PARIS HILTON (Herself on THE SIMPLE LIFE)
22-year-old Paris Hilton is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton hotel chain. With homes in Manhattan’s Waldorf-Astoria, Beverly Hills and the Hamptons, she is a renowned jetsetter and socialite.
Hilton has developed a modeling career and has posed for such publications as GQ, Vanity Fair and FHM. She has also actively contributed in numerous fashion circles, often collaborating with top designers at their shows. Some of these designers and labels include Tommy Hilfiger, Joey and T, Heatherette, Richard Tyler and Jeremy Scott.
Hilton is currently focusing on an acting career. In 2001, she made a cameo appearance in Ben Stiller’s film “Zoolander.” Her additional film credits include roles in “Raising Helen” and “Nine Lives.” She will also appear in the upcoming features “Wonderland” with Val Kilmer and “The Cat in the Hat” with Mike Myers. Currently, she’s shooting the film “Win A Date With Tad Hamilton,” with Kate Bosworth and Topher Grace.
Often a tabloid centerpiece, Hilton has been linked to numerous young actors on Hollywood’s Hot List. Her interests include yoga, tennis and designing a high-end purse collection and jewelry line with her sister. She is also actively involved in numerous charities and has lent her support to various animal advocacy organizations.
Hilton is bi-coastal and divides her time between Los Angeles and New York.