Hungarian beauty and Beverly Hills socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor died Sunday after suffering a heart attack. She was 99.
Gabor, the great aunt of Paris Hilton, created a new kind of celebrity based partly on her beauty and multiple marriages: famous for being famous.
Sari Gabor, Zsa Zsa was a family nickname, was born in Budapest and became Miss Hungary in 1936. She then followed her sister Eva Gabor to Hollywood, California. Zsa Zsa Gabor starred in movies, including "Moulin Rouge," "Lili" and "Queen of Outer Space," as well as some television roles.
Gabor had a daughter, Francesca Hilton, while she was married to hotel magnate Conrad Hilton. In later years they battled in court over family finances. Francesca died of a stroke in 2015.
Gabor was married eight times, nine if counting the one day she was married to Felipede Alba. The marriage was immediately annulled because a previous marriage was not properly dissolved.
She married Prince Frederic von Anhalt, who was about 30 years younger than her, in 1986.
Gabor's health had deteriorated over the years. She was hospitalized repeatedly since she broke her hip in 2010. She also had a stroke in 2005 and a car accident in 2002, according to Variety.
Gabor's sister Eva died in 1995 and Magda in 1997.
Survivors include von Anhalt.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report.