Paris Hilton

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Paris Hilton is one of the most famous socialites and heiress of the Hilton hotel chains which was started by her grandfather Conrad Hilton. She was known for her partying ways, and was a staple on the Hollywood party scene. She shot to fame in 2003 when a private video was released of her on the internet shortly before she starred in the television series “Simple Life” starring her best friend Nicole Richie. The release of her video, and television show helped launched the heiress to a mainstream career. Paris took her new found fame, and using her entrepreneurial skills turned herself into a brand. Besides starring in television shows, she has branched out and starred in movies as well. She also launched a clothing line, and has ‘Paris Hilton’ stores around the world. Hilton is also known for her fragrance collection, and has 16 personal scents that she markets under her own name.