Chris Zylka Top Facts About Paris Hilton’s Ex-Fiance

Chris Zylka

Chris Zylka was until recently a man ready to walk down the aisle, however reports say he and heiress Paris Hilton have called it quits.

Chris’s famous fiancé is said to have realized he wasn’t the one a few weeks ago and ended their engagement –with the hope that the two can remain friends.

The former couple made headlines earlier this year when they got engaged during a trip to Aspen after dating for about a year before that. Chris popped the question to the blonde with a $2 million rock.

Since you probably know everything there is to know about Paris, find below Chris’ top facts.

Chris Zylka

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#1 He is in showbiz

Chris is an actor and model who gained notoriety playing the role of Joey Donner in the television version of 10 Things I Hate About You.

He began his acting career with a guest appearance on the hit CW series 90210 in 2008. He went on to star in HBO’s The Leftovers, as well as have recurring roles on Everybody Hates Chris, The Secret Circle, and Hannah Montana.

#2 He is younger than Paris

Christopher Michael Settlemire was born May 9, 1985; meaning the Ohio native is 33-years-old, that makes him Paris’ junior by four years since she is currently 37.

#3 He’s been engaged before

He got engaged to model Hanna Beth Merjos in April 2014, but the two called things off in early 2015.

#4 Chris was Paris’ second fiancé

This was Paris’ second engagement. You may remember she and Paris Latsis were ready to tie the knot in 2005 before calling it off.

#5 He made the sexiest man alive list

Back in 2011, Chris Zylka was ranked #90 in Buddy TV’s list of “TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011”

#6 He worked as a waiter

Zylka dropped out from the University of Toledo because of his financial constraints. He decided to move to California and pursue his dreams. He was working as a waiter when a talent manager discovered him.

#7 He has a lot of tattoos

Is safe to say Chris Zylka is a huge fan of tattoos, he has at least 17 of them all over his body. One of his tattoos is the name of Paris in his arm –written in Disney font.