Paris Hilton has transitioned from reality star to pop singer, to TV chef and campaigner—and has hit the headlines again after marrying entrepreneur Carter Milliken Reum.
The DJ and businesswoman, 40, married fiancé Carter Reum on Thursday at a private estate in Los Angeles. The bride and groom were surrounded by family and friends, including Kim Kardashian West, Emma Roberts, Kyle Richards and Nicole Richie.
“We ended the night with dancing and raging to a DJ set. It was the best day and night of my life,” Hilton wrote on her blog Thursday. “If I could do it all again I would in a heartbeat. I was incredibly happy being surrounded by so many loved ones and for everyone to be catching up and letting loose and celebrating.”
Paris Hilton and Carter Reum
The pair have been together since 2019, and the first pictures of their nuptials began circulating on November 11.
Hilton wore a floral lace wedding dress from Oscar de la Renta and her bedazzling engagement ring, which was custom-designed by Reum and jeweler Jean Dousset.
Hilton and Reum, 40, have been dating since November 2019 and got engaged this February. Ahead of their special day, the Paris In Love star called Reum her “perfect match.”
“This feels like it was always meant to happen,” she said. “I feel like this is meant to be.”
Keep reading for everything you need to know about Hilton’s husband.
Who is Carter Milliken Reum?
Reum, a businessman, has worked on many projects together with Courtney Reum.
He was 40 years old when he was born on February 5, 1981. Robert Reum, his father, was also a businessman and founder of Amsted Industries.
His brother and he attended Columbia University together. They went on to work for Goldman Sachs before establishing vodka brand VEEV. Their unique selling point was their liquor’s ingredients. It was the first liquor ever made with acai.
Inc. named the start-up one of the 250 fastest growing companies in America. Magazine.
Carter Reum stated that they sold the business in 2016.
“We took VEEV Spirits to every stage of development: identifying the market opportunity, developing it, selling it out the back of our vehicles, building our customer base and marketing it nationally. We also created brand extensions and sold the brand to a larger corporation.”
Courtney Reum stated that the company was sold for seven times its annual revenue. This was $5 million per year in 2009. According to Courtney Reum, the company was sold for at most $35 million.
M13 was founded by the couple after they sold VEEV. M13 invests in food brands such as Back to the Roots which sells home-grown kits.
According to Forbes in July, M13 had $450 Million in assets under management.
Paris Hilton’s Wedding to Carter Reum
The pair were reportedly family friends, and began their relationship in 2019. They became engaged in 2020, with Reum giving Hilton a custom-designed ring worth a reported $3 million.
The ring, designed by Reum and Jean Dousset, the great-great grandson of Louis Cartier, was worn by Hilton on her wedding day, along with a lace dress designed by Oscar de la Renta.
At the moment, few images of the wedding have been shared, but it is likely to have been a star-studded affair with little expense spared.