Paris Hilton

February 17, 1981: Paris Whitney Hilton is born in New York City to Richard Hilton and Kathy Richards.

1999: Paris earns her GED

2001: Paris has a cameo role in Zoolander

Oct. 31, 2002: Paris adopts her teacip Chihuahua, Tinkerbell.

2003: The Simple Life premieries, co-starring Nicole Richie

2004: Paris has a cameo role in the film, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!

2004: Paris successfully trademarks the phrase "That's hot."

March 19, 2004: Paris is treated in the hospital after a horseback riding accident during the filming of The Simple Life 2.

June 9, 2004: The sex video Paris made with Rick Solomon is released under the title 1 Night in Paris.

August 2004: Tinkerbell is reported lost. Paris offers a $5,000 reward for her return.

Fall 2004: Paris releases a book called Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose

November 2004: Paris participates in Sean P. Diddy Combs' 'Vote or Die' campaign, then draws criticism after admitting she herself did not register to vote and did not vote in the election.

2005: Paris lands her first lead role in National Lampoon's Pledge This!

February 5, 2005: Paris hosts Saturday Night Live

Feb 19, 2005: The Seahorse Liberation Army publishes the contents of Paris' T-Mobile account on the Internet, revealing the phone numbers and e-mails of celebrities like Lindsay Lohan, Luke Wilson and Avril Lavigne to the public.

March 2005: Paris is named "Sex Star of the Year" by Playboy magazine in their 25 Sexiest Celebrities list. Paris appears on the cover.

March 16, 2005: Paris portrays Barbara Eden on the NBC drama, American Dreams.

April 2005: Paris announces that she has ended her friendship with Nicole Richie.

May 2005: A Carl's Jr. television commercial featuring Paris airs for the first time. The controversial ad promotes the "Spicy BBQ Six Dollar Burger" and draws the ire of conservative groups.

May 29, 2005: Paris announces her engagement to Greek shipping heir, Paris Latsis

Summer 2005: Paris gives Tinkerbell to her mother, Kathy Hilton, after adopting a new, smaller dog named Bambi.

June 13, 2005: Paris is offered $1.8 million to appear on the German version of Big Brother

Sept 8, 2005: Paris and Colin Farrell auction themselves off for a combined total of $220,000 to benefit the victims of Hurricane Katrina