Nicole Richie Net Worth, Biography, Career, Husband and Kids

Busytape June 8, 2020
Updated 2020/06/08 at 3:53 PM
Nicole Richie Net Worth

Nicole Richie Net Worth    $15 million

Popular Name:Nicole Richie
Real Name:Nicole Camille Escovedo
Birth Date:21 September 1981
Birth Place:Berkeley, California, United States
Marital Status:Married
Joel Madden (m. 2010)
Profession:Actress, Television Personality, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur
Years active:1996 Till Date
Net Worth:$15 Million
Last Updated:2022


Nicole Richie is an American socialite, reality television star, and fashion designer. She was born in a poor family that couldn’t raise her because of their uncomfortable financial situation so she was sent to live with legendary singer Lionel Richie when she was three years old.

At age 9, Lionel Richie and his family adopted her legally and raised her as their own giving her everything she wished for. She did not finish her education because she started taking drugs. However, after a short period of rehabilitation, she straightened up and began her career at the age of 22 with a reality television series ‘’The Simple Life”.

When she turned 26 she launched a jewelry line and eventually expanded into clothes and accessories. She has continued to appear on television and has authored two books.

A mother of two children, the reality star is a cofounder of a foundation which focuses on bettering the lives of children in the United States of America and in other countries. Nicole Richie net worth is over several million dollars, and she has acquired her wealth from her most notable ventures and involvement in the entertainment industry.

Nicole Richie’s Early Life

Nicole Richie was born Nicole Camille Escovedo on 21 September 1981. She was born to Karen Moss and Peter Michael Escovedo in the Berkeley region of California, United States. Being less successful financially, her family handed the then 3-year-old to their friend Lionel Richie.

She attained her education from the Montclair College Preparatory School and had finished schooling in 1999. She then enrolled herself in the University of Arizona where she was to study Art and Media. After her second year in school she dropped out due to her addiction to substances.

Nicole Richie’s Career

The television series “The Simple Life” was initially aired on Fox channel with Nicole Richie and her childhood friend, Paris Hilton. After its third season the channel called off the show due to some reasons that were not exposed for conflict between Fox channel and the two ladies.

The show was, however, widely accepted and aired for two straight seasons on E! Entertainment Television but was once again called off after season five with Nicole and Paris being imprisoned for several days.

Nicole Richie took to acting and signed her debut film in 2005 when she appeared in “Kids in America”. She has also made guest appearances in “American Dreams”, “Eve”, and “Six Feet Under”, among several others. She is also recognized for her book entitled “The Truth About Diamonds” which was published in the year 2005.

The year 2010 brought Nicole flying colors as she published her second book named “Priceless”, and also signed on “Project Runway” as a guest mentor.

On the fashion side of her career, Nicole Richie was initially recognized as the face of Jimmy Choo and Bongo Jeans. In 2008, she she came up with her own fashion line “House of Harlow 1960” which she has since diversified into jewelries, clothes, and other accessories.

Films & Television Shows

The actress and television personality has been credited for the following movies and series:

2016RuPaul’s Drag Race
2012The New Normal
2007America’s Next Top Model
2020Bless This Mess
2020Making the Cut
2019Grace and Frankie
2005Kids in America
2004Rock Me Baby
2004American Dreams
White Collar Blue

Awards & Achievements

In 2010, Richie was named the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for her brand, ‘House of Harlow 1960′. In the same year, her brand was nominated for a Teen Choice Award.

Personal Life & Family

The beautiful fashionista has been happily married to Joel Madden since December 11, 2010. They had been dating since 2006 and now have two children.

Her adoptive sister is Sofia Richie, and Cameron Diaz is her sister-in-law.

Richie is known for her work of philanthropy. In 2007, she combined with her husband to create “The Richie Madden Children’s Foundation” for bettering children’s lives. In 2008, she made efforts to raise money for cyclone-hit Malaysia. She is a board member of the “Environment Media Association”.

Age & Physical Features

Nicole Richie is currently 38 years old. Weighing 51kg, she has a height of 155cm, wears a light brown hair, and has light brown eyes.

Nicole Richie Net Worth

Nicole Richie is a well known figure in the screen industry for her reputation, works and contributions. Besides being successful as a television artist, she has also been the star in several films. Besides, Richie is a recognized author, who has also made a mark in the musical world.

Salary & Earnings

For an actress, singer, television personality, and fashion designer, Nicole Richie receives quite a handsome sum of money from all her works. Despite being raised in wealth, she has gone on to earn her own money after establishing herself as a known prominent personality in the world.

Houses, Cars, Lifestyle

Richie’s house in Beverly Hills was bought in 2015 for around $6.7 million. The property is situated in one of the most dignified locations known as the “Hidden Valley” community where stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Adele, and Zoe Saldana also have homes.

Nicole Richie net worth is $15 million.


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