Paris Whitney Hilton, best known for being a socialite and the heiress to the Hilton Hotel chain, was born on February 17, 1981 in New York, New York. Paris is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton. Her parents are Richard and Kathy Hilton. Paris is the oldest of four children. Her younger siblings include Nicky, Barron, and Conrad III. Paris attended school in both California and New York and frequently travelled between the two coasts with her family. Paris has been active in the entertainment industry since 2000, when she began her modeling career with the Donald Trump Modeling Agency.
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2. Income & Salary
Once Paris was dubbed, “New York’s Leading It Girl” in 2001, Paris went on to create her own television series with her best friend, Nicole Richie. In 2003, the pair was featured in the series titled, “The Simple Life.” “The Simple Life” follows Nicole and Paris and what their lives would be like if they had not been born into money. Shortly after “The Simple Life” aired on television, Paris’ popularity skyrocketed. Paris started her own brand of lifestyle products in 2004, which includes purses and fragrances. It is estimated that Paris makes $10 million each year through product sales alone.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
As of 2013, Paris is estimated to have a net worth of $100 million. In addition to appearance on television series and her lifestyle line, Paris gets paid to appear at clubs, to promote products, and by modeling for top companies. In 2012, Paris reported that she had made $1.3 billion in revenue from her company and is subsidiaries. She also stated that she feels as though her business will continue to grow into the future, with the expansion of her empire. She hopes to open restaurants, bars, and gyms backed with the Paris Hilton name.