E4’s Made in Chelsea returned for its 22nd season on October 11, 2021, and on its 9th episode, fans were given a little teaser that there was someone new joining the show next week. Well, he is Cillian Hilliard, the guy Paris Smith said she had been dating for a while.
Keep reading this Cillian Hilliard Bio to learn more about him.
Meet Cillian Hilliard On Made In Chelsea
Cillian Hilliard made his first appearance on Made in Chelsea’s ep 10 (which aired on Dec 13, 2021), and he not only had Paris but also all the ladies falling all over him. This handsome newbie made into the scene right after Paris ditched Angus for messaging and flirting with both her and Inga at the same time.
According to Cillian, he’s always been a big fan of the show, and he began filming to star in it himself in October 2021. “It was something I’ve never done before,” he shared. Also, he then went on to talk about how “ nerve-wracking” it was at the beginning and how he eased into the show with time.
Excited for the big day, Cillian posted an IG picture alongside Paris captioned, “Tonight’s the night. I’ll be on @e4chelsea at 9 pm with the beautiful @ladyparissmith”
Cillian Hilliard Family
Cillian Hilliard comes from a family of at least 5. He was born to parents Colm and Majella Taaffe Hilliard, and he has two siblings named Cathal and Maeve Hilliard.
Here’s a short info on them:
Colm Hilliard: He is a Dublin, Ireland native who graduated from St.Josephs C.B.S, Drogheda. Initially, he started his career working at the Department of Justice and later moved to the PC Immigration Ireland.
Majella Taaffe Hilliard: She is from Bettystown, Ireland who studied BEd — Teacher Training at Carysfort College. Later, she then went on to become a teacher at Duleek National School.
Cathal Hilliard: Not much was known about him, except that he owned a dog and loved spending time at the sea.
Overall, Cillian’s family was close. Although they were busy in their world, they often reconnected in celebrations or vacations. Also, his parents and siblings have appeared over his IG, quite a few times.
How Much Is Cillian Hilliard Net Worth?
Cillian Hilliard garnered a net worth of under $400 thousand by 2021.
This Made in Chelsea star was working as an Investment Director at Kennet Partners covering the UK and Europe as of then. According to their page, Cillian was responsible for deal sourcing, investment due diligence, and portfolio management.
Also, at the time, was a board member of eStoreMedia, and a board observer of Grip and Scoro.
Before that, Cillian worked as an investor at Atlantic Bridge for almost 4 years. He reportedly focused on Enterprise SaaS and Deep Tech Hardware opportunities across the US, China, and Europe there.
And before that, Cillian took on the job as an executive of IBI Corporate Finance for 2 years, and a management associate of Bank of Ireland Corporate and Treasury for almost a year.
Besides the tech jobs, Cillian has also built his own jewelry business called Dana Project. Yes, he is a designer who has been in the field ever since he used a tin bucket and a hairdryer to turn used Guinness cans into a heavy, unpolished ring covered in imperfections.
His jewelry cost anywhere from €70 to €600,00.
As for his education, Cillian graduated with a bachelor of science in Economics & Finance from the University of College Dublin in 2014. Then he joined CFA Institute and passed all three levels on the first attempt in 2017.
Is Paris Smith Still Cillian Hilliard’s Girlfriend?
Yes, as of 2021, Paris Smith was still Cillian Hilliard’s girlfriend.
The two were first seen sitting down for dinner on Made in Chelsea, where Cillian gifted her a silver necklace. Shortly after, the pair also shared a kiss.
Exploring more about them, Cillian and Paris also shared a few pictures of their dates over respective IGs. Since, their first picture dated back to September 2021, it suggested that they were dating for over 3 months then.
“I’ve made lots of friends and met Paris, which has been amazing,” Cillian spoke about his relationship.
Cillian Hilliard Age
Cillian Hilliard was reportedly born in 1992. That made him 29 years of age in 2021.
He is much older than Paris who was 21 then.
When Is Cillian Hilliard Birthday?
Cillian celebrates his birthday on June 23, making him of the Cancer zodiac.
Where Was Cillian Hilliard Born?
Cillian is an Irish born and raised in Dublin, Ireland.
He moved to London during the 2020 lockdown.
How Tall Is Cillian Hilliard?
This Made in Chelsea star stands tall at a height above 6 feet (183 cm).
His distinct features include — amazing jawline, blue eyes, and a square face.