Cooper Hefner, son of Playboy Enterprises founder has tied the knot with Harry Potter star Scarlett Byrne.
Cooper Hefner and his wife, Scarlett yesterday shared photos of their wedding on Instagram. Cooper who is one of Hugh Hefner son proposed to Byrne in August 2015. The simple wedding ceremony took place in Oxnard, California at the Ventura County courthouse.
Sharing a photo of their big day, Scarlett Byrne, 29, said: “Cooper and I are happy to announce that we are legally married.” The English actress who has now changed her last name on Instagram to Hefner added: “I love you, Cooper, I’m happy to stand by you as your friend, partner, and wife.”
Scarlett and Cooper Hefner are planning to hold a more elaborate ceremony where they will be joined by friends and family. The new bride said: “We are looking forward to the coming months when we will have our wedding with our friends and family present to celebrate with us.” Her husband also wrote:“ I love you very much and look forward to planning our wedding in the months ahead.”
Cooper who worked at his father as a college student, inherited an undisclosed portion of Hugh Hefner’s multi-million dollar estate. While working for his father, he rose to become the chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises. In April this year, he left the company to launch his own media brand called the Hefner Media Corporation. He also formed StagDaily, an adult digital content platform that will be launched next year.
Before his death, Hugh Hefner was at one time reportedly worth about $200 million. But at the time of his death, he was said to be worth around $50million. Wealth X later reported that Hefner was actually worth at least $110million. Hugh Hefner died in September 2017, the same year that Scarlett Byrne posed nude for Playboy magazine. He left behind his wife, Crystal and four children.