Name: Nicole Richie
Profession: Actress, Producer
Birth Date: September 21, 1981
Height: 5' 1"
Nicole Richie was born Nicole Camille Escovedo in Berkeley, Calif. The adopted daughter of music legend Lionel Richie, Richie shot to fame when she signed on to star alongside best pal Paris Hilton in 2003 on the Fox reality show "The Simple Life."
After the reality show turned her into a tabloid magnet, Richie went about parlaying her overnight success into an entertainment career, in addition to writing the 2005 novel The Truth About Diamonds.