Nicole Richie Bio, Family, Career, Husband, Net Worth, Measurements

Nicole Richie

The reality show star Nicole Richie who began to enjoy fame after appearing in the reality television show ‘The Simple Life’. In the series, she appeared along with her childhood friend Paris Hilton, a multi-facet celebrity. Besides that, she is also an actress, fashion designer, Socialite, and media personality.

As an entrepreneur, she has created her lifestyle brand ‘House of Harlow 1960’ which also received an award. Also, she has a brand on women’s clothing, shoes and perfume as well. If you want to know more details on her personal life, career, and net worth then keep on scrolling.


Caption: The entrepreneur, Nicole Richie
Source: Deadline

Nicole Richie: Bio, Family, Education

She was born on 21 September 1981 in Berkeley, California, the United States as Nicole Camille Escovedo. While she was three years old, her parents agreed to let her in with the Richie family. At that time, Lionel was married to his first wife, Brenda. Her biological parents Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss took the decision because they could not afford to raise her. When she reached nine, the ex-Richie couple adopted her legally. In addition to that, Michael Jackson and Nancy Davis was her godfather and the latter is her godmother. She has two siblings: Miles and Sofia Richie, they were born after the second marriage of Lionel to Diane Alexander.

Regarding her education, Richie attended the Montclair College Preparatory School and graduated in 1999. Thereafter, she joined the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, alongside Kourtney Kardashian, where she studied Arts and Media. After two years, she dropped out of her study plans in Arizona and returned to California.

Nicole Richie: Career & Life Achievements

In 2005, she started her career as a singer. She debuted in February on ABC’s ‘The View’ playing the piano. However, she has not experienced much in her music career. She featured in the charity single ‘We Are the World 25 for Haiti’. Further, she gained the role of Roxie Hart in the musical ‘Chicago’ and appeared in a guest role in Christina Aguilera’s music video of ‘Let There Be Love’.

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Before trying a hand in music, she already had gained fame as an actress in the year 2003. She debuted her television career along with her best friend ‘Paris Hilton’ in reality show ‘The Simple life’. Following that, she appeared in the comedy film ‘Kids in America’. Also, she has appeared in the guest role in a few television series like ‘Eve’, ‘Six Feet Under’, ‘Chuck’, and ‘8 Simples Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter’. She had also appeared on the reality television show ‘Project Runway’ as a guest judge. And appeared as Portia in the NBC sitcom ‘Great News’.

Other Tenures:

She is also a writer of a 2005 semi-autobiographical novel ‘The Truth About Diamonds’. The novel reached #32 in the hardcover fiction of ‘The New York Times Best-Seller List’. Then, she published her second novel ‘Priceless’ in September 2010.

The multi-talented woman has also earned a name in the fashion world. She had featured in the fashion blogs and magazines like ‘Seventeen’, ‘Marie Claire’, ‘Instyle’, ‘Nylon’, and ‘Teen Vogue’, amongst many others. Later, she went into the fashion business and announced to start her own lifestyle brands including jewelry, sunglasses, perfume, and so on in April 2007. After a year later, she created ‘House of Harlow 1960’, which now sells apparel, shoes, home fragrance, and eyewear. In 2010, Glamour Women of the Year Awards presented her ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for her brand.

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She has also expanded her business with a women’s wear company called ‘Winter Kate’. She had also partnered with Urban Decay for limited edition collection in April 2018.

Nicole Richie: Personal Life & Husband

Moving on to her personal life, she married singer Joel Madden. He is the lead singer of the American pop-punk band ‘Good Charlotte’ and also a part of the pop-rock collaboration ‘The Madden Brothers’ along with his twin Benji Madden. Previously, Nicole dated DJ Adam Goldstein and broke up after a nine-month engagement, Whereas Madden dated teen idol, Hilary Duff, from 2004 to 2006.

From the year 2006, Nicole and Joel starting dating a month later of his break up with Duff. Together, they have greeted two children before the couple married. They are daughter Harlow Winter Kate Madden born in January 2008. And second son Sparrow James Midnight Madden in born September 2009. The duo got engaged in February 2010 and married on December 11, 2010. Further, she was also with hypoglycemia in March 2007 after she was taken to the hospital for dehydration.

Nicole and Joel

Caption: Nicole Richie with her husband Joel Madden.
Source: ETonline

Legal Issues:

She has been involved in a few legal cases for driving under influence. Likewise in February 2003, police arrested Richie in Malibu, California, for driving with a revoked license and possession of heroin. After which she found herself into a rehabilitation center and sentenced to three years’ probation in August.

Again in December 2006, the California Highway Patrol arrested her after being failed in a field sobriety test. After that, she charged with driving under the influence on State Route 134 in the Burbank/Glendale, California area. Also, she admitted that she was using marijuana and the narcotic Vicodin before the incident.


Further, she along with her husband Joel launched ‘The Richie Madden Children’s Foundation’ to support the disadvantaged young mothers and children in 2007. Also, she has been working with organizations like Red Cross, UNICEF, Elton John AIDS Foundation, and March of Dimes.

Nicole Richie: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

The multi-talented personality makes a good amount from her career. She has an estimated Net worth of around $10 Million US Dollars. Further, she makes this income especially from her own line of business. Also, she earns profits from appearing on television shows and acting ventures. Not to forget, she also enjoys good fortune from her husband’s net worth estimated at $20 million.

She has a personal and verified account on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, she has an account @nicolerichie with 4.4 million. She has a Twitter account @nicolerichie with 4.6 million followers and over 515k followers on Facebook.

Nicole Richie: Body Measurements

The beautiful lady has a slim body that stands to a height of 5 feet 1 inch and weighs around 48 Kilograms. Her perfect body has measurements of 34-24-34 inches and shoe size 5 US. She has a hazel eye with long dark brown hair color.

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