Timeline of Perez Hilton
|Date of Birth:||1978 , March-23|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Birth Name||Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr|
|Birth Place/City||Miami, Florida, United States|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Children||Mia Alma Lavandeira, Mario Armando Lavandeira III, Mayte Amor|
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.
Perez Hilton facts on timeline
Born in Miami, FloridaMarch 23 , 1978
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 University2000
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 career2001
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 HairSeptember 1 , 2011
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 Clap2008
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!2008
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 IIIFebruary 16 , 2013
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 Awards2009
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 career2004
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 2009April 19 , 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.