Perez Hilton Biography
Perez Hilton (Full name: Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr.) is a well-renowned American columnist, media personality, and blogger. Perez’s blog became known for reporting on posting tabloid photos over which he adds his own captions or “doodles” as well as gossip items about celebrities.
Other than his journalism career, Perez runs two YouTube channels, authored four books, has acted in two off-Broadway shows and hosts a podcast with Chris Booker.
Perez Hilton Age
Perez Hilton was born on 23rd March 1978, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. He is 44 years old.
Perez Hilton Height
Perez is a man of a standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (Approx. 1.8 m).
Perez Hilton Family
Perez Hilton was born to his Cuban parents Mario Lavandeira and Teresita Lavandeira in Miami, Florida. He was brought up in Little Havana and Westchester, Florida together with his sister named Barbara Lavandeira.
Perez Hilton Education
Perez went to an all-boys Catholic school, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School based in Miami. He later graduated with a scholarship to New York University in 1996.
Perez Hilton Wife
He has never had a serious open relationship or been married in the past. Nevertheless, Perez has three kids and all of them were conceived through a surrogate Mario Armando Lavandeira III (February 17, 2013), Mia Alma Lavandeira (May 9, 2015) and Mayte Amor (October 4, 2017).
Perez Hilton Salary
He pockets an ample salary of 5.2 Million per year.
Perez Hilton’s Net Worth
Perez Hilton has amassed a decent wealth over the years of his work and has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Perez Hilton Career
On October 11, 2007, Zomba Label Group sued him for copyright infringement stating that Perez had posted recordings by Britney Spears on PerezHilton.com illegally. The suit included unfinished recordings leaked over a period of three months and at least 10 completed songs.
He announced on his blog that he would no longer blog on artists signed to Sony BMG in March 2008. Nevertheless, in November 2007, when the lawsuit became settled, Perez concluded his boycott and resumed frequent blogging about Sony BMG artists.
Perez and radio personality, Chris Booker launched a weekly podcast known as The Perez Hilton Podcast with Chris Booker in July 2015. On April 27, 2019, Perez and Chris held a live taping at The Space in Las Vegas.