American heiresses are the closest thing we’ll ever have to princesses and royalty, and that’s probably why we’re so fascinated by them.
However, I think we’re all over Paris Hilton by now. Her 15 minutes were up long ago. But open up Page Six or your favorite gossip magazines on any day of the week and you’ll see other “Love me because I’m more rich and beautiful than you” sweethearts and socialites who are taking over her dimming spotlight.
However, wouldn’t it be nice if these girls could be more like Ivanka Trump? She has turned herself into an icon for modern business women. She will acknowledge that her name and father’s fortune have made her fortunate, but she’s using that to make a name for herself. Here’s an interview with her that recently ran in Forbes Woman. Ivanka Trump And The Art Of Being Underestimated