Celebrity: Paris Hilton
Date of Birth
Paris Hilton’s Net Worth: $300 million
American television personality, businesswoman, socialite, author and actress, Paris Whitney Hilton famously known as Paris Hilton born on the 17th of February, 1981, in New York City has a net worth of $300 million dollars.
Paris who is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels, grew up in New York City and Beverly Hills, California, where she started her modeling career as a teenager while still in elementary school after she got signed with New York-based modeling development agency Trump Model Management.
The New York born heiress who has modeled for different advertising campaigns, including her modeling job for Guess, Christian Dior, and Marciano, to mention a few, became a household name in 2003, after she started appearing on the TV reality show, “The Simple Life” and also when the s*x tape she made with her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon, titled ‘One Night in Paris’, that she tried to cover was eventually leaked to the public in 2003, just three weeks before the premiere of the reality TV series that she starred alongside her long-time friend Nicole Richie.
Hilton who released her book Confessions of an Heiress, that became a New York Times Best Seller in 2004, has made several guest appearances on various TV programs, like “The O.C.”, “Las Vegas”, and “Veronica Mars”, while also playing supporting roles in movies including “Nine Lives” and “House of Wax”. In addition to appearing on a number of reality TV series including “Paris Hilton’s My New BFF”, and its various spin-offs, with the short-lived, “The World According to Paris”, while also releasing a pop album after she got signed to Warner Bros. Records as a singer and immediately started working with producers like Scott Storch, Tom Whalley, J.R. Rotem, Dr. Luke, Fernando Garibay and Kara DioGuardi.
Despite the fact that she comes from a wealthy family that has a fortune said to be in the billions from the hotel business, Paris herself who receives between $25,000 and $100,000 as hosting fee alone to appear at parties and clubs have several business ventures of her own including a shoe line, a perfume line, the CD and movie royalties, money from appearances, a book, clothes, and hair accessories, to mention a few.