Named #20 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
In November 2004, she participated in Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs's Vote or Die campaign, to encourage youths to vote in the Presidential election. She drew criticism when it was revealed she did not vote, nor had she even registered to do so.
Was voted the second "Worst Celebrity Role Model of 2006" behind her short-term party friend Britney Spears (30 December 2006).
Named #11 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement (2006).
Dated Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter. (December 2003-July 2004).
Popularity sky-rocketed after a homemade sex video between her and ex- boyfriend Rick Salomon (Shannen Doherty's estranged husband) was scattered all over the Internet in October of 2003. The video was made when she was 19.
Daughter of Rick Hilton and Kathy Richards.
Announced at the end of 2003 that she is recording an album. She enlisted the help of J.C. Chasez and his producer Robert Boldt to help in the creation of a dance-pop album.
Is working on a clothing line that she plans to name "That's Hot".
Ranked #59 in FHM 100 Sexiest Women 2004.
Was the subject of the Paris in Jail: The Music Video (2007) (V) , a parody of her song "Stars are Blind".
Ended her relationship to Stavros Niarchos in May 2006.
Founder of her own Heiress Records, the label on which she plans to release her debut album. It is a sub-label of Warner Bros. Records and was created in 2004. Hilton also plans to eventually sign new artists.
Madame Tussaud's on 42nd Street unveiled a wax dummy of her to coincide with the release of her movie House of Wax (2005) (1 May 2005).
Loves bath products from The Body Shop.
Sold her Hollywood Hills home to move to a more private gate community.
Taught herself to play the guitar for the release of her upcoming album.
Sister of Nicky Hilton, Barron Nicholas Hilton and Conrad Hughes Hilton.
Launched her third perfume, "Heiress", which coincides with her previous two, "Paris Hilton" and "Just Me.".
In 2006, she was ranked #56 on Forbes "Top 100 Celebrities".
Favorite sport is golf.
After serving 22 days in detention, with credit for her good behavior, she didn't have to serve the whole 45 days sentence, she was released from the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, California, where she was met by a huge contingent of paparazzi and camera crews. In her first interview on "Larry King Live" (1985), she stated that the time in jail was a "time-out in life" and the world would see a new Paris Hilton (June 2007).