It is unlikely for people to have never heard of Playboy magazine. Hugh Hefner was the brain behind this billion-dollar empire. But contrary to his father, David Hefner stubbornly made his niche in a world different from his father and siblings.
David is different than his father in every aspect one can think of. He avoids limelight and tabloids to such an extent that he is rarely seen in any public events. So, what is he up to? And how is his personal life? Let’s find out, shall we?
Here are some facts about David that you might have missed.
David Hefner: Quick Facts
|August 30, 1955
|Palo Alto, California, USA
|University of California
Bio and Family
The eldest son of Hugh Hefner and his first wife Mildred Wiliams, David was born in the year 1955 on the 30th of August. Hefner is American by nationality and is of white ethnicity. Likewise, he is the second child of his parents and has an older sister named Christie Ann Hefner and two younger half-brothers named Marston Glenn and Cooper Bradford.
When he was just four, his parents separated, leaving him and his sister in the hands of their grandparents, Glenn Lucius Hefner and Grace Caroline. The divorce no doubt left a big impression on his young mind. Though he did not lack anything physical, it was emotional and parental care that he was deprived of.
It can be one of the reasons why David is such an introvert and avoids the limelight. Nonetheless, he did not let this feeling affect his education. Also, David attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, and acquired a degree in film and digital media.
Age and Height
Talking about his age, David is already 63 years old. Being born in 1955, the son of Hugh Hefner celebrates his birthday every year on August 30. His birth sign is Virgo. Generally, people born under this sign are known to be introverts who possess analytical, intelligent and dedicated traits.
Similarly, he has black eyes and black hair, which seems to recede with his age. But he does have a luscious beard and mustache that suits his personality. However, there is not any information regarding his measurements, like height, weight, and others.
Personal Life: Is David married?
It is a known fact that David is different than his father in every aspect, let it be a career choice or personality. Also, talking about his personal life, Hefner is still single and unmarried. Not he still has not tied the knot.
Likewise, David is yet to be linked with any significant partner as of today. He has no children, which is a similar case to his siblings. It seems Hefner is more focused on his career and likes to live a life of solitude, unlike his father.
David has one older sister named Christie Ann Hefner, who was born on November 8, 1952, in Chicago, Illinois, US. She is the biological sister of David. Also, she graduated from Brandeis University with a degree in English and American Literature.
Moreover, after her graduation, Christie handled the Playboy business as a Special Assistant Chairman from 1975 to 1978. She slowly rose to the company ranks from Vice President to President and later to Chairman/CEO. As of now, the eldest child of Hefner is the Chairman of Hatchbeauty Products LLC. in Santa Monica, California.
Furthermore, she is a humanitarian and HIV/AIDS advocate. Though she has found success in her career, the same cannot be said about her love life. Christie was married to William Marovitz, a former Illinois Senator, in 1995. But the couple divorced after eight years in 2013. They bore no child.
Hugh Hefner married three times in his life. His second wife, Kimberly Conrad, gave birth to two sons named Marston Hefner and Cooper Hefner before Hugh married Crystal Harris. There is not much information on Marston.
However, contrary to David, Cooper was interested in his father’s business. Also, he took over the business one year before Hugh’s death. He is dubbed ‘The New Prince of Playboy.’ The youngest child of Hugh is a graduate of Chapman University, California. He has a degree in Film Production.
David Hefner: Career and Net Worth
Although David could have owned the billion-dollar franchise, he had no interest in that field. Instead, he is now working as a computer analyst and is also the founder of a computer consulting firm based in Northern California.
In addition to his work, David has also contributed as an independent computer graphics specialist in many Hollywood productions. They are Forgotten Pills(2010), Washed(2014), Translogic(2013-2016), and D-Love(2017).
However, Hefner’s exact net worth is still unknown. But there’s no doubt that he earns an impressive amount from his career. Meanwhile, his late father, Hugh Hefner, had a net worth of $50 million. All of his assets were distributed equally among his four children.