Nicole Richie is an actress, television star, writer, and fashion expert. Adopted by Lionel Richie, famous singer and musician, Nicole found her way to the spotlight rather quickly. She and her best friend Paris Hilton, starred on the Fox hit tv show The Simple Life, a comedy about 2 girls and their adventures together. She has written and published different works, one titled The Truth about Diamonds had huge success. She has also created her own jewelry line as well as clothing lines. She is also an ordained minister.