Nicole Richie is an American actress, producer, perfumer and controversial personality. Her film and television career began with roles in American Dreams and American Kids. Nicole is the adopted daughter of the famous musician Lionel Richie.
Nicole Camille Escovedo was born, this is the real name of Nicole Richie, in 1981. Date of birth: September 21. The girl was born in California. Her mother, whose name is Karen Moss, worked with the popular singer Lionel Richie. My father was a musician in Richie's band. And in the end, it was the Richie family who took up the upbringing of Nicole.
Facts from the biography of the artist
When Nicole was three years old, her father passed away. The mother, despite the fact that she loved her daughter very much, was not able to support herself and her, to fully engage in the upbringing of the baby. As a result, Nicole was taken to her house by the wife of Richie. At nine years old, she was officially adopted. However, Nicole still maintained a warm relationship with her biological mother.
In childhood, the girl was distinguished by a difficult character and a craving for art. Interest in creativity probably formed in Nicole under the influence of her adoptive father, a musician.
Even before Nicole started attending school, the girl was sent to figure skating classes. Richie really enjoyed going out on the ice and being the center of everyone's attention. A little later, she began to attend a music studio. Professionally, the girl at that time did not strive to study vocals. However, she mastered playing various musical instruments, among which were the cello and violin.
Richie received her basic education at The Buckley School. And then she became a student at the University of Arizona, where she began to study art. However, the girl did not graduate from higher education, having studied at the university for only a couple of years.
Nicole Richie became famous all over the world not only because of her creativity. For a long time, the attention of the press and the public was riveted to her due to the fact that Nicole was very close friends with Paris Hilton. Scandalous behavior, various provocations, shocking - all this made Nicole popular. At one time, she even starred in a television project directed by Paris. The show, where rich girls lived in rural conditions, did not have very high ratings, but remained on the air for a considerable amount of time.
In 2003, after a clash with the police, Nicole Richie underwent treatment in one of the rehabilitation clinics.
Between 2005 and 2007, Nicole was the producer of The Simple Life series. In total, there were thirty-six episodes in which Richie appeared in this role. And the series itself was broadcast on television from 2003 to 2007.
In 2006, the media reported that Richie was ill with bulimia and anorexia. The girl herself diligently denied such information, despite her painful appearance.
In 2007, Richie was hospitalized. Doctors diagnosed the star as hypoglycemia. In the same year it became known that Nicole was pregnant. She stated this at a court hearing, where the option of punishing her for driving a vehicle while intoxicated was considered. Due to her pregnancy, Nicole was not sent to prison. She was behind bars for a little over an hour, after which she was released.
A year later, Nicole Richie, having already become a mother, released a series of jewelry. She also sold the rights to film her previously published book. A little later, the artist became interested in perfumery and created her first fragrance for women, which was named "Nicole".
Development of an acting career
Nicole Richie's career in cinema started in the early 2000s. She has appeared in projects such as American Idol: Finding a Superstar, American Dreams, Eve, Act Baby, American Babes.
In 2007, a new television series "Chuck" began to appear, in which Nicole played one of the roles. At that time, the girl was already quite popular. Simultaneously with her work on television, she starred in video clips of famous musicians.
In 2015, three television shows started at once, in which Nicole was involved. They were: "Grace and Frankie", "Empire", "Barely Famous". This was followed by filming in the series "Great News" and "Camping". And for 2019, the premiere of the television movie "Richard Lovely" is announced, where Richie played the role of a character named Kelly.
Love, relationships and personal life
In 2010, Nicole became the wife of musician Joel Maddlen, who works in the Good Charlotte music group. At the time of the wedding, the young people already had one common child. The daughter, whose name is Harlow Winter Keith, was born in January 2008. And in early autumn 2009, another child was born to this family - a boy named Sparrow James Midnight.