Paris Hilton Biography
Paris Hilton [full name Paris Whitney Hilton], is an American businesswoman, socialite, television and media personality, model, actress, singer, and DJ. She was born on February 17, 1981, in New York City and raised in Beverly Hills, California. Her great grandfather was Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels.
Hilton attended the Buckley School and St. Paul the Apostle School hence completing her elementary school in 1995. She then went to Marywood-Palm Valley School in Rancho Mirage, California for her high school freshman year between 1995 and 1996. At the age of 16, Hilton spent one year at the Provo Canyon School for emotionally troubled teens. She then attended the Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut from fall 1998 to February 1999 (her junior year), where she was a member of the ice hockey team. In February 1999, she got expelled from Canterbury for violating school rules, returning to the Dwight School before dropping out a few months later. She later earned a GED certification.
Hilton began her career in modeling while she was a teenager when she signed with New York-based modeling development agency Trump Model Management. A sex-tape with her then-boyfriend, Rick Salomon, was leaked in 2003 and later released as 1 Night in Paris.
Hilton released a book 2004 that went on to become a New York Times Best Seller. The book’s title: Confessions of an Heiress. In 2005, she played a supporting role in the horror film House of Wax before making a comeback at reality television with Paris Hilton’s My New BFF in 2008 and its two spin-offs: Paris Hilton’s British Best Friend (2009) and Paris Hilton’s Dubai BFF (2009). In 2011, she appeared in Oxygen series The World According to Paris.
As a singer, Hilton signed to Warner Bros in 2005 and started working with producers like Scott Storch, Tom Whalley, J.R. Rotem, Dr. Luke, Fernando Garibay and Kara DioGuardi on a pop album. Her debut single “Stars Are Blind” was released to the world in June 2006 and quickly became an instant hit around the world including number one in Scotland. In the United States, “Stars Are Blind” was amongst the highest debuting singles in the U.S. in 2006, entering the Billboard Hot 100 at number 18 due to strong digital sales and was played on more than 125 pop stations in the U.S. alone in 2006-2007. The self-titled album, Paris, was released worldwide on August 22, 2006. The album reached number six on the Billboard 200 and has since sold over 600,000 copies worldwide.
As a DJ, Hilton debuted at the São Paulo Pop Music Festival in 2012. She has since become one of the highest paid celebrity DJs though she was initially criticized holding club residencies all over the world. In 2013, Hilton returned to music, signing a record deal with Lil Wayne’s and Birdman’s label Cash Money Records. Among her releases is “Good Time” (2013), “High Off My Love” (2015), and “I Need You” (2018).
Paris Hilton Age | How Old is Paris Hilton
Hilton was born on February 17, 1981, in New York City, New York, United States. The Stars Are Blind singer is 37 years old as of 2018.
Paris Hilton Family
Paris Hilton Parents
Hilton is the eldest of four children of Richard Howard Hilton, a businessman and Kathy Hilton, a socialite and former actress. Among her three siblings is her sister Nicholai Olivia Hilton who was born in 1983, and two brothers: Barron Nicholas Hilton II who was born in 1989 and Conrad Hughes Hilton III who was born in 1994. Her paternal great-grandfather was Conrad Hilton, who founded Hilton Hotels. Hilton has Norwegian, German, Italian, English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
Paris Hilton Boyfriend – Paris Hilton Fiance
Hilton got engaged in January 2018 to Chris Zylka, an American actor, and model. The two first met at an Oscars party in 2010 but reconnected in 2016. The engagement was at Aspen, Colo., with a 20-carat, $2 million diamond. Hilton, however, called off the engagement 10 months later.
This was reportedly her third engagement having called off one in 2003 to Jason Shaw and another to Paris Latsis in 2005 according to E! News.
Paris Hilton Kids
The socialite has no kids though she had revealed plans to start a family with her former actor boyfriend Chris Zylka.
Paris Hilton Heiress
This is a floral – fruity perfume for women introduced in 2006 and is named after Paris, the heiress of the Hilton chain hotels. It opens passionately with intense scent notes including champagne, mimosas, peach, passion fruit, and oranges. Moving into the heart, you’ll experience Tiare lily, star jasmine, grenadine, honeysuckle, and ylang-ylang. Violet leaf, light wood, and Tahiti tonka round out the base notes of the scent. The bottle was designed by Henry de Monclin.
Hilton’s perfume brand, the Paris Hilton perfume, was launched in 2004 with the fragrance Paris Hilton for Women. It was also released in conjunction with Parlux and was shortly followed by a fragrance for men. The two brands continue to work together, releasing over 20 fragrances in total.
Paris Hilton DJ
Hilton’s career as a DJ is a relentless grind. She is on the road 250 days a year, she says, and her team books her until 4:00 a.m. whenever they can. “As a businesswoman, I want to get the biggest fee possible, so I want to go to the places where they have a budget and it’ll be worth my time,” she says.
However, her Amnesia residency came to an abrupt end in early 2018 considering that she is not an actual DJ. Her night, Foam & Diamonds began looking for a new home.
Paris Hilton Tape
1 Night in Paris is a 2004 pornographic video directed by Rick Salomon and released shortly before Hilton’s TV series, The Simple Life debuted, causing a media sensation. Later, Hilton publicly stated that she was “out of it” and didn’t know what she was doing during the taping of the video as well as she did not approve its public release. Salomon sued Hilton for defamation, then she counter-sued Salomon over the release of the tape, settling out of court in July 2005. According to reports, Hilton was awarded as much as $400,000 and planned to donate a percentage to charity.
Paris Hilton New Perfume
Platinum Rush for Women released in 2018 is Hilton’s latest perfume. It is a bright sophisticated scent that radiates with a sparkling blend of crisp Asian Pear, Ripe Red Apple, Muget Flowers, and Wet Green Florals. It also captivates with a bunch of subliminal addiction created by Cashmere Musks, Liquid Amber and the promise of a lifetime together. The nose behind this fragrance is Frank Voelkl.
Paris Hilton Net Worth
Hilton had an estimated net worth $300 million before her engagement and allegedly rose to $302 million after the engagement to Zylka.
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