Paris Whitney Hilton is an American entertainer, model and businesswoman. She is one of the most well-known media personalities and one of the most scandalous celebrities of all times.
Paris Hilton was born February 17, 1981 in New York City to a family of Kathy Hilton and Richard Howard "Rick" Hilton. She is also a grand-daughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels from where Paris' family got most of her wealth.
Paris Hilton was raised in Beverly Hills, California. She also started her modelling career in her teenage years, and signed with Trump Model Management at age of 19.
Her first acting gig was back in 2000 in a thriller Sweetie Pie. Yet her breakout was not until 2003 when she starred in a popular then Fox TV show The Simple Life which was a huge success due to the provocative personality of Paris Hilton for the most part.