Nicole Richie

American television personality and actress

Nicole Camille Richie (born September 21, 1981) is an American socialite, actress, and author. She is the adopted daughter of Lionel Richie, and is best known for being in the reality show The Simple Life. During late 2007 Nicole Richie faced charges of drunk driving and risked a jail sentence similar to Paris Hilton, her co-star and friend in The Simple Life. She has had two children with Joel Madden: Harlow and Sparrow Madden.[1] On February 15, 2010, she announced that she was engaged with Madden.[1] They got married later in 2010.

Nicole Richie, 2010

In 2013, Richie was in the video for the song "Let There Be Love" by Christina Aguilera.[2]

Richie is of black, Creole, English, French, French-Canadian, Indigenous Mexican, Mexican, Cherokee Native American, Scottish and Spanish descent.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nicole Richie and Joel Madden Are Engaged!". Archived from the original on 2010-02-21. Retrieved 2010-02-16.
  2. Maresca, Rachel. "Christina Aguilera shows off slimmed-down figure for 'Let There Be Love' music video - NY Daily News".
  3. Wilson, Julee (1 May 2013). "Nicole Richie's Tramp Stamp: Star Talks Tattoo Removal In New Web Show '#CandidlyNicole' (VIDEO)" – via Huff Post.

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