The business, philanthropist and former president and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation died at 91, as confirmed by a declaration made by the Hilton family foundation.
The 38-year-old heiress went to social media to pay tribute and post photos of her grandfather.
"I am deeply saddened by the loss of my grandfather Barron Hilton," she wrote. "He was a legend, a visionary, brilliant, handsome, kind and lived a life full of achievements and adventures."
"From an early age, I admire him as a businessman," Paris continued. “I am so grateful to have such an amazing mentor. I always wanted to make him proud. The last conversation we had a few days ago, I told him the impact he had on my life. Your spirit, heart and legacy will live in me. "
She added that she is comforted to learn that he and his wife (the grandmother) are gathered in heaven.
Paris Hilton (E) dines at Dan Tana with his grandfather Barron Hilton
(Philip Ramey / Corbis via Getty Images)
"My grandmother Marilyn was one of the most beautiful women inside and out. She was charismatic, fun, full of life and had a heart of gold," she wrote.
“They were high school sweethearts who got married and had 8 children. They lived an amazing, loving and exciting life together, ”she revealed. “They were one of those rare couples they should be. Your love, loyalty, dedication and life together have always been an inspiration to me. I miss you both so much and will always be grateful to have witnessed such a pure true love. I love you Nanu and Dad forever.
Barron leaves eight children, 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.