Christie Hefner net worth: Christie Hefner is an American businesswoman with an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars. Born in Wilmette, Illinois, Christie Hefner graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, and then from Brandeis University, where she earned a degree in English and American Literature. She is the daughter of Hugh Hefner, and served as the Chairwoman and CEO of Playboy Enterprises from 1982 and 1988, respectively, until 2009. In addition to her work at Playboy, she was heavily involved in multiple political initiatives focusing on first amendment issues, women's rights, and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. She founded the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award, which is given to a person or organization that embodies First Amendment rights. She also raised $30 million for the CORE Center in Chicago, an outpatient facility for people living with AIDS in the Midwest. She is currently the Executive Chairman of Canyon Ranch Enterprises, a company focused on health and wellness.