Kathy Hilton net worth: Kathy Hilton is an American actress, fashion designer and philanthropist who has a net worth of $300 million. Kathy Hilton is probably best known for being the mother of Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton. Her career began when she was a child, before she had even met her future husband, Hilton Hotels heir Richard Hilton. At age 9, she began working as an actress, appearing in television shows like Bewitched, The Rockford Files, and Happy Days. At 15, she met Richard Hilton, around the same time that she "retired" from acting. The two married 5 years later in 1979.
Since marrying into the Hilton family, Kathy has dabbled in a return to her show business roots. In 2002, she began working as a host on home-shopping network QVC, and 3 years later she hosted the reality television program I Want to Be a Hilton on NBC. Two years later, she began selling skincare products on rival home-shopping network HSN. In 2008, she made a cameo appearance on the soap opera, The Young and the Restless as herself. In 2011 she appeared on The World According to Paris. Hilton's half-sisters, Kim and Kyle Richards, are both cast members on the hit Bravo reality series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, In 2012, Kathy commented that she refuses to watch her sisters on the show because they cause her to fall apart and break down in tears. Since 2012, she has designed the Kathy Hilton Collection of party dresses, sold in four hundred stores worldwide, including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. She and her husband, Richard Hilton, live in Bel Air and have four grown children, daughters Paris and Nicky, and sons Barron and Conrad.