Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. better known as Perez Hilton (a parody of "Paris Hilton"), born March 23, 1978, is a 40-year-old American blogger and television personality.

Personal life

Hilton was born in Miami, Florida to parents from Cuba. He graduated in 1996 from Miami's Belen Jesuit Preparatory School and received his BFA in drama from New York University. In 2002, Hilton moved to Los Angeles, where he currently lives.[1]

Hilton's first child, Mario Armando Lavandeira III was born on February 16, 2013, conceived with a donor egg and carried by a surrogate mother.[2] Hilton's second child, Mia Alma was born on May 9, 2015, carried by a surrogate mother.[3]


His blog,, is known for posts covering gossip items and he appeared as himself as a judge on Glee in Nationals and had a cameo in Thanksgiving as a partygoer in Let's Have A Kiki/Turkey Lurkey Time.

He is known for posting tabloid photographs over which he has added his own captions or "doodles." His blog has garnered negative attention for its attitude, its former "outing" of alleged closeted celebrities and its role in the increasing coverage of celebrities in all forms of media. As of April 2009, was ranked by Alexa as the 491st most trafficked website on the Internet (143rd within the United States) with 2/3 of users being American and strongest demographic being females between the ages of 18 and 24.


Year Title Role
2008 Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild Himself
2011 Going Down in LA-LA Land Ricky


Year Title Role
2001 The Sopranos Male Student
2004 From Flab To Fab Himself (as Mario)
2006 Pepper Dennis Gay Club Goer
2007–Present MuchOnDemand Himself
2007 Celebrity Rap Superstar Himself
2007-2008 What Perez Sez Himself
2007 MADtv Himself
2007 The 100 Most Annoying People Of 2007 Himself
2007-2008 TRL Himself
2008 Queen Bees Himself
2008 Paris Hilton's My New BFF: Casting Special Himself
2008 Fido Awards Himself
2008 Extra Himself
2008 The Martha Stewart Show Himself
2008 Privileged Himself
2009 MTV's My Super Sweet 16 UK SEASON 2 Himself
2009-2011 The Bad Girls Club Himself (reunion host, seasons 4-7)
2009 Degrassi: The Next Generation Himself
2010 When I Was 17 Himself
2010 Anna & Kristina's Beauty Call Himself
2010 America's Next Top Model Himself
2010 Tosh.0 Himself
2010 Victorious Himself
2011 Perez Hilton Superfan Himself
2012 Glee Himself (2 episodes)




Perez Hilton Does the GLEE 3D Premiere!

Perez Hilton Does the GLEE 3D Premiere!

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