Filipino-American Nicole Scherzinger is an exceptionally talented 36-year old singer, actress, dancer and model. Having taken lead in the Pussycat Dolls girl group, she has rose to fame as being one of the most idolized female celebrity in the twenty-first century.
Here today we count down some of the incredible Nicole facts that may have not been known to the world before.
1. She is a mixture of three different nationalities.
She has a Filipino father (Alfonso Valiente) and a Hawaiian-Russian mother Rosemary Elikolani.
2. Before Pussycat Dolls, she was a member of the girl group, Eden’s Crush.
Unfortunately, the group did not flourish as it split in 2002 when its record company London Sire went bankrupt.
3. She was actually invited to become a part of Black Eyed Peas.
But she declined wil.i.am’s offer due to Nick Hexum urged her not to, since the 311 Rock Band member had planned of making her a solo artist.
4. She is a Whitney Houston superfan.
She claims that the song-diva was the greatest influence in her music. As a child, she had always loved the Whitney’s songs, and one of her favourites is The Greatest Love of All. Nicole even used the sang I Will Always Love You for an audition in Popstars (a New Zealand reality television franchise).