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Kathy Hilton biography Age, Career, Acting, Marital Status and Net Worth
Kathleen Elizabeth Hilton abbreviated as Kathy Hilton is a famous American socialite, fashion designer, and television personality. Initially, she debuted her love of design and home decor with an antique store on Sunset Plaza and later featured both home and beauty lines on QVC and HSN.
She is 63 years old as of August 2022, having been born on March 13, 1959, in New York City, U.S. Kathy shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Jordyn Jones, Jack Harlow, Nick Bean, Tristan Thompson, Ozuna, and many more.
Kathy Hilton Family
She was born to Laurence K. Avanzino (Father, born on December 26, 1935, but died on February 18, 1997), and Kathleen Richards (Mother, born in 1938, but died in March 2002). Her father’s family comes from Italian ancestry whereas her mother’s side comes from Ireland.
She has two maternal half-sisters by the name, of Kyle Richards (born on January 11, 1969) an American actress, socialite, and television personality. And Kim Richards (born on September 19, 1964) is an American actress, socialite, and television personality. Moreover, she has five paternal half-siblings from her father’s remarriage.
Kathy Hilton Education
She received her education at Montclair College Preparatory School.
Kathy Hilton Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life, Richard Hilton (born on August 17, 1955) an American businessman. They married on November 24, 1979, when Kathy was 20 years old.
Kathy Hilton Kids
She and her husband Richard have four kids. Two daughters by the name Paris Hilton (born on February 17, 1981, an American media personality, businesswoman, entertainer, model, and socialite). And Nicky Hilton Rothschild (born on October 5, 1983, an American businesswoman, socialite, model, and fashion designer). And two sons by the name Baron Hilton II (born on November 7, 1989, is an actor) and Conrad Hughes Hilton (born n March 3, 1994).
Kathy Hilton Acting Career
She began working as a child actress in 1968, retiring in 1979. Her notable appearances include; Nanny and the Professor, Bewitched, Family Affair, Happy Days, The Rockford Files, and film appearances including The Dark and On the Air Live with Captain Midnight. She made a cameo appearance as herself on the May 13, 2008, episode of The Young and the Restless. In 2005, she hosted the reality show, I Want To Be a Hilton on NBC.
Whereas in 2011, she appeared on The World According to Paris. The next year in June, she commented that she refuses to watch her half-sisters Kim and Kyle Richards on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, stating they caused her to “break in tears” over watching their lives “fall apart”. It was revealed in October 2022, that she would appear as a friend on the housewives for the eleventh season of the show. Her addition to the show was well received by the public as she soon become a fan favorite.
A Career in Business Ventures
In the 1980s and early 1990s, she operated her own gift and antiques store The Staircase on Sunset Plaza in Los Angeles. In 2002, she debuted with merchandise sales on cable TV’s QVC home shopping network. Next, she began selling a signature skincare line on HSN in 2007. The next year, she launched a perfume called “My Secret”. Since 2012 she has designed the Kathy Hilton Collection of party dresses sold in four hundred stores worldwide including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fith Avenue, and Nordstrom. She and her daughters Paris and Nicky modeled the new Valentino 2021 resort collection in a photo series for Vogue in December 2020.
In 2007, she raised money for the Make-A-WISH Foundation, by asking celebrities to auction some of their belongings and donating the proceeds to them. She alongside her two daughters, in 2011, received an award from the Starlight Children’s Foundation at its ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala in Century City, Los Angeles.
Kathy Hilton Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7inches (1.7m) and a weight of 59kg (130lbs).
Kathy Hilton’s Salary and Net Worth
She has a salary of $300,000 per episode and a net worth of $350 million.