Hugh Hefner was the founder of Playboy magazine, which he published from 1953 until his death in 2017.

Hefner's net worth at the time of his death was estimated to be $50 million.

Hefner's wealth came from a variety of sources, including Playboy magazine, the Playboy Mansion, and other business interests.

Playboy magazine was a cultural phenomenon, and Hefner was known for his lifestyle of lavish parties and beautiful women.

 Hefner was also a controversial figure, and his magazine was criticized for its portrayal of women.

Hefner was married three times and had four children.

 Hefner died of natural causes at the age of 91.

The Playboy Mansion is now owned by Daren Metropoulos, the son of billionaire Dean Metropoulos.

The Playboy brand is still active, but it has been scaled back in recent years.

Hugh Hefner's legacy is complex and continues to be debated.