It takes years of struggle for people to come to fame, however, it is easy to steal the limelight by linking with famous stars. The same case is with the Paris Dylan who rose to stardom being in a relationship with American singer-songwriter, Don McLean. Along with this, she also became famous for the catfish scandal with a famous NBA star, Chris Andersen.
Early Life And Career Of Paris Dylan
Paris Dylan was born on 24th February 1994 in the city of Riverside, California, under the birth sign Pisces. Regarding her ethnicity, she belongs to white-American ethnicity and she holds American nationality.
Dylan grew up along with her sister Courtney Crone who is a racecar driver. She developed a pa s sion for modeling in her early childhood and always wanted to become a top model.
She is known for her relationship with American singer and songwriter, Don McLean. Before she caught media attention for her relationship, Dylan gained limelight for her bold photographs that she shared on her social media.
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Further, she got opportunities to work as a freelancer model for different modeling agency including Palm Desert, California.
Paris Dylan’s Net Worth
Paris Dylan is currently 25 years old. She might have a net worth in thousands, but her exact net worth is still under the radar. She also earns a decent amount of money from her career as a model.
She has 449k followers on Instagram as of 2019. She makes an estimated amount of $1,337.25 - $2,228.75 per promotional post on her Instagram.
Further, she is an avid animal lover and owns a pet dog of Chihuahua breed. As per some sources, the average cost of a Chihuahua is $500-$1,500. Also, she owns a BMW car which costs $45,000-$150,000 on the market.
In addition, her boyfriend, Don McLean is a well-known veteran musician, whose net worth is $8 million (as of 2019).
Paris Dylan’s Personal Life
Paris Dylan has been in a relationship with 73-years-old singer Don McLean since 2016. He is an American singer and songwriter who earned the 2012 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
Further, McLean has sung famous song American Pie which was voted #5 on the list of the 365 songs of the country in 2001. He was previously married twice and has two children.
First, he tied the knot to producer Carol Sauvion from 1969-1976 and later with Patricia Shnier McLean from 1987 to 2016 with whom he shares two children, a daughter Jackie McLean and a son, Wyatt McLean.
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Dylan often shares several photos on Instagram with her boyfriend. Besides, she is a music lover especially 1960s songs and fan of Bob Dylan.
Paris Dylan's Controversies
The 25-year model gained ma s sive popularity in a short span, but it was not an easy journey for her as she faced many criticisms. Back in 2010, she became the victim of "catfishing" scheme which included vicious threats, search warrants, and blackmail.
As per the reports, Dylan received a message on Facebook from the NBA player, Chris “Birdman” Andersen. At first, she was skeptical but as a teenage girl she was more excited and started chatting with him. Soon, the couple started sharing obscene texts as well as images.
Later, the model met a person named Taylor online who claimed to be Andersen's best friend and urged Dylan to meet Anderson. Then, she went to meet and found Andersen reached the Denver International Airport to pick her up. Dylan revealed their first date was so awkward as they both have wrong details about each other.
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The couple spent a weekend there and when she was about to return her home, the things started getting complicated. At that time, both Taylor and Andersen pressurized her to make a trip to Indiana and meet a gamer to stole his code and pa s sword so, they could hack his account and he wouldn't win any more game.
After Paris started getting threatening messages and emails from both Andersen and Taylor, she finally told her mother about everything she was doing.
In 2012, when media wanted to contact Andersen about Paris Dylan case, he refused to attend the interview, instead, he sent his attorney Mark Bryant for the interview. In the interview, Bryant said Chris received a strange email from Paris' mother and claimed she knew her daughter had spent the weekend with NBA player.
Additionally, Bryant claimed Dylan, who was just 17 at that time, lied about her age when she visited his client in Denver. She reportedly told she was 21 at that time. Moreover, 17 was a legal age in Colorado for a consensual relationship.
Later, after an elongated investigation, it was found that both Paris and Anderson were communicating through a stranger and NBA star was not a suspect but a victim of an elaborate catfishing scheme. A woman named, Chartier was found using a fake account of Tom Taylor and blackmailing them. She was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Paris Dylan's Body Measurements
- Height: Paris Dylan at the height of 5 feet 5 inch or 1.65m
- Weight: As of 2019, Dylan weighs around 59 kg or 129 pounds.
- Body Measurements: She has maintained a good figure which measures 36-24-36 inches.
by ab-mahima, 15 Mar, 2019