Nicole Scherzinger (b. June 29, 1978) is a American dancer, singer and actress. She is best known as a singer in the Pussycat Dolls, which she left in 2010.
In 2001 Scherzinger applied on Popstars and was a member of the band Eden’s Crush, which dissolved itself in 2002. In 2003 she joined in the band Pussycat Dolls. In the December of 2010 Scherzinger announced her resignation from the Pussycat Dolls. Even during her membership in the band she worked on a solo-career. In the first season of The X-Factor she was a juror. Scherzinger comes from a Christian family. Her grandfather is a priest.