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Larry Flynt

Larry Flynt

Full Name Larry Flynt
Date of Birth November 1, 1942
Date of Death February 10, 2021, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA
Birthplace Lakeville
Birth City Kentucky
Country United States
Horoscope Scorpio

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Explore Larry Flynt net worth, age, height, bio, birthday, wiki, and salary! In this article, we will discover how old is Larry Flynt? Who is Larry Flynt dating now & how much money does Larry Flynt have?

Larry Flynt Biography

Larry Flynt is one of the most popular and richest Journalist who was born on November 1, 1942 in Lakeville, Kentucky, United States. Hustler magazine editor who gained attention after publishing nude photographs of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the former wife of John F. Kennedy.

He is portrayed by Woody Harrelson in the 1996 drama film The People vs. Larry Flynt.

He married his fifth wife Elizabeth Berrios in 1998.

NameLarry Flynt
First NameLarry
Last NameFlynt
BirthdayNovember 1
Birth Year1942
Place of BirthLakeville
Home TownKentucky
Birth CountryUnited States
Birth SignScorpio
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsNot Available
SpouseElizabeth Berrios , Althea Flynt
Children(s)Lisa Flynt, Tonya Flynt-Vega, Theresa Flynt, T.J. Flynt, Larry Flynt, Jr.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Larry Flynt Net Worth

Larry Flynt is one of the richest Journalist from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Larry Flynt's net worth $500 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

He served in both the United States Army and the United States Navy.

He founded Hustler magazine and was paralyzed from the waist down due to an assassination attempt on him.

Net Worth (2024)$500 Million
Net Worth in 2023$500 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeJournalist
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
N.B: * means unconfirmed

Larry Flynt's Height & Physical Stats

Larry Flynt height Not available right now. Larry weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

WeightNot Known
Body MeasurementsUnder Review
Eye ColorNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Feet/Shoe SizeNot Available

Who is Larry Flynt Dating?

According to our records, Larry Flynt married to Elizabeth Berrios , Althea Flynt. As of February 1, 2024, Larry Flynt’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Larry Ranked on the list of most popular Journalist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Larry Flynt celebrates birthday on November 1 of every year.

Is The People vs Larry Flynt accurate?

Although the film accurately portrayed certain events in Flynt’s life, some critics have argued that its attempts at realism were selective and carefully intended to seduce audiences into accepting the filmmakers’ deification of Flynt as a national hero.

Who inherited Larry Flynt's fortune?

Elizabeth Flynt now leads the Flynt Management Group, which includes strip clubs, video distribution, casinos and an adult broadcasting channel, with an estimated value of $500 million, the Los Angeles Times reported last year.

How did Larry Flynt get paralyzed?

Flynt was paralyzed from the waist down after he was shot near the Gwinnett County Courthouse in March 1978.

Why was Larry Flynt controversial?

Flynt revelled in controversy. He made news by publishing pictures of a nude Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sunbathing in 1975 and a cover photo of a naked woman being fed head first into a meat grinder. In 1998 he offered $1 million to anyone who could catch high-ranking U.S. government officials in a sex scandal.

Did The People vs Larry Flynt win any awards?


Key Events

  1. Flynt was born in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky, the first of three children of Larry Claxton Flynt Sr. (1919–2005), a sharecropper, and Edith (née Arnett; 1925–1982), a homemaker..

  2. Larry Claxton Flynt Jr. (; November 1, 1942 – February 10, 2021) was an American publisher and the president of Larry Flynt Publications (LFP)..

  3. He had two younger siblings: sister Judy (1947–1951) and brother Jimmy Ray Flynt (born 1948)..

  4. In 1951, Flynt's sister, Judy, died of leukemia at age four..

  5. For a brief period, he became a bootlegger but stopped when he learned that county deputies were searching for him.: 22–23  After living on his savings for two months, he enlisted in the United States Navy in July 1960..

  6. He was the operator on duty when the ship was assigned to recover John Glenn's space capsule.: 38  He was honorably discharged in July 1964. .

  7. In early 1965, Flynt took $1,800 (approx. $17,000 in 2022 when adjusted for inflation) from his savings and bought his mother's bar in Dayton, Ohio, called the Keewee..

  8. From 1968 onward, with the help of his brother Jimmy and later his girlfriend Althea Leasure, he opened Hustler Clubs in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Toledo, Ohio..

  9. By 1970, he ran eight strip clubs throughout Ohio in Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, and Cleveland. .

  10. Shortly thereafter, Flynt was approached by a paparazzo who had taken pictures of former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis while she was sunbathing nude on vacation in 1971..

  11. This item became so popular with his customers that by May 1972, he expanded the Hustler Newsletter to 16 pages, then to 32 pages in August 1973..

  12. In January 1972, Flynt created the Hustler Newsletter, a two-page, black-and-white publication about his clubs..

  13. As a result of the 1973 oil crisis, the American economy entered recession and the revenues of Hustler Clubs declined..

  14. California (1973) obscenity exception to the First Amendment..

  15. In July 1974, the first issue of Hustler was published..

  16. In November 1974, Hustler showed the first "pink-shots", or photos of open vulvas.: 91  Flynt had to fight to publish each issue, as many people, including some at his distribution company, found the magazine too explicit and threatened to remove it from the market..

  17. In July 1974, Flynt first published Hustler as a step forward from the Hustler Newsletter, which was advertising for his businesses..

  18. The publication of nude paparazzi pictures of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in August 1975 was a major coup..

  19. Outraged by a derogatory cartoon published in Hustler in 1976, Kathy Keeton, then girlfriend of Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione, filed a libel suit against Flynt in Ohio..

  20. He was first prosecuted on obscenity and organized crime charges in Cincinnati in 1976 by Simon Leis, who headed a local anti-pornography committee..

  21. Flynt created his privately held company Larry Flynt Publications (LFP) in 1976..

  22. He married his fourth wife, Althea, in 1976, and they remained married for ten years until her death at age 33..

  23. LFP launched Ohio Magazine in 1977, and later its output included other mainstream work..

  24. He said he was an evangelical Christian for one year, "converted" in 1977 by evangelist Ruth Carter Stapleton, the sister of President Jimmy Carter..

  25. Franklin, a militant white supremacist and serial killer, also shot Vernon Jordan; he targeted other black and Jewish people in a killing spree from 1977 to 1980..

  26. He was paralyzed from the waist down due to injuries sustained in a 1978 assassination attempt by serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin.: 170–71  In 2003, Arena magazine listed him at No. 1 on the "50 Powerful People in Porn" list..

  27. On March 6, 1978, during a legal battle related to obscenity in Gwinnett County, Georgia, Flynt and his lawyer were shot on the sidewalk in Lawrenceville by Joseph Paul Franklin..

  28. Supreme Court in 1981..

  29. In early March 1983, 21 year-old Cheryl Araujo was gang raped on a pool table by four men in New Bedford..

  30. Falwell, after being sued by Reverend Jerry Falwell in 1983, over an offensive ad parody in Hustler that suggested that Falwell's first sexual encounter was with his mother in an outhouse..

  31. In the January 1983 issue of Hustler, there was a photographic pictorial called "Dirty pool"..

  32. Also in 1983, he leaked an FBI surveillance tape to the media regarding John DeLorean..

  33. Supreme Court in 1983, with Flynt losing the case..

  34. It contained details of his 1983 arrest for disrupting the U..

  35. Larry reported she had ARC (AIDS-related complex), but drowned in a bathtub in 1987..

  36. In 1988, Flynt won a Supreme Court decision, Hustler Magazine v..

  37. In 1989, Tinsley was arrested, charged with molesting his daughter from age 13–18..

  38. Tinsley was convicted of that charge on January 5, 1990..

  39. His conviction was overturned in 1992 when an appeals court ruled that the jury should not have seen cartoons drawn by Tinsley..

  40. In 1994, Flynt bought a Gulfstream II private jet, which was used in the movie The People vs..

  41. Criticizing the sanitizing scope of the 1996 film, The People vs..

  42. Larry Flynt (1996), playing the judge who sentenced him in the case. .

  43. LFP sold the distribution business, as well as several mainstream magazines, beginning in 1996..

  44. Flynt appears in the music video "Afraid" by the American rock band Mötley Crüe which first aired on June 9, 1997..

  45. Flynt's daughter, Tonya Flynt-Vega, accused him of sexually abusing her as a child.: 16  In the 1998 book, Hustled: My Journey from Fear to Faith, Flynt-Vega writes about her father showing her images from Hustler and while he did so, he began touching her, had her remove her bathing suit, assaulted her orally, then showed her his erection and tried to penetrate her..

  46. LFP started to produce pornographic movies in 1998, through the Hustler Video film studio, which purchased VCA Pictures in 2003..

  47. He married his fifth wife, Elizabeth Berrios, in 1998..

  48. As a result of a sting operation in April 1998, Flynt was charged with a number of obscenity-related offenses concerning the sale of sex videos to a youth in a Cincinnati adult store he owned..

  49. He did so during the impeachment proceedings against President Clinton in 1998, offering $1 million for evidence and publishing the results in The Flynt Report..

  50. In a plea agreement in 1999, LFP, Inc. (Flynt's corporate holdings group) pleaded guilty to two counts of pandering obscenity and agreed to stop selling adult videos in Cincinnati. .

  51. On June 22, 2000, Flynt opened the Hustler Casino, a card room located in the Los Angeles suburb of Gardena..

  52. In 2003, Flynt was a candidate in the recall election of California governor Gray Davis, calling himself a "smut peddler who cares"..

  53. In June 2003, prosecutors in Hamilton County, Ohio, attempted to revive criminal charges of pandering obscene material against Flynt and his brother Jimmy Flynt, charging that they had violated the 1999 agreement..

  54. In 2003, Flynt purchased nude photographs of former PFC Jessica Lynch, who was captured by Iraqi forces, rescued from an Iraqi hospital by U..

  55. Flynt supported activist groups opposed to the war in Iraq in 2004 and 2005..

  56. In 2005, he replaced it with a Gulfstream IV..

  57. In 2007, Flynt repeated his $1 million offer and also wrote the foreword to Joseph Minton Amann and Tom Breuer's The Brotherhood of Disappearing Pants: A field guide to conservative sex scandals, which contained some cases published by Flynt..

  58. In January 2009, Flynt filed suit against two nephews, Jimmy Flynt II and Dustin Flynt, for the use of his family name in producing pornography..

  59. In 2012, Flynt offered a $1 million reward for information on Mitt Romney's unreleased tax returns and ran two full-page ads in USA Today and The Washington Post to promote the offer..

  60. In 2013, he said he was "a civil libertarian to the core", though he once attempted a presidential run as a Republican in 1984..

  61. Flynt endorsed Mark Sanford in the 2013 special election for South Carolina's 1st congressional district, saying "His open embrace of his mistress in the name of love, breaking his sacred marriage vows, was an act of bravery that has drawn my support.".

  62. Franklin was executed by lethal injection on November 20, 2013. .

  63. In 2014, Flynt said his print portfolio made up only 10% of his company's revenue, and predicted the demise of Hustler due to competition from the Internet..

  64. His daughter Lisa Flynt-Fugate died in a car crash in Ohio in October 2014 at age 47..

  65. In May 2015, Flynt endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election..

  66. In January 2015, following the attack on Charlie Hebdo, Larry Flynt criticized the American media for refusing to broadcast the caricatures of Mohammed from the satirical weekly..

  67. In October 2017, Flynt offered a $10 million reward for any evidence that would lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump..

  68. In January 2019, Flynt discussed the importance of freedom and voting in America when he was interviewed by Weekly Alibi's August March..

  69. A 2019 Christmas card from Larry Flynt Publications, sent to several Republican congressmen, depicted Trump's assassination..

  70. Flynt died from heart failure in Los Angeles on February 10, 2021, at age 78..

  71. In May 2021, VICE News published and reported on a copy of Flynt's 322-page FBI file, which the outlet obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request..

  72. Now a millionaire, Flynt bought a $375,000 (approx. $2 million in 2022 when adjusted for inflation) mansion. .

  73. He purchased them for $18,000 (approx. $98,000 in 2022 when adjusted for inflation) and published them in the August 1975 issue.: 98–99  That issue attracted widespread attention, and one million copies were sold within a few days..

  74. He refitted it and was soon making $1,000 a week (approx. $9,300 in 2022 when adjusted for inflation); he used the profits to buy two other bars..