Nicole Richie Biography
Nicole Richie (Nicole Camille Richie) is a television personality, fashion designer, author, socialite and actress from the United States of America. In 2005, she made her acting debut in the comedy film Kids in America. Richie has guest-starred in television series including Eve, Six Feet Under, American Dreams, 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter, and Chuck.
Nicole Richie Education
She graduated from Montclair College Preparatory School in 1999, and she also attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona,
Nicole Richie Career
She began her career in 2003 by appearing in a reality television series called ‘The Simple Life’, with Paris Hilton. The series, which ran for five seasons, showed the duo struggling to do low paying manual jobs, such as cleaning rooms, serving meals in a fast food joint and farm work. The series, which opened on Fox on December 2, 2003, became an instant hit.
For the first season, they spent one month in Altus, Arkansas, without their cell phones and credit cards, working on the farm, making a mess of everything, and getting fired from every job they took up. As the show progressed, it started attracting more and more viewers.
For the second season, subtitled ‘Road Trip’, they traveled around in a pickup truck, working as maids in nudist camp, catching crayfish and making sausages. It was premiered on June 16, 2004. While she was filming for ‘The Simple Life’ in 2014, Richie appeared in several television series, such as ‘Six Feet Under’, ‘Eve’ ‘Rock Me Baby’ and ‘American Dreams’.
In the same year, Richie also joined the rock band, ‘Darling,’ releasing the single, ‘Dandelion’. In the third season of ‘The Simple Life’, premiered on January 26, 2005, Richie and Hilton worked as interns in various companies in East Coast, including a funeral home, goofing up in every job they took. Thereafter, Fox cancelled the show due to some differences between Hilton and Richie.
In 2005, Richie appeared as Ashley in the TV show, ‘8 Simple Rules’. Concurrently, she started writing a semi-autobiographical book and tried her hand at acting. In February 2005, she made a live appearance, playing piano on ABC’s ‘The View’. She had her first film ‘Kids in America’ released on October 21, 2005, appearing in it as Kelly Stepford.
However, the film was a box office bomb. On November 1, she published her first book, a semi-autobiographical work called, ‘The Truth About Diamond’. In November 28, 2005, it was announced that E! Entertainment Television had picked up ‘The Simple Life’. Shooting for the new season titled, ‘Till Death Do Us Apart’, began on February 27, 2006. Premiered on June 4, it drew 13 million viewers.
She was once arrested by the California Highway Patrol in December 2006 after she was found driving wrong way on a freeway. She pleaded guilty and admitted of taking marijuana and the prescription painkiller, Vicodin. As it was her second DUI conviction, she was let off.
‘The Simple Life Goes to Camp’, the fifth and final season of her reality show was premiered on May 28 2007. In this session, Richie and Paris Hilton worked as counselors at Camp Shawnee. In 2008, Richie appeared in the recurring role of Heather Chandler in in an action-comedy/spy-drama television series called, ‘Chuck’. In July 2008, it was announced that her 2005 novel ‘The Truth About Diamonds’ would be turned into a television series, but nothing has materialized so far.
Nicole Richie Age
She was born on September 21, 1981 in Berkeley, California, U.S.
Nicole Richie Family
She was born in Berkeley, California to Peter Michael Escovedo and Brenda Harvey-Richie. When she was three years old, her biological parents agreed to let her move in with Lionel Richie because they could not afford to provide for her. “My parents were friends with Lionel,” she told People in 2003. “They trusted that they would be better able to provide for me.”
Nicole Richie Husband
She is married to Joel Madden in 2010.
Nicole Richie Children
She has two children namely Harlow Madden and Sparrow Madden.
Nicole Richie Height
She stands at a height 5 ft 1 in (1.55 m) 1.55meters.
Nicole Richie Net Worth
She is an American television personality, fashion designer, author, socialite and actress who has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars.
Nicole Richie Entrepreneur
She began modeling and quickly became the face of Bongo Jeans and Jimmy Choo clothing in 2000. In April 2007, she announced that she was going to start a line that would sell jewelry, accessories, perfume and sunglasses. She also revealed her plans to publish style books. In October 2008, she debuted with her jewelry line called, the ‘House of Harlow 1960’.
In the following year, she joined maternity store ‘A Pea’ to create a new collection of maternity clothes called, ‘Nicole’. In February 2010, she extended ‘House of Harlow 1960’ to include apparel and shoes, opening a women’s line called, ‘Winter Kate’. On September 28, she released her second book.
Titled ‘Priceless’, the book depicts the story of a girl who realizes what is important in life only after losing everything. Around July 2011, ‘House of Harlow 1960’ unveiled a 14-piece handbag collection. Next year, she launched her first fragrance, ‘Nicole’. Around the same time, she launched another collection for Macy’s Impulse Beauty line.
Concurrently, she also continued to appear on televisions. In 2012-2013, she became a judge and mentor in NBC’s reality show called ‘Fashion Star’, which ran for 11 episodes. She additionally, appeared as herself in one episode of the NBC sitcom ‘The New Normal’ (2012), and in the 2013 documentary called, ‘Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s’.
In 2014-2015, she starred in ‘Candidly Nicole’, a reality television show that ran for two seasons on VH1, each season having eight episodes. In 2014, she appeared as herself in one episode of ‘Empire’ and one episode of ‘Barely Famous’. In 2016, she became a guest judge in a reality competition television series called, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’.
In 2017, she appeared as herself in one episode of the reality musical series, ‘Drop the Mic’. In 2017-2018, she appeared as Portia Scott-Griffith in the NBC sitcom, ‘Great News’. It was her first regular series. Premiered on April 25, 2017, the first season ended on May 23 after 10 episodes. The second season, consisting of 13 episodes, ran between September 28, 2017 and January 25, 2018.
Nicole Richie Drug Issues
Nicole as a teenager she began partying hard and experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Following her graduation from Montclair Preparatory School in 2000, she decided to go to college. Nicole dropped out after two years and returned to Los Angeles.
Nicole Richie Books
- Priceless 2010
- Nicole Richie Style 2006
- The Truth About Diamonds 2005
Nicole Richie TV Shows
- Great News
- Making the Cut
- Candidly Nicole
- Fashion Star
- Betty White’s Off Their Rockers
- The Simple Life
- Nicole Richie Moves
- Kids in America 2005
- Celebrity News Reels: Best of Paris 2005
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