Celebrity Life of Nicholas Scott Lachey


Nicholas Scott Lachey became a household name at the turn of the millennium as lead singer of multi-platinum boy band 98 Degrees and appeared on MTV reality show Newlyweds with then wife Jessica Simpson. Additionally, he released a solo album and number two hit single, as well as acting in several movies.

98 Degrees

When boy bands like The Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC were dominating music scene of late 1990s, 98 Degrees also made waves with their pop hits. Formed by Nick Lachey joining brothers Drew and Justin Jeffre as well as Jeffrey Timmons to form this Motown act in 1996. Their debut self-titled album released the same year, with hit singles like “Invisible Man” making them teenage heartthrobs. 98 Degrees has also contributed songs to Mulan soundtrack as well as L.A. Fame soundtrack as well as tour tours with Irish girl group B*Witched among others.

98 Degrees was unique among groups of their time in that it formed without auditions and then was picked up by a record label, rather than being assembled through auditions. Their first album sold 10 million copies and yielded eight Top 40 singles; Nick Lachey discussed his time spent in 98 Degrees as part of This Is Pop on Netflix 2021 docuseries as well as discussing his marriage to Jessica Simpson whom he married later that same year.


Nick Lachey Net Worth and Vanessa Minnillo chose Richard Branson’s Necker Island for their intimate ceremony featuring only 30 guests including family and close friends.

Vanessa and Nick first met while both working on MTV’s Total Request Live in 2003 when Vanessa was hosting and Nick was part of boy band 98 Degrees. Later, Nick released an original song called What’s Left of Me which was inspired by his first wife Jessica Simpson (divorced 2006).

Nick and Vanessa celebrated their marriage anniversary by posting an Instagram video featuring photos from their life together set to The Cure’s Pictures of You song. Together they have three children named Camden, Brooklyn and Phoenix.

Nick and Vanessa prioritize spending quality time as a family despite their busy schedules, recently moving to Tarzana California and co-presenting Love is Blind on Netflix in 2021.


Nick Lachey has experienced both professional highs and lows since rising to fame with the boy band 98 Degrees during the 90s, then saw his fortunes skyrocket after marrying Jessica Simpson and becoming part of their MTV reality show Newlyweds in 2002.

Their high-profile marriage drew much attention, and ultimately resulted in their split in 2005. Simpson later detailed its difficult end in her 2020 memoir Open Book.

Since that time, Lachey has become a fixture on TRL and VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live from 2014-15. Additionally, he hosted Netflix’s Perfect Match show as well as season 5 of The Masked Singer; additionally serving on Feeding America Entertainment Council; with wife Vanessa also sharing three children. Lachey owns part of Triple-A affiliate Tacoma Rainiers of Seattle Mariners Baseball team in Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Franchise

Personal Life

Nick Lachey has experienced many ups and downs in his personal life over time, from rising to fame with 98 Degrees to appearing on MTV reality series Newlyweds with Jessica Simpson as first husband – an experience which culminated with their divorce in 2006.

Nick Lachey wed Vanessa Minnillo (Vanessa from Total Request Live) in 2010 and they now reside together with three children – Camden, Brooklyn, and Phoenix. Nick currently owns part of Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers baseball team located in Hawaii.

No matter the controversy that ensued from their Love Is Blind season 4 reunion special, NCIS: Hawaii actress Keiko Agen and former boyband husband Aaron have consistently proven that they are relationship goals. Be it discussing parenting issues, sexual activity or Perfect Match on Netflix; Keiko always has something meaningful to contribute.