Kathy Hilton Net Worth:Kathy Hilton is an American fashion designer, actress, and philanthropist with a $350 million net worth. That is how much she and Rick Hilton, her husband since 1979, have made together. Rick and Kathy Hilton are probably best known for being the parents of Paris and Nicky Hilton.
Kathy Hilton Past
Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino was born to Kathleen Mary and Laurance K. Avanzino on March 13, 1959. Kathy’s grandfather on her father’s side was from Italy, and she also has Irish and Scottish ancestry. Hilton’s parents got a divorce, and her mother married Kenneth E. Richards, who already had three grown children from a previous marriage. The actresses Kim and Kyle Richards were born to her mother after Kathy. Hilton has five half-brothers and sisters from her dad’s second marriage. Kathy went to a private high school in Los Angeles, where she met Michael Jackson. They became best friends and stayed close until he died in 2009.
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Kathy started working when she was a child, long before she met her future husband, Richard Hilton, heir to Hilton Hotels. At age 9, she started working as an actress. She was in TV shows like “Bewitched,” “The Rockford Files,” “Nanny and the Professor,” “Happy Days,” “Family Affair,” and others. She was also in the movies “The Dark” and “On the Air Live with Captain Midnight.” She met Richard Hilton when she was 15, which was about the same time she “retired” from acting. After 5 years, in 1979, they got married. In the 1980s and early 1990s, Paris Hilton ran a gift and antique shop in Los Angeles called The Staircase on Sunset Plaza.
Kathy has tried to get back into show business since she married into the Hilton family. In 2002, she started working as a host on the home-shopping network QVC. Three years later, she was the host of the NBC reality show I Want to Be a Hilton. Two years later, she started selling skin care products on HSN, which was a competitor to QVC. She played herself in a cameo on the soap opera The Young and the Restless in 2008. She was on The World According to Paris in 2011. Kim and Kyle Richards, who are Hilton’s half-sisters, are both on the hit Bravo show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Kathy said in 2012 that she doesn’t want to watch her sisters on the show because they make her cry and fall apart. Since 2012, she has made party dresses for the Kathy Hilton Collection, which are sold in 400 stores around the world, such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom.
She and her husband, Richard Hilton, live in Bel Air. She has two daughters, Paris and Nicky, and two sons, Barron and Conrad, who are all grown up. Through their daughter Nicky and her husband James Rothschild, the Hiltons have two granddaughters. Through her son Barron and his wife Tessa, she also has a granddaughter. They live in Bel Air, which is in Los Angeles.
Hilton is known for the good things she does for charity. In 2007, she raised money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by asking famous people to sell their things at auction and give the money to the foundation. In 2011, she got an award from the Starlight Children’s Foundation at its “A Stellar Night” gala in Los Angeles. She was there with her two daughters.
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Kathy Hilton Net Worth
Prepare yourself, because Kathy’s net worth is huge. Together, she and Rick are worth a huge $350 million.
Kathy Hilton Property
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.