Paris Hilton, the quintessential heiress, started off as a tabloid staple with her relationships and party life taking center stage. It all came to a head when her sex tape, “1 Night In Paris“, with then boyfriend, Rick Saloman, was leaked to the public. Despite the humiliation, Paris was able to turn the tables in her favor and in the end created a brand empire worthy of the Hilton name all her own. Thanks to the hit reality series, The Simple Life, Paris, along with best friend Nicole Richie, were catapulted to instant fame. Paris went from heiress to celebrity. Let’s take a look back at some of the best moments.