Nicholas Scott Lachey
November 9, 1973
Nicholas Scott Lachey was born November 9, 1973 on the border of Kentucky and Virginia in Harlan, Kentucky to Cate Fopma-Leimbach and John Lachey. He has a brother Drew, a stepsister, Josie, a half brother, Isaac, and two adopted siblings, Zac and Kaitlin. Growing up in Ohio, he attended Cincinnati's well-regarded public School for Creative and Performing Arts, developing his vocal talent and aspiring to become an entertainer. After graduation he attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California. After a year at USC, he wanted to be closer to his family and transferred to Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio, where he studied sports medicine. He also became a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. While there, he received a phone call from long time friend, Jonathan Lippmann, who recently met Jeff Timmons. After Lippman talked Lachey and Justin Jeffre into moving to L.A., the foursome started singing everywhere they could. Lippmann left the group to start the Christian group True Vibe and was replaced by Nick's brother, Drew Lachey. Lachey dated fellow pop star Jessica Simpson for four years, though they had a five month break up, they remained in contact. They started dating again in 2001 and married on October 26, 2002, however, they divorced in 2006.
98 Degrees have released 4 albums to date. Their debut album was the self-titled 98 Degrees, however the band's first real success came with their follow up album 98 Degrees and Rising. Other albums include This Christmas and Revelation. In 2002, they released a compilation album "The Collection." Since the release of "The Collection" 98 Degrees has sold over 10 million records. He made several attempts at becoming a solo artist and made a debut album named Soulo, however this was not very successful and neither were any of his other attempts.
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- Admitted to co-star, Alyssa Milano, the first day on the show that he had a crush on her as well as a poster of her in his locker in high school