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Nicole Scherzinger
Background Information
Born June 29, 1978 (age 43)
Feature Films Men in Black 3
Occupation Singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, television personality, fashion designer, record producer, philanthropist
Years Active 2001-present
Nationality American
Portrays Sina

Nicole Scherzinger (born June 29, 1978) is an American recording artist and judge of both X Factor USA and X Factor UK, and portrays Sina in the film Moana.


She was originally hired to co-host alongside Steve Jones but later replaced Cheryl Cole as a judge. Scherzinger was the mentor of the Over 30s group and her three finalists were Josh Krajcik, Stacy Francis, and LeRoy Bell. Krajcik finished second to Melanie Amaro.

Scherzinger is formally a member of the groups Eden's Crush and the Pussycat Dolls. She also competed on season 10 of Dancing with The Stars, which she won along with partner Derek Hough. Scherzinger also has judging experience, having previously been a judge on the NBC singing competition show The Sing-Off, leaving after two seasons to join X Factor USA.

It was announced on January 30, 2012, that Scherzinger would not be returning to X Factor USA for its second season, and on June 15, 2012, that Scherzinger would replace Kelly Rowland as a judge on X Factor UK. On February 12, 2014, it was reported she left the show after series 10 to focus on her music career.