Heidi Fleiss is an American former madam, columnist, television personality, and actress. She gained notoriety as the madam of an exclusive Hollywood prostitution ring in the 1990s, and for her conviction and imprisonment for tax evasion and money laundering in the 2000s. In addition to her notoriety, Fleiss has had a successful career as a columnist, television personality, and actress. This article provides a brief overview of her life, education, career, personal life, and net worth.
Heidi Fleiss’ Bio
Heidi Fleiss was born on December 30, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, to Paul M. Fleiss, a prominent Hollywood pediatrician, and Elissa, a homemaker. She has two siblings, a brother, and a sister. She attended high school in Los Angeles, and in 1984 she enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in pre-med. She dropped out after two years.
Education & Career
Fleiss began her career as a columnist for the Los Angeles Times in the early 1990s, and she later wrote for the Los Angeles magazine. She first gained notoriety in 1993 when she was arrested and charged with running a prostitution ring. She was convicted in 1996 and served a three-year prison sentence. In the 2000s, she returned to the media spotlight after being convicted of tax evasion and money laundering. She made a number of appearances on television shows, including “Celebrity Big Brother” in the UK, “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew”, and “The Howard Stern Show”. She has also acted in several films and television shows, including “The L Word”, “Maid in Manhattan”, and “The Girls Next Door”.
Fleiss has been romantically linked to actor Tom Sizemore, who was convicted of battery in 2003. She was also briefly engaged to actor Ivan Sergei in 2004. Fleiss has a net worth of $2 million. She is an active user of social media, and has a large following on Instagram.
Heidi Fleiss is an American former madam, columnist, television personality, and actress who has had a successful career despite her notoriety. She is an active user of social media, and has a net worth of $2 million. Despite her past, Fleiss has managed to make a name for herself in the media and entertainment industry.