Paris Whitney Hilton who is famous as Paris Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television and media personality, model, actress, singer, as well as a DJ. Her grandfather, Conrad Hilton is a founder of Hilton Hotels. Her personal life itself is a controversy. However, she is known as the heiress and reality star who is regular in media attention for her socialite lifestyle and short-lived romances.
Paris Hilton Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Socialite Paris Whitney Hilton was born on 17th February 1981 in New York City. Her ethnicity is Mixed(Irish, Norwegian, German, English, Scottish, Welsh) and nationality is American.
She is the first child of Richard Hilton and Kathy Richards Hilton. When she was young, her mother and grandmother call her Star. She was very beautiful and began modeling as a child at charitable functions. She has three siblings: Nicky Hilton Rothschild(sister), Barron Hilton II(brother), Conrad Hughes Hilton(brother).
She comes from the entertainment family background. Her maternal grandmother, “Big” Kathy Dugan was an actress. Her aunts Kim and Kyle Richards continued their film and television roles.
As she had a luxurious life, she completed her high school from Marywood-Palm Valley School. But there is no information about her graduation field.
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Paris Hilton Career
When she was young she had started her career in modeling. She did a professional photo shoot for the first time for It Girl. Then she was seen in the campaigns for a leading clothing brand like Christian Dior and Tommy Hilfiger, as well as national publications.
Because of her lifestyle and relationships, she has gained the fame and popularity till 2001. In 2002, she was seen in the movie sets. Her first role was in horror flick Nine Lives. Soon, she got a movie and was featured in the movies like Wonderland and Cat in the Hat and began working on her own small-screen reality series.
Similarly, in 2003, an unauthorized four-minute video of Hilton began to circulate on the Internet, dubbed “One Night in Paris,” it featured Hilton engaging in intimate acts with then-boyfriend Rick Salomon. She was seen in the big screen features The Hills and Raising Helen, and began to branch out into other business interests. She was also the brand ambassadors of a perfume line, a nightclub franchise. She was starred in the second season of The Simple Life.
In 2005, she became the matter of public speculation. She grabbed many acting opportunities, including a small but significant role in the horror film House of Wax.
Through her amazing hard work, she earned her the Teen Choice Award for Best Scream, as well as nominations for Choice Breakout and Best Frightened Performance at the MTV Movie Awards. In 2008 she appeared in the movies like Repo! The Genetic Opera and The Hottie & the Nottie. And also launched the MTV reality series entitled Paris Hilton’s My New BFF.
Paris Hilton Salary and Net Worth
Beneath the beauty and glitz is a woman with the instincts of a serial entrepreneur. Her multiple revenue streams come from modeling appearances, acting, real estate, and television. She also has tried her hands as a singer. and various clothing and accessory lines
Her public profile rose in 2003 after the scandal involving her leaked sex tape. After the sex tape debacle, she started her own TV show – The Simple Life – aired. She followed it up with other TV Show appearances such as My New BFF, Paris Hilton’s British Best Friend, and The World According to Paris. She has appeared in movies – House of Wax, The Hottie and the Nottie. At some point, Hilton was a DJ and she charged as much as $750,000 per appearance. She also owns a chain of luxury perfumes that has proved popular among celebrities. Her 25 fragrances have sold over 50 million bottles and have raked in $3 billion globally in sales.
At 24, Paris purchased her first luxury mansion – a 3,000 square foot Spanish-style edifice in Hollywood Hills for $3 million dollars. The house has four bedrooms and bathrooms. Her second mansion, a 7,000 square Mediterranean style palatial home is located in the Mulholland Estates neighborhood of Beverly Hills. The property which has five bedrooms and bathrooms cost her a whopping $5.9 million.
Paris also has a thing for luxury cars, she owns a $260,000 Rolls-Royce, a $400,000 Bentley Continental GT with a Barbie theme, fitted with a pink upholstery and its dashboard is encrusted with diamonds. She also owns a Lexus LFA with a turbocharged engine, a black Benz SLR McLaren with a V8 supercharged engine and a Cadillac Escalade.
Among Hollywoods high flyers, Paris Hilton is known for her extravagant spending. She once spent $5000 in 40 minutes (that’s $140 per minute), shopping for designer clothes in Melbourne. At a party in New York, she doled out $230,000 on cocktails for her friends.
Her spending became a source of embarrassment to her family and her granddad, Baron Hilton decided to give away 97% of his $4.4 billion fortune to charity, leaving just 3% to his heirs. Paris Hilton is worth $300 million.
Paris Hilton was born into one of America’s premier business dynasties – The Hilton Group. Paris Hilton’s great granddad, Conrad Hilton founded the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Group in 1919 when he bought his first hotel. The conglomerate has grown over the years into a worldwide hospitality company with over 3,600 hotels in 81 countries.
Paris’s dad, Richard Hilton is a son to Barron Hilton, successor to Conrad Hilton as Head of the Hilton empire. Paris has one sister Olivia “Nicky” Hilton and two brothers: Barron Nicholas Hilton II and Conrad Hughes Hilton III
Paris Hilton Rumors and Controversy
Unlike other celebrities, Paris Hilton hasn’t suffered from any kind of rumors but has suffered from controversy. In 2006, she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Similarly, in 2007 she again arrested for 45 days.
About the Paris Hilton Relationship
Talking about her personal life of Paris Hilton, she has been dating many guys since 1999. She had encounters with Todd Phillips in 2011, Cristiano Ronaldo in 2009, Jared Leto in 2008, Brody Jenner in 2007, Andy Roddick in 2006, Criss Angel in 2006 – 2007, Val Kilmer in 2005, Lucas Babin in 2004, Jack Osbourne, McGrath and Vincent Gallo in 2003.
Similarly she has been in relationships with Thomas Gross in 2015 – 2016, Josh Upshaw in 2014, River Viiperi in 2012 – 2014, Afrojack in 2011 – 2012, Cy Waits in 2010 – 2011, Doug Reinhardt in 2009 – 2010, Benji Madden in 2008, Alex Vaggo in 2007, Stavros Niarchos in 2005 – 2006, Chad Muska in 2004 – 2005, Simon Rex in 2004 – 2008, Nick Carter in 2003 – 2004, Deryck Whibley in 2003, Rick Salomon in 2001, Leonardo DiCaprio in 2000, Edward Furlong in 1999 – 2000 as well as Randy Spelling in 1996 – 1999.
She has also been engaged to Paris Kasidokostas Latsis in 2005 and Jason Shaw in 2002 – 2003.
Paris Hilton: Body Measurements
She has a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 55kg. She has dyed blonde hair color and dark brown eye color. Her body measurements are 34-25-35, her bra size 32B. Her dress size 4 (US) and her shoe size 11 (US).
Social Media Profile
Paris is perfectly active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. She has more than 7.5 million followers on Facebook account, has over 18 million followers on the Twitter account, and about 8.6 million followers on the Instagram account.
Paris Hilton Interesting Facts
1. At some point, an academic thesis was centered around her lifestyle. The thesis was titled – The Phenomenon of Paris Hilton in American Culture.
2. In 2006, Paris spent 45 days in prison for violating her probation for driving without a valid license.
3. The phrase “That’s Hot” a favorite line of Paris’ is a registered trademark for her products.
4. Paris has dated a lot of high profile men, the list of her exes include Paris Latsis, Doug Reinhardt, Nick Carter, Benji Madden, and Thomas Gross.
5. Donald Trump is a family friend of the Hiltons, His daughter Ivanka and Paris have been friends all through childhood.