Barron Hilton Net Worth : $2.3 Billion
An American Businessman and Former Co-Chairman of the Hilton Hotels
Source of Wealth
Hotels, Casinos, Inherited
Date of Birth
October 23, 1927
Earned Twin-Engine Rating from University of Southern California
Barron Hilton’s Income & Total Net Worth
William Barron Hilton is an American hotelier and former co-chairperson of Hilton Hotels with a net worth of $2.3 billion. One of the richest men in the world, Hilton was born on October 23, 1927, in Texas. He also served in the Navy as a photographer during World War II. Hilton is also the former owner of San Diego Chargers. As a son of Conrad Hilton, founder of Hilton Hotels, Barron received a lot of wealth in inheritance.
Barron served as the President of the Carte Blanche credit card. Besides this, he also owned an orange juice company. He invested in a Texas oil company. At the time of his father’s death, Hilton was the Chairman, Chief Executive officer and President of Hilton Hotels Corporation. He also organizes a Barron Hilton Cup Glider competition and gives a week-long stay at his ranch at Nevada, as a prize to the winner.
Properties: Private Fortune
Hilton resides at a lavish house in Holmby Hills. He also owns a beautiful ranch, called Flying-M Ranch, in Lyon County, Nevada. The billionaire also possesses a luxurious house on Venice Island near Stockton in Northern California.
Hilton is largely associated with philanthropic activities and has declared to give most of his family fortune as charity after his death. He has announced to donate 97% of his estate to Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, upon his death. In addition, the proceeds of the sale of Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and Hilton Hotels Corporation will also be donated to the Foundation, after his death.
He was awarded a Gold Medal by Federation Aeronautique Internationale for his lifelong contribution to the aviation industry.