Paris Hilton is a name associated with some outrageous scandals, from the hot sex tape she was the protagonist of to the numerous short duration relationships with different celebrities.
Paris Hilton Net Worth - $100 Million
Birth Name - Paris Whitney Hilton
Date of birth - February 17, 1981
Zodiac Sign - Aquarius
Birth Place - New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5′ 8″
Profession - Screenwriter, TV Personality, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film producer, Author, Personal stylist, Actor, Model, Jewelry designer, Singer, Disc jockey, Socialite, Businessperson
On the other hand, the Hilton Hotels heiress was and continues to be successful in any field she chooses to activate in. From modeling to TV shows she appeared in, business ventures she initiated or books she authored, everything enjoyed a great attention from the public.
Besides the great number of fans and critics, she attracted through her actions, she succeeded to accumulate a huge personal fortune. What is Paris Hilton's net worth and where does it come from? Let's find out!
Life in the Spotlight: The billionaire heiress' career began at an early age, as model for the different charity events her family organized. At the age of 19, she signed her first "real" modeling contract, with T Management, an agency belonging to Donald Trump. Although she always said that she enjoyed working as a model, she became known mainly for her life as a party girl.
Hilton gained wide recognition as a TV personality starting with 2005, when she starred in a TV show called A Simple Life, with her then best friend Nicole Ritchie as co-star. The show enjoyed an enormous popularity right from the start, but it affected the friendship between the two protagonists, gradually turning it in a bitter feud that fueled the columns of tabloids for a long time.
Paris Hilton also tried her luck, with partial success, in music. Although her debut album, Paris, released in 2006, was not very well received by critics, the single Stars Are Blind was a huge commercial success. The famous Billboard Hot 100 ranked it at number 18.
Another thing that contributed to the party girl's fame was the book she wrote, called The Confessions of a Heiress. To almost everybody's surprise, it landed on the first position in the New York Times bestsellers top.
The Fortune Coming with the Fame: Currently, Paris Hilton net worth is estimated at an impressive $100 million, most of the money coming from different fragrances she endorsed over the time, but also from her apparitions in TV programs, shows or movies.
Veronica Mars, The O.C. Or Las Vegas are some of the series in which she appeared as a guest star. However, she owes her fame to reality shows, The Simple Life being followed by other successful productions, like My New BFF or The World According to Paris, which she also produced.
Paris Hilton is also known as a popular party hostess, the fees she charges for an apparition varying, according to the prestigious Forbes Magazine, from $25,000 to 10,000.