Nicole Scherzinger (full name - Nicole Praskovja Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger) was born June 29, 1978 in the United States, Honolulu (Hawaii). Nicole's mother is half Hawaiian and half Russian. Nicole's grandmother was a native of Vladivostok.
Nicole's parents separated when she was still quite baby and mother with two daughters, and her lover, German Gary Scherzinger, he moved to Kentucky in Louisville.
In Louisville, Nicole attended the School of Arts and performed in local theater, and that was the start of her career. After high school, she enrolled at the University of Wright's secession acting, however, abandoned his studies in 1999 in order to work as a backing vocalist in the group Days of The New.
In 2001, Nicole participated in the show Popstars, the results of which she earned a place as one of the top singers in the group Eden's Crush. The first single, the group entered the top ten Billboard Hot 100. However, due to the closing of the record company London-Sire Records, the band broke up. Nicole has recorded several solo songs, including and included in the soundtrack to the film "50 First Dates" composition Breakfast In Bed.
In November 2002, Scherzinger first saw burlesque performance troupe The Pussycat Dolls on The Late Show with David Letterman, and in May 2003 joined them. Nicole - the only member of the band, which not only sings but also writes them. Together with Kara Dio Guardi, American singer and songwriter, she recorded a song I Do not Need A Man, along with Sean Garrett, American rapper and producer, all sang the famous song Buttons. In addition to these duets, Nicole also recorded songs with such stars as Will Smith and Shaggy in 2005.
Album The Pussycat Dolls PCD, released in September 2005, went platinum twice. In 2006, the girl went to a promotional tour in support of it.
In the same 2006, Nicole recorded a single Lie about Us American singer Avant, and Come to Me with rapper P. Diddy. On both songs filmed clips.
In September 2008, The Pussycat Dolls released their second album Doll Domination, he was certified as platinum and gold ARIA BPI.
From 2006 to 2008, Nicole, speaking with The Pussicat Dolls, simultaneously worked on his solo album. She collaborated with producers like Will.i.Am, Timbaland, Kara Dio Guardi and Bryan-Michael Cox. The album was to be called Her Name is Nicole. However, after a disastrous success leading singles, its release has been postponed indefinitely.
In autumn 2009 the band The Pussycat Dolls split, Nicole and her other participants continue his career, but solo.
In 2011, Nicole has released the long-awaited album Killer Love. In general, its preparation took five years. It was written about a hundred songs, of which the album entered the top 14.
In 2011, Scherzinger began working as a judge on the show X Factor.
As for his personal life, Nicole, that since 2008 the singer met with the British Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton.