Paris Hilton is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. She is an American entrepreneur, actress, entertainer and socialite. Many people are of the opinion that she is famous for being famous, exemplifying the celebutante: a celebrity not through talent or work, but through inherited wealth and lifestyle.
Paris Hilton was born in New York City and brought up in Los Angeles. When she was 19 she signed with Donald Trump’s modeling agency T Management. She introduced a lifestyle brand in 2004, helping to design a purse collection for the Japanese label Samantha Thavasa. A jewelry line designed by Paris Hilton was sold on Amazon.com. She said that she wanted to create a line that was beautiful and of very high quality, yet affordable and available to everyone. The jewelry was inspired by her personal style, feminine, flirtatious and glamorous, and with heart, star and cross motifs. Paris Hilton has parlayed her media fame into perfume and a fashion line with her endorsement. Her fragrances have earned around $1.5 billion. 44 Paris Hilton Stores all over the world sell products like handbags, perfumes, footwear and watches. She earns more than $10 million annually from product sales. She is paid more than $300,000 for appearing in clubs and events.
On January 10 2007, she introduced her DreamCatchers line of hair extensions in partnership with Hair Tech International. He love for dogs led her to create a canine apparel line Little Lily by Paris Hilton.
In 2011, Paris Hilton was named one of the 100 Hottest Women of All Time by Men’s Health. According to an Ipsos poll she was the most unpopular celebrity with Americans. In 2012 she ranked fifth on Forbes’ Most Over-Exposed list. You can love Paris Hilton or hate Paris Hilton, but you just can’t ignore Paris Hilton.