Nicole Richie

Television Personality + Actress + Author
Born Sep 21, 1981

Nicole Camille Richie is an American fashion designer, author, actress, singer and television personality. Richie rose to prominence for her role in the Fox reality television series, The Simple Life which lasted five seasons. Afterwards she turned her focus on other projects including charity work and environmental issues. In November 2007 Richie and husband, Joel Madden, created "The Richie Madden Children's Foundation".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nicole Richie.


1981 Birth Born on September 21, 1981.


1999 17 Years Old Richie graduated from Montclair College Preparatory School in 1999, then attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, alongside Kourtney Kardashian and Luke Walton, where she studied Arts and Media. … Read More


2003 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Richie and her then-best friend Paris Hilton starred in the reality series The Simple Life, in which they lived for a month with a family in the rural community of Altus, Arkansas. The series premiere debuted on Fox on December 2, 2003, to 13 million viewers, increasing Fox's reach among viewers 18–49. … Read More
In 2005, Richie made her acting debut in the comedic drama Kids in America. … Read More
In early 2006, Richie was notably thinner compared to her previous appearance in the first two seasons of The Simple Life. … Read More
On July 27, 2007, Richie was sentenced to four days in jail at the Century Regional Detention Center in Lynwood, California.
2008 26 Years Old …  In October 2008, she debuted a jewelry line, House of Harlow 1960. … Read More
In 2009, Richie joined maternity store A Pea in the Pod to create the new collection maternity clothes. … Read More
Richie is married to musician Joel Madden and they have two children, Harlow and Sparrow. Richie and Madden founded "The Richie Madden Children's Foundation" in 2010. … Read More
On June 22, her probation was extended one year to March 2011 because she missed her anti-drinking driving class.


She launched a collection for Macy's Impulse line in September 2012, which was sold in 100 Macy's stores as well as online.
2013 31 Years Old In September 2013, Richie made a cameo appearance in Christina Aguilera's music video for the song "Let There Be Love".
2014 32 Years Old In July 2014, Richie's reality show Candidly Nicole premiered on VH1. … Read More
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