 9 April 1926, David’s father build a legacy as one of the most successful American magazine publishers. He was globally known as the founder and editor-in-chief of the famous Playboy magazine.
Hugh started the controversial and widely popular magazine back in 1953. The magazine’s first issue sold over 50,000 copies as it featured the late American actress, Marilyn Monroe, in a nude calendar shoot.
Eventually, Hefner extended the Playboy brand and created a world network of Playboy Clubs. Besides, the political activist also resided in luxury mansions where he had wild parties with his Playboy playmates.
By the time Hugh became a publishing icon, he had a mammoth net worth of $50 million. He died at his Playboy Mansion on 27 September 2017 at the age of 91. Hugh had sepsis from an E. coli infection which took his life.
Hugh is now interred at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles in the crypt beside actress Marilyn Monroe.
2. David’s Parents Divorced After 10 Years of Marriage
David was born on 30 August 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to his father Hugh Hefner, and his first wife, Millie Williams. His parents married in 1949 and later decided to end their wedding vows in 1959.
Millie, a student of Northwestern University, was with Hugh from their school days. However, before they walked down the aisle together, Millie had an affair with a military guy when Hugh was away in the army. She later confessed it to her husband.
In fact, Millie also allowed her husband to have sex with other women out of guilt for her own infidelity. However, the pair couldn’t save their marriage and finally ended their togetherness in 1959.
3. He is Among the Two Children of His Mother Millie Williams
David is among the two children of his parents, Hugh and Millie. He has an older sister who is more successful and popular.
His sister, Christie Hefner, was born on 8 November 1952. She is a businesswoman and activist. Christie served as the chairman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises from 1988 to 2009.
Christie was married to American lawyer and politician William A. Marovitz from 1995 to 2013.
4. David Has Two More Step-Siblings From His Father’s Two Other Marriages
David has two more half-siblings from his father’s other marriages. After divorcing his first wife, Hugh married actress and model Kimberley Conrad in 1989. However, they later divorced in 2010.
After that, Hugh married model and TV personality Crystal Harris on 31 December 2012. The two were together till Hugh’s death.
David has two stepbrothers from his father’s marriage with Kimberley Conrad. His brothers are named Marston Hefner (born 9 April 1990) and Cooper Hefner (born 4 September 1991).
Cooper is a famed businessman, teacher, activist, author, and reservist in the United States Air Force. Previously, he worked as the chief creative officer and chief of global partnerships at Playboy Enterprises.
5. David Keeps His Wife and Married Life Details Secret
David is not vocal when it comes to the details regarding his personal and relationship life. Although some sources claim that he is already married to a wife, David prefers not to speak on this matter at all.
Keeping his personal life at bay, David focuses on building his own professional empire.
6. David Earns a Healthy Net Worth as an Entrepreneur
The 66-years-of-age entrepreneur runs a computer consulting firm. After graduating with a degree in Computer Engineering, David started his own company in Northern California.
Coming to his professional life, David manages a healthy net worth in excess of $5 million.