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 Theater of Louisville. She then furthered her studies majoring in theater arts at Wright State University before entering the premiere season of the WB's television show, Popstars where she earned a role of lead vocalist in the female pop group "Eden's Crush.
Since she was just a little girl Nicole wanted to be a singer when she will grew up. Because her parent didn't had money for her to sing she was very disappointed but her mother made her a big surprise and took her to study at Youth Performing Arts School at DuPont Manual High School and performing with Actors Theatre of Louisville. She Said, " To me, a Pussycat Doll is fearless but also vulnerable. We're strong, but we like to play too.