Paris Hilton is an American socialite, singer and actress. Born in 1981 to Rick and Kathy Hilton, making her great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, founder of the Hilton hotels and source of the family fortune, estimated at $300 million. Growing up in Manhattan's ritzy Waldorf-Astoria, the families New York home, as well as other Hilton digs in Beverly Hills and the Hamptons. Paris didn't seem to yearn for much, even after graduating from high school, college didn't appeal to her. Around the year 2000, Paris began to make a name for herself as a model, soon appearing in shows for designers and later completed an advertising campaign for Iceberg. In addition Paris has posed for spreads in national magazines such as GQ, Vanity Fair and FHM. Her first fragrance launched in 2004, Paris Hilton for women, was closely followed by Just Me for women launched in 2005. Her third fragrance Paris Hilton Heiress was launched in 2007. Paris Hilton perfume is created under arrangements with Parlux.