The joint fortune of $350 million between Kathy and Rick Hilton helps Kathy become the richest person among the cast members of the reality TV show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Paris Hilton has transformed from the “party queen” image of the 2000s into a successful businesswoman, while Nicky Hilton married the heir to the Rothschild family’s banking empire.
Whether it’s about the famous Hilton hotel brand , businesswoman – former famous reality TV star Paris Hilton or the appearance of a member of the Hilton family on the TV show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills , everything cannot escape the influence of the Hilton family.
The story behind the Hilton family’s huge fortune is as fascinating as the members themselves.
In 2007, Barron Hilton – the successor of hotel tycoon Conrad Hilton and grandfather of Paris Hilton – sold the Hilton hotel chain to Blackstone Group for $26 billion.
Before his death in 2019, Mr. Barron transferred 97% of his assets to the Conrad N. Hilton charity and left only 3% for his 8 children, 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
With the inheritance money received and personal business, who owns the largest fortune of the Hilton family?
Barron Nicholas Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Paris Hilton and Rick Hilton at an event. Photo: Getty Images
Rick and Kathy Hilton, 65 years old
Estimated asset value: 350 million USD
As the parents of Paris Hilton, close friends of former US President Donald Trump and the king of pop Michael Jackson, Rick and Kathy Hilton are considered two big figures in the Hilton family empire.
Their bank account balance proves it. According to estimates by Celebrity Net Worth , the couple Rick and Kathy Hilton own assets worth 350 million USD and thanks to this, Mrs. Kathy is also recognized as the richest person in reality TV stars The Real Housewives . of Beverly Hills.
Rick and Kathy Hilton did not inherit their family’s tens of billions of dollars in fortune, but they certainly do not feel regretful. Rick Hilton himself is co-founder and chairman of Hilton & Hyland – a real estate brokerage company headquartered in Beverly Hills. Meanwhile, former actress Kathy is focusing on philanthropy and enjoying her personal life in the way she considers best.
In contrast to her husband who does not like to shine under the showbiz spotlight, Kathy’s recent appearance on the show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills gave the audience a more detailed look at the couple’s luxurious life.
Paris Hilton, 40 years old
Estimated asset value: 300 million USD
Whether you love or hate Paris Hilton, one thing cannot be denied: the image of a blonde girl partying all night has caused many people to misunderstand this woman’s ability to make money.
Up to now, Paris Hilton owns a fortune of 300 million USD and is gradually narrowing the gap in wealth with her parents.
Most of her income comes from her business empire with more than 50 global retail stores, bringing in annual revenue of about 4 billion USD.
10 years ago, Paris Hilton started entering the DJ world and could receive $1 million per performance. In 2014, she even received an impressive amount of 2.7 million USD for a music event that took place over 4 nights in Ibiza.
Kyle Richards, 52 years old
Estimated asset value: 100 million USD
Kyle Richards is actually half-sister to Kathy Hilton, but their relationship still helps the actress be considered a member of the Hilton clan.
Since participating in the reality TV show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2010, Kyle Richards’ assets have increased significantly and are currently at about $100 million. To date, this final season member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills still makes a lot of money from her name and work.
In addition, Kyle Richards’ husband is also a successful businessman in the real estate field. He is the person behind many major projects of Playboy Mansion and Walt Disney through real estate company The Agency.
Nicky Hilton Rothchild, 38 years old
Estimated asset value: 50 million USD
Nicky Hilton is no less famous than her sister. She is a book author, model and fashion designer. The mother of two has sold everything from clothes to cosmetics, jewelry and handbags to make herself a fortune of $50 million.
However, Nicky Hilton is considered the richest person in the Hilton family thanks to their shared assets after she married James Rothschild – heir to the Rothschild family’s banking empire.
James Rothschild currently owns a fortune of 1.5 billion USD, so after getting married, it can be said that Nicky Hilton has more assets than all the Hilton siblings combined.
Barron Hilton II, 31 years old
Estimated property value: 5 million USD
Living in the shadow of his sisters is not easy for a young man on the rise in his career, but Barron Nicholas Hilton II is completely happy with what he has.
Barron Nicholas Hilton II is a model, regularly performing on catwalks and participating in major brand advertising campaigns. In 2015, he made the horror film En Passant and launched the culinary channel Barron’s Bites.
In 2018, Barron married German Countess Tessa Gräfin von Walderdorff. They welcomed their first daughter, Milou Alizée, last March.
Kim Richards, 56 years old
Estimated property value: 500,000 USD
In contrast to the wealth of her sisters Kathy and Kyle, Kim Richards’ assets are only about $500,000.
Kim Richards was a famous actress in the 70s and 80s of the last century and participated in the first 5 seasons of the show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills . However, a series of problems in her private life later caused Kim Richards’ reputation and fortune to decline.
In 2015, Kim Richards was arrested and sent to prison on charges of illegal trespassing, public drunkenness, resisting law enforcement officers… A few months later, Kim Richards was arrested for stealing at Target supermarket. and had to go to jail for the second time in a year.
Conrad Hilton III, 27 years old
Estimated property value: unknown
Not much has been revealed about the youngest Hilton brother, except for some scandalous headlines over the years and rumors that the 27-year-old is currently unemployed.
Last year, Conrad Hilton III was sentenced to prison for illegal drug use, violating his parole from a 2015 arrest for causing a disturbance, threatening flight attendants and calling out to passengers on a flight from London. came to Los Angeles as “peasants”.