Kathleen Elizabeth Hilton is a socialite, fashion designer, and TV personality from the United States. She was born on March 13, 1959, to Avanzino and Richards. She is 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. Season 12 of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills will feature Kathy Hilton as we know her. Here's everything know about her net worth.
Kathy Hilton: Early Life
American actress Katherine Elizabeth Avanzino goes by the name Kathy Hilton. Kathy also makes clothes for people. She is the mother of the well-known socialite and TV star Paris Hilton and the American businesswoman, Nicky Hilton.
Kathy Hilton was born in New York, USA, on March 13, 1959. Laurence K. Avanzino is her father, and Kathleen Mary is her mother. In 1917, Kathy Hilton's parents split up.
Kathy Hilton's Career
Hilton began acting as a child in 1968, and she stopped doing it in 1979. On May 13, 2008, she played herself in an episode of The Young and the Restless. In 2005, she was the host of the reality show I Want to Be a Hilton, which aired on NBC. She was also on The World According to Paris in 2011.
Hilton said in June 2012 that she won't watch her half-sisters Kim and Kyle Richards on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills because seeing their lives “fall apart” made her cry. Hilton will be a friend of the housewives for the show's eleventh season, which will start in October 2020.
The audience liked her when she came on the show, and she became a fan favorite very quickly. In June 2021, People magazine said that she was “already a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills icon” and that “Bravo's only mistake in putting Kathy Hilton on the show is that they didn't do it sooner.”
Kathy Hilton's Net Worth
Kathy Hilton is an American fashion designer. According to celebrity net worth, Kathy Hilton has a net worth of $350 million. She says she has a lot of people. She will say that she is an actress. She'll tell you that she makes clothes. She'll tell you she's a great person who helps others. At some point, she was all of those things.
She is none of those things now, though. People know her for two things now. Her wealth comes from her husband. Her daughter is the reason she is famous. Few people know that she was already financially stable before she started working for the Hilton hotel company.
Few people know that the big moment in show business that Paris Hilton talks about may have started with her. We're talking about Kathy Hilton, who is Paris Hilton's mother. Last season, RHOBH focused a lot on how rich Kathy lived.
Fans were surprised when she showed fellow Housewife Sutton Stracke around the mega-mansion she was building to sell, not live in. Kathy wanted to move into the big house when it was done, but she couldn't get Rick to move out of their current place in Bel-Air.
Kathy Hilton's Personal Life
She lived with her husband, Richard Hilton, and their four grown children, Paris, Nicky, Barron, and Conrad, in Bel Air. Her son Barron and his wife Tessa gave her a granddaughter. They live in Bel Air, which is in Los Angeles. Kathy Hilton's charity work is well-known because she has always spoken up for it.
Kathy Hilton: Awards and Honors
There are many reasons for the Hiltons to be happy. Paris Hilton, along with her sister Nicky and mother Kathy, will be honored at the 35th annual FN Achievement Awards in New York. They just had a big wedding party. They will all get the Icon Award. This is only the second time that this award has been given. Iris Apfel was the first person to get it.
In 1999, Rick and Kathy Hilton paid $3.385 million for a large home in the Hamptons with 7 bedrooms and 3 acres of land. Over the years, they have always charged between $300,000 and $400,000 to rent this property during the summer. In 2004, they paid $9.2 million for a big Bel-Air mansion. In 2014, they spent $2.5 million on an apartment at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.