Paris Hilton is a socialite who got famous for partying. Her reputation proceeds herself. Paris was at her peak in the early 00s. She had her TV show The Simple Life, she was constantly being photographed and was setting the fashion trends of the 00s.
When people think of the 00s they think of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan and Brittany Spears partying together.
Paris’ party and socialite days mean that her dating history is long. She has over 20 boyfriends and countless rumored hookups and flings. Paris’ dating history is extensive and complicated. Many boyfriends only lasted for a few months and she’d have a handful of boyfriends in a year.
Take a look at Paris’ lengthy dating history below.
Randy Spelling 1996-1999
Actor Randy Spelling and Paris dated from 1996-1999. Randy’s dad is famous TV Producer Aaron Spelling and his sister is Tori Spelling. After they broke up Randy claimed to have taken Paris’ virginity when she was 15. He told the New York Daily News that they were in Palm Springs when it happened and they broke up a week later. The couple was only together for two months.
Edward Furlong 1999-2000
From 1999-2000 Paris dated Terminator 2: Judgment Day star Edward Furlong. The two were a party couple and were routinely photographed out at clubs. In September 2000 Paris told the New York Post, “No we’re not married, but he is my boyfriend. We’ve been going steady together for about a month.”
Rick Salomon 2000-2001
This was Paris’ most notorious relationship. She created a sex tape with Rick, which he eventually sold and marketed. The tape was originally made for personal use while they were together and then “leaked” in 2004 after their breakup. Rick sold the video without her consent.
In 2018 Paris talked about the tape in a documentary The American Meme and said, “it was like being raped. It felt like I’ve lost part of my soul and been talked about in such cruel and mean ways. I literally wanted to die at some points. I was like, ‘I just don’t want to live,’ because I thought everything was taken away from me. I didn’t want to be known as that. I would never be who I could have been.”
She never profited from the tape. She sued her boyfriend and settled out of court received $400,000. She donated a percentage to charity.
Jason Shaw 2001-2003
Paris dated model Jason Shaw when she turned 21 and wore that iconic sparkly low back dress. The two were serious and were engaged for a year from 2002 to 2003. They ultimately called the wedding off and broke up. The two remain friends and were even hanging out in 2010.
Deryck Whibley 2003
Paris and Sum 41 singer Deryck Whibley were linked for a bit in 2003. They were seen out partying and making out. Deryck went on to date and eventually marry Avril Lavigne.
Joe Francis 2003
Paris dated Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis in 2003. The couple were together briefly but filled with drama. In 2004 he told People, ” You can’t date Paris seriously without drama” and called her “a handful.”
Vincent Gallo 2003
Vincent Gallo admitted to Howard Stern that he and Paris hooked up. In 2001 he wrote the song “I Wrote This Song for the Girl Paris Hilton” about Paris, obviously.
Nick Carter 2003 – July 2004
Paris dated Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter for seven months. In his 2013 autobiography, Nick opened up about their relationship. “Paris was the worst person in the world for me to hook up with,” he wrote. “[She] fed my worst impulses as far as partying.”
After they broke up, Paris was photographed covered in bruises. Nick claims to have never touched her. Paris never pressed charges against anyone.
Chad Michael Murray 2004
In 2006 Nick claims that Paris cheated on him with Chad Michael Murray so he slept with Ashlee Simpson to get back at her.
Simon Rex 2004-2010
Simon and Paris were good friends and regularly partied together. The friends were linked to being more than just friends. They were photographed making out and were intensely dating for three months. They were together when he sex tape leaked. The friends dated on and off for years.
Fred Durst 2004
In 2004 Paris dated Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst. They were seen kissing in public a few times. The couple shortly broke up afterward.
Paris Latsis 2004-2005
Paris began dating Greek shipping heir Paris Latsis in December 2004. Latsis proposed in May 2005. He supposedly proposed with 15 rings and let Paris pick her favorite.
“I’m so in love and grateful to have found such an honest and loyal person,” Paris told Us Weekly. “I feel like we were meant to be, and I’m happy to have found someone to spend the rest of my life with.”
The couple broke up and called off their wedding in September 2005.
Stavros Niarchos III 2005-2007
Hours after confirming her breakup to Latsis she was seen partying with Stavros Niarchos and a group of people. Stavros is also Marky-Kate Olsen’s ex-boyfriend. After he and Paris began dating Mary-Kate said they don’t speak anymore.
The two were on and off until 2007.
Josh Henderson 2007
Paris began dating Desperate Housewives actor Josh Henderson. The two were together in spring 2007 before she got sent to prison for her DUI and then driving with a suspended license.
Tyler Atkins 2007
After Paris was in prison for 45 days, she was released on June 26, 2007, she started a summer fling with Tyler Atkins. Tyler is an Australian surfer who stole Paris’ heart at the beach. Their relationship was lowkey and just a fling.
Adrian Grenier 2007
Paris was rumored to be dating Adrian Grenier, but he insists they were just friends. Paris was part of his Teenage Paparazzo documentary. Years later while on Watch What Happens Live, Grenier talked about his relationship to Paris and reiterating that it was platonic and only for his documentary.
Benji Madden 2008
Paris began dating Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden in 2008. Her BFF Nicole Richie was with Benji’s twin brother Joel Madden. “it’s actually perfect,” Paris said about the BFF and twin pairing to David Letterman. “We’re like sisters and they’re twins, so it works out well. Nicole and I would be sisters-in-law.”
The couple broke up a few months later due to busy schedules.
Doug Reinhardt 2009-2010
Paris and baseball player turned sports agent turned The Hills recurring character, Doug Reinhardt fell fast in love. They were together for six months before Paris broke up with Doug through her publicist.
A rep of Paris’ told E! News that the couple split, so E! reached out to Doug who was unaware they were broken up.
Cy Waits 2010-2011
Paris began dating Las Vegas club manager Cy Waits. Their relationship was tumultuous. In August 2010, Cy was pulled over and arrested for a DUI and Paris was arrested for suspicion of cocaine possession. She pled guilty to two misdemeanors and entered a plea bargain to avoid jail time. After their arrests, Cy fought off a home intruder at gunpoint at Paris’ home.
The couple stayed together until June 2011. Paris said she needed to focus on herself.
Todd Phillips 2011
Soon after her split to “focus on herself” Paris began Hangover director Todd Phillips. The two didn’t last long.
Paris was then linked to producer and DJ Afrojack. After Paris was signed to Cash Money Records, Afrojack was supposed to produce her album. The two began hanging out and dating. When things turned serious Afrojack broke up with the socialite. A Paris/Afrojack album never happened.
Chris Zylka 2016-2018
Paris started dating The Leftovers star Chris Zylka in 2016. After almost a year of dating, they made their relationship Instagram official. On New Year’s Day 2018, Chris got down on one knee and proposed to Paris.
Paris posted her massive ring on Instagram announcing their engagement. “I said Yas!” Paris wrote on Instagram. “So happy & excited to be engaged to the love of my life. My best friend & soulmate. Perfect for me in every way. So dedicated, loyal, loving & kindhearted. I feel like the luckiest girl in the world! You are my dream come true! Thank you for showing me that fairytales do exist.”
The ring cost roughly $2 million an the main diamond is 20 carats.
The couple announced their split in November 2018. The reason behind their breakup is unsure.
Paris Hilton and MGK were spotted at a Tings Magazine event on February 19th in Los Angeles where they cozied up and went out for drinks.