Barron Hilton II is the third child and first son of Richard Hilton.
He is an actor and director. He was born in New York City and raised there.
Born to a rich family
He is the great-grandson of Conard Hilton, the founder of the renowned hotel chain Hilton Hotels.
His grandfather Barron Hilton was also a businessman and a pilot. He is named after his grandfather.
His great grandfather had a net worth of $1 billion, equivalent to $3.52 billion now.
During the 1950s and 1960s, the Hilton Hotels started their chain worldwide, and Hilton owned 188 hotels in the US.
Barron Hilton also continued his father's business; his father's stock was worth $160 million after he died in 1979, which was increased to worth $654 million in 1988 through his successful management.
His fortune is US$3.5 billion.
His father, Richard, who is now 65 years old, is the chairman of Hilton Hotels and a real estate brokerage firm. He reported almost $3.5 billion in sales in 2012.
About his parents
He is the son of Richard Hilton, born on August 17, 1955.
He was born in Los Angeles, California, and the sixth children of Marilyn June and Barron Hilton.
In 1978, he obtained a degree in hotel and restaurant management from the University of Denver.
He married Kathy Hilton. She graduated from Montclair College Preparatory School in Los Angeles, California.
She started her acting career in 1968 and worked in sitcoms like Nanny and the Professor, Bewitched, Family Affair, Happy Days, The Rockford Files, and few movies.
She retired in 1979. She now owns a gift and antique store, The Staircase on Sunset Plaza.
They first met in a private high school in 1974 and got married in 1979.
They had their first baby in 1981 and now have four children together.
He has three siblings, the oldest being Paris Hilton, born in 1981, now a media personality, businesswoman, actress, model, and DJ.
Nicky Hilton, born in1983, is his sister who is a businesswoman and a fashion designer.
He also has a younger brother Conrad Hughes Hilton III, born in 1994.
Controversial older sister
His sister Paris has been a controversial figure.
In 2007 Guinness World Records listed her as the Most Overrated Celebrity, and Forbes included her in its Celebrity ranked her as one of the Most Overexposed Celebrities in 2012.
Critics also claim that she only got famous after her leaked sex tape with her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon, and she sued the company that released the tape for $30 million; after her lawsuit was thrown out, Red Light District Video agreed to pay her US$400,000 with a percentage of the tape's sale profit which she claims she never got.
She also has been accused of drinking, cocaine/ drug possession, smoking illegal marijuana.
Grandfather gives almost all fortune to a foundation
His grandfather announced he would leave about 97% of his fortune to Conrad N.
Hilton Foundation, a nonprofit foundation to help people, and has an endowment of $5.89 billion.
Married to Tessa von Walderdorff
He met his wife Tessa on a New Year's Eve in St. Barts; the couple met three days after in a restaurant called Le Ti and hit it off and started dating.
He planned to take a trip to Coney Island for the proposal and got engaged on September 17, 2017.
June 1, 2018, they got married in Anglican Church in Gustavia.
The bride hired stylist Nilufer Satorius to create a "Mihr" gown which was made of made with 25 yards of washed silk organza and 50 yards of tulle.
The couple had their baby daughter on March 11, 2020, and named her Milou Alizee Hilton.
Net worth and income sources
His net worth is $5 million, and his income sources are acting, directing.
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Age, weight, height
- He was on November 7, 1989, making him 31 years old.
- His height is 5 Feet 10 Inches.
- His weight is 168 lbs.
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