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Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American socialite, heiress, media personality, model, singer, author, fashion designer and actress. She is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton (founder of Hilton Hotels). Hilton is known for her controversial participation in a sex tape in 2003, and appearance on the television series The Simple Life alongside fellow socialite and childhoodbest friend Nicole Richie. She is also known for her 2004 tongue-in-cheek autobiography,[3] several minor film roles (most notably her role in the horror film House of Wax in 2005), her 2006 music album Paris, and her work in modeling.
As a result of several legal incidents, Hilton served a widely publicized sentence in a Los Angeles County jail in 2007. She is an example of the modern phenomenonof the 'celebutante', the celebrity who rises to fame not because of their talent or work but because of their inherited wealth and controversial lifestyle.[4]
Contents [hide]
1 Early life
1.1 Schooling
2 Career
2.1 2001–present: As a model
2.2 2003–present: As an actress
2.3 2004–present: As a singer
2.4 2004–06: As an author
3 Celebrity status
4 2008 parody Presidential campaign
5Products and endorsements
6 Personal life
6.1 Sex tape
6.2 Bling Ring burglaries
6.3 Heiress?
6.4 Legal issues
7 Filmography
8 Discography
9 Bibliography
10 References
11 External links
Early life

Hilton was born in New York City, New York, to Kathy (née Avanzino), a socialite and actress, and Richard Hilton, a businessman. She was raised Roman Catholic.[5] She is the oldest of fourchildren: she has one sister, Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Hilton (b. 1983) and two brothers, Barron Nicholas Hilton II (b. 1989) and Conrad Hughes Hilton III (b. 1994). Hilton is of Norwegian, German, English, Irish, and Italian ancestry.[6] She is a niece of two child stars of the 1970s, Kim and Kyle Richards.
Hilton moved between several exclusive homes in her youth, including a suite in theWaldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan, Beverly Hills, and the Hamptons. As a child she was good friends with other socialites, including Nicole Richie and Kim Kardashian.[7]
Schooling
Paris Hilton attended her freshman year of high school at the Marywood-Palm Valley School in Rancho Mirage, California from 1995-1996. Then in 1996, when Paris was 14, her family moved to the East Coast.[8] In New York, shebriefly attended Convent of the Sacred Heart (while Lady Gaga was a student there) in 1996 before transferring again to the Dwight School.[9][10] Hilton then spent one year (likely beginning in the fall of 1997, when she was 16), at least part of which was in the spring of 1998, when she was 17, at the Provo Canyon School, a school for emotionally troubled teens.[11][12] She then attended theCanterbury Boarding School, in New Milford, Connecticut from the fall of 1998 to February 1999 at age 17 for her junior year, where she was a member of the ice hockey team.[13] In February 1999, the month she turned 18, she was expelled from Caterbury for violating school rules[10], as she frequently had limos come retrieve her from the school to bring her to parties in New York and New Jersey.[13]After being expelled from Caterbury, she returned to the Dwight School before dropping out a few months later as a high school junior.[7] She later earned her GED.[7][14][15]
Career

2001–present: As a model
Hilton began modeling as a child, initially at charity events.[16] When she was 19, she signed with Donald Trump's modeling agency, T Management.[16] Hilton has also worked with Ford Modelsin New York, Models 1 Agency in London, Nous Model Management in Los Angeles, and Premier Model Management in London. She has appeared in numerous advertising campaigns, including Iceberg Vodka, GUESS, Tommy Hilfiger, Christian Dior, and Marciano. In 2001, Hilton began to develop a reputation as a socialite, being identified as "New York's leading It Girl" whose fame was beginning to "extend...
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