Nicole Scherzinger is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress and television personality. Scherzinger rose to fame as the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls and released the albums PCD and Doll Domination becoming one of the world’s best selling girl groups of all time. Throughout her career, she has sold over 16 million records as a solo artist and a further 54 million with the Pussycat Dolls. Her other ventures include clothing lines, a fragrance and serves as an ambassador for UNICEF UK and the Special Olympics.

Birth Name

Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger

Nickname

Cola, Elikolani, The Lead Pussycat, Nikki

Profession

Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Model, TV Personality, Dancer, Fashion Designer, Record Producer

Genre

R&B, Dance, Hip Hop, Pop

Instruments

Piano, Vocals

Labels

A&M, Interscope, RCA, Epic Records

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29, 1978, in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

Age

She is currently 40 years old.

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Mixed

She is of Filipino descent on her father’s side, while of half-Hawaiian and half-Ukrainian or Russian descent on her mother’s side.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Education

Nicole studied from Bowen Elementary. Later, she went Meyzeek Middle School in Louisville, Kentucky. Scherzinger also attended Youth Performing Arts School at duPont Manual High School. She graduated from Wright State University majoring in musical theatre.

Family Details

  • Father – Alfonso Valiente
  • Mother – Rosemary Elikolani (Pro hula dancer)
  • Siblings – Keala Scherzinger (Sister)
  • Others – Gary Scherzinger (German-American step-father)

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Nicole Scherzinger has dated –

  • Nick Hexum (2000-2004) – Nicole met 311 rock band’s vocalist, Nick Hexum backstage during Days of the New concert in 2001. She appeared in one of their music videos titled “Amber”. The dating of the duo turned into an engagement, but in November 2004, the relationship saw an end.
  • Talan Torriero (2006-2007) – American actor, Talan and Nicole dated for a couple of months from 2006 to 2007. The relationship ended as she had to focus on her singing career at that moment.
  • Dane Cook (2007) – Comedian Dane Cook dated Nicole starting from March 2007. They were seen kissing each other at Hollywood Club. Their relationship ended in October in that year.
  • Lewis Hamilton (2008-2015) – British Formula One car racing driver, Lewis Hamilton met Scherzinger in 2007 during European Music Awards in Munich, Germany and in June 2008, he started dating her. The romance went smoothly for about one a half years. But, in early 2010, their hectic schedules started coming in their relationship’s path. They split in 2011 but reconciled again. They split again in July 2013 in a friendly manner. In October 2013, they were again seen together. Hence, it had been an ON again OFF again relationship. They finally split in January 2015. He is about 7 years her junior.
  • Pajtim Kasami (2015) – She dated briefly with Swiss footballer, Pajtim Kasami, who is 14 years her junior around June 2015.
  • Ed Sheeran (2015) – In August 2015, she was RUMORed to have had a fling with British singer, Ed Sheeran. He is again 13 years her junior. They became friends when she expressed her love for Ed’s songs and how his songs have helped her to recover from her split with Lewis Hamilton.

  • Grigor Dimitrov (2015-Present) – In 2015 end, Nicole commenced dating Bulgarian tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov. They made their relationship public in January 2016. The couple’s relationship was on rocks in May 2016. But, they managed to overcome the difficult time soon. There is an age gap of 13 years between them with Nicole being his senior.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 36-23-37
  • Bust – 36 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 37 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black (Natural)

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Becoming the lead vocalist of the pop girl group The Pussycat Dolls. The group ended in 2010.

Album Debut

Nicole released her debut pop-R&B album Killer Love on March 18, 2011 by Interscope Records. The album is just more than 55 minutes. She had been working on her solo album since 2000, but its poor singles and bad timings led to the delay in the release. The album received the Gold status in Britain with more than 200,000 sales in UK itself.

Film Debut

In 2003, she appeared in a romantic comedy film Love Don’t Cost a Thing.

Television Debut

In 2001, she appeared in a couple of episodes in the TV series Pop Stars as herself (as a member of Eden’s Crush).

Brand Endorsements

British Airways (2013), Herbal Essence (2012), imPress Nails by Broadway Nails (2012)

Awards & Nominations

Ceremony Year Award Nominee/Work Result
Grammy Awards 2007 Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals “Stickwitu” Nominated
MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Best Choreography “Jai Ho (You Are My Destiny)” Nominated
TRL Awards 2011 Best Look Herself Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2012 Choice Movie Actress: Scene Stealer Men in Black 3 Nominated
Cosmopolitan Awards Ultimate Fun Fearless Female Herself Won
Harvard Foundation Award 2013 Artist of the Year Herself Won
The Asian Awards Outstanding Achievement in Music Herself Won
Glamour Awards TV Personality Herself Won
Cosmopolitan Awards Ultimate TV personality Herself Won
World Music Awards 2014 Best Female Artist Herself Nominated
Best Live Act Herself Nominated
Best Entertainer of the Year Herself Nominated
Best Song “Fino all’estasi” Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards Best World Stage Performance Herself Nominated
Laurence Olivier Award 2015 Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical Cats Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Selfie Taker Herself Nominated
National Television Awards 2017 Best TV Judge The X Factor Nominated
BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film Moana Won

Nicole Scherzinger Favorites 

  • Favorite Bands – U2, The Black Eyed Peas
  • Favorite Movie – Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
  • Favorite PussyCat Doll Song – Feelin’ Good
  • Favorite Music Idol – Whitney Houston

Nicole Scherzinger Net worth

Nicole Scherzinger has an estimated net worth of $14 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nicole Scherzinger

  • Nicole was born, when her mother was 18 years old.
  • Nicole uses her step-father’s surname.
  • She was formerly a member of the teen pop group Eden’s Crush.
  • In 2007, she saw herself ranked at #22 in Maxim’s Hot 100 list.
  • In 2007, she was inducted to duPont Manual Alumni’s Hall of Fame as one of the youngest inductees.
  • Whitney Houston is her greatest musical influence.
  • In December 2011, Scherzinger began endorsing the imPress Nails manicure line and has her own signature series.
  • In June 2012, Scherzinger was announced as a judge for the ninth series of The X Factor UK to replace Kelly Rowland for a reported salary of $1.17 million.
  • In 2013, Fuse included Scherzinger on the list of 50 Girls Who Run the World and the Top 100 Pop Breakthroughs.
  • Scherzinger returned as judge on The X Factor UK for its tenth series for a reported salary of $2.3 million.
  • In February 2013, Scherzinger was honored by the Harvard Foundation as “2013 Artist of the Year” for her contributions in performing arts, support for breast cancer research and initiatives for adults and children with special needs.
  • In March 2013, she was announced as an ambassador for British Airways promoting first class routes to Moscow.
  • In April 2013, it was announced that Scherzinger will be the face of Müller Corner, a range of luxury yogurts and front TV and print campaigns.
  • In January 2014, Scherzinger signed with Sony Music Entertainment for a reported $4.5 million record deal.
  • In September 2014, Scherzinger joined Proactiv+ as the new celebrity ambassador for the skin care company.
  • In September 2017, she launched her debut fragrance, Chosen by Nicole Scherzinger.
  • In 2018, Scherzinger had a voice cameo in Ralph Breaks the Internet.
  • In 2018, Scherzinger received the 2017 Alumna of the Year Award from the Wright State Alumni Association.
  • In January 2019, Scherzinger began appearing as a panelist on the reality competition series The Masked Singer.
  • Visit her official website @ nicolescherzinger.com.
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