American blogger and columnist Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. who is popular in the world by his professional name Perez Hilton is also the television personality and was once nominated in Teen Choice Awards for being the web star.
Childhood & Educational Background
Born as Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr. in Miami, Florida, the United States of America to parents of Cuban and American descent, Perez was raised in a middle-class family. He is an American. He also has one sister named Barbara Lavandeira.
Perez received his formal education from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, he was finally able to complete his education from there and he graduated from there in 1996. After that, he joined New York University and majored in acting. He also graduated from there in 2000.
Professional Life: Career as a Blogger
After that, he tried to be an actor several times but ended up being a media relations assistant for the LGBT rights organization GLAAD. But his hobby was in blogging and he began it since the end of 2004.
His blogging sites mainly include talks about celebrities. Within half a year, his blog gained popularity in the United States but as a Hollywood's Most-Hated Website. He has also been seen in several television shows for a long time.
Marriage, Wife, & Children
There is no information on if he is married or if he has a girlfriend, but he does have children, who were born via surrogacy.
His first child Mario Armando Lavandeira III via a surrogate mother was born on February 17, 2013, while his daughter, also via surrogacy, was born on May 9, 2015. Likewise, his second daughter Mayte Amor was born on October 4, 2017, also via surrogacy.
His net worth is around $30 million in 2019.