Kathy Hilton Net Worth 2022: How the ‘RHOBH’ Actress Makes Money?


Kathy Hilton is a New York City, New York-born American actress, television personality, fashion designer, and businesswoman. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is a well-liked reality television series, and Kathy starred in its eleventh season.

Brief Information About Kathy Hilton


Name Kathy Hilton
D.O.B March 13,1959
Husband Richard Hilton
Net Worth $350 Million

Early Life: Parents and Education

Laurence K. Avanzino and Kathleen gave birth to Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino in New York City on March 13, 1959. On her mother's side, she is Irish, and on her father's, she is Italian.


She lived with her stepfather Ken Richards after her mother married him because her parents divorced when she was a little child.

Kathy Hilton Net Worth

Richards already had three older children from his previous relationship, therefore Kathy became Kim and Kyle Richards' half-sister. Kim and Kyle are both aspiring actresses. On the other hand, Kathy’s father remarried and now Kathy has five paternal half-siblings.

While attending Montclair College Prep School in Los Angeles, Hilton grew to be the legendary Michael Jackson's closest friend. Their friendship lasted till his passing in June 2009.

Hilton's Net Worth

As of 2022, Kathy Hilton Net Worth is predicted to be approximately $350 million, making her one of the richest celebrities in the world. Not to mention that Kathy is The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' richest celebrity.

Kathy Hilton has a $350 million net worth, claims celebrity net worth. Rick Hilton, her spouse since 1979, has a joint net worth of that amount.

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Some sources claim that Kathy receives between $150k and $300k for her participation in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Her earnings from television programmes, series, films, brand promotions, deals with major labels, businesses, real estate investments, the stock market, etc. make up the majority of her revenue.

According to reports, her husband Richard's company made a staggering $2 billion in revenue in 2013. Prior to that, Richard received a $3 million commission from the sale of Aaron Spelling's home.

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Kathy's Personal Life

When they were both in high school in 1974, Kathy and Richard started dating. After a few years of courtship, the pair got married in 1979, when Hilton was only 20 years old. Kathy and Richard welcomed their four children together.

Kathy Hilton Net Worth

Their second daughter, Nicky Hilton, was born in 1983 after their first daughter Paris Hilton was born in 1981. Barron Nicholas Hilton II and Conrad Hughes Hilton III, the two sons of Kathy and Richard, were born in 1989 and 1994, respectively.

She Receives Compensation for Her Work on RHOBH

In actuality, Kathy Hilton is not a Beverly Hills Housewife but rather a “friend of the Housewives.” Still, she makes some money for her appearances on the show. Even if the details of her current contract are private, the salary is presumably somewhat meagre when compared to her total net worth.

Friends on the show only receive payment for the days that they are filmed. The Real Housewives of Atlanta reported that two friends got $150,000 and $300,000 for starring on season 12 in 2019, so it's likely that Kathy is earning a similar amount.

Additionally, she might have received a $1,000 or so bonus for her season 11 reunion outfit.


Thanks to her enormous $350 million net worth, Kathy Hilton has been able to invest millions of dollars in pricey real estate all around the world. A lavish property in the Hamptons cost Kathy and her husband Richard nearly $3.385 million in 1999.

This pricey home has 7 bedrooms and is situated on more than 3 acres of land. Over the years, this mansion has rented for between $300,000 and $400,000 for the entire season.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kathy Hilton's age?

63-year-old Kathleen Elizabeth Avanzino was born in New York City on March 13, 1959.

Why did Kathy Hilton become wealthy?

Kathy used to run a shop selling gifts and antiques. Kathy bought The Staircase, a gift and antique store on Sunset Plaza in Los Angeles, California, immediately after she wed Rick. In the early 2000s, Kathy briefly returned to show business after managing the store for about ten years.

What source of funding does Kathy Hilton use?

She and her husband, Rick Hilton, are co-owners of her fortune, which is a portion of the Hilton estate. Paris and Nicky Hilton were born to Kathy and Rick Hilton, who wed in 1979.