Nicole Richie net worth: Nicole Richie is an American reality television star, model and actress who has a net worth of $10 million. Nicole Richie was born on September 21, 1981. She is the adopted daughter of legendary soul artist, Lionel Richie. Richie attended school in Sherman Oaks, California, and eventually spent two years at the University of Arizona. A longtime friend of Paris Hilton, Richie is perhaps best known for the reality television show she appeared on with Hilton,"The Simple Life." The show ran for five seasons, although, by the final season, Richie's not so secret conflict with Hilton had escalated to the extent that the two would not shoot scenes together.
In the midst of Richie's issues with Hilton, she penned a novel, The Truth About Diamonds, a semi-fictional account of her life and experiences in the media. Richie has since appeared on various television programs, including "Chuck" and "8 Simple Rules." She also put out a jewelry and accessories line in 2008, called House of Harlow 1960. Although Richie's legal troubles and suspected eating disorder have often come under fire, she is most appreciated for her amicability as an intriguing and talented businesswoman. Richie currently resides with Joel Madden, of the band Good Charlotte, in Los Angeles with their two children.