Kathy Hilton is an American actress, television personality, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She resides in New York City, New York. In the eleventh season of the hit Bravo reality TV series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, in which Kathy made a recurring appearance, she gained widespread fame. Kathy Hilton is most known as the mother of the famous socialite Paris Hilton, in addition to her profession in the entertainment world.
Kathy Hilton Net Worth
American actress, fashion designer, and philanthropist Kathy Hilton has a net worth of $350 million. She shares that fortune with her husband, Rick Hilton, to whom she has been married since 1979. Paris and Nicky Hilton, the children of Rick and Kathy Hilton, have helped to make their parents famous.
|Net Worth||$350 Million|
|Age||63 years old|
|Date Of Birth||March 13, 1959|
|Per Episode Salary||$300 thousand|
Kathy Hilton Early Life:
Her parents, Kathleen Mary and Laurance K. Avanzino gave birth to her on March 13, 1959, and she was given the name Kathleen Elizabeth. Kathy’s grandfather on her father’s side was Italian, and she also has Irish and Scottish heritage. After her parents split up, Hilton’s mom married Kenneth E. Richards, who was a widower with three adult kids.
The actresses Kim and Kyle Richards are Kathy’s half-sisters from her mother’s previous relationship. Due to her father’s second marriage, Hilton also has five paternal half-siblings. At the private Los Angeles high school Kathy attended, she first met Michael Jackson, and the two quickly became inseparable, remaining close until his untimely death in 2009.
Kathy Hilton Personal Life:
She and her husband, Richard Hilton, have four children together: daughters Paris and Nicky and boys Barron and Conrad. Nicky and James Rothschild, their daughter, have given the Hiltons two granddaughters. Barron and Tessa, her son and daughter-in-law, have given her a grandchild. The pair has a home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air.
In addition to her fame, Hilton is well-known for her charitable work. In 2007, she solicited celebrity support for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by holding an auction of personal items. She was honored at the Los Angeles gala “A Stellar Night” of the Starlight Children’s Foundation in 2011 alongside her two daughters.
Kathy Hilton Career:
Kathy started her work at a young age, long before she met the heir to the Hilton Hotels fortune, Richard Hilton. She began her career as an actor at the tender age of nine, and her credits since then include such iconic series as “Bewitched,” “The Rockford Files,” “Nanny and the Professor,” “Happy Days,” and “Family Affair,”
In addition to “The Dark” and “On the Air Live with Captain Midnight.” she had film appearances when she was 15; at the same time, she “retired” from acting since she had met Richard Hilton. They tied the knot in 1979, so that is a full five years after the meeting.
Hilton ran a novelty gift, and antique shop named The Staircase on Sunset Plaza in Los Angeles during the 1980s and 1990s. Since marrying into the Hilton family, Kathy has dabbled in going back to her beginnings in the show industry. She started hosting on QVC, a home shopping network, in 2002, and three years later, she was the face of NBC’s I Want to Be a Hilton.
Two years later, she joined HSN, a competitor’s home shopping network, to offer skincare items. She had a cameo appearance as herself on the soap opera The Young and the Restless in 2008. She made an appearance on The World Based on Paris in 2011.
Kim and Kyle Richards, Hilton’s half-sisters, are regulars on the hit Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. In 2012, Hilton’s mother, Kathy, said that she could not bear to watch the show because it would make her cry. Since 2012, her party dress line for Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom, among others, has been known as the Kathy Hilton Collection.
Kathy Hilton Assets and Real Estate:
Rick and Kathy Hilton spent $3.385 million on a mansion in the Hamptons with seven bedrooms and three acres of land in 1999. This home has historically been rented for $30,000 to $40,000 throughout the summer months. The massive Bel-Air mansion cost them $9.2 million in 2004. Their 2014 purchase of a Pierre Hotel apartment in New York City cost $2.5 million.