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

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Jolie Gabor Jolie Gabor
American

Sable Starr Sable Starr
American

Marcus Schenkenberg Marcus Schenkenberg
Netherlands Antilles, Swedish

Erica Stoll Erica Stoll
American

Beth Britt Beth Britt
American

Kristina Tholstrup Kristina Tholstrup
Danish, Swedish

Ana Boyer Ana Boyer
Spanish

Kyle RichardsKyle Richards
American

Bijou PhillipsBijou Phillips
American

Tinsley MortimerTinsley Mortimer
American

Eva GaborEva Gabor
Hungarian, American
Brody JennerBrody Jenner
American
Peter BeardPeter Beard
American

Nicky Hilton RothschildNicky Hilton Rothschild
American

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
American

Kathy HiltonKathy Hilton
American
Amanda LeporeAmanda Lepore
American

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British
Catherine OxenbergCatherine Oxenberg
American, Serbian

Tamara EcclestoneTamara Ecclestone
Croatian, British

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek

Kim PeekKim Peek
American
Spencer PrattSpencer Pratt
American

Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American

Lydia HearstLydia Hearst
American
Tara Palmer-TomkinsonTara Palmer-Tomkinson
British

Diana MitfordDiana Mitford
British
Beau BrummellBeau Brummell
British

Lillie LangtryLillie Langtry
American

Paloma PicassoPaloma Picasso
Spanish, French

Frédéric Prinz von AnhaltFrédéric Prinz von Anhalt
German, American
Max Aitken, 1st Baron BeaverbrookMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
Canadian, British

Sunny von BülowSunny von Bülow
American

John Jacob Astor VIJohn Jacob Astor VI
American

Gloria Morgan VanderbiltGloria Morgan Vanderbilt
American

Lola MontezLola Montez
Irish, British
Assia WevillAssia Wevill
German

Dewi SukarnoDewi Sukarno
Indonesian
Brooke AstorBrooke Astor
American

Stefano CasiraghiStefano Casiraghi
Italian

Lapo ElkannLapo Elkann
Italian
Caroline CelicoCaroline Celico
Brazilian

Happy RockefellerHappy Rockefeller
American
Akie AbeAkie Abe
Japanese

Shobhaa DeShobhaa De
Indian
Marella AgnelliMarella Agnelli
Italian

Slim KeithSlim Keith
American

Martha Bulloch RooseveltMartha Bulloch Roosevelt
American
Lilly PulitzerLilly Pulitzer
American

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
American
Babe PaleyBabe Paley
American