Kathy Hilton Biography

Kathy Hilton

Quick Facts About Kathy Hilton

Celebrated Name Kathy Hilton
Age 62 Years
Nick Name Kathy Hilton
Birth Name Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino
Birth Date 1959-03-13
Gender Female
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Place Of Birth New York City, U.S.
Birth Nation America
Ethnicity Mixed
Race White
Religion Christian
Horoscope Pisces
Mother Kathleen Mary
Father Larry Avanzino
College / University Montclair College Preparatory School
Marital Status Married
Spouse Richard Hilton ‚Äč(m. 1979)
Children 4, including Paris and Nicky Hilton
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Acting career
Net Worth $350 million
Height 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
Weight 59 kg or 130 lbs
Body Type Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Body Measurement 32-26-32 inches
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Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino, an American actress, socialite, fashion designer, as well as a philanthropist is excellently known as Kathy Hilton. She started working as an actress in 1968, retiring in 1979 whereas she also had her own gift shop called The Staircase on Sunset Plaza in the 1980s and early 1990s. She made her feature film debut as Shelly Warner in the sci-fi thriller film, "The Dark", in 1979 and made her first TV show appearance as Melodie in the sitcom, "Nanny and the Professor", in 1970. She has also received an award from the Starlight Children's Foundation at its 'A Stellar Night' Gala in Century City, Los Angeles in 2011. Not only this but she is also the mother of socialite, Paris Hilton and fashion designer, Nicky Hilton. Additionally, it was revealed in October 2020 that Hilton would appear as a friend of the housewives for the eleventh season of the show. 

Famous For

  • Being an American actress, socialite, fashion designer, and philanthropist.
  • For being the mother of famous socialite Paris Hilton and fashion designer Nicky Hilton.

Kathy Hilton with her daughters, Paris and Nicky

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What Nationality does Kathy Hilton hold?

The 62 years old, Kathy Hilton took birth in New York City, the U.S. holding the nationality of American. She belongs to a mixed ethnic background as she has Irish ancestry on her mother's side and Italian ancestry on her father's side. She also has some Scottish roots. She was conceived on 13th March 1959 with the birth name of Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino. Similarly, her religious belief is in the Christian religion. Kathy's race is white and she has celebrated her 62nd birthday in March of 2021. As per her birth date, her star sign is Pisces. She is the daughter of her mother, Kathleen Mary, and her father, Larry Avanzino. Her parents divorced when she was a kid, and her mother married Kenneth E. Richards (1917-1998). She also has two maternal half-sisters: actresses Kim and Kyle Richards as well as she has five paternal half-siblings from her father's remarriage.

Moving towards Kathy's education, she graduated from Montclair College Preparatory School in Los Angeles, where she became best friends with Michael Jackson. 

How was the Career of Kathy Hilton?

  • Kathy Hilton jumps off her acting career in 1968, retiring in 1979 as her notable appearances include "Nanny and the Professor", "Bewitched", "Family Affair", "Happy Days", "The Rockford Files", and film appearances include "The Dark" and "On the Air Live with Captain Midnight".
  • She hosted the reality show, "I Want To Be a Hilton" on NBC in 2005 after which she made a cameo appearance as herself on the 13th May 2008, episode of "The Young and the Restless".
  • It was revealed in October 2020 that Hilton would appear as a friend of the housewives for the eleventh season of the show.

American actress and fashion designer, Kathy Hilton

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Who is Kathy Hilton married to?

Kathy Hilton is a married woman. She tied a knot with real estate salesman, Richard Hilton in 1979 with whom she met at the age of fifteen while attending a private high school. The pair is blessed with four children: daughters Paris Hilton (born 1981) and Nicky Hilton (born 1983), as well as sons Barron Nicholas Hilton II (born 1989) and Conrad Hughes Hilton III (born 1994). As well, Hilton has two granddaughters through her daughter Nicky and her husband James Rothschild: Lily Grace Victoria Rothschild (born 2016) and Teddy Marilyn Rothschild (born 2017). She also has a third granddaughter from her son Barron and his wife Tessa: Milou Alizee Hilton (born 2020). Concerning her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Wedding Picture of Kathy Hilton

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Furthermore, she raised money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2007, by asking celebrities to auction some of their belongings and donating the proceeds to them.

Barron Nicholas Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Paris Hilton and Rick Hilton

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What is the Net Worth of Kathy Hilton?

The net worth of versatile actress, Kathy Hilton is $350 million as of 2021 whereas her exact salary amount has not been disclosed yet. She has been in the film industry for quite a long time. She has no doubt amassed a huge fortune with the bulk of her wealth coming from her professional acting career. Moreover, she operated her own gift and antique store The Staircase on Sunset Plaza in Los Angeles. She debuted with 2002 merchandise sales on cable TV's QVC home shopping network. She also has designed the Kathy Hilton Collection of party dresses, sold in four hundred stores worldwide since 2012. She is living a luxurious lifestyle from her earnings. 

How tall is Kathy Hilton?

Kathy Hilton definitely has a pretty face and a magnetic personality which has cast a spell over her viewers over the years. She stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm with a balanced body weight of 59 kg or 130 lbs. Kathy looks attractive with blonde hair and green eyes color. She has a slim body build with 32-26-32 inches of body measurement.

Did You Know?

  • After Kathy's parents got divorced, Kathy took the last name of her stepfather, Ken Richards.
  • She became best friends with Michael Jackson.
  • She had her own gift shop called The Staircase on Sunset Plaza in the 1980s and early 1990s.
  • She experimented with acting for a few years starting in 1968 when she was 9 years old till the age of 20.
  • She was awarded for her philanthropic achievements by the Starlight Children's Foundation in 2011.