Larry Flynt was bornon 1 November 1942 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA, American. With an estimated net worth of $400 million, Larry Flynt, the American publisher and owner of the adult entertainment company, ‘Larry Flynt Publications’ is one of the biggest names in the industry. He has survived an assassination attempt, after being shot by a gunman, as a result of which he was paralysed and had to succumb to life in a wheelchair. He has over the course of many years become embroiled in a number of controversies and legal battles, including one case over the First Amendment. He is the publisher of the ‘Hustler' magazine, which published explicit photos of a former First Lady, gaining much media hype. He was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky to an army officer, while his mother was a homemaker. He was raised in poverty and hardship and his parents got divorced when he was barely ten years old. He joined the United States Army and the Navy for a brief period and later took up a series of jobs and also ran his own bar. He eventually opened his first Hustler Club bar. To learn more interesting and intriguing facts about his childhood, personal life and achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.
In 2008, a documentary about him titled, ‘Larry Flynt: The Right to Be Left Alone'as released
On June 22, 2000, he set up the Larry Flynt's Hustler Casino in Gardena, California
In 1996, he published his biography titled, ‘An Unseemly Man: My Life as a Pornographer, Pundit, and Social Outcast '
From 1986, Larry Flynt Publications began to undertake more of mainstream projects
In 1978, a gunman named Joseph Paul Franklin shot him and his lawyer, Gene Reeves outside a courtroom in Georgia
In 1976, he founded the Larry Flynt Publications, which specialises in the production of adult entertainment
In August 1975, he published nude pictures of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, while she was sunbathing on a vacation
In November 1974, 'Hustler’ published its first photo of ‘pink shots’
The 'Hustler Newsletter’ had become immensely popular with his customers and in May 1972, he increased its number of pages to 16 and in August further increased the number of pages to 32
In 1968, he opened his first Hustler Club bar, which included a set of girls who were skimpily clad and nude dancers
In 1965, he used his savings amount of $1800 to buy his mother’s bar, ‘Keewee', which was located in Dayton, Ohio
In 1960, he joined the Navy and became a radar operator abode the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier
The venture was a success and he began earing $1000 per week