Cooper Hefner is a popular name as an American businessman and writer. Currently, he is the chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises. His father, Hugh Hefner originally founded it. Being the son of a wealthy and famous businessman is not the only identity Cooper has. There is more to that. If you wish to know more about life, career, achievements and net worth of Cooper Hefner in 2018, keep reading.
Early Life & Biography
Born as Cooper Bradford Hefner in 1991 on the 4th of September in Los Angeles, California, he is an American by nationality. Cooper is Hugh Hefner and Kimberley Conrad’s child. Cooper is Hugh’s second wife’s son. His parents separated shortly after his birth.
His childhood days were spent living between the Playboy mansion, owned by his father, and his mother’s house in the neighbourhood. His education started with his schooling at the Ojai Valley School. He went to the Chapman University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from there. Currently, he is a 26-year-old chap with enormous responsibilities on his shoulders.
Speaking of his own life, he might have been in many relationships with different women, but at present, he is a dedicated partner to his beloved Scarlett Byrne. Both of them got engaged in the year 2015. It might be amusing to many that he is a part of the California State Military Reserve. The name of Cooper Hefner is associated with activism work of the LGBTQ + community. This attitude of Cooper led him to win the prestigious award known as the British LGBT Award. This is not a little achievement but a mark of his hard work and success in it.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His work at the Playboy started from his college days, but it faced a few years of a break due to his leave from the company owing to some disagreements with the then CEO Scott Flanders. Cooper was not ready to accept the direction the company was going in and seeing that nobody bothered about his opinions, he decided to leave and return only as the Chief Creative Officer.
Meanwhile, he engaged himself in writing, editing and publishing various op-eds, mostly political and cultural. He successfully founded HOP, i.e. Hefner Operations & Productions in 2016. It is mainly a media Startup Company centring on social events and contents for millennials.
After Hugh Hefner decided to step down in July 2016, Cooper took over his position. With him, the company welcomed nudity as a tool of attraction and variety once again raising its sell by 39%. He once appeared On the Forbes list of “30 Under 30” (2018) then in “The Folio: 100” (2017), etc.
Net Worth & Earnings
Cooper has a net worth of almost $50 million, mostly inherited by him from his millionaire father. The Playboy Enterprise is the primary source of his wealth.
He is a person who proved to be more than what any wealthy father’s son would be. Showing his capability in raising the company’s sell so fast, he declared himself to be a proper business man’s son.