Quick Facts of

  • First NameNicole Richie

American TV personality and fashion designer Nicole Richie is perhaps best known for her show The Simple Life. She is also well-known for having Lionel Richie raise her as her legal guardian after her parents allowed her to move in with the singer believing they could not provide for her. 

Additionally, she has also worked on some other TV shows like Rock Me Baby, American Dreams, Candidly Nicole, etc.   

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Nicole Richie In 2020?

Nicole Richie is worth $10 million as of April 2020. She made this net worth as a TV personality and actress. She started her career in show business with her work on the music video of Hands Across America in 1986. Then, she worked on another music video 12 years later in 1998.

Expensive House In Los Angeles County

The socialite used to live in a house in Laurel Canyon, California, USA, but later moved to Beverly Hills, California, the US where she and her family along with 5 chickens live.

She bought the mansion in 2015 for around $6.7 million. The property is in one of the most dignified real estate locations called the Hidden Valley” community where Adele, Zoe Saldana, and Jennifer Lawrence also have homes.

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Career Insight

After working on some music videos, she played a minor role in the film White Collar Blue in 2002. Two years later, she played Karen in Eve.

She then worked on some TV shows like Rock Me Baby, American Dreams, 8 Simple Rules, Kids in America, etc. before getting a regular role in Great News.

Apart from playing characters, she has also worked on various TV reality shows. Her first reality TV show was The Simple Life in which she, along with childhood best friend Paris Hilton, try to do low paying jobs vastly uncharacteristic of their socialite persona. 

As a fashion designer and celeb herself, she made guest appearances on America’s Next Top Model in 2007 and Project Runway in 2010. She was also a mentor on Fashion Star from 2012 to 2013.

The star got her own show in 2014 called Candidly Nicole, the show depicted her day to day and her views on various diverse topics.

The show ended in 2015, the same year she made a guest appearance on Empire. Some of her other well-known TV shows are Lip Sync Battle, RuPaul‘s Drag Race, etc.


Nicole Richie has been incredibly active with charities, as a matter of fact, she has worked with around 14 charities. 

She has worked with some organizations like Baby2Baby, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Elton John AIDS Foundation, Los Angeles LGBT Center, March Of Dimes, etc.

Richie also raised over $100,000 to donate 143 water pumps to bring water directly to villages in collaboration with UNICEF. The celebrity is also a board member of the charity Baby2Baby.

Short Biography

Nicole Richie was born Nicole Camille Escovedo on September 21, 1981, in Berkeley, California, the U.S. to Peter Michael Escovedo and Karen Moss. She later moved into Lionel Richie’s house, who was her parent’s friend.

Lionel became her legal guardian, and he, along with Brenda Harvey, adopted her at the age of 9. She was raised along with Sofia Richie and Miles Brockman  Richie.

After attending local schools and high schools, she went to Montclair College Preparatory School, graduating in 1999.

She is married to Joel Madden as of April 2020. They tied the knot in 2010, 4 years after they started dating in 2006. Their daughter was born in January 2008, and their son was born in September 2009. People magazine bought the pictures of their daughter for $1 million.

Before this, she dated DJ Adam Goldstein and even engaged him. Their engagement lasted for 9 months before breaking off.