Nicole Scherzinger is well-known as the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls. Also, she is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, as well as television personality.

Picture of American singer-songwriter, Nicole Scherzinger
Caption: Picture of American singer-songwriter, Nicole Scherzinger (Photo: Instagram)

Parents of Nicole Scherzinger

On 29th June 1978, she was born in Honolulu, Hawaii as Nicole Prascovia Elikolani Valiente. Nicole is the only child of her parents' Alfonso Valiente and Rosemary Elikolani. Her father Alfonso abandoned the family when she was two years old. Her mom Elikolani married German-American Gary Scherzinger. Then she eventually took her step-father's last name after he adopted her. Also, she has a younger sibling sister Keala

Nicole Scherzinger clicking a selfie with her mother Rosemary
Caption: Nicole Scherzinger clicking a selfie with her mother Rosemary (Photo: Instagram)

She along with her family relocated the family to Louisville, Kentucky. She joined Wright State University on a scholarship, majoring in theater arts while also studying dance as a minor after high school. Nicole started appearing in musical performances when she was still a college student. Having American nationality, Scherzinger is of Filipino & Native Hawaiian ethnicity.


In the year 1999, she started her musical career and collaborated with the band Days of the New. After contributing vocals to their record, Scherzinger quit college to join the band on tour. A few years later, she had her appearance on the reality TV program Popstars, which served as a sort of forerunner to the Idol series. "Get Over Yourself," their debut single, performed well on the charts and peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100. The Billboard Top 200 chart saw the release of their debut album, Popstars, at position six. After struggling to succeed as a solo performer, Scherzinger was told about an open audition for the Pussycat Dolls. She not only secured a slot, but she also rose to the position of lead vocalist, taking on most of the vocal duties. The ground-breaking song "Don't Cha," from the 2005 album, propelled Scherzinger and the Pussycat Dolls to global fame.

Nicole Scherzinger performing on the stage
Caption: Nicole Scherzinger performing on the stage (Photo: Instagram)

Scherzinger could pursue her solo career more easily now that she had established herself with the Pussycat Dolls. In 2006, she began collaborating on records with musicians such as Avant and Diddy, allowing her to chart as a solo artist for the first time. Doll Domination, the group's fourth album, debuted at number four on the Billboard Top 200 in 2004. Many of the album's most memorable songs were created by Scherzinger for her solo album. Scherzinger's leading role in the group caused internal strife, and the Pussycat Dolls went on hiatus in 2009. She quickly found work as a judge on The Sing-Off's inaugural season. Also, Nicole featured as a judge in The X Factor UK. In the year 2011, her debut studio album, Killer Love, released. Again, she replaced Cheryl Cole as a judge on The X Factor US. 

Nicole Scherzinger posing for the picture
Caption: Nicole Scherzinger posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

She returned to The X Factor UK as a judge after appearing in Men in Black 3 in 2012, with a rumored salary of $1.17 million as part of the arrangement. She signed a new record deal with Sony in 2014,  reportedly worth $4.5 million. She also won the reality competition program I Can Do That in the year 2015. She later appeared on another reality program called Bring the Noise before portraying Sina in the animated blockbuster Moana. In 2017, she starred in the Dirty Dancing reboot, which got mixed reviews. Scherzinger featured on The Masked Singer and Australia's Got Talent in 2019. She played Miranda Trese in Trese, a Netflix original anime series that aired on June 10, 2021. Nicole portrayed Grace Farrell in the NBC musical television special Annie Live!, which aired on December 2, 2021.

What's Nicole Scherzinger Net Worth? 

As per reports, Nicole Scherzinger has an estimated net worth of $14 Million. Scherzinger, a determined entrepreneur, has dabbled in a variety of other business ventures, including clothing lines. From her musical & acting career, Scherzinger has been earning an annual salary of $3 Million. She paid $3.75 million for a property in the Hollywood Hills in the year 2016. She had sold a property in Hawaii for $1.35 million in 2018. 

Nicole Scherzinger posing for the picture with the classic car
Caption: Nicole Scherzinger posing for the picture with the classic car (Photo: Instagram)

In November 2020, Nicole first offered this home for sale for $8 million. She paid $2.16 million for Daisy Fuentes' property in Hollywood Hills in the year 2006. Years later, Nicole listed the house for $2.349 million, intending to make a tiny profit on her initial investment.

Is Nicole Scherzinger Married? 

Nicole Scherzinger is yet to be married but engaged twice in her life. At present, she is engaged to her boyfriend Thom Evans, a former international rugby union player, and model. Evans popped the question during a trip to Vila Nova de Gaia in Portugal and she said Yes. They got engaged & confirmed the news on June 27, 2023. They met on the 'X Factor' in 2019 and soon hit it off. The inseparable duo are regulars on Nicole's Instagram.

Nicole Scherzinger with her boyfriend Thom Evans
Caption: Nicole Scherzinger with her boyfriend Thom Evans (Photo: People)

Previously, she got engaged to Nick Hexum, lead singer of 311 & in a relationship from the year 2000 to 2004. Nicole dated Lewis Hamilton, Formula 1 World Champion when they met at the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards in Munich. In February 2015, the duo got spilt. She dated Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov in 2016, then got split in early 2019.

Height of Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger has a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.65 m tall. Likewise, she has black color hair with dark brown eyes.