Related Information for Nicole Richie Nicole Camille Richie (born September 21, 1981), adopted daughter of soul singer Lionel Richie, is an American actress, author, socialite, celebutante, singer, and television personality. Richie was a member of the rock band "Darling" in 2004 along with Josie Maran and Soleil and Sofia Alberti. A year later, she made her musical debut on The View playing the piano. Although widely speculated that Richie is working on an album, she told People that it's not true; however, she said.. read more