Is Nicole Richie Married? Yes, she is. Her husband is none other than Joel Madden who is better known for being a record producer, DJ and the lead vocalist for the American pop-punk band Good Charlotte. The couple married on December 11, 2010, and is blessed with two children born before their beginning of the conjugal life. Let’s explore in detail about Nicole Richie’s wiki and facts below:
Who is Nicole Richie?
Born as Nicole Camille Escovedo, she landed the planet on September 21, 1981, which makes her age be 39 as of 2020. By profession, she is an American actress, author, television personality but is mainly known for her fashion designing career. She came into the limelight after being featured in reality television series, The Simple Life alongside Paris Hilton who is her childhood best friend. The series was able to amass more than 13 million viewers in its premiere making it one of the hits Fox Network’s shows. People recognize her for running the reality show entitled Candidly Nicole that premiered on VH1 channel.
Early Life and Education
The American fashion designer was born as Nicole Camille Escovedo in 1981 in Berkeley, California, the United States. She was born to biological parents named Peter Michael Escovedo (father) and Karen Moss (mother). Regarding her ethnic background, Nicole carries Mexican, English, and Creole African-American ancestral background. At the age of three, she was adopted by Lionel Richie who was the friend of her biological parents. Her biological parents agreed to let her child could with a belief that Nicole would get a better life and guardianship from Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda Harvey. Her legal adoption was formally made when she was nine years old.
Her father Lionel affair with another woman named Diane Alexander was the reason behind his divorce from Brenda on August 9, 1993. On December 21, 1995, Lionel married Diane with whom he became a father to two children named Miles and Sofia. Talking about Nicole’s education, she attended Montclair College Preparatory School where she completed her graduation in 1999. For pursuing higher education, she went to the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She was the student of Arts and Media alongside Kourtney Kardashian, a television personality and Luke Walton, a former basketball player. However, she dropped her University education after two years and returned back to California from Arizona.
Career and Professional Life
Richie started her television career in 2003 debuting from the reality series entitled The Simple Life where she was starred alongside Paris Hilton. The series was premiered on December 2, 2003, which surprisingly garnered 13 million viewers on Fox. It was successfully telecasted for up to the third season. She made her acting debut in 2005 from Kids in America, a comedic drama by Josh Stolberg.
Richie presented her writing skill through her semi-autobiographical novel named The Truth About Diamonds in 2005. The novel was included in The New York Times Best-Seller List at No. 32 in Hardcover Fiction in early 2006. On September 28, 2010, she released her second novel named Priceless. The novel is based on a girl’s story who learns the real things that really matters in the life after losing everything.
Talking about her musical career, Richie made a live appearance on ABC’s The View in February 2005 where she was seen playing the piano. She was seen in the charity single entitled “We Are the World 25 for Haiti.” She was seen in the music video of the song “Let There Be Love” by Christina Aguilera in September 2013.
Regarding her fashion designing career, Richie worked for Jeans and Jimmy Choo advertising campaigns. Her jewelry line named House of Harlow in 2008. With affiliation to Winter Kate, she extended her business in 2010. She became the winner of the “Entrepreneur of the Year” for her jewelry line in 2010 which she was awarded during the Glamour Women of the Year Awards. She was one of the mentors at NBC’s new reality show Fashion Star in July 2011.
Nicole Richie was earlier in the relationship with DJ Adam Goldstein. They dated between 2003 and 2005 but unfortunately ended their engagement after nine months of sharing the ring. She started dating Joel Madden at the end of 2006. The couple welcomed their first child as a daughter named Harlow Winter Kate Richie-Madden in 2008. In 2009, they were blessed with a son named Sparrow James Midnight Madden. The first picture of their daughter was sold for 1 million USD to People magazine. After being parents, the couple declared their engagement and got married on December 11, 2010. She moved to Australia with her spouse and children as Joel was committed to The Voice Australia. She is the sister-in-law to actress Cameron Diaz who is married to Benji, brother of Joel Madden.
Richie and her childhood friend Paris Hilton were having issues in April 2005 which ended their friendship. The real reason behind their split was never announced to the public. However, the two friends resolved the disputes and reconcile in October 2006.
Fashion designer Nicole Richie has an amazing body measurement of 34-24-32 inches. She has tattoos on her back, left hip and below right side bikini line. Her distinctive body features include weak chin and pierced right nipple. She is often seen in oversized glasses-wearing headbands. Nicole has a height of 5 feet and 1 inch and weighs about 47 kg. Her dress size and shoe size measures 4 and 7 respectively as per the United States measurement.
Salary and Net worth
Nicole has amassed a net worth amounting to 10 million USD. She makes money through her music, writing and fashion designing career. The first photo of her daughter was sold for 1 million USD which shows how curious people are to know about her personal life. She is using the best of her net worth on philanthropy activities. She and her husband founded The Richie Madden Children’s Foundation in 2007. The couple alongside Benji Madden (Joel’s brother) and UNICEF worked for Tap Project together.
Wiki and Facts
One can explore Nicole’s biography on Wikipedia and some other popular wiki sites. Talking about her facts, Nicole loves spending time with her pets which include cats named Chi-Chi-Cheeta, Gypsy and dogs named Honey Child and Foxxy Cleopatra.
Get her latest tweets from her Twitter account reachable @nicolerichie where she has garnered more than 4.75 million people. Her Facebook Page is available @nicolerichieofficial and her Instagram profile @nicolerichie where Nicole has been followed by more than 524k and 4.1 million followers respectively as of now. You can subscribe to her YouTube Channel @nicolerichieverified.