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Barron Hilton leaves not much to Paris

Paris Hilton‘s grandfather, patriarch Barron Hilton is leaving 97% of his $2.3 billion personal fortune to charity, he announced.

Most of his fortune will go to the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. His father Conrad N. Hilton founded the Hilton hotel chain in 1919.

So, what is not much at all? The 3% left from US$2.3 billion makes at least US$69 million inheritance for Paris!

(how much is one billion by the way? For most countries using the ‘short scale’ it’s 1,000,000,000 – one thousand million)

Barron Hilton, a businessman who once headed the Hilton hotel chain and owned an NFL team, died Thursday at the age of 91. In 1966, Hilton took over as president and CEO of Hilton Hotels Barron Hilton, who expanded family's Hilton Hotels empire, dies at 91. Hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died on Thursday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. Hotel magnate , who died Sept. 19 at age 91, reportedly left 97% of his fortune a foundation. The vast majority of his estate was left the Conrad N. Foundation, which Tags: barron, hilton, leaves, fortune, Barron Hilton, whose empire included (CNN) -- Famous hotelier and philanthropist died this week at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91 and died of natural causes Thursday, the Conrad N. Foundation said. His son LOS ANGELES (AP) — , a hotel magnate who expanded his father's chain and became a founding owner in the American Football League, died Thursday at his Los Angeles home. He was 91

2 Comments

  1. Paris Hilton has worked hard to get where she is, although few people believe that.

  2. Paris Hilton has climed up the ladder and has created her own wealth therefore she has enough, and there are millions today who would be glad for some help from grandpa. With what Paris has and what grandpa gives to her she is very well off. I would like to have the phone number and mailing address of the foundation. Thanks

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