The American pop singer, actress and model Nicole Praskovja Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger (Nicole Scherzinger, wrongly Nicole Shirzenger) was born in Honolulu, Hawaii June 29, 1978. Filipino girl's father and mother - half Hawaiian and half Russian (actually Ukrainian). Nicole was born when her mother Rosemary was only 18 years old. When she was a little girl, a woman left her husband. The family moved to Louisville Kentucky. Rosemary lived there with her daughters Nicole and Kealoy, as well as with their stepfather, Gary Scherzinger German. Nicole was raised in the strict "conservative Catholic traditions." His career Nicole Scherzinger started with artistic activity in Louisville. The girl went to the School of Arts and performed in local theater. After secondary educational institutions future celebrity entered the acting department of the University of Wright. However, in 1999, she left the university and left the theater for a career backup singer in the band Days Of The News.

Home dizzying career
Nicole came to the group Days Of The News, when she began recording her second album. The album, which already sounded the voice of Scherzinger, published in 1999. Then, in 2001, begins with the singer Barry Draco from FOB recorded two songs. In 2001, Nicole Scherzinger came to the US "American Idol» Popstars. Through participation in the show she got the women's group Eden's Crush, and was one of the leading singers. The first single Get Over Yourself staff immediately took first place in sales and even entered the top ten ranking of the prestigious Billboard Hot 100. The second single from the first album became Love This Way. However, You did not help keep the group afloat. Record company London-Sire Records, who unraveled the group is closed, and the band broke up.

Now Nicole Scherzinger remembers with horror that period of his life: "... It was hell ... I was in a group with four other girls, absolutely every day was torture for me. We were regularly on television, where the atmosphere was awful. I was not fond of, and I could not help it. Perhaps it was because I was pretty. However, the other girls thought I was bitchy and ambitious and I talked about these things in the face and behind his back ... every day in the group I was crying. The group was supposed to be a fun and free, but the reality was quite different ... I was a very sensitive time, but eventually I became tougher. However, I would not be able to come to the pupae without my experience in this group. " After Eden's Crush broke up, Nicole recorded several solo songs and presented them under the pseudonym Nicole Kea. In particular, the composition Breakfast In Bed, which became the soundtrack to the film "50 First Dates" - the work of Nicole. As she worked with musicians from Japan's Yoshiki. Together with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra she recorded a song I'll Be Your Love.

The Pussycat Dolls
Nicole Scherzinger hit the burlesque group The Pussycat Dolls in May 2003. A first heard about the group in November 2002 year. Then she saw the band on The Late Show with David Letterman. Carmen Electra sang a song from the play Big Spender Bob Fosse Sweet Charity (Sweet Charity). Later, Nicole admitted that it was this song performed by Carmen her "hooked" because she Scherzinger in college played Velma in the musical "Chicago."

"First, as part of Pussycat Dolls were the only dancers, speakers cabaret in fashionable clubs. Sometimes they take part in the program were invited famous actresses and singers. One day I came, and stayed. In the group there was the soloist, and we were not only dance but also sing, "- says Nicole. Now the group The Pussycat Dolls popular and known all over the world. Hits of the team, such as Do not Cha, Stickwitu Do not Cha and conquered the top of the US charts, and drive PCD went double platinum in 2006. It is worth noting that Nicole Scherzinger is the only member of the group, which is involved in the songwriting. She, along with Kara DioGuardi composed a song I Do not Need A Man, a song Buttons was a joint work of Sean Garrett. In addition, in collaboration with Kara was born a bonus track to the album PCD Flirt. It is worth noting that Nicole The Pussycat Dolls gets all the main vocals.

In 2006, Nicole Scherzinger went to a promotional tour of the new album grooms Pussycat Dolls. In the same year, Nicole took twenty second place in the Hot 100 magazine Maxim, and a year rose in the rankings by one position. In 2008 she appeared on the cover of a popular magazine Men's Fitness. However, while the insanely popular Pussycat Dolls Nicole departed from the creative group and recorded duets. In particular, in 2005, she sang along with Shaggy, Will Smith and Vittorio Grigolo. In 2006, Scherzinger recorded a single and Avant Lie About Us, and a song Diddy Come to Me. Both songs were supported by videos. New album The Pussycat Dollsd called Doll Domination was released in 2008.

Solo career
From 2006 to 2008, Nicole Scherzinger worked on her first solo album. To create the disc were attracted such producers as Timbaland,, Bryan-Michael Cox and Kara DioGuardi. Release the plate was scheduled for 2007, while there was also the name - Her Name is Nicole. However, the album was released only in 2009.

The first single from the solo album - Whatever U Like - was recorded with rapper TI and released in 2007. The song did not become a commercial success, but later it was reported that the lead single from the album will be the song Baby Love, who delighted the audience in the fall of 2007. The song did not become a hit, and not very popular with fans from North America. However, in Brazil and Europe, the composition has been very successful. After that, the third official single and Nicole Scherzinger entrusted choose your fans - it was Puakenikeni. And as singles not conquered the US charts, the record company Interscope, which collaborated with the singer, has postponed the album. Filmography Scherzinger appeared on television not only as a singer but also as an actress. She starred in the sitcom «Half & Half» and «My Wife and Kids». In addition, she became Miss Puerto Rico in the film «Chasing Papi», and after a small role in the film «Love Do not Cost a Thing». In the fall of 2007, Nicole appeared in two episodes of the fourth season of the British show «The X Factor». A year later, Nicole sang a couple of songs from the album «Her Name Is Nicole» on the reality show «Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious», and also appeared in several episodes of the show. In 2010, Scherzinger performed the role of the Canadian stars in nine episodes of the series «How I met your mother» («How ​​I Met Your Mother").

Personal life
Nicole Scherzinger all the details of his personal life prefers to keep secret. However, it is known that the member of the group The Pussycat Dolls and British driver Lewis Hamilton has long associated gentle attitude.

Member of "Formula - 1" and the singer are together since 2007. Couple periodically parted, however, the desire to be together solves all problems. The girl says that he sees in the face of Lewis ideal husband for herself. Before racer Nicole Scherzinger was engaged to singer of the band 311 Nick Hex.

Nicole Scherzinger


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Scherzinger was born in Maui and raised in Honolulu, into a Catholic family. Her father, Alfonso Valiente, is of Filipino descent, while her mother, Rosemary Elikolani, has Native Hawaiian and Ukrainian ancestry. Scherzinger's parents separated when she was still a baby. When she was six years old, her maternal family moved to Louisville, Kentucky, with her sister, Keala, and her German American stepfather, Gary Scherzinger. She took her stepfather's surname after he adopted her. She first attended Bowen Elementary, and later attended Meyzeek Middle School as an adolescent. Scherzinger states that, growing up, her family did not have a lot of money, and she gave thanks to her mother for all the support she gave her to become what she is today. Scherzinger began performing in Louisville, attending the Youth Performing Arts School at duPont Manual High School, and performing with Actors Theatre of Louisville. As a teenager, Scherzinger was the first runner-up at the 1996 Kentucky State Fair's Coca-Cola Talent Classic contest. In 2007, she was inducted to duPont Manual Alumni's Hall of Fame as one of the youngest inductees. After earning a scholarship, she furthered her studies at Wright State University majoring in theater arts with a dance minor. During this period, Scherzinger garnered the lead roles in regional productions of the musicals Chicago, Guys and Dolls and Show Boat.