Perez Hilton is an American blogger and celebrity and www.perezhilton.com is the website of Perez Hilton's Blog. He was born in Miami, Florida in 23rd March 1978 and started his career in a variety of writing, media relations jobs, and then finally created his blog. His blog is famous for posts covering gossip items about musicians, actors and celebrities.
Screenshot of Perez Hilton's Blog (Perezhilton.com) homepage
Perez Hilton launched his celebrity gossip blog, PageSixSixSix.com in late 2004. In six months, it was named as "Hollywood's Most Hated Website" by The Insider, which carried immediate success to Hilton. Then he changed his blog's name to PerezHilton.com. After just two years, every day his blog was getting millions of page views.
Who is Perez Hilton?
Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. is original name of Perez Hilton. In an interview, he said that until he went to school, he did not learn to speak English. He completed his graduation from Miami's Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in 1996 and Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama from New York University. In year 2002, Hilton shifted to Los Angeles, California. He writes and gossip blogs about celebrities.
Now PerezHilton.com is being one of the most popular celebrity online gossip blogs. This blog format includes posts written in a sarcastic or snarky tone with Perez's handwritten captions included on many of the celebrity photos. That tone has been copied by many of other celebrity gossip blogs. Thus in a month millions of people visit Perez Hilton's blog to get the latest celebrity gossip and read what biting remarks he has for his latest celebrity victim. On January 29, 2009, Forbes identified Perez Hilton as the number one web celebrity for the second year in a row.
Perez Hilton also write about the stars, hot news, attends star-studded film festivals like Cannes and Sundance, his own radio show, and appears regularly on television and in press coverage of the entertainment industry.
His blog provides following options.
Send tips: Through Perez Hilton"s e-mail Id (Perez@PerezHilton.com), you can send tips. You can also post comments and become a member at PerezHilton.com after registering on Perez Posse.
Advertise: Perez Hilton.com has 280 million impressions and 13.5 million readers a month. Due to more readers of his blog, on his sidebars he sells advertisement space and takes amazing amount per advertisement i.e. on his ad price page, it shows you can buy a 150 pixel by 200 pixel high banner for $4,000.00 a week.
Translate: You can get Perez Hilton blog in your language by selecting language under heading of Translate option which is powered by google.
Star seeker: By Star Seeker, you get all articles related to your selected celebrity star.
Articles by date: When you need any articles of any date, you can get that articles information by selecting date, month, and year at Perez Hilton blog.
At Perez Hilton.com, you can also see the others link such as Boy Band search, Coco Perez, Perez Posse, Radio Perez, Perez TV, Perez mobile, Perzcious collection, Blogads gay, and Gossip. On CocoPerez.com, Perez provides the scoop on the finer things of celebrity style, fashion industry news on TV and in movies, interviews. Through Boy Band, you can register and create your Boy Band audition profile. Then you can upload your video submissions online.
About Perez Hilton career:
Success of Perez Hilton has also faced legal troubles due to his often degrading comments about celebrities but it did not affected to Perez Hilton.com readers. The paparrazi and the media have filed suit against Perez Hilton as he used their photographs on his blog without their permission.
By television appearances, Perez Hilton has started success beyond the blogosphere. He came into view on VH1's Celebrity Rap Superstar and on his own reality TV show, What Perez Sez, on VH1during 2007.
In February 2008, "eMarketer" identified PerezHilton.com as one of the top 5 websites for college aged women, beating out MySpace! The UK's prestigious Observer newspaper identified PerezHilton.com one of the 50 Most Powerful Blogs.
Owner of Hoodlum Productions, the L.A. based company which manages Hilton's website, Matt Lum said, "One of the things the (Crucial) administrator in Sydney had told us the day before was if they received any more notices any claim of copyright infringement -- the site is coming down immediately." He also added, "The action was taken, in my opinion, to insure Crucial some sort of proof if they were sued, some way to protect themselves."
Lum stated, "He has a skeleton or temporary situation where he can still post. It has limited inter-activity, his archives are not there and things like that. We've enabled him to continue to do what he does to a limited degree until we can figure how to handle the larger situation."
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