Perez Hilton Biography

Published On Nov 29, 2015
Facts of Perez Hilton
Date of Birth: 1978 , March-23
Birth Nation: United States
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Perez Hilton has not shared anything about his personal life matters like his love affairs and his married life but he has been father twice via surrogate.

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. 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 the 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 since a long time. The actual figure about his salary is unknown; however, his net worth is rumored to be around $30 million.


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Born in Miami, Florida


Born as Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr. in Miami, Florida, United States of America to parents of Cuban and American descent, Perez was raised in middle class family. He is an American. He also has one sister named Barbara Lavandeira.

Graduated from New York University


After graduating from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, he won a scholarship for his education in New York University and he joined there and majored in acting. There he learned more about dramas and arts and graduated from there in 2000. 

Began his acting career


After receiving the acting degree from New York University in 2000, he decided to begin his career as an actor and he started giving auditions in several places and finally in 2001, he made his appearance in the television series, The Sopranos, "Fortunate Son". 

Published his own book, The Boy With Pink Hair


American blogger and columnist Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. is a great author and he has also published a book titled The Boy With Pink Hair on 1st of September 2011. This book is mainly about the children and their dreams. 

Released his first single, The Clap


Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. is a multi talented person as he is also singer. In 2008, he was finally able to release his debut single and it was released under the title, The Clap. This single also has a music video but it was taken from the movie, Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!. 

First movie, Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild!


He finally accomplished his acting dreams by making his appearance in the movie, Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! Though he has been making his appearance in several television shows and series since a long time, he feels to be luckier to make his appearance in this movie. 

First child, Mario Armando Lavandeira III


He became father for the first time in his life in 2013. He welcomed his first child on 16th of February and he welcomed it with a donor egg and carried by a surrogate mother. He also welcomed his second child a daughter via surrogate in 2015. 

Nominated in Teen Choice Awards


One of the major awards he has been nominated in is Teen Choice Awards. He was nominated in this award from two different categories and they were in Choice TV Fab-u-lous and Choice Web Star. However, he was not honored from any of them. 

Began his Blogging career


American blogger and columnist Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. who is popular in the world by his professional name Perez Hilton began his blogging career since the end of 2004. Within half a year, his blog gained popularity in the United States but as a Hollywood's Most-Hated Website. 

Feud with Miss USA 2009


In 2009, he represented Miss USA 2009 as a judge of this pageant. And in this competition, in the Q & A section, he asked Carrie Prejean whether she believed every state should legalize same-sex marriage but after the end of this show he criticized her saying the dumb bitch.