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Socialite Paris Whitney Hilton was born on February 17, 1981 in New York City, into the Hilton family, and has three younger siblings, Nicky Hilton Rothschild, Barron Hilton and Conrad Hilton. She is the daughter of Kathy Hilton (née Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino) and businessman Rick Hilton, and a great-granddaughter of hotel magnate Conrad Hilton. She has Italian (from a maternal great-grandfather), Irish, Norwegian, German, English, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry.Hilton is heir-apparent to the vast Hilton hotel and real estate dynasty. Her childhood was spent in palatial dwellings in the priciest neighborhoods on both coasts and featured a brief flirtation with the educational system, including high schooling at the ultra-exclusive Dwight School, from which she dropped out and ultimately earned her high school GED.Living the glitzy socialite life from a relatively early age, attending exclusive parties and being covered by the gossip press, Hilton apparently became hooked on obtaining celebrity status, which was perhaps furthered by the example of her mother, who had a brief acting career herself, mostly on TV. Hilton began a remarkable and well-financed campaign to put herself in the public eye, on screen, on television and in music. This effort has included a substantial amount of physical alteration. A naturally pleasant-looking girl, Hilton underwent extensive plastic surgery, hair coloring and tinted contact lenses in her attempt to reinvent herself as "hot". Sadly, money could not buy alteration of the physical attribute she most dislikes about herself: her exceptionally-large feet.Some skeptics have guessed that the endless parade of inane inter-celebrity feuds centering around Hilton are, in fact, publicity stunts, another front in the campaign to keep her exposure level high. It has even been argued that the infamous home video of Hilton with then-boyfriend Rick Salomon, in which Hilton performs explicit romantic activities with Rick Salomon, was part of this campaign as well. If it was, it worked. For better or for worse, it made Hilton a household name overnight, and was even widely marketed as a video, 1 Night in Paris.Eventually Hilton's efforts paid off and she got some modeling work, the designers presumably relying on her notoriety. She has been an increasing presence on-screen too, in TV commercials, on TV series and in the movies, at first bit parts in movies such as Zoolander, Wonderland, The Cat in the Hat and guest-star roles on TV shows such as The O.C. and George Lopez, but later more substantial roles in horror flick House of Wax, the direct-to-DVD Bottoms Up and her own TV show, the fish-out-of-water reality series The Simple Life.Hilton also has plans to become a player in the music business, has recorded an album and even started her own music label, Heiress Records, in order to release it.Hilton is widely scorned for what some see as her narcissism, shallow intellect and materialism and for other things besides, but she seems to be aware of the old adage that there's no such thing as bad publicity and it should be evident even to her detractors that she is ambitious and driven to achieve, rather than simply basking in her family's vast fortune, as do so many other socialites. In fact, performing is only part of her many activities and she has dabbled in designing, writing (one hastens to add, with a professional writer on the team), nightclub management and even marketing video games - all of which feature Paris Hilton, front and center.  See full bio on IMDb »

Paris Hilton -- I'm Suing the 'Plane Crash' Pranksters

Paris Hilton
I'm Suing the 'Plane Crash' Pranksters

Paris Hilton is telling business associates ... she will sue the people responsible for putting her on a plane that appeared to be in crash mode ... just to get a rise out of her.  We're… READ MORE >

Paris Hilton's Brother Conrad -- Arrested After Breaking Into Ex-GF's House

Paris Hilton's Brother
Arrested After Breaking Into Ex-GF's House

Paris Hilton's brother Conrad Hilton has been arrested for breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend ... and there's a connection to Paris' sex tape. Conrad had been dating Hunter Salomon, the… READ MORE >

- 487 days ago
Paris Hilton -- Yacht Make Out Session With Filthy Rich New Boyfriend (PHOTO)

Paris Hilton
Yacht Make Out Session With Filthy Rich New BF

Paris Hilton can really pick 'em ... 'cause now she's hooked up with a self-made multi-millionaire, yacht-owning, jet-owning entrepreneur -- who happens to have a hot bod to match hers. … READ MORE >

- 500 days ago
Conrad Hilton -- Wanted for Outrunning Cops ... at 100 mph!!

Conrad Hilton
Wanted for Outrunning Cops ... At 100 MPH!!

Paris Hilton's kid brother is now facing a felony charge, and an arrest warrant for that high-speed chase he lead CHP officers on ... before wrecking his expensive ride in the desert.  Conrad… READ MORE >

- 524 days ago
Paris Hilton -- Peace Out Tinkerbell ... Ya Lived Better Than Us (TMZ TV)

Paris Hilton
Peace Out Tinkerbell ... Ya Lived Better Than Us [TMZ TV]

Paris Hilton’s O.G., and most famous dog, Tinkerbell died after 14 years of ridiculous luxury -- leaving us with memories of all the amazing things she got to do ... that we never will.… READ MORE >

- 548 days ago
Paris Hilton -- Tinkerbell Dies ... O.G. Purse Doggy Was 72

Paris Hilton
Tinkerbell Dies O.G. Purse Doggy Was 72

Paris Hilton's beloved pooch has gone to the big Barbie doghouse in the sky -- Tinkerbell passed away at the age of 14 human years ... roughly 72 small dog years. Paris purchased Tink -- her… READ MORE >

- 549 days ago
Who Wore it Better?  Jaden Smith vs. Paris Hilton

Who Wore it Better?
Jaden Smith vs. Paris

 Jaden Smith and Paris Hilton got all gussied up Friday at Coachella. Jaden's choice seems ... a little on the frumpy side, while Paris is going for the swank. So we gotta ask ...  READ MORE >

- 553 days ago
Paris Hilton -- TMZ Photo CAPTION-O-RAMA!

Paris Hilton

Here is a picture of Paris Hilton in Cuba ... with the kind of cigar that would make Monica Lewinsky blush!  That's our best line ... think you can do better?!  Great -- because this pic… READ MORE >

- 601 days ago

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