Perez Hilton

By. Johnny Flores

Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr

known professionally as Perez Hilton (a play on "Paris Hilton"), is an American blogger, columnist and television personality

Origins Of Parents

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Before His blogging career.

After graduation from New York University in 2000, and before beginning his blogging career, Hilton attempted a career as an actor.

Early life

Hilton was born in Miami, Florida to Cuban parents. He was raised in Little Havana and Westchester, and later attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, an all-boys Catholic school in Miami.

Hilton graduated in 1996 and received a scholarship to New York University, aspiring to become an actor.

Before his blogging career

He briefly worked as a media relations assistant for LGBT rights organization GLAAD, was a freelance writer for gay publications, worked as a receptionist for NYC gay events club Urban Outings, and was briefly the managing editor of Instinct, a gay men's magazine.
He Is known for posts covering gossip items about celebrities. He is also known for posting tabloid photographs over which he has added his own captions or "doodles".


He says he started blogging "because it seemed easy."

Anti-bullying campaign

In October 2010, Hilton became involved in the It Gets Better Project started by Dan Savage, urging celebrities to support gay teenagers who were being driven to suicide by anti-gay bullying.



Name-Mario Armando Lavandeira III.