Nicole Camille Richie-Madden, popularly known as Nicole Richie, is a renowned actor, fashion designer, and model who recently took the global stage. She was born on September 21, 1981, in Berkeley, California. She was three years old when her father, Peter Michael Escovedo, and her mother, Karen Moss, agreed to give her out to their friend Lionel Richie for adoption. However, the adoption became official when she was nine years old.
Khloe Kardashian was Nicole Richie’s assistant before she became a reality star on her own. She worked with Nicole on “The Simple Life” reality show in 2003. Nicole is a bundle of talent as she can do anything she sets her mind on. She is not just an actress, lifestyle expert, and reality star but also embarking on becoming a rapper. Currently, she is a fashion designer. At the time of writing, Nicole Richie is worth over 45 million dollars.
Nicole Richie Early Life
Nicole’s early life is not promising while staying with her biological parents. However, Lionel Richie adopted her at a tender age. She attended Montclair College Preparatory School in 1999 before completing her higher studies at the University of Arizona, where she majored in Arts and Media.
As of 2022, Nicole Richie’s highest net worth is estimated at $40 million.
Nicole Richie Career
Nicole has had a remarkable professional career, thanks to the renowned musician Lionel Richie whose musical career has rubbed off on her. She started the reality show “The Simple Life” in 2003 with over 13 million views worldwide. In 2005, she made her first movie appearance in a comedy film called “Kids in America” while appearing in several series. In 2020, she created and produced a series known as “Nikki Fre$h,” which interacts with different industry wellness experts while providing a solution to a healthier living practice through comedy.
Nicole Richie Philanthropy
Nicole Richie has been part of various philanthropic activities, including Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, UNICEF, the Red Cross, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Small Steps Project, Baby2Baby, and Playing for Change.
Nicole Richie Discography
Nicole Richie has three discographies – Dandelion, I Call It Love, and Applause.
Nicole Richie Parents and Siblings
Nicole Richie’s biological parents are Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss. Biologically, Nicole and Sofia are not sisters as she was adopted. However, Sofia is the youngest daughter of Lionel Richie. Sheila Cecilia Escovedo, a famous singer, author, and actress, is Nicole’s biological aunt.
Nicole Richie Husband
Nicole Richie is still married to her husband. She got married to Joe Madden in 2015 with two children. She previously dated Adam Goldstein between 2003 to 2005 before she met Joel in 2016. Nicole doesn’t have a boyfriend as she is happily married to her husband.
Nicole Richie Children
Nicole Richie has two children. Her first child, Harlow, was born in January 2008 before she gave birth to her son, Sparrow, in September 2009. Joe Madden is the baby daddy of both children as she has never been attached to any man after their marriage. However, Lionel Richie has two biological children, Miles Brockman and Sofia Richie.