Kathy Hilton Biography
Kathy Hilton whose full name is Kathleen Elizabeth Hilton is an American socialite, fashion designer, and television personality, best known as the mother of socialite Paris Hilton and fashion designer Nicky Hilton. She is also the half-sister of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars Kim Richards and Kyle Richards.
Kathy Hilton Age
Hilton is 63 years old as of 2022. She was born on March 13, 1959, in New York City, U.S. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of March every year.
Kathy Hilton Height
Hilton stands at a height of approximately 1.70 meters.
Kathy Hilton Family
Hilton was born in New York to Kathleen Mary from Ireland and Larry Avanzino who has Italian ancestry. Hilton’s parents later split, and her mother married Kenneth E. Richards (1917–1998), a man with three adult children from a previous marriage and two maternal half-sisters: actresses Kim and Kyle Richards. Hilton has five paternal half-siblings as a result of her father’s second marriage.
Kathy Hilton Husband
Hilton got married to Richard Hilton on November 24, 1979, at the age of 20 years old. Together, they are blessed with four children: Paris Hilton, born 1981, Nicky Hilton, born 1983, Barron Nicholas Hilton II, born 1989, and Conrad Hughes Hilton III, born 1994. She is a grandmother to three beautiful grandkids: Lily Grace Victoria Rothschild, born in 2016, and Teddy Marilyn Rothschild, born in 2017, through her daughter Nicky and Milou Alizée Hilton, born in 2020, from her son Barron and his wife Tessa. She currently lives in Bel Air, Los Angeles with her lovely husband.
Kathy Hilton Net Worth
Hilton has an estimated net worth of $400 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a socialite, fashion designer, and television personality.
Kathy Hilton Salary
Hilton earns a salary of $600,000 per season on RHOBH.
Kathy Hilton Education
Hilton is a graduate of Los Angeles’ Montclair College Preparatory School, where she became friends with Michael Jackson. He died in 2009, and they remained great friends till then.
Kathy Hilton Career
Hilton began her career as a child actress in 1968 and left in 1979. Nanny and the Professor, Bewitched, Family Affair, Happy Days, The Rockford Files, and The Dark are just a few of her notable TV performances. She made a surprise appearance as herself in an episode of The Young and the Restless on May 13, 2008.
She hosted the NBC reality show I Want To Be a Hilton in 2005. In 2011, she also appeared on The World According to Paris.
Kathy Hilton The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Hilton stated in June 2012 that she refuses to watch her half-sisters Kim and Kyle Richards on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills because their lives “fall apart,” causing her to “break down in tears.” Hilton will appear as a friend of the housewives in the eleventh season of the show, which will premiere in October 2020. Her appearance on the show was enthusiastically received, and she quickly became a fan favorite. “Bravo’s only error in hiring Kathy Hilton on the show is that they didn’t do it sooner,” People wrote in June 2021, describing her as “already a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills classic.”
Kathy Hilton Kyle Richards Feud
The season 12 teaser for The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was released recently, and it includes a sequence that has viewers wondering. The teaser showed Kyle Richards and Kathy Hilton having an intense conversation, with Lisa Rinna caught in the middle. What did Kathy have to say about Kyle, according to the fans? What was Lisa’s role in all of this?
The dramatic RHOBH trailer offers viewers a sneak peek at what to expect in season 12. Erika Jayne said that she “doesn’t give a f**k about anybody else” save herself after an armed robbery at Dorit Kemsley’s home. Tensions seemed to be running high. Particularly in the scene where Lisa confronts Kathy while Kyle is in tears.
Kathy Hilton Business Career
Hilton owned The Staircase on Sunset Plaza in Los Angeles in the 1980s and early 1990s, which sold gifts and antiques. In 2002, she made her QVC home shopping network debut with item sales. She launched her own skincare line on HSN in 2007. In 2008, Hilton released “My Secret,” her first fragrance.
She has developed the Kathy Hilton Collection of party dresses since 2012, which are offered in over 400 retailers across the world, including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom. Hilton and her kids Paris and Nicky posed for Vogue in December 2020, modeling the new Valentino 2021 resort collection.
Kathy Hilton Hotels
Through her marriage to business billionaire Richard Hilton, grandson of Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton hotel chain, and co-founder of Hilton & Hyland, a real estate firm, in 1979, she became part-owner of the hotel chain.
Kathy Hilton House
Hilton’s home in Bel Air is a seven-bedroomed mansion that has, eight bathrooms, multiple sitting rooms, a butler’s pantry, and an open plan specifically designed for entertaining—has a different feel to it.
Kathy Hilton Michael Jackson
She met Michael Jackson at Los Angeles’ Montclair College Preparatory School, and the two quickly became friends and remained great friends till his death.
Kathy Hilton Philanthropy
In 2007, Hilton asked celebrities to auction off some of their possessions and donate the revenues to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She was honored by the Starlight Children’s Foundation in Century City, Los Angeles, in 2011 alongside her two daughters at the ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala.
Kathy Hilton Movies
- Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol
- Sigmund and the Sea Monsters
- No Deposit, No Return
- Happy Days
- The Car
- The Rockford Files
- The Dark
- On the Air Live with Captain Midnight
- BSA Live
Kathy Hilton TV Shows
- The Simple Life
- I Want to Be a Hilton
- The Miss Teen USA Pageant
- The Young and the Restless
- Paris Hilton’s British Best Friend
- The World According to Paris
- The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
- Life with La Toya
- This Is Paris
- Cooking with Paris