- NAME: Paris Hilton
- OCCUPATION: Reality Television Star
- BIRTH DATE: February 17, 1981 (Age: 32)
- EDUCATION: Marywood-Palm Valley School in California, Dwight School
- PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York
- Full Name: Paris Whitney Hilton
- AKA: Paris Hilton
- Nickname: Star
- Nickname: "New York's Leading IT Girl"
- ZODIAC SIGN: Aquarius
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Paris Hilton is best known as the heiress and reality star that courts regular media attention for her socialite lifestyle and short-lived romances.
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6, featured a range of genres as well as the work of producers including Greg Wells, Kara DioGuardi and Scott Storch. At the same time, Hilton maintained her acting pursuits, and as The Simple Life continued into its fourth season, Richie and Hilton publicly reconciled.
While her business endeavors were taking off, Hilton's hard-partying private lifestyle would catch up with her in September 2006, when she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Hilton was arrested and placed on probation. The heiress was back in court only a few months later after the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office claimed that she had violated the terms of her probation by driving on a suspended license.
In May 2007, Hilton was sentenced to 45 days in jail—a sentence that was later reduced to 23 days. Hilton reported to the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, California, on the night of June 3, directly after she made an appearance at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. After serving only three full days in prison, Hilton was released early in the morning on June 7 for unspecified health reasons. The court ordered her to complete her sentence by spending 40 days in home confinement.
Responding to the perception that Hilton was receiving preferential treatment as a result of her celebrity status, a judge ordered Hilton to return to jail. Upon hearing the sentence, Hilton shouted, "It's not right!" and asked for her mother. She was subsequently moved to the medical wing of the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles, and transferred back to the Century Regional Detention Facility on June 13.
Hilton was released from jail on June 26, 2007, serving a total of 22 days in detention. As networks vied for her first post-incarceration interview, the Hilton family drew negative press for attempting to extract a million-dollar fee from Barbara Walters and ABC. A furious Walters refused, and network interest dissipated. Eventually, a reformed Hilton appeared for free on Larry King Live, maintaining that the jail's minister had inspired her to make a "new beginning."
After five seasons, The Simple Life drew to a close in 2007. Hilton continued to act in big screen releases—Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) and The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)—and launched the MTV reality series entitled Paris Hilton's My New BFF. Hilton seemed to draw the most on-screen attention, however, for her political views. On August 5, presidential hopeful John McCain negatively compared Hilton's celebrity status to that of rival candidate Barack Obama. Hilton retorted with a video on Will Ferrell's humor-themed funnyordie.com. The media responded positively to her smart, comedic turn.
On the romantic front, Hilton announced her engagement to Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden in May 2008. After a nine-month relationship, the two split in November of that same year. She began dating nightclub owner Cy Waits in 2010. The two had a very public relationship, which was shown in her 2011 Oxygen series, The World According to Paris.
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