Hugh Hefner is engaged to be married again. Hefner became engaged to 24 year old Crystal Harris over the Christmas holidays, 2010. When the couple exchanged gifts, Hefner presented the former Playmate with an engagement ring.
Hefner tweeted about the event, stating, “After the movie tonight, Crystal & I exchanged gifts. I gave Crystal a ring. A truly memorable Christmas Eve.” He later tweeted, “When I gave Crystal the ring, she burst into tears. This is the happiest Christmas weekend in memory.”
A representative of Playboy confirmed the engagement to UsMagazine.com.
This will be Hefner’s third marriage and Crystal’s first marriage.
Hugh Hefner was first married to his high school sweetheart, Mildred Williams in 1949. She and Hefner had two children, Christie, now 58 and David, now 55. They were married for ten years.
Hefner was married to his previous wife, Kimberley Conrad in 1989. She was the 1988 Playmate of the year. Although the two divorced earlier this year, they actually separated in 1998. Hefner and Kimberley had two children, Marston, now 20 and Cooper, now 19.
Most Recent Relationships
Hefner’s most recent girlfriends, the stars of the E! reality show, The Girls Next Door, Holly Madison, Bridget Marquart and Kendra Wilkinson.
Holly and Hefner dated for 7 years. Holly and Hefner ended their relationship in 2008. It was well know that Holly wanted to marry and have children, and Hef was adamant that he did not want to remarry. Holly left the relationship and the mansion to pursue a relationship with Criss Angel.
Bridget Marquardt and Hefner dated for 7 years. Bridget left the mansion and the relationship to pursue other interests.
Hefner and Kendra Wilkinson, who admitted to cheating on Hefner, dated for 5 years. Kendra left the mansion to pursue her own reality show on E! and a relationship with football star Keith Baskett.
Twins, Kristina and Karissa ShannonThe twins Kristina and Karissa Shannon were two of the new stars of the E! reality show, The Girls Next Door, and girlfriends to Hugh Hefner, along with Crystal Harris. Kristina and Karissa were asked to leave the mansion when Hef became upset over the girls bringing boyfriends to the mansion, according to the girls.
Hugh Hefner will now be marrying Crystal Harris more than a century following his first marriage.
Hugh Hefner founded his magazine, Playboy in 1953, with a cover featuring the first cover, a 1949 nude calendar photo of Marilyn Monroe. Although Hefner had never met Marilyn Monroe, bought the crypt next to hers at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. Playboy is now a multimillion dollar international corporation.