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Nicole Scherzinger’s rise to fame – iconic Popstars audition to Pussycat Dolls star

During her 20s, Nicole Scherzinger went from a contestant in a singing competition to the lead singer of one of the most iconic girl bands in the early 2000s.

The Pussycat Dolls are one of the most known groups in the music industry today. First portrayed as a burlesque group, their undeniable talent took the five girls on to perform all around the world.

Two decades later, Nicole Scherzinger has managed to keep her name and fame. Her outstanding net worth and recent career moves reflect her commitment to the music industry, just like in her early days.

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Nicole’s life changed after auditioning for ‘Popstars’

After knowing since she was young that she wanted to pursue a singing career, Scherzinger dropped out in the middle of her college years and took a break to follow her dream.

At the age of 22, Nicole Scherzinger participated in the WB reality singing competition show ‘Popstars’. Her outstanding performance of Whitney Houston’s I will always love you outshone her unique voice. It took the aspiring singer to get a leading spot at a pop group called Eden’s Crush.

Even though Eden’s Crush journey was short-lived, the main position in the group helped her jumpstart her professional singing career, which to this day remains one of the most iconic journeys in the music industry.

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Becoming the lead singer of Pussycat Dolls

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Nicole might have gone the extra mile in the past to get her name out there, and his efforts have turned her on to become the lead singer of The Pussycat Dolls. The singer took joined the group in 2003, at the age of 25.

As per the Daily Mail reports, the singer had “strong religious beliefs”, which were a struggle for her as the group was known for their fierce and sexy image to their listeners. Nonetheless, Nicole just “wanted to make her mother proud”.

The popular band consisted of Carmit Bachar, Kimberley Wyatt, Ashley Roberts, Jessica Sutta, and herself. Pussycat Dolls became the world’s best-selling girl group at the time, selling over 55 million records around the globe and more than 15 million physical albums.

After two successful studio albums, 15 singles, and undeniable strong popularity, the girls decided to part ways after seven years together due to internal conflicts between Nicole and the members of the band. However, Pussycat Dolls are now looking forward to releasing more music in the future.

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A whopping net worth, PCD reunion, and solo comeback

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Her popularity has taken the former Pussycat Doll to participate in various television shows. Especially singing competitions such as The X Factor as a judge and The Masked Singer as a contestant. It makes sense, right?

20 years later, according to Celebrity Net Worth, the former PCD has a whopping net worth of $14 million. Her success comes after continuing to appear on television, as well as creating her own business ventures.

To the surprise of many of their fans, the Pussycat Dolls reunited at The X-Factor’s spinoff shows Celebrity and The Band for an iconic performance of various of their songs.

The girls then announced that they would be going on a comeback tour, but was canceled after Nicole was sued by Robin Antin, the group’s founder. They also stated the covid-19 pandemic as part of the reason.

On June 24, 2022, the 44-year-old singer released a new single called The Drop, in collaboration with famous DJ David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas, and also Azteck.
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