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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton is a media personality, businesswoman, model, entertainer, and socialite from the United States. Moreover, Paris Hilton rose to fame after appearing in the reality television series ‘The Simple Life.’

Early Life

Paris Hilton was born on the 17th of February 1981, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. Moreover, she is 41 years old in 2022. Her birth name is Paris Whitney Hilton and belongs to a mixed ethnicity (English, Norwegian, German, Italian, Irish, and Scottish ancestry).

Similarly, she follows Christianity by religion and has a zodiac sign of Aquarius. She is the daughter of Richard Hilton (father) and Kathy Richards Hilton (mother). Her father is a businessman while her mother is a socialite and former child actress.

She grew up with her three siblings whose names are Nicky Hilton, Barron Hilton, and Conrad Hughes Hilton. And, Paris is the eldest of her siblings. Her grandfather, Conrad Hilton is the founder of Hilton Hotels. Moreover, Paris was raised in a very “sheltered, conservative” atmosphere; her parents were particularly strict and she was not allowed to date, wear make-up or certain types of clothes, or go to school dances.

Coming toward her academic background, she studied at the Buckley School and St. Paul the Apostle School. Later, she studied at  Marwood-Palm Valley School in Rancho Mirage, California, Professional Children’s School, Provo Canyon School, and Dwight School.

Moreover, she was expelled from the Canterbury Boarding School for not following rules and violating them. However, she dropped out of high school without completing her graduation. Later, she earned the General Educational Development (GED) certification.

Paris Hilton – Net Worth 2023

Being an American media personality, model, businesswoman, and DJ, Hilton has earned a whopping amount of money throughout her career. As of 2023, her net worth estimated at around $300 million which she has earned from his professional career.

Career

From a small age, Paris Hilton began modeling and usually modeled at Charity events and programs. At the age of 19, Hilton signed with Donald Trump’s modeling agency, T Management.

She has also worked with Ford Models in New York, Models 1 Agency in London, Nous Model Management in Los Angeles, and Premier Model Management in London. Moreover, she worked for many commercials including the are Iceberg Vodka, GUESS, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Dior, and Marciano.

Moreover, in 2001, people started seeing her as a socialite and called her “New York’s leading ‘It Girl.”

Acting roles and Television series

As an actress, Hilton has appeared in a few movies. Her breakthrough role was in a horror movie, The House of Wax which was released in 2005. Similarly, she has a brief role in movies like Zoolander (2001), Wonderland (2003), and The Cat In The Hat (2003).

Hilton worked in supporting roles in Nine Lives, Raising Helen, and The Hills. In addition, she was the hottie in the 2008 movie The Hottie and the Naughty.

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Caption: Paris Hilton in the reality television series ‘The Simple Life’ (Source: IMDb)

In 2003, she appeared in the reality television series ‘The Simple Life’ along with her fellow socialite friend Nicole Richie. The show aired on FOX TV unit and was later broadcast by E! Network for two more seasons before ending in 2006.

Moreover, she played guest roles, in episodes of The O.C., The George Lopez Show, Las Vegas, American Dreams, Dogg After Dark, and Veronica Mars.

Other Works

Besides this, she was also featured in a few music videos such as “It Girl” by John Oates and “Just Lose It” by Clawfinger Zeroes and Heroes. She guest appeared in the American sitcom My Name is Earl episode “I Won’t Die with a Little Help from My Friends.”

Hilton’s media ventures include the reality television series Paris Hilton’s My New BFF (2008–2009), The World According to Paris (2011), Hollywood Love Story (2018), Cooking with Paris (2021), and Paris in Love (2021–2022); the documentaries Paris, Not France (2008), The American Meme (2018), and This Is Paris (2020); as well as her podcast, This is Paris (2021–present), on iHeartRadio.

Singer, Author Businesswoman, and DJ

In 2006, she released her eponymous debut studio album, Paris which reached number six on the Billboard 200 and respectively produced the successful first single “Stars Are Blind.”

Her songs Screwed, and Stars are Blind were hit in over 17 different countries. Later, she inked with  Cash Money Records, featuring in the music video for Rich Gang’s song “Tapout.” “Goof Time,” she released her first single through Cash Money, featuring rapper Lil Wayne.

In 2004, she released her autobiography co-written by Merle Ginsberg, Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose. It became the New York Times bestseller. Due to her first book’s huge success, she released a second book co-written by the same writer Ginsberg in 2005, Your Heiress Diary: Confess It All to Me.

Besides modeling, acting, and singing, she is a successful fashion businesswoman as well. Her business includes 19 product lines, 50 boutiques worldwide, and a resort in Manila, Philippines.

She is also known as a DJ and made her debut at a Brazilian pop-music festival, attracting a great deal of controversy and negative responses from DJs Deadmau5, Samantha Ronson, and Afrojack in June. In August 2013, she was a DJ at Amnesia’s weekly “Foam and Diamonds” parties in Ibiza.

Awards

In her professional career, Hilton has managed to earn several awards and nominations.

DanceStar USA Award (2004), Teen Choice Award (2005), Golden Raspberry Awards (2006, 2010), Harvard Lampoon (2008), Fifi Award (2009), Fox Reality Award (2009), NRJ DJ Awards (2013, 2014), and MTV Movie & TV Award (2022) are some awards and achievement which she earned during her professional career.

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Caption: Paris Hilton wins the Best Reality Return (Source: MTV)

Relationship Status

On November 11, 2021, Paris Hilton married businessman Carter Reum. The pair started dating each other in December 2019 and engaged on February 13, 2021.

They also have a baby boy together named  Phoenix Barron Hilton Reum. Paris and Carter welcome their first child on 16th January 2023. In fact, Phoenix was born through a surrogate. The baby boy is a year old as of 2024.

Moving on, the couple also welcomed their second child, a daughter named London in November 2024.

In addition, she has a long list of men whom she has dated in the past before getting married to Reum.

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Caption: Paris Hilton with her husband, Carter Reum (Source: Instagram)

In 2000, Paris Hilton was first linked with Leonardo DiCaprio. However, she denied their affair. Then, she was linked with actor Edward Furlong in 2000. Later, in 2001, a sex tape was leaked showing Hilton and then-boyfriend Rick Salomon and drew huge media attention.

Moreover, she was engaged to fashion model Jason Shaw from 2002 to 2003. She then dated singer, Nick Carter. Likewise, she was engaged to Paris Latsis from mid-2005 until November 2005.

Similarly, she dated Benji Madden in 2008, Doug Reinhardt in 2010, and Las Vegas nightclub owner Cy Waits in 2011. Moreover, she was engaged to actor Chris Zylka from January 2018 to November 2018.

Body Measurements

Paris Hilton stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown eyes with brown hair color and her body measurements are 34-25-35 inches. Similarly, her bra size is 32B, dress size is 4 (US), and shoe size 11 (US).

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Caption: Paris Hilton posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Paris Hilton – Social Media

This media is active on social platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. On her Instagram page @parishilton, there are more t than 22 million followers.

Likewise, there are more than 16.9 million followers on Twitter and more than 11 million followers on the Facebook page. She has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are more than 1.25 million subscribers on it.