Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) famously addressed as Paris Hilton is an American actress, media personality, businesswoman, musician, model, entertainer, and socialite.
She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels.
Paris Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager when she signed with Donald Trump‘s modeling agency, T Management.
She has since appeared in numerous magazines and advertising campaigns, including for GUESS, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Dior, and Marciano.
Real Facts About Paris Hilton
- Full Name: Paris Whitney Hilton
- Stage Name: Paris Hilton
- Born: 17 February 1981
- Age: 41 years old (2022)
- Place of Birth: New York, New York, United States
- Nationality: American
- Parents: Kathy Hilton, Richard Hilton
- Siblings: Nicky Hilton Rothschild, Conrad Hughes Hilton, Barron Hilton II
- Husband: Carter Reum (m. 2021)
- Occupation: Businesswoman • Media Personality
- Net Worth: N/A
Early Life & Education
Paris Whitney Hilton was born in New York City on February 17, 1981, to businessman Richard Hilton and socialite and former child actress Kathy Hilton.
She is the oldest of four children, with one sister, Nicky Hilton Rothschild (born 1983), and two brothers, Barron Hilton II (born 1989) and Conrad Hughes Hilton (born 1993). (born 1994).
Her uncles are Steven M. Hilton, Ronald Jeffrey Hilton, Daniel Kevin Hilton, David Alan Hilton, and William Barron Hilton Jr.
Paris Hilton‘s breakthrough came in 2003 when she co-starred in the Fox reality series The Simple Life with her childhood friend and socialite Nicole Richie, in which they lived for a month with a family in the rural village of Altus, Arkansas.
The show debuted on December 2, 2003, shortly after the release of Paris Hilton‘s sex tape, and it was a rating triumph. Its first episode drew 13 million viewers, boosting Fox’s adult 18-49 rating by 79%. The high viewership was attributed to Paris Hilton‘s exposure to the homemade tape, while she became known for her onscreen dumb blonde persona.
By 2004, Paris Hilton had appeared in several supporting and guest-starring roles in films and scripted television series like Raising Helen. Demand for her first fragrance surged by December 2004.
Paris Hilton hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live in February 2005, with Keane as the musical guest, and the slasher picture House of Wax—her first major cinematic role—was released in theaters in May, to criticism.
Her performance garnered a Teen Choice Award for Best Scream, a Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress in 2005, and a nomination for Best Frightened Performance at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards. House of Wax earned more than $70 million globally.
Carl’s Jr. ran a television commercial promoting its Spicy Burger product in May 2005, featuring Paris Hilton in a provocative swimsuit soaping up a Bentley automobile and crawling all over it before taking a huge bite out of her burger and saying, “That’s hot.”
By the fall of 2005, Paris Hilton had released her second book, titled Your Heiress Diary: Confess It All to Me, and a new fragrance called Just Me.