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Heidi Lynne Fleiss (American Media Personality) b. 1965


Heidi Fleiss Demographics:
  • Name - Heidi Lynne Fleiss
  • Born - December 30, 1965.
  • Fiancee - Dennis Hof (owner of Nevada's Moonlite Bunny Ranch).
  • Religion - Jewish
  • Father - Dr. Paul Fleiss (pediatrician)
  • Mother - Elissa Fleiss (schoolteacher).
  • Occupation - American columnist & television personality.
Heidi Fleiss General Facts:
  • As a teenager Heidi recognised her entrepreneurial talent by setting up a babysitting service, employing her friends.
  • At the age of 19 years Heidi became the personal secretary of millionaire financier bachelor 61-year-old Bernie Cornfeld.
  • later became known as the "Hollywood Madam"
  • In January 2010 Heidi became a resident in the Celebrity Big Brother UK 2010 reality TV house - and was 2nd to be evicted (January 15, 2010).
Legal Issues (Fleiss The Hollywood Madam):
  • Became famous in August of 1993 following the report of her arrest by the LA Times.
  • Fleiss (at age 22 years) took control of a Hollywood prostitution ring under the supervision of Elizabeth Adams a.k.a. Madam Alex in 1988.
  • From 1990 Fleiss began to run her own prostitute ring.
  • Fleiss was so successful that a number of local madams & pimps became jealous - likely contributing to her subsequent investigation by the LAPD & FBI.
  • Fleiss was arrested by the LAPD in June 1993.
  • The state trial started in 1994.
  • The state conviction was overturned in May 1996.
  • In September 1996, Fleiss was convicted on Federal charges.
  • The sentence was 37 months in prison.
  • Heidi was finally released in September 1999, having served 3 years.
Legal Issues (Other):
  • On February 7, 2008, Fleiss was arrested in Pahrump, Nevada for illegal possession of prescription drugs & driving under the influence. [1]
Heidi Fleiss Business Interests:
  • Sold the rights to her life story to Paramount Pictures in 2004 - for $5 million.
  • Owner of the West Hollywood, California boutique "Hollywood Madam."
  • Owns a laundromat called "Dirty Laundry" in Pahrump, Nevada.
  • Heidi has also reported plans to open a brothel in Pahrump called "Heidi Fleiss' Stud Farm."
References:
[1] - Abigail Goldman (February 7, 2008). "Heidi Fleiss arrested". Las Vegas Sun. http://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/cops/2008/feb/07/heidi-fleiss-arrested/

Image - Heidi Fleiss + Dennis Hof (Heidi's fiancee) + Ron Jeremy by AnonEMouse (Wikipedia) (cc)


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