Nicole Richie & Joel Madden Family Photos (2024)

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SHOPPING SPREE

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It's mommy-and-me day for Harlow, 5, and Nicole Richie as they enjoy a little retail therapy July 2 in Beverly Hills.

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SO FLY

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Is that you, Nicole? The designer is barely recognizable in her all-black ensemble, while keeping her hands full with Harlow, 5, and Sparrow, 3½, at LAX on May 31.

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SHOW-ING OFF

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Sparrow, 3½ looks dapper in a cool graphic tee (it has a printed-on bow-tie and suspenders!), jeans and cowboy boots alongside his mom while en route to see Peter Pan at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre.

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COZY & CUTE

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Harlow, 5, and Richie stay snug in complementary knits paired with black pants during a Dec. 1 outing in Studio City, Calif.

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YO GABBA CREW

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On Nov. 21, the fun foursome pose for a family photo backstage at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre.

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DOUBLE BUNDLE

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Joel Madden makes heavy lifting look easy, toting 4-year-old daughter Harlow and 2-year-old son Sparrow during an Aug. 19 Beverly Hills birthday party.

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MAKING A MEMORY

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The couple and their children strike a pose May 16 while touring Sydney's Taronga Zoo, where they fed the animals and mingled with a giraffe. "Can't get enough. We'll be back fo sho," Madden Tweeted.

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'BU, YOU'RE IT

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Richie keeps a close watch on Sparrow and Harlow, who spread out to explore the beach during a day of fun and sun in Malibu, Calif., on April 9.

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FAMOUS FRIENDS

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Celebrity has its perks! Richie and Madden introduce their little ones, 3-year-old Harlow and 2-year-old Sparrow, to Woody and Buzz Lightyear on Dec. 17 after taking in a performance of Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3 at L.A.'s Staples Center.

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BEST FOOT FORWARD

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Harlow struts her stuff in high-waist shorts and a LAmade cardigan en route to ballet practice with mom in Beverly Hills on Nov. 16.

FAB FOUR

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The family of four makes a regal arrival on Oct. 2 at the Disney Princess Parade, held at London's Kensington Palace, where Rapunzel was introduced as the brand's latest lady-in-waiting.

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BLACK MAGIC

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That's one fashionable family! Richie keeps her color-coordinated brood – daughter Harlow, 3, and son Sparrow, 21 months – close during an afternoon stroll in the Hollywood Hills on June 16.

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STEP RIGHT UP

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Richie and Sparrow, 18 months, bring up the rear as daughter Harlow, 3, pounds the pavement April 5 during a park playdate in Studio City, Calif.

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FLYING HIGH

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Away we go! Dad Madden gives 3-year-old Harlow a lift as the pair prepares to catch a flight out of LAX on March 2.

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CAPPED OFF

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Little Sparrow Madden, 17 months, keeps mom company during a coffee run Feb. 17 in L.A.

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TAKE A HIKE

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Three-year-old Harlow leads the way for mom and brother Sparrow, 17 months, while exploring the great outdoors on Feb. 5 in the Hollywood Hills.

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BIRTHDAY BUNCH

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A few days after throwing Harlow a star-studded bash, the proud parents – and newlyweds! – take their birthday girl and her little brother Sparrow, 16 months, out for a walk in Hollywood on Jan. 11. "Happy Birthday to my little princess," Madden Tweeted. "You make mommy and daddy so proud."

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MONSTER MASH

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The Richie-Madden crew party it up Yo Gabba Gabba!-style with Muno and Brobee at a live show at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre on Nov. 27, 2010. "Greetings from Gabba-land!" Richie Tweeted.

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DADDY & ME

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Time for some father-daughter bonding! Madden keeps a protective hand on daughter Harlow, 2½, after dining at a Hollywood California Pizza Kitchen with Richie and 13-month-old son Sparrow (not pictured) on Oct. 7, 2010.

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PARTY OF THREE

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Following her weekend bachelorette party in Mexico, Richie returns to L.A. to celebrate her 29th birthday on Sept. 21, 2010 with Madden and 1-year-old Sparrow.

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER

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Looks like rock star style runs in the family! Richie escorts her Mohawk-sporting son Sparrow, 9 months, on a shopping adventure in Studio City, Calif., on June 28.

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LAUGH FACTORY

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Look who's got a case of the giggles! Harlow, 2, finds her funny bone while hanging out with dad Joel at The Grove in L.A. on May 3.

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ARM CANDY

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Richie keeps her little man, 7-month-old Sparrow, close while stepping out in Studio City, Calif., on April 19.

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TUTU CUTE!

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I'm tired mommy! Richie gives her little dancing queen – 2-year-old Harlow – a lift after attending a dancing class in Los Angeles, Calif. on March 25.

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LITTLE SONGBIRD

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Who was the cutest little crooner at Henson Studios in Los Angeles Feb. 1? Two-year-old Harlow! The toddler joined dad Madden to record an updated version of “We Are The World” to benefit Haitian earthquake relief. “Watched Harlow flirt with Kanye, Carey Hart, Busta [Rhymes], Sean Garrett and the Jonas Brothers,” Joel Tweeted. “Just like her mom [Nicole Richie], she plays hard to get.”

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FUNNY FAMILY

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Call it the silly life. Richie squeezes next to Madden and Harlow, 23 months, with new arrival, 3-month-old son Sparrow, for this series of whimsical family photos posted on her Web site Dec. 9.

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INTRODUCING SPARROW!

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Meet Sparrow James Midnight Madden! Six weeks after welcoming their first son, Richie and Madden – along with their 21-month-old daughter Harlow – are showing off the latest addition to their family. "I couldn’t be happier," says Richie. "The only thing you want is for your kids to be healthy and happy, and they are. I’m right where I belong."

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EARLY RISERS

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A happy Harlow, 18 months, gets a lift from mom Richie while the duo – plus dad Madden – stroll through Santa Monica, Calif., after breakfast on July 19.

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TOT TOTING

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What a pair! A boho Richie flashes a smile while leaving The Acorn Store in Santa Monica, Calif. with 17-month-old daughter Harlow on June 14.

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LUNCH DATE

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Cheese! Harlow takes a shine to having her picture taken as she arrives at Cafe Med for a late lunch with mom Richie on April 29th in Los Angeles.

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BABE IN ARMS

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Expectant mom Richie totes 15-month-old daughter Harlow – and her toy giraffe! – through Hollywood on April 23rd. The pair reportedly made a pit stop at a Starbucks. Check out Harlow’s adorable headband!

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PARK PLAYDATE

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Harlow, 15 months, had a grand old time at the playground on Apr. 5 – running through the grass with expectant mom Richie and digging in the sandbox – but when it was time to go, she wasn’t a happy camper!

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PURPLE HAZE

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After spending most of the week in NYC for the fashion shows, Richie and daughter Harlow arrive back in Los Angeles, landing at LAX on the afternoon of Feb 20.

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GRINNING GAL

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Harlow surprises the snappers with a grin while leaving her hotel with mom Richie on Feb. 19 in New York City. The next day, Madden announced that he and Richie are expecting baby number two in late August/early September!

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HARLOW'S HELLO

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Hello there! Richie introduces Harlow to a stuffed elephant after the 13-month-old showed interest in it while out shopping in SoHo on Feb. 17. The pair were in town for Fashion Week.

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SHE SPIES!

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The perceptive little girl spots the snappers while out for a walk with Mom in December. Richie, 27, told PEOPLE that since Harlow's birth, her priorities have changed. "She's never out of my mind. I stop doing things for me anymore. Everything is for her."

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HARLOW WINTERIZES

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Like mother, like daughter! Keeping warm in almost-matching knit caps, Richie and then-10-½-month-old Harlow – snacking on a giraffe! – enjoy a weekend playdate in West Hollywood.

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DADDY'S GIRL

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Proud Papa Madden, 29, is obviously smitten with his daughter. Shortly after her birth, the Good Charlotte rocker told PEOPLE, "I can't imagine life without her. She's the most important thing in the world to us."

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SUN-KISSED SWEETIE

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At just 1 year old, Harlow is already headed toward fashionista status. "She likes to dress up," says Richie. "She loves putting on tights and bows and stuff like that. I just let her wear what's comfortable for her. But she loves those tights."

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PARTY OF THREE

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So who's the tougher parent? Madden says he prefers to "do all the fun stuff and break some of the rules," while girlfriend Richie keeps "everything in order." Regardless, he says parenthood is "the best thing that's ever happened to us."

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STROLLING IN STYLE

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Harlow keeps her cool while out for a walk with mom Richie, 27, in August. How'd the little girl get her name? "I really like Jean Harlow the actress, and [Nicole] likes Shalom Harlow the model," explains Madden. "Harlow's cool because it feels like a classic name. Winter [is] so serene and quiet and that's how [our daughter] is."

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HERE'S HARLOW!

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The proud parents introduced their baby girl to the world on PEOPLE's March 10th cover. "I don't even remember what life was like before her," Richie told the magazine. "She gives life a whole new meaning and a whole new purpose."

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FAQs

Who are Nicole and Joel's children? ›

Nicole Richie & Joel Madden's Kids Are Their Parents' Lookalikes at Red Carpet Debut. 16-year-old Harlow and 14-year-old Sparrow posed with their parents for photos.

How is Cameron Diaz related to Nicole Richie? ›

Nicole Richie shares how her sister-in-law Cameron Diaz, they are married to Good Charlotte rockers Joel Madden and Benji Madden, respectively, obliged her as a "big fan" of her acting work. Nicole Richie has forever and ever loved many of Cameron Diaz's films, even before they became sisters-in-law.

Is Lionel Richie Sofia's biological father? ›

Early life. Sofia Richie was born on August 24, 1998, in Los Angeles to musician Lionel Richie and his second wife Diane Alexander. She is the younger sister of Nicole Richie and Miles Richie. Sofia Richie's godfather was singer Michael Jackson.

How many kids does Lionel Richie have biologically? ›

He's once, twice, three times a father! Music legend Lionel Richie is crazy about his three kids — Nicole Richie, Miles Brockman Richie and Sofia Richie. Lionel learned a lot about parenting from his own dad, Lionel Richie Sr., and went through "a massive depression" when he died in 1990.

Who is Nicole biological parents? ›

Early life, family and education

She is of English, Mexican, and Creole African-American descent. Her biological father, Peter Michael Escovedo, is the brother of musician Sheila E. and nephew of guitarist Alejandro Escovedo, and her biological mother is Karen Moss.

Why did Lionel Richie adopt Nicole? ›

In a cover story for this week's People magazine, Lionel Richie says his daughter Nicole, whom he adopted when she was 9 years old, changed his life. Richie and his then-wife, Brenda Harvey, said they adopted Nicole because her parents, friends of Richie's, were struggling financially. "Nicole was actually a godsend.

How is Nicole Richie related to Paris? ›

Paris Hilton & Nicole Richie. Hilton and Richie have known each other since they were kids. Not only are their parents friends, but they went on to attend the Buckley School together in Los Angeles. (Other famous alumni include Kim Kardashian and Rashida Jones.)

How is Nicole Richie related to Sofia? ›

Nicole Richie is one excited aunt! After the star's sister Sofia Richie revealed that she welcomed her first baby with husband Elliot Grainge on Friday, May 24, The Simple Life alum celebrated the moment with a comment on the social media post announcing her niece's arrival.

How many sisters and brothers does Cameron Diaz have? ›

Early life and education

Cameron Michelle Diaz was born August 30, 1972, in San Diego, California, to Billie (née Early), an import/export agent, and Emilio Diaz, a foreman of the California oil company Unocal. Diaz has an elder sister, Chimene.

Did Sofia Richie date Scott Disick? ›

Sofia Richie and Disick were on and off for more than three years. They began dating in 2017 but split the following year after the “Kardashians” star, who is 25 years her senior, had allegedly cheated on her.

Are the Ritchie sisters adopted? ›

Lionel and Brenda formally adopted Nicole, who took on the surname "Richie," before they divorced in 1993. She would become Lionel's first child before he later welcomed Miles and Sofia.

Who is Sophia's Richie's mother? ›

Sofia Richie Grainge puts family over everything. The model and influencer is close with both her singer dad, Lionel Richie, and her actress mom, Diane Alexander. She often sings their praises to the world, calling her mom her “best friend” and her dad her “role model.”

What nationality is Brenda Harvey? ›

Is Brenda Harvey related to Steve Harvey? ›

No, they are not related. Brenda happens to have a brother who share a name with the American television host, producer, actor, and comedian. Through an Instagram post, Brenda cleared up the rumours by sharing a TikTok video from her niece, Marcia, who was reportedly said to be Steve Harvey's ex-wife.

How many children does Joel Madden have? ›

Nicole and Joel's children:

Harlow Winter Kate, born 11 January 2008. Sparrow James Midnight, born 9 September 2009.

Who did Joel have a kid with? ›

Alexa Ray Joel (born December 29, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. She is the only child of singer-songwriter Billy Joel and model Christie Brinkley. Joel released an EP Sketches (2006) and several singles on independent record labels.

How many kids does Billy Joel have and with who? ›

The "She's Always a Woman" singer has three daughters -- Alexa Ray Joel, 38, whom he shares with ex-wife, Christie Brinkley, and daughters Della Rose, 8, and Remy Anne, 6, whom he shares with Alexis. Della and Remy were also in tow on the red carpet.

Who adopted Nicole? ›

Richie adopted Nicole when she was 9 years old with his first wife, Brenda Harvey. Harvey and Richie split soon after, divorcing in 1993 after it was reported that Harvey "caught" Richie with Diane Alexander, a dancer and fashion designer.

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