|Birth Date||November 9, 1973|
|Occupation||Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Host|
Nick Lachey, a multiplatinum recording artist, actor and television personality, first rose to stardom as the front man of the popular band 98 Degrees, selling 10 million albums worldwide and charting several top 40 hits. Lachey later went onto star in "Newlyweds," one of the most successful shows in MTV's history. In 2003, Lachey launched an enormously successful solo career for which his second record, "What's Left of Me," went to No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart.
In January 2013, Lachey reunited with the Grammy-nominated 98 Degrees to announce the group's new album "2.0" and a summer U.S. tour with New Kids on the Block and Boyz II Men. Inspired by the birth of his new son, Camden, Lachey also recently premiered a new lullaby album in partnership with Fisher-Price entitled "A Father's Lullaby" in April 2013.
Outside of the studio, Lachey has been a prominent television personality, hosting several major national network programs and specials, including "High School Musical: Get in the Picture," "Clash of the Choirs" (where Team Lachey took home the championship and, most importantly, a check for $250,000 for the Cincinnati Children's Hospital), NBC's "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular."
Lachey has also starred on popular television series, including CBS's "Hawaii Five-0," CW's "One Tree Hill" and "Charmed" and ABC's "Hope & Faith." Behind the scenes, Lachey created and executive produced the hit MTV series "Taking the Stage," based on the lives of students at his beloved alma mater - the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati. Most recently, Lachey hosted NBC's musical game show "The Winner Is," which premiered in July.
In addition to his success in music and television, Lachey remains a constant advocate for children's and humanitarian causes through his work with organizations such as VH1 Save the Music, Feeding America, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. He is also founder and president of the Nick Lachey Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children, families and communities in need throughout the United States.