Paris Hilton is mostly known as a celebrity who is “famous for being famous”.
Does she own the Hilton hotel chain?
Paris Hilton does not own the Hilton hotels directly.
However, she is the Hilton heiress and the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton.
Conrad Hilton was the founder of Hilton Hotels, and his son Barron Hilton (Paris Hilton’s grandfather) actually inherited Conrad’s estate.
However, before passing away, Barron Hilton decided to “gift” 97 percent of their Hilton estate to Conrad Hilton’s charity organization. What’s left of the estate was shared between the close relatives after Barron’s death.
What Is Paris Hilton’s Net Worth?
As of 2022, Paris Hilton’s net worth is an estimated $300 million dollars.
Most of her income comes directly from sales of her many skin products and fragrances. It is assumed that she has earned over $2 billion just from her perfumes.
She also earns a lot of money from her public appearances.
She allegedly gets paid from $250k to $1m just for appearing at promotional events and parties.
She earns around $1 million per DJ set.
Hilton is a big philanthropist
Yes, she earns a lot of money!
But the good news is that Paris Hilton donates to charities and even organizes her own fundraisers quite often.
Amongst her donations that are known in the media, we can highlight some of them:
- donations to the Starlight Children’s Foundation, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Dream for Future Africa Foundation, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, No Kid Hungry)
- participation in the relief effort benefits (for COVID-19, floods in Japan, Central Mexico earthquake).
She has donated over $10 million so far, and is a regular guest at numerous benefits and charity events.