Hugh Hefner, the iconic founder of the well-known and popular founder of the Playboy Magazine died on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was 91-years-old. He founded the popular magazine in 1953. Hugh Hefner was also a political activist and philanthropist who supported many charities. High Hefner started out his career as a copywriter for Esquire but left that to start Playboy in 1953. Hugh Hefner is largely regarded as the icon of the sexual revolution in America in the 1960s with the launch of the Playboy magazine. Hugh Hefner was known for leading a lavish and extravagant lifestyle.

Hugh Hefner Dead: Know All About The Playboy Magazine Founder

Hugh Hefner Dead: Know All About The Playboy Magazine Founder

The first issue that was launched had a nude centerfold of Marilyn Monroe that marked the success of the magazine selling 50,000 copies. Over the years, many notable celebrities and models posed for Playboy magazine which actually gave a tremendous boost to their careers and movies. Some of the most well-known names have been Charlize Theron, Jenny McCarthy, Cindy Crawford, Kim Kardashian, Sherlyn Chopra and others. Here’s a list of some of the most famous names from the industry who posed for Hugh Hefner’s Playboy magazine.

1.Jessica Alba

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In March 2006, Jessica Alba who was riding a box office success wave with her movies Sin City, Into the Blue and Fantastic Four posed for Playboy Magazine. This was way before she became a wife and mother and started pioneering eco-friendly products.

2.Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian one of the most popular and richest reality TV Star posed for Playboy magazine in December 2007 after the release of her infamous sex tape. Kim Kardashian since then has moved onto posing nude for other magazines and has two children with rapper Kanye West.

3.Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy is an American actress, model, television host. She began her career as a nude model for Playboy magazine in 1993 and was later named as their Playmate of the Year in 1994. She took to Twitter to show grief over Hugh Hefner’s death and thanked him for changing people’s and her life.

4.Pamela Anderson

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The Baywatch star posed several times for Playboy magazine. She was also the cover girl for the last nude issue of Playboy. Playboy ceased to publish the naked pictorials since March 2016. Pamela Anderson had done 14 cover appearances and 15 pictorials and has appeared in Playboy more than any woman in the magazine’s history. Her first photo came out when she was just 22 years old which made her into a star.

5.Charlize Theron

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The Oscar Winning actress posed for Playboy magazine in May 1999 when she was a lesser known face. Since then she has seen immense success professionally. Charlize Theron is known for her powerhouse performances as well as her level of hotness.

6.Sherlyn Chopra

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Sherlyn Chopra is the only Indian to have featured on the cover of Playboy magazine. She posed for the magazine in August 2012 and posed nude for the magazine. After posing for the magazine her career got a boost because she got the opportunity to host MTV Splitsvilla.

7.Cindy Crawford

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Cindy Crawford, the supermodel posed for the Playboy magazine cover for its July 1988 issue. She was asked back again 1996 and once again in 1998. She is probably the most famous supermodel of all times.