Kathy Hilton is an outstanding actress and a fashion designer from America. More than her professional career, she is famous for being the mother of TV personalities Paris and Nicky Hilton. Kathy Hilton is also an active philanthropist and a socialite. Here are the complete details about the career, biography, and the net worth of Kathy Hilton in 2018.
Early life & Biography
Kathy Hilton was born as Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino on March 13, 1959, in New York City, US, to Kathleen Mary and Laurence K Avanzino. There is not much information about her parents’ professions. When she was a little child, her parents separated. She has two half-sisters. Speaking of her education, she attended a private high school in Los Angeles. She was the classmate of music legend Michael Jackson, and they both were the best friends.
Like her professional career, Kathy Hilton has a smooth love life too. She met the love of her life when she was only 15 years old, and he was ‘Richard Hilton’. After dating for a few years, the couple got married in 1979. Ever since they have been together. There hasn’t been any kind of rumor of their divorce or any extramarital affairs. The couple has four children, two daughter, and two sons, together. Their daughters Nicky Hilton and Paris Hilton are the well-known personalities.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Kathy Hilton started her career as an actress in 1968. Though she hadn’t learned the acting professionally, it was not difficult for her to get the balls rolling. She was drop-dead gorgeous, so she easily got the film offers. However, her film career didn’t last long, and she retired from the acting in 1979. She wanted to try her hands in other ventures, so she quit the acting. In her decade’s long acting career, she appeared in a number of films and TV shows. Her notable works include ‘Nanny and the Professor’, ‘Happy Days’, and ‘bewitched’.
After retiring from acting, Kathy began her own gift and antique store and then, broke into the merchandise sales in 2002. She went on launching her own clothing line of party dresses in 2012. Other than her business endeavors, she made a comeback on TV in 2005. She appeared as the host of the show ‘I want to be Hilton’. She also made an appearance on the reality TV series ‘The World according to Paris’ in 2011.
Speaking of the awards, Kathy Hilton could not win any awards over her filmy career. She was active for almost a decade, but she hasn’t won any award. However, she received an award for her charity works.
Net Worth & Earnings
Kathy Hilton was a successful actress, and when she stepped into business endeavors, she gained a massive success too. As of now, she is solely a business lady and holds a whopping net worth. The versatile lady is estimated to have a giant net worth of $350 million. Initially, she yielded the money through her acting career and then, churned out a huge portion of her net worth through her other business ventures.
Kathy Hilton gained a groundbreaking success as a fashion designer. She has sold the dresses from her clothing line in more than 400 stores worldwide. Even at the age of 59, she is as active as she is a young lady.