Nicole Richie (born September 21, 1981) is an American Fashion Designer, Author, Socialite, Actress, and Media Personality from Berkeley, California. She is popularly known as Lionel Richie’s daughter. However, he is not her biological father.
Furthermore, she raised to fame for her role in the reality television series “The Simple Life”. The actress appeared alongside Paris Hilton (Actress, Model, Businesswoman, DJ, Singer, and fellow socialite).
Furthermore, the 37-year-old socialite also cast as one of the 3 mentors on NBC’s “Fashion Star”. Her real birth name is Nicole Camille Escovedo. Moreover, Nicole also gained popularity for her reality show “Candidly Nicole” and NBC sitcom “Great”
In 2005, Richie made her acting debut in the show named “Kids in America”. Later, the actress also guest-starred in television series like Eve, American Dreams, Six Feet Under, 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter etc.
As an author, Nicole released her semi-autobiographical novel “The Truth About Diamonds” in 2005. Later, her second novel “Priceless” released on September 28, 2010. Moreover, the celebrity also launched a jewelry line “House of Harlow 1960” in October 2008. In 2010, she won “Entrepreneur of the Year” for her brand at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The socialite was born on the 21st of September 1981 in Berkeley, California, United States. Hence, Nicole Richie’s age is 37 years old, as of 2018. Her biological parents are Peter Michael Escovedo (father) and Karen Moss (mother). Nicole belongs to multiracial ethnicity and has English, Mexican, and Creole African-American ancestry.
Furthermore, at the age of 3, the actress was adopted by Lionel Richie and his former wife Brenda Harvey. They legally adopted Nicole when she was nine. Later Lionel divorced Brenda and tied the knot with Diane Alexander (m. 1995–2004). Therefore, Nicole has a half-brother Miles Brockman Richie (born 1994) and a half-sister Sofia Richie (born 1998).
The actress completed her school education from Montclair College Preparatory School in 1999. Later, she enrolled at the University of Arizona alongside Kourtney Kardashian and Luke Walton. But Nicole didn’t complete her graduation.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
Richie was in a relationship with her boyfriend Adam Goldstein (American DJ) from 2003 to 2005. They also engaged with each other. But they broke up after a nine-month engagement.
Furthermore, In December 2006, Richie started dating singer Joel Madden of the rock group Good Charlotte. The couple announced their engagement in February 2010. Later, they married on December 11, 2010.
They have two children, daughter Harlow Winter Kate Richie-Madden (born 2008) and son Sparrow James Midnight Madden (born 2009). Moreover, Nicole relocated to Sydney with her husband because of his commitments to The Voice Australia.
Real Full Birth Name
Nicole Camille Escovedo.
Fashion Designer, Author, Socialite, Actress, and media personality.
her reality television series, The Simple Life.
Age (As of 2018)
37 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday
September 21, 1981.
Berkeley, California, United States.
Book: The Truth About Diamonds (semi-autobiographical novel) released in 2005. TV-show: The Simple Life (2003, as Herself).
Awards & Achievements
Nominated for “Teen Choice Award” in 2005 and 2010.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)
Multiracial (English, Mexican, and Creole African-American ancestry).
Feet & Inches: 5′ 1″. Centimeters: 155 cm. Meters: 1.55 m.
Kilograms: 48 Kg. Pounds: 105 lbs.
Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)
Shoe Size (US)
Father: Peter Michael Escovedo and Lionel Richie (adoptive father). Mother: Karen Moss and Brenda Harvey (adoptive mother).
Half-Sister: Sofia Richie. Half-Brother: Miles Brockman Richie.