Kathy Hilton is a former American actress, philanthropist, and fashion designer, but she is famous primarily for being the mother of celebrities Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton. The net worth of Kathy Hilton is $350 million. However, Kathy Hilton net worth is a combined product of her and Rick Hilton’s hard work who happens to be Kathy Hilton Husband. This power couple has accumulated this amount of wealth over a long period of time since 1979.
Who is Kathy Hilton?
Born on the 13th of March 1959, Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino, popularly known as Kathy Hilton, is a fashion designer and philanthropist. Kathy also happens to be a celebrity mother to the sisters Paris and Nicky Hilton. Kathy has Scottish, Irish, and Italian ancestry. Kathy’s parents divorced and later her mother remarried Kenneth E. Richards who was already a father of three children from his previous marriage. Kathy’s mother had two daughters with her stepfather and her stepsisters, Kim Richards and Kylie Richards, are also working prominently in Hollywood.
Kathy Hilton, then Kathleen Avanzino, attended a private school in L.A. where she met Michael Jackson for the first time. Kathy and Michael became best of friends and remained inseparable until death took Michael away from her in 2009.
She began her career long before she met her future husband Richard Hilton, a worthy heir of the Hilton Hotels. She started her acting career at the age of 9 when she appeared in TV shows such as The Rockford Files, Family Affair, Nanny and the Professor, Bewitched, Happy Days, and more. Kathy has also taken part in movies such as On the Air with Captain Midnight, and The Dark.
Hilton decided to retire from acting when she was just a 15-year-old teenager, and around the same time, she met Richard Hilton for the first time. In the year 1979, after dating each other for five years, the couple decided to get married. The couple has four children together, two daughters and two sons. Kathy Hilton children are Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton Rothschild (her daughters), Conrad Hughes Hilton, and Barron Hilton II (her sons).
Kathy Hilton Career
During the late 1980s and early 1900s, Kathy used to own The Staircase, a novelty antique and gift store located on Sunset Plaza, Los Angeles. Kathy Hilton began to work as a host on QVC, a home-shopping network in 2002. Three years later, in 2005, Kathy was appointed as the host of the reality television programme on NBC called I want to Be a Hilton. Two years later, in 2007, Kathy began to sell skincare products on HSN, another home-shopping channel that also happened to be the chief rival of QVC. she has worked on different channels and has a working experience on multiple channels, so it is needless to say that Kathy Hilton net worth in 2022 is $350 million. Her passion and hard work reflect in the sum she has accumulated over the years.
In the year 2008, Kathy Hilton appeared on a soap opera called The Young and the Restless where she played a cameo of herself. In 2011, Kathey made an appearance on The World According to Paris. Kim and Kylie Richards, the half-sisters of Kathy, worked as cast members on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, a Bravo reality series. Kathy mentioned in 2012 that she did not indulge in watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as the show caused her a lot of pain and made her break down in tears.
In 2012, Kathy launched her collection of party dresses that began to be sold in 400 stores across the globe. The dresses from this designer are sold in stores such as Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Kathy Hilton Assets
If you ask what is “Kathy Hilton salary” and “How much is Kathy Hilton net worth?”, then we have just the right way to address these questions. Kathy Hilton, along with her husband Richard Hilton paid a total sum of $3.385 million to purchase a real estate property in the Hamptons. A 7-bedroom house spread across 3 acres of land was worth a fortune. Over the years, the couple rented this property during the summer seasons and the price that the tenants had to pay for this luxurious villa ranged between $300,000 and $400,000.
Other Kathy Hilton Assets are:
- A large mansion worth $9.2 million in Bel-Air which the Hiltons bought in 2004
- An apartment worth $2.5 million in the Pierre Hotel, a Taj Property in NYC, which they bought in 2014.
What is Kathy Hilton’s Net Worth?
According to the reports, the net worth of Kathy Hilton is $350 million in 2022.
How Old is Kathy Hilton?
Born in 1959, Kathy Hilton age is now 63 years.