Her Mother is the former actress Kathy Richards.
Kim and Kyle Richards are her Aunt and Uncle.
Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is her great-aunt.
Her grandfather, Conrad ''Nicky'' Hilton, Jr., brought
some notoriety to the family, as he was the first of Elizabeth Taylor's
The Hilton name is of Norwegian origin. Her great-great-grandfather
August Halvorsen Hilton was born on the family farm Hilton, at Kløfta,
just outside Oslo, Norway before emigrating to the US with his family
at age 10.
She has two younger brothers, Barron Nicholas &
She briefly attended the Canterbury School, a boarding
school in Connecticut, during her junior year. She then transfered
to the Dwight School in New York City before dropping out a few
Paris was a cheerleader in high school.
She studied the Sanford Meisner acting technique for
three and a half years.
She wears blue coloured contact lenses.
She wears a size 11 shoe. Many top designers don't
make their shoes in an 11, so they have them custom made just for
For her 21st birthday, she threw five parties for
herself in New York, Las Vegas, London, Hollywood and Tokyo.
She Has three Pomeranians named Dolce, Sebastian and
Prince, as well as two chihuahuas named Tinkerbell and Bambi.
Her favourite sport is golf.
Paris is a huge fan of the singer, Blondie.
Chosen the worst-dressed celebrity in 2003 by fashion
critic Mr. Blackwell.
Dated Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter. [December
Paris has also been romantically linked to actors Leonardo DiCaprio,
Edward Furlong, Jamie Kennedy, Simon Rex, Australian Idol star Rob
Mills, Sum 41 lead singer Deryck Whibley, producer Robert Evans,
boxer Oscar De La Hoya, and nightclub owner Ingrid Casares.
Announced at the end of 2003 that she was recording
an album. She enlisted the help of J.C. Chasez and his producer
Rob Boldt to help in the creation of a dance-pop album.
She taught herself to play the guitar for the release
of her upcoming album.
She was a victim of a serious hacking incident, where
her T-Mobile address book, notes, and private photographs taken
with a camera phone were released on the Internet. The address book
revealed hotel and airline preferences, and exposed private phone
numbers and e-mail addresses for numerous celebrities and other
Met boyfriend Paris Latsis at a nightclub when he
was only 16, while she was only 14
She was blasted by People for the Ethical Treatment
of Animals (PETA) for wearing rabbit-fur boots. (2004)
Her stapler sells for $1,000 at a charity auction. (2004)
In October 2004, she officially had her popular quote,
"That's hot", trademarked.
Paris established her own record label, Heiress Records,
Photographs of Hilton embracing and kissing another
woman when she was 20 are set to be published by Hustler magazine.
(November 23, 2004)
She met current boyfriend Paris Latsis at a nightclub
when he was only 16, and she was only 14.
She wrote to Prince Charles to ask if she and her
fiancé, Paris Latsis, could be married in Westminster Abbey,
St. Paul's Cathedral, or Windsor Castle.
Madame Tussaud's on 42nd Street unveiled a wax dummy of her to coincide
with the release of the movie House of Wax (2005) in which she has
a role. [1 May 2005]
Recently she had a falling out with co-star and former
best friend Nicole Richie.
"I don't want to be known as the granddaughter
of the Hiltons. I want to be known as Paris."
"I went to Wal-Mart for the first time. I always
thought they sold wallpaper. I didn't realize it has everything.
You can get anything you want there for really, really cheap."
"I think the biggest misconception about me
is that I'm this spoiled brat. But I'm not. I'm the total opposite."
"If you have a beautiful face you don't need
big fake boobs to get anyone's attention."
"I desperately hate one thing about my body.
I have size 11 feet. Yeah, it sucks, because I see all these super
cute shoes in the stores -- Guccis, YSLs, Manolos. And when they
bring them out in my size, they look like clown shoes."
"People think I'm stupid. But I'm smarter than
"The Backstreet boys were so ten years ago.
"No matter what a woman looks like, if she's
confident, she's sexy."
"The only person who really knows me is Nicky.
And not many people know this, but my sister is one of the funniest
people you'll ever meet."
"I thought it was cute to play a dumb blonde.
On TV, I do it because it's funny. I consider myself a businesswoman
and a brand. I don't enjoy going out anymore. It's such a pain.
It's everyone saying, 'Let's do a deal! Can I have a picture?' I'm
just, like, 'These people are such losers. I can't believe I used
to love doing this.'" - Newsweek interview, June 2005