Biography

Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29 in Honolulu, and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. While attending a performing arts high school, she won the Coca-Cola Classic Talent Contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. She furthered her studies majoring in theater arts at Wright State University before entering the premiere season of the WB's television show, "Popstars" (2000/I), where she earned the role of lead vocalist in the female pop group, Eden's Crush.

Outside of her work with The Pussycat Dolls, Nicole performed with Japanese superstar, Yoshiki Hayashi, at the Tokyo International Forum of Japan and had guest appearances on "My Wife and Kids" (2001) and "Wanda at Large" (2003). Nicole has a single out on Adam Sandler's 50 First Dates (2004) soundtrack: a cover of UB40's "Breakfast in Bed". Her two most recent film roles are the voice of Sina in Moana (2016) and Penny Rivera in Dirty Dancing (2017).

Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29 in Honolulu, and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. While attending a performing arts high school, she won the Coca-Cola Classic Talent Contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. She furthered her studies majoring in theater arts at Wright State University before entering the premiere season of the WB's television show, "Popstars" (2000/I), where she earned the role of lead vocalist in the female pop group, Eden's Crush.

Outside of her work with The Pussycat Dolls, Nicole performed with Japanese superstar, Yoshiki Hayashi, at the Tokyo International Forum of Japan and had guest appearances on "My Wife and Kids" (2001) and "Wanda at Large" (2003). Nicole has a single out on Adam Sandler's 50 First Dates (2004) soundtrack: a cover of UB40's "Breakfast in Bed". Her two most recent film roles are the voice of Sina in Moana (2016) and Penny Rivera in Dirty Dancing (2017).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1978-06-29

Place of Birth Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 The Masked Singer(8 episodes) as Herself - Panelist
2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet as Mo's Mom (voice)
2017 Drop the Mic(1 episode)
2017 Dirty Dancing as Penny Rivera
2016 Moana as Sina (voice)
2016 Straight Outta OZ
2015 Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris(8 episodes) as Herself
2015 I Can Do That(6 episodes) as Herself - Contestant
2012 Men in Black 3 as Boris's Girlfriend
2009 The Sing-Off(9 episodes) as Herself - Judge
2009 Britney: For the Record as Herself
2009 Let's Dance for Comic Relief(1 episode) as Herself - Performer
2007 Wizards of Waverly Place(1 episode)
2007 Cane(1 episode)
2007 Pussycat Dolls - Live From Manchester as Herself
2006 The Pussycat Dolls - Live From London as Herself
2005 How I Met Your Mother(1 episode)
2005 Be Cool as Pussycat Doll
2004 The X Factor(63 episodes) as Judge
2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing as Champagne Girl
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Wanda at Large(2 episodes)
2002 Half & Half(1 episode)
2001 My Wife and Kids(2 episodes)
2001 Popstars (US)(24 episodes) as Eden's Crush
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch(1 episode) as Pop Star #3

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