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Paris Hilton is an American media personality, businesswoman, socialite, singer, model and actress. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Her lifestyle made her a feature of entertainment news and tabloid magazines and Hilton was proclaimed “New York’s leading It girl” in 2001. In 2003, a sex tape with Hilton and her then boyfriend Rick Salomon, later released as 1 Night in Paris, was leaked to the public. Released only three weeks before the premiere of the reality television series The Simple Life, in which she starred alongside her long time friend Nicole Richie, the sex tape became a media sensation.

Birth Name

Paris Whitney Hilton

Nickname

Star, Princess, Paris the Heiress

Profession

Model, Businesswoman, Socialite, Music Producer, Fashion Designer, Singer, DJ, Author

Genre

Pop, EDM, Hip-Hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Warner Bros., Cash Money Records

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Paris Hilton was born on February 17, 1981 in New York City, New York, United States.

Age

She is currently 38 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

White

Paris has English, Italian, Irish, German and Norwegian ancestry.

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Religion

Roman Catholicism

Education

Paris Hilton attended Buckley School and  St. Paul the Apostle Church and School  from where she graduated in 1995. She briefly attended Convent of the Sacred Heart,  New York in 1996. Then, she finally attended Dwight School. At 16, she went to Provo Canyon School (School for emotionally troubled teens). At 18, she was expelled from Canterbury Boarding School for violating rules. She finally returned to Dwight School and completed her education.

Family Details

  • Father – Richard Howard “Rick” Hilton (Businessman)
  • Mother – Kathy Hilton (née Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino) (Socialite and former actress)
  • Siblings – Nicholai Olivia “Nicky” Hilton (Younger Sister), Barron Nicholas Hilton II (Younger Brother), Conrad Hughes Hilton III (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Conrad Hilton (Paternal Great-Grandfather) (Businessman), Kim Richards (Aunt) (Actress), Kyle Richards (Aunt) (Actress, TV personality), Barron Hilton (Grandfather) (Business Magnate, socialite, hotel heir), Francesca Hilton (Great Aunt) (Actress, Photographer, Comedian)

Manager

For her modeling assignments, she is signed to Metropolitan Models in Paris.

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Paris Hilton dated –

  • Nick Carter (2003-2004) – Paris Hilton had a short-lived affair with actor, singer, and dancer, Nick Carter, between 2003 and 2004.
  • Travis Barker (2006) – Hilton had a fleeting affair with songwriter and record producer, Travis Barker, in September 2006. They were seen making out on multiple occasions and even had a drunken wedding which was officiated by Suge Knight.
  • Josh Henderson (2007) – Paris Hilton was linked with actor and model, Josh Henderson, in 2007. However, their relationship blew out only after a few weeks.
  • DJ Afrojack (aka Nick van de Wall) (Dutch Music Producer and DJ). Paris dated DJ Afrojack from November 2011 until 2012.
  • Mario Balotelli (2012) – Italian footballer, who is the striker of The Manchester City had a fling with Hilton in 2012. He is ten years younger to Paris. Their relationship was confirmed by terra.com.
  • River Viiperi (2012-2014) – Spanish model River Viiperi started dating Paris in  September 2012. Again, she is ten years senior to him. The couple first met through DT Model Management owner, David Todd, who took Hilton to a Marlon Gobel show during New York Fashion Week. It was confirmed by hola.com. The duo separated in July 2014.
  • Josh Upshaw (2014) – This time, she started dating Ralph Lauren model Josh Upshaw after meeting him on July 23, 2014, at DT Model Management’s second-anniversary party at Pump restaurant. The couple called it quits in September 2014.
  • Jordan Barrett (2015) – Paris was rumored to be dating Australian model Jordan Barrett in the early months of 2015. They were pictured getting close and comfortable at the Milan Fashion Week.
  • Thomas Gross (2015-2016) – In May 2015, she met Austrian businessman, Thomas Gross during a festival and started dating him. They dated for a year and called it quits in April 2016.

  • Chris Zylka (2016-2018) – In August 2016, actor Chris Zylka and Paris secretly started dating each other. However, their relationship became public in February 2017. In January 2018, she got engaged to Chris. In November 2018, they split and ended their engagement.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 55 kg
  • In Pounds – 121 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Hair Color

She has naturally brown hair but dyes them blonde.

Eye Color

Dark Brown (She wears Blue-colored contact lenses)

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 10 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her infamous sex tape, she starred in with ex-boyfriend Rick Salomon. She is also known for being a professional party girl.

Film Debut

She appeared in 1993 film Wishman for her role as “Girl on Beach.”

Brand Endorsements

Fila (2012), Paris Hilton Perfumes, T-Mobile, Guess Clothing Line

Distinctive Features

  • Blue contact lenses
  • Blonde hair

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2004Teen Choice AwardChoice Reality Television Star – FemaleThe Simple LifeNominated
2004Teen Choice AwardChoice Television Personality – FemaleN/ANominated
2005Teen Choice AwardChoice Movie Scream SceneHouse of WaxWon
2005Teen Choice AwardChoice Movie Breakout Performance – FemaleNominated
2005Teen Choice AwardChoice Television Personality – FemaleN/ANominated
2005Teen Choice AwardChoice Crossover ArtistN/ANominated
2005AVN AwardsTop Renting Release of the Year1 Night in ParisWon
2006Golden Raspberry AwardWorst Supporting ActressHouse of WaxWon
2006Golden Raspberry AwardMost Tiresome Tabloid TargetsN/ANominated
2006Teen Choice AwardChoice Reality Television Star – FemaleThe Simple LifeNominated
2006MTV Movie AwardBest Frightened PerformanceHouse of WaxNominated
2007Teen Choice AwardChoice Reality Television Star – FemaleThe Simple LifeNominated
2007Teen Choice AwardChoice OMG! MomentN/ANominated
2009Fifi AwardFemale Celebrity Fragrance of the YearN/AWon
2009Fox Reality AwardInnovator of the Year AwardN/AWon
2009Golden Raspberry AwardWorst ActressThe Hottie and the NottieWon
2009Golden Raspberry AwardWorst Screen CoupleWon
2009Golden Raspberry AwardWorst Supporting ActressRepo! The Genetic OperaWon
2009Teen Choice AwardChoice Reality Television Star – FemaleParis Hilton’s My New BFFNominated
2009Teen Choice AwardChoice Summer Television Star – FemaleNominated
2009F.A.M.E. AwardFavorite Celebrity Sex Tape1 Night in ParisWon
2010Golden Raspberry AwardWorst Actress of the DecadeHouse of Wax
The Hottie and the Nottie
Repo! The Genetic Opera
Won
2012International Licensing Excellence AwardBest Celebrity Licensee of the YearN/ANominated
2013NRJ DJ AwardBest Breakthrough DJN/AWon
2014NRJ DJ AwardBest Female DJN/AWon

Paris Hilton Favorite

  • Favorite People – George Vreeland Hill
  • Favorite Food – Sushi (Japanese)
  • Favorite TV Programs – The Simple Life (2003-2007), American Idol (2002)
  • Favorite Artist – Damien Steven Hirst (English Artist)
  • Favorite Sport – Golf
  • Favorite Fashion Idol – Sharon Stone, Marilyn Monroe, Farrah Fawcett
  • Favorite Song – Deadmau5 Feat. Kaskade (I Remember)
  • Favorite Restaurant – Mr. Chow Restaurant, Beverly Hills, California, USA
  • Favorite Drink – Spunk
  • Favorite Holiday Destination – Mykonos, Greece
  • Favorite Power Couple – DJ David Guetta and his wife Cathy Lobé (Now the couple has split)
  • Favorite Book – Confessions Of An Heiress (Paris Hilton & Merle Ginsberg)
  • Favorite Places – Japan, Europe
  • Favorite Color – Pink
  • Favorite Singer – Deborah Harry
  • Favorite Accessories – Lipstick, Hair Extensions, Sunglasses
  • Favorite Band – Blondie

Paris Hilton Net worth

Paris Hilton’s net worth is estimated at around $300 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Paris Hilton

  • She was a cheerleader in high school.
  • During shooting for the movie “House of Wax”, Paris Hilton suffered a panic attack.
  • Hilton founded the record label “Heiress Records” in 2004.
  • Paris Hilton has various pets, namely, Dolce (Pomeranian), Bambi (Chihuahua), Tinkerbell and Marilyn Monroe.
  • In February 2005, Hilton hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live, with Keane as the musical guest.
  • Hilton released her self-titled debut album, Paris, on August 22, 2006.
  • The album reached number six on the Billboard 200, and sold over 600,000 copies worldwide. Its first single, “Stars Are Blind” was played on more than 125 pop stations in the U.S. The song was a worldwide hit, reaching the top ten in 17 countries.
  • Paris can’t resist herself from McDonald’s French Fries.
  • Paris won Golden Raspberry Award as Worst Actress of the Decade for her work in the movie “House of Wax” in 2010.
  • In February 2017, Hilton walked the runway at Christian Cowan’s fall show in New York City.
  • In January 2018, Hilton modeled Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 6 collection by recreating paparazzi photos of Kim Kardashian.
  • In 2018, Hilton was what was described as “the centerpiece” of two projects about social media and various personalities’ online presence.
  • Visit her official website @ parishilton.com.
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