Paris Hilton, the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton hotel chain, is a renowned jetsetter and socialite.
Hilton has developed a modeling career and has posed for such publications as GQ, Vanity Fair, Elle, YM, Hollywood Life, and Harper's Bazaar. She is featured in the Fall 2004 Guess print campaign.
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. Currently, she is designing a high-end purse collection with her sister.
Hilton is also focused on developing her acting career. She recently completed filming House of Wax, which is being produced by Joel Silver, and has started production on her next film project, Pledge This. In 2003 she debuted her own TV show, The Simple Life, on Fox. The Simple Life 2: Road Trip reached its completion in August 2004.
Additionally, Hilton will publish her first book, Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose, with the Fireside imprint of Simon & Schuster in September 2004 and is currently recording her first album.
Hilton is also actively involved in numerous charities and has lent her support to various animal advocacy organizations.