Perez Hilton’s website may not be as popular, but it does not seem to have had an impact on his wealth. According to Celebrities Net WorthThe Florida-born blogger is worth an incredible $20 million, making it extremely rich.
Hilton, despite being a financial kingpin, has not been without his fair share legal problems. According to a report, the paparazzi agency X17 sued Hilton in 2006 for posting his images. Access. In 2007, Universal sued Hilton after publishing a topless photo of Jennifer Aniston that was leaked from her movie. “The Break-Up”Per. CBS News. Hilton was sued by PhotoNews in 2003 for allegedly illegally using a copyrighted Jessica Simpson and John Mayer image. Wired. Britney Spears’ record company Zomba also brought Hilton to court. According to them, Hilton illegally obtained and shared approximately 10 songs and demos from the pop superstar. Today.
Hilton’s legal issues have not always been in his favor. This was noted by Fox NewsSamantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan’s ex, tried to sue Hilton in 2007 after she reported that Lohan had allegedly planted cocaine in her car after a crash. Hilton was awarded $85,000 by his lawyers who argued that he was protected under free speech rights. TodayReport in 2008. Hilton was also eligible to receive an additional $2,000 upon request. Hilton could consider law school if he gets tired of celebrity reporting.