Nicole Richie Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, Paris, and Net Worth

Nicole Richie Bio | Wiki

Nicole Richie is a popular American television personality, fashion designer, socialite, and actress who rose to fame after appearing in the reality television series The Simple Life (2003–2007), in which she starred with her childhood friend and fellow socialite Paris Hilton. Her personal life attracted media attention during the series’ five-year run and thereafter.

After the conclusion of The Simple Life, Nicole continued her career in television, appearing as one of the three judges on the reality competition series Fashion Star (2012–2013). Nicole afterward starred in the unscripted comedy series Candidly Nicole (2014–2015), which ran for two seasons. From 2017 until 2018, Nicole starred in her first series regular acting role as Portia Scott-Griffith in the sitcom Great News. In 2020, Nicole became a judge on the reality competition series Making the Cut. In fashion, Nicole is the founder of the lifestyle brand House of Harlow. She has also published two novels.

Nicole Richie Age | Birthday

Nicole was born on September 21, 1981, in Berkeley, California, in the United States. She is 41 years old. Nicole celebrates her birthday on September 21, every year.

Nicole Richie Height

She is a woman of average stature. Richie stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (Approx 1.6 m).

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Nicole Richie Parents

She was born in Berkeley, California. Nicole is of English, Mexican, and Creole African-American descent. Nicole’s biological father, Peter Michael Escovedo, is the brother of musician Sheila E. and nephew of guitarist Alejandro Escovedo, while her biological mother is Karen Moss. When Nicole was three years old, her biological parents decided to leave her under the care of Lionel Richie’s family because they could not afford to provide for her.

Lionel Richie and his wife, Brenda Harvey, legally adopted Nicole when she was nine. When Lionel Richie and Brenda went through a bitter public split, they were indulgent to the young Nicole. After the divorce, Lionel Richie remarried and had two more children: Miles (b. 1994) and Sofia Richie (b. 1998). Nicole’s godmother is Nancy Davis, daughter of Marvin Davis and mother of Brandon Davis. She regularly interacted with musicians her dad knew, such as Michael Jackson, Prince, and Kenny Rogers.

Nicole Richie Dad

She is the daughter of her dad Lionel Richie a singer, songwriter, record producer, and television judge who rose to popularity in the 1970s as a songwriter and the co-lead singer of funk band the Commodore. Nicole’s ‘ father Lionel and her mother Diane Alexander divorced in 2004.

Nicole Richie Biological Mom

Her biological mother is Karen Moss. When Nicole was three years old, her biological parents decided to leave her under the care of Lionel Richie’s family because they could not afford to provide for her.

Nicole Richie Husband

Nicole is married to her husband Joel Madden a singer best known as the lead vocalist for the pop-punk band Good Charlotte. The two began dating in December 2006, became engaged in February 2010, and married on December 11, 2010. Nicole and her husband Joel Madden have two children, a daughter Harlow Madden born in January 2008, and a son Sparrow Madden born in September 2009. Before, Nicole was in a relationship with DJ Adam Goldstein, which involved an engagement, from 2004 to 2006.

Nicole Richie Education

She attended and graduated from Montclair College Preparatory School in 1999, then attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, with Kourtney Kardashian and Luke Walton, where she studied Arts and Media. Nicole did not have a definitive study plan in Arizona, dropped out following two years, and returned to California.

Nicole Richie And Paris

In 2003, Nicole and her best friend, Paris Hilton, starred in the reality series The Simple Life, in which they lived for a month with a family in the rural community of Altus, Arkansas. The tv show premiere debuted on Fox on December 2, 2003, to 13 million viewers, increasing Fox’s reach among viewers 18–49. The series proceeded for a second and third season.

Fox subsequently canceled the show following a dispute between Hilton and Nicole, but it was aired by E! Entertainment Television for its fourth season, drawing nearly one million viewers, and was followed by a relatively unsuccessful fifth season. Complications rose during the production of the fifth season, with both Nicole and Hilton facing major charges for DUI, and at risk of serving jail time. Hilton became sentenced to 23 days in jail, though this was following the production of the season had finished.

Nicole accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced to four days in jail, again the following production had wrapped. Despite talks of a sixth season, the series completed its run at the end of the moderately unsuccessful fifth season.

In April 2005, reports surfaced that Nicole and her longtime friend Paris Hilton were no longer speaking to each other. Hilton commented: “It’s no big secret that Nicole and I are no longer friends. Nicole knows what she did, and that’s all I’m ever going to say about it”. Neither Nicole nor Hilton spoke publicly about the cause of the split. They later reconciled in October 2006.

Nicole Richie The Simple Life

In 2003, Nicole and her best friend, Paris Hilton, starred in the reality series The Simple Life. The Simple Life premiered on December 2, 2003, on Fox, and concluded on August 5, 2007, on E!. In the first season, the two agreed to leave behind their cellphones, credit cards, and celebrity status to move in with the Leding family in Altus, Arkansas for a month.

Nicole Richie And Joel Madden

Nicole married her husband Joel Madden a singer best known as the lead vocalist for the pop-punk band Good Charlotte. The two began dating in December 2006, became engaged in February 2010, and married on December 11, 2010. Nicole and her husband Joel Madden have two children, a daughter Harlow Madden born in January 2008, and a son Sparrow Madden born in September 2009.

Nicole Richie And Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie and his wife, Brenda Harvey, legally adopted Nicole when she was nine. When Lionel Richie and Brenda went through a bitter public split, they were indulgent to the young Nicole. After the divorce, Lionel Richie remarried and had two more children: Miles (b. 1994) and Sofia Richie (b. 1998).

Nicole Richie Clothing Line

In fashion, Nicole is the founder of the lifestyle brand House of Harlow. Nicole reported in April 2007, plans to start a jewelry, accessories, and sunglasses line together with a perfume and style book. In October 2008, Nicole debuted a jewelry line, named House of Harlow. The line was available at Kitson’s online boutique. In spring 2010, the line became extended to include apparel and shoes. House of Harlow afterward became a lifestyle brand including eyewear, home fragrance, and accessories.

In 2010, Nicole won “Entrepreneur of the Year” for her House of Harlow brand at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards. House of Harlow became also nominated in the category “Celebrity Fashion Line” at the 2010 Teen Choice Awards. In July 2011, her brand unveiled a 14-piece handbag collection, which became available at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Shopbop. In May 2012, it became reported both Ritchie’s lines, House of Harlow 1960 and Winter Kate reached estimated sales of $55 million combined while Nicole only receives 5% of revenues, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Nicole became Urban Decay’s brand ambassador, representing their “Troublemaker” mascara in 2017. House of Harlow partnered with Urban Decay for a limited-edition collection in April 2018. The line became exclusively sold on Revolve’s official website.

Nicole Richie Net Worth

Nicole gets her wealth from her work as a television personality, fashion designer, socialite, and actress who rose to fame after appearing in the reality television series The Simple Life (2003–2007). Therefore, Nicole has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Nicole’s estimated net worth is $40 million.

How Old Is Nicole Richie

Nicole is a 41-year-old who was born on September 21, 1981, in Berkeley, California, in the United States.

Is Nicole Richie Married

Yes. Nicole is married to her husband Joel Madden a singer best known as the lead vocalist for the pop-punk band Good Charlotte. The two began dating in December 2006, became engaged in February 2010, and married on December 11, 2010. Nicole and her husband Joel Madden have two children, a daughter Harlow Madden born in January 2008, and a son Sparrow Madden born in September 2009.

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