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

Jocelyn Wildenstein Jocelyn Wildenstein
Swiss, American

Lady Randolph Churchill Lady Randolph Churchill
British, American

Sable Starr Sable Starr
American
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Jolie Gabor Jolie Gabor
American

Marcus Schenkenberg Marcus Schenkenberg
Netherlands Antilles, Swedish

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

Erica Stoll Erica Stoll
American

Beth Britt Beth Britt
American

Wallis SimpsonWallis Simpson
American
Brody JennerBrody Jenner
American

Kyle RichardsKyle Richards
American
Bijou PhillipsBijou Phillips
American

Eva GaborEva Gabor
Hungarian, American

Nicky Hilton RothschildNicky Hilton Rothschild
American

Kim PeekKim Peek
American

Kathy HiltonKathy Hilton
American
Jade GoodyJade Goody
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Catherine OxenbergCatherine Oxenberg
American, Serbian

Victoria, Crown Princess of SwedenVictoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Swedish

Brandi GlanvilleBrandi Glanville
American
Assia WevillAssia Wevill
German

Amanda LeporeAmanda Lepore
American
Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
American

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Spencer PrattSpencer Pratt
American

Lydia HearstLydia Hearst
American
Tinsley MortimerTinsley Mortimer
American

Tara Palmer-TomkinsonTara Palmer-Tomkinson
British

Lillie LangtryLillie Langtry
American
Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American

Peggy GuggenheimPeggy Guggenheim
American
Frédéric Prinz von AnhaltFrédéric Prinz von Anhalt
German, American

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
Spanish, French

Beau BrummellBeau Brummell
British

John Jacob Astor VIJohn Jacob Astor VI
American
Sunny von BülowSunny von Bülow
American
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British

Lola MontezLola Montez
Irish, British

Lapo ElkannLapo Elkann
Italian

Amanda HearstAmanda Hearst
American
Gloria Morgan VanderbiltGloria Morgan Vanderbilt
American

Brooke AstorBrooke Astor
American

Stefano CasiraghiStefano Casiraghi
Italian

Dewi SukarnoDewi Sukarno
Indonesian

Caroline CelicoCaroline Celico
Brazilian
Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
American

Casey JohnsonCasey Johnson
American
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American

Slim KeithSlim Keith
American
Sabine SchmitzSabine Schmitz
German
Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American