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.
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.
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. Hilton's second child, Mia Alma was born on May 9, 2015, carried by a surrogate mother.
His blog, Perezhilton.com, 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, PerezHilton.com 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.
|2008||Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild||Himself|
|2011||Going Down in LA-LA Land||Ricky|
|2001||The Sopranos||Male Student|
|2004||From Flab To Fab||Himself (as Mario)|
|2006||Pepper Dennis||Gay Club Goer|
|2007||Celebrity Rap Superstar||Himself|
|2007-2008||What Perez Sez||Himself|
|2007||The 100 Most Annoying People Of 2007||Himself|
|2008||Paris Hilton's My New BFF: Casting Special||Himself|
|2008||The Martha Stewart Show||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|
|2011||Perez Hilton Superfan||Himself|
|2012||Glee||Himself (2 episodes)|