Kathy Hilton is an American fashion designer and performer. Her fortune is a portion of the Hilton estate, and she and her husband, Rick Hilton, share it. Kathy and Rick Hilton, who wed in 1979, are the parents of Paris and Nicky Hilton.
Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino was born on March 13, 1959, and is the daughter of Laurance and Kathleen Mary Avanzino. Kathy is of Scottish and Irish descent, and her parents divorced when she was a child. Kathy’s mother remarried Kenneth E. Richards, producing Kyle Richards and Kim Richards, Kathy’s half-sisters.
In Los Angeles, Kathy attended the elite private school Montclair College Preparatory School. As a student, she befriended Michael Jackson, and the two remained close friends until Jackson’s death in 2009.
How Did Kathy Hilton Accumulate Her Wealth?
Kathy has always had a penchant for acting. She began her career as a child performer at the age of nine, much before she met her husband. Kathy appeared in a variety of television programmes, including “The Rockford Files,” “Bewitched,” “Nanny and the Professor,” “Family Affair,” and “Happy Days.” In addition, she was cast in the films “On the Air Live with Captain Midnight” and “The Dark.”
At age 15, Kathy met Richard Hilton and chose to retire from performing. The two would marry in 1979, when Kathy turned 20. During the 1980s and 1990s, he operated a novelty gift and antique store in Los Angeles called “The Staircase on Sunset Plaza.”
In 2002, Kathy appeared on the home-shopping network QVC and presented the NBC reality television show “I Want to Be a Hilton.”
Kathy began selling her cosmetics and skin care products on the HSN home-shopping network in 2004, and she made a cameo appearance on an episode of “The Young and the Restless” in 2008. Kathy appeared on her daughter’s television show, “The World According to Paris,” in 2011.
Kyle and Kim Richards, Hilton’s half-sisters, are frequent cast members on the popular Bravo series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” Kathy stated in a 2012 interview that she is unable to watch the show because her sister’s behaviour tears her heart.
Through the launch of her “Kathy Hilton Collection” of party gowns in 2012, Kathy realised her greatest commercial triumph.
The dresses are sold in 400 retailers in the United States and internationally. Her retail partners include Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue, among others.
Kathy Hilton’s Work Habits and Personal Qualities
Kathy indicates that she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters, Paris and Nickie. She claims that meeting Richard, her spouse, was the finest thing that had happened to her.
What Is Kathy Hilton’s Wealth?
Katy Hilton’s money is reportedly split with her husband, Richard Hilton, for a total of $350 million. Kathy does, however, have a popular clothing line and a selection of skincare products. She resides with her husband, Richard Hilton, in Beverly Hills.