KEY POINTS

  • Paris Hilton has a combined 36 million followers on social media
  • She is an heiress of the Hilton Hotels 
  • The socialite was the highest paid female DJ in 2014

Paris Hilton has an estimated net worth of $300 million, thanks to her multiple ventures and businesses, on top of her  and modeling career.

Experts saw Hilton as an“influencer” before the age of Instagram, Tiktok and Snapchat. She was among the first celebrities to successfully leverage her appeal, TV success and fame to expand her brand in different platforms. 

The New York native is an heiress, her great grandfather is Conrad Hilton who founded the Hilton Hotels chain worldwide. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the rich got richer with Hilton building an empire out of her own brand. She has handbags and perfume collaborations, the latter fetches about $2 billion in gross revenues. 

Paris Hilton Paris Hilton attends Christian Cowan x The Powerpuff Girls at City Market Social House on March 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Getty Images/Rich Fury

Born Paris Whitney Hilton, the socialite entered the entertainment industry via a reality show called “The Simple Life” with Nicole Richie. The success of the show paved the way for more TV guestings and appearances. Her love for parties enabled her to try being a DJ. Per Forbes, Hilton received as much as $250,000 per night as a DJ. This made her the highest paid female DJ in 2014. She often toured around the world, especially in Las Vegas and Ibiza. 

Hilton has also modeled for Guess, Yeezy, Christian Dior, Philipp Plein and Marciano. The 39-year-old also penned several bestsellers such as “Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-In-Chic Peek Behind the Pose” and "Your Heiress Diary: Confess It All To Me."

On the personal side, the entrepreneur acquired a $5.9 million mansion in Sherman Oaks. In 2014, she acquired a penthouse in New York which carries a price tag of $4.9 million. With her massive income, she can certainly afford owning several properties. The multipotentialite’s LA mansion features a pool, fire pit, four bedrooms, four bathrooms and a cinema, among others, a report from CNBC revealed. 

With her huge social media following, brands are lining up to have her post for them. Hilton has a combined 36 million followers across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. She is known to have a heart to her followers, often engaging with them and even treats them to her parties. 

Her career is likened to another social media star Kim Kardashian who has amassed massive fortune using her own brand. Kardashian also has a long running TV show to thank for her popularity. Like Hilton, the wife of Kanye West modeled, wrote bestseller books and launched her own line of cosmetics and fragrances. 

Hilton is set to star in a new documentary show on Youtube called “This is Paris,” which is premiering on September 14.