List of famous socialites, with their photos, biographies and interesting facts about them.

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All that Kim Kardashian has to do to send social media into a tizzy is to splurge on a pair of fancy footwear! If Paris Hilton colors a single strand of her hair purple, it becomes an instant fashion statement! Such is the impact famous socialites have on their numerous fans the world over. Wealthy and recognized, socialites have a fashionable reputation and a high position in social society. While it may seem like the rising popularity of socialites is a recent phenomenon, it is not really so. The concept of socialites dates to the 18th and 19th century, but the early socialites did not enjoy the fame and popularity that their modern counterparts do. It was only in the late 21st that the line between being a socialite and a celebrity became blurred and many socialites were catapulted to the kind of fame once enjoyed only by pop stars and actors. Coming to the modern era, socialites have expanded their horizons and have ventured into the entertainment fields as well with their own super-hit reality TV shows like ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’, ‘Gossip Girl,’ and ‘The City.’ Intrigued to know more? Check out this section for more information about the top socialites of the world.

Ghislaine Maxwell Ghislaine Maxwell
French, British, American

Prince Aly Khan Prince Aly Khan
Italian, Pakistani, British

Doris Duke Doris Duke
American

Lady Randolph Churchill Lady Randolph Churchill
British, American

Jocelyn Wildenstein Jocelyn Wildenstein
Swiss, American

Jolie Gabor Jolie Gabor
American
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Sable Starr Sable Starr
American

Marcus Schenkenberg Marcus Schenkenberg
Netherlands Antilles, Swedish

Erica Stoll Erica Stoll
American

Ana Boyer Ana Boyer
Spanish
Kristina Tholstrup Kristina Tholstrup
Danish, Swedish

Beth Britt Beth Britt
American

Wallis SimpsonWallis Simpson
American

Bijou PhillipsBijou Phillips
American
Eva GaborEva Gabor
Hungarian, American

Brody JennerBrody Jenner
American

Nicky Hilton RothschildNicky Hilton Rothschild
American

Kyle RichardsKyle Richards
American
Kim PeekKim Peek
American
Jade GoodyJade Goody
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Tara Palmer-TomkinsonTara Palmer-Tomkinson
British

Peggy GuggenheimPeggy Guggenheim
American

Brandi GlanvilleBrandi Glanville
American
Kathy HiltonKathy Hilton
American

Catherine OxenbergCatherine Oxenberg
American, Serbian
Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Swedish

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Lydia HearstLydia Hearst
American

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
American
Amanda LeporeAmanda Lepore
American

Spencer PrattSpencer Pratt
American

Tinsley MortimerTinsley Mortimer
American
Frédéric Prinz von AnhaltFrédéric Prinz von Anhalt
German, American

Sunny von BülowSunny von Bülow
American
Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American

Marella AgnelliMarella Agnelli
Italian

Lillie LangtryLillie Langtry
American

John Jacob Astor VIJohn Jacob Astor VI
American
Beau BrummellBeau Brummell
British

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
Spanish, French

Lola MontezLola Montez
Irish, British

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British

Assia WevillAssia Wevill
German
Gloria Morgan VanderbiltGloria Morgan Vanderbilt
American

Linda Lee ThomasLinda Lee Thomas
American
Sabine SchmitzSabine Schmitz
German

Dewi SukarnoDewi Sukarno
Indonesian

Caroline CelicoCaroline Celico
Brazilian
Lapo ElkannLapo Elkann
Italian

Stefano CasiraghiStefano Casiraghi
Italian
Amanda HearstAmanda Hearst
American

Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
American
Slim KeithSlim Keith
American

Casey JohnsonCasey Johnson
American

Happy RockefellerHappy Rockefeller
American
Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American
Christine FoxChristine Fox
American