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Nicole Camille Richie (born Nicole Camille Escovedo) is an American fashion designer, author, actress, singer and television personality. Her father was Peter Michael Escovedo, a musician who played for a brief time with Lionel Richie, and her mother, Karen, was the executive assistant for Sheila Escovedo. Nicole Richie is the adopted daughter of soul singer, Lionel Richie, and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey. Lionel and Brenda legally adopted Nicole when she was nine years old.

Richie began dating ‘Good Charlotte’ lead singer Joel Madden in December 2006. They have two children: daughter Harlow Winter Kate Richie Madden (born January 11, 2008) and son Sparrow James Midnight Madden. The couple married on December 11, 2010. In November 2007 Richie and husband, Joel Madden, created "The Richie Madden Children's Foundation.