Celebrity blogger and American TV personality Perez Hilton has a huge net worth, but how is it so high?
Who is Perez Hilton?
Perez Hilton, born Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr, is an American blogger and media personality, who is also known for his sections on celebrity gossip on his blog, perezhilton.com.
Perez boasts a huge 780,000 on Instagram and 341,000 subscribers on YouTube, where he post’s a huge amount of content.
Why is famous?
Perez Hilton started up his original blog, Pagesixsixsix.com, in 2005, and has rocketed to fame since.
He posts celebrity gossip on the blog, and has since changed the name to PerezHilton.com. He has also appeared as guest star on many TV shows, including Victorious, celebrity big brother and worst cooks in America.
In 2018, he was referred to as “the original celebrity social media influencer” by BroadwayWorld.
Why is his net worth so high?
30 million dollars is a lot of money, and Perez reportedly amassed his from high levels of site traffic and ad revenue.
This, combined with his huge followings on Instagram and youtube led to a big paycheck. He also runs three more websites alongside his main ‘CoCoPerez.com’, ‘FitPerez.com’ and ‘TeddyPerez.com’, where he also gains revenue from.