in 2006, "but because she believed in her son."), to launch Playboy, which was initially going to be called Stag Party.
In 2009, he received a "worst supporting actor" nomination for a Razzie award for his performance as himself in Miss March.
On his official Twitter account he joked about this nomination: "Maybe I didn't understand the character." A documentary by Brigitte Berman, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, was released on July 30, 2010.
A self-made multi-millionaire, his net worth is over $43 million due to his success as the founder of Playboy magazine. Hefner graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a bachelor of arts in psychology and a double minor in creative writing and art in 1949, earning his degree in two and a half years.
Hefner is also a political activist and philanthropist active in several causes and public issues. He attended Sayre Elementary School and Steinmetz High School, then during World War II, served as a writer for a military newspaper in the U. After graduation, he took a semester of graduate courses in sociology at Northwestern University but dropped out soon after.
Sunday night’s episode of John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” took aim at Hollywood’s whitewashing epidemic — one week before the 88th Academy Awards.