Hilton, Paris

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August 11, 2022

Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981, New York, USA) is an American film actress, singer, songwriter, fashion model and designer. Paris Hilton is the former potential heiress to the family business, the Hilton Hotels chain. Her fame was brought to her by the reality show The Simple Life (2003-2007) (in which she played with her friend Nicole Richie) and the scandalous social life, because of which she is presented in the media primarily as a "socialite" (Eng. Socialite, It-girl) and even as the main "socialite of the planet" (in 2008).

Biography

Paris Hilton was born on February 17, 1981 to Rick and Kathy Hilton. Paris Hilton is the great granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton hotel chain. Paris is the eldest child in the family, she has a younger sister, Nicky Hilton, and two brothers, Barron and Conrad Hilton. Hilton spent her childhood in different places - at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan, in the New York family home, in Beverly Hills, in the Hamptons. Hilton entered Dwight School in New York, from where she was expelled, but later Hilton still received a high school diploma.

Career

Modeling career

In 2000, Paris Hilton signed with Donald Trump's modeling agency T Management and became a professional model. She later worked for other modeling agencies: Ford Models Management in New York, Models 1 Agency in London, Nous Model Management in Los Angeles and Premier Model Management in London. Hilton began to appear in advertising for famous brands, including Iceberg, GUESS, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Dior and Marciano, and to appear in glossy magazines.

Film and television career

Hilton's first television project, which brought her popularity, was the reality show The Simple Life, which also starred her friend Nicole Richie, daughter of singer Lionel Richie. The show aired on Fox on December 2, 2003 and was a great success. The row between Hilton and Richie caused the show to end after three seasons on Fox. The subsequent fourth and fifth seasons aired on E!. Hilton has played several supporting roles in films such as Nine Lives (2002), Fashion Mom (2004) and House of Wax (2005). For her performance as Paige Edwards in House of Wax, Hilton won Best Scream at the Teen Choice Awards and was nominated in the category