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14 Facts About The Late Playboy Magazine Founder Hugh Hefner

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It’s sad to see that another famous star in the Hollywood sky has passed, and this time it’s Hugh Hefner. Hefner died at the age of 91 from natural causes at his home in the Playboy Mansion. Having lived through 9 decades and starting one of the most famous magazines of all time, the Playboy Magazine, Hugh made quite a name for himself. So let’s take a look at the life of Hugh Hefner and some facts that you might not have known about him.

1. Marriage and kids

Even though Hugh has dozens of “girlfriends”, he has actually been married three times, and he had four children between those marriages. This is his son Cooper.

Though he has dozens of girlfriends, Hugh's been married to three different women, and has four children between them.

Source: Chatter Busy

2. He grew up in a strict Methodist household

 Hugh grew up in a strict Methodist house.

Source: All Famous Things

3. Guinness Book of World Records

Yep, Hugh has a spot in that book as the longest-running editor-in-chief of a magazine of all time.

He holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-serving Editor-in-Chief of a magazine.

Source: Post Gazette

4. He was born on April 9, 1926

 Hugh was born in the mid-20s.

Source: NBC

5. While Hugh was serving in the army, his wife cheated on him

He’s said that it was “the most devastating moment of his life.”

While Hugh was away in the army, his wife cheated on him. He's said that it was "the most devastating moment of [his] life.”

Source: Journalism

6. Hollywood sign

In 2010 the late businessman donated around $900,000 as to prevent the Hollywood sign from being demolished.

 In 2010, Hugh donated about $900,000 to prevent the Hollywood sign from being demolished.

Source: Sivanayla

7. Against drugs

Holly Madison talked about how much Hugh was against drugs. He strictly banned them from the Mansion and fired any girl that he found out was on them.

In her book, Holly Madison says that Hugh was fervently against drugs, banning them from the house and firing any girl that was was on them.

Source: Celebitchy

8. Zoo license

The Playboy Mansion is one of the most luxurious residences in the US, and it’s also one of the few to have a zoo license.

The Playboy Mansion is one of the few private residences in the US to have a zoo license.

Source: Independent

9. Hugh Hefner and ex American President George Bush are 9th cousins

Does that even count as cousins?

 Hugh is the 9th cousin to President George Bush.

Source: I Love Useless Knowledge

10. Personal interviews

Holly Madison also revealed that Hugh personally interviewed all winners of “Girl of the Month”.

Madison says that Hugh personally interviews every single "Girl of the Month."

Source: The Daily Star

11. It’s estimated that Hugh has slept with over 2000 women

That’s a lot.

 Hugh estimates that he has slept with over 2,000 women.

Source: Web

12. He suffered a mild stroke in 1985

In 1985, he suffered a mild stroke.

Source: Biography

13. Very smart

Hefner had a genius IQ count of 152.

He has a genius IQ of 152.

Source: Daily Mail

14. Not very keen on retirement

Hugh had no plans to retire throughout the entirety of his career. “I think that retirement is the first step towards the grave. It’s the perfect combination of work and play that keeps you young. If I quit work, it would be the beginning of the end for me.” he stated regarding the matter.

He has no plans to retire, saying “I think that retirement is the first step towards the grave. It’s the perfect combination of work and play that keeps you young. If I quit work, it would be the beginning of the end for me."

Source: Esquire

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