Paris Hilton’s Relationship History
The heiress-entrepreneur-DJ-reality star is set to marry Carter Reum this week.
Famed multi-hyphenate (heriess-entrepreneur-DJ-reality star) Paris Hilton is set to wed her beau, Carter Reum this week, in what is expected to be an appropriately over-the-top multi-day nuptial celebration. The star’s first wedding (she’s been engaged three times before) marks the end of decades of media speculation about her love life. Though Hilton was rumored to be romantically linked to any number of movers and shakers over the years, here we take a look back at some of her most prominent (confirmed) relationships.
Paris and Reum reportedly knew each other for 15 years before they began dating in 2019, Their relationship accenlerated during the pandemic—”The silver lining is that I get to be with my pets and my boyfriend. We have gotten so close. The amount of time we’ve had together is what would normally take five years!” she told People—and in February 2021, Rerum proposed with a ring designed by Jean Dousset, the great-grandson of Louis Cartier, while the couple were staying on a private island.
Hilton and the The Leftovers star began dating in 2017, and in January 2018, they announced their engagement. However, things weren’t meant to be, and they ultimately ended their relationship in November of that year.
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Gross, an Australian businessman who reportedly made his fortune in the sports data business, met Hilton at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and the pair dated for almost a year before calling it quits in the spring of 2016.
Despite their 10 year ago difference, Hilton dated Ibiza-born model Viiperi for almost two years before the couple broke up in 2014.
Hilton and Waits, who worked in nightlife, seemingly had a tumultuous relationship between 2010 and 2011. Though he appeared on Hilton’s short-lived reality show The World According to Paris, their split sounded less than amicable when Waits told People in 2011, “In my next relationship I expect honesty, strong values, true communication, commitment, mutual trust and respect, something I didn’t necessarily have recently. At the end of the day, I want my partner and I to have the same ethics.”
A former minor league baseball player and The Hills star had an on-again-off-again relationship with Hilton for about a year before they split permanently in 2010.
Hilton and the Good Charlotte guitarist dated for nearly a year, before ending things in 2008.
Shortly after her breakup with Paris Latsis (see below) Hilton dated another heir to a Greek shipping heir, Stavros Niarchos, who had previously been linked to Mary-Kate Olsen. In early 2006, they called it quits.
What do you get when you combine the heirs of two business empires, both named Paris? This whirlwind relationship between Hilton and the Greek shipping heir. They began dating in 2004, quickly got engaged, and finally called the whole thing off in the fall of 2005.
Paris and this Backstreet Boys singer made the red carpet circuit regularly together in 2004 after meeting through their bodyguards. They even got tattoos to memorialize their relationship, but the romance fizzled after not too long. “Our relationship totally was based on distrust. She didn’t trust me. I didn’t trust her,” Carter told People at the time.
Professional poker player Salomon became known for his relationship to Hilton through a sex tape that he famously leaked in 2004. “I just felt so betrayed,” Paris said in an interview in 2011. “This was not some random guy; this was someone I was with for a few years.” She added, “I can’t believe that he would do something like that to me. It’s something that changed my life forever. ”
Shortly before she turned 21 in 2002, Hilton got engaged to model Jason Shaw, thought they ultimately decided not to wed and broke up in 2003.
Lauren Hubbard is a freelance writer and Town & Country contributor who covers beauty, shopping, entertainment, travel, home decor, wine, and cocktails.
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