Who Is Paris Hilton’s Rumored New Man, Carter Reum?

Paris Hilton has a new man! Just a few months after ending her engagement with actor and model Chris Zylka, she was spotted cozying up with entrepreneur, Carter Reum. Hilton said that she was taking a break from love to focus on her career following her split from Zylka – but it looks like she’s making room to date. 

Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton 2018 | Jim Spellman/WireImage

Paris Hilton ends her engagement with Chris Zylka

Hilton was engaged to marry Zylka, they announced their engagement on Jan. 2, 2018. Zylka is known mostly for his roles on The CW’s The Secret Circle, and the film The Amazing Spider-Man. He popped the question by giving the Hilton Hotel heiress a 20-carat $2 million engagement ring.

Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka
Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka 2017 | Pascal Le Segretain/amfAR2017/WireImage

After almost a year, they called it quits. Hilton opened up to the co-hosts of The Talk about why the relationship ultimately didn’t work out. 

“I’m just really having my ‘me time. I just feel that when I fall in love, I fall in love fast and hard and it was this whirlwind romance,” she said. “I thought it was going to be my happy ending, and I just realized after time it wasn’t the right decision.”

Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka
Paris Hilton and Chris Zylka 2017 | David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

She said that she wished Zylka the best despite their split and still has hopes to get married and have children. It didn’t take her long to move on. 

Paris Hilton and Carter Reum debut their love at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards

Reum stepped out with Reum on the night of Jan. 5 at the 2020 Golden Globes. They attended the Golden Globes after-party thrown by InStyle and Warner Bros. Studios at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Insiders say the new couple were spotted holding hands while making their way through the crowd.  

Carter Reum
Carter Reum 2019 | Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for MAISON-DE-MODE.COM

Hilton and Reum apparently weren’t shy. Sources say they showed public affection by holding hands and kissing at the party with everyone around watching. It’s alleged that they’ve been dating for a little over a month.

Who is Carter Reum?

Hilton may come from generations of money but Reum has his own fortune. He’s an entrepreneur and an author. According to The Blast, Reum co-founded and built VEEV Spirits with his brother, Courtney. 

Courtney Reum and Carter Reum
VEEV co-founders Courtney Reum (L) and Carter Reum 2014 | Michael Kovac/Getty Images for VEEV

According to its website, “VEEV is a neutral grain spirit distilled from Idaho Winter Wheat and infused with all-natural, organic acai from Brazil. VEEV is proud to be the first carbon-neutral spirits brand and is an active member of 1% of the Planet where 1% of VEEV’s sales are donated to Rainforest Preservation and environmental causes.” The company is listed as one of Inc. Magazine’s 500 fasting growing private companies in America.

Reum also co-founded the investment firm M13, which has made investments in companies like SpaceX, Lyft, and Pinterest.

Source: Instagram

Reum and his company are also mentioned in Richard Branson’s book Screw Business As Usual, which is a manual that has experts from various industries giving their advice on how to become successful.

The two have only been dating for a few weeks and it’s unclear how serious they are but it’s known that Hilton is a hopeless romantic.