Friday, 23 November 2012

Famous people who are once in playboy

Playboy is an American men's magazine that features photographs of nude women as well as journalism and fiction. It was founded in Chicago in 1953 by Hugh Hefner and his associates.  All categories of people tried their luck to work with Playboy, and in our list few famous people are one in them.

Gregory Dick

Comedian Dick Gregory, who in recent times came in number 82 on Comedy Central's list of the "100 Greatest Stand-ups." He's the one behind the joke, when he was down South he went to restaurant; a white waitress came up to and said, 'We don't serve colored people here.' He responded ‘That’s all right. I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.'" After Hugh Hefner (Editor-in-chief of Playboy Magazine, Chief Creative Officer of Playboy Enterprises) saw him perform for the first time, he hired him as a regular at the Chicago Playboy Club.

Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein was a cartoonist fresh out of the military when he got his big break via Playboy. In 1956, Hugh Hefner began publishing his poems, cartoons, and stories. “He was a giant as a talent, a giant as a human being,” Hefner said. “A true Renaissance man.”

Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield was one of the sexiest actresses of the '50s and '60s, kind of the alternate Marilyn Monroe. But before she made it as an actress, she appeared in Playboy in 1955.

Jenny McCarthy

After getting accepted by Playboy in 1993, the magazine offered McCarthy $20,000 equivalent to $32,177 today.McCarthy became the Playmate of the Month and later the Playmate of the Year and was paid a $100,000 salary In 1994.  MTV chose McCarthy to be the host of a new dating shows called "Singled Out", she also appeared at World Wrestling Federation (WWF) And She became famous in Movies and TV  shows.

Gloria Steinem

An American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s and 1970s. Gloria Steinem's career was indirectly launched by Playboy. She only had a single magazine piece to her name when she was hired by Show Magazine to go undercover as a waitress at New York's Playboy Club and write an exposé. Soon, she was hired on staff at New York Magazine.

Lauren Hutton

70’s supermodel with the gap in her teeth. She acted in many movies ,Before she became famous, In 1963 when she was 20, she was a Playboy bunny. 

Alex Haley

Alex Haley, the author of Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, got his big break when Playboy commissioned him to interview Miles Davis in 1962. He'd go on to interview Martin Luther King Jr., Sammy Davis Jr., and Malcolm X for the magazine

Debbie Harry

Famous 80’s lead singer of Blondie. But she was worked at New York's Playboy Club from 1968 to 1973

Cynthia Rowley

A famous Designer Cynthia Rowley ,she got her very first credit in a magazine when she was a student and Playboy published a spread of a model in a sailor hat and matching skirt of her design.