The life of a superstar is often said to be a hub for scandals. As such, for one to unearth ‘happily-ever-after’ stories of celebrities turns out to be but a pipe dream. Nonetheless, it is never too late to uncover one’s happiness and discover it in the most unanticipated of places. Such is proven by the television personality, Nicole Scherzinger, as she finds her soulmate in the subsequent stages of her life. Scherzinger enters into a zealous relationship with retired Scottish International Rugby Union player, Thom Evans.
Early Life: Nicole Scherzinger and Thom Evans
Nicole Scherzinger, born as Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente, grew up on the island of Oahu, situated in Honolulu, the capital of Hawaii. She was born in a Catholic family, to Alfonso Valiente and Rosemary Elikolani, on June 29, 1978. Nicole’s parents parted when she was just a few years old. After this, she moved to Kentucky with Keala, her step-sister, and her adoptive father, Gary Scherzinger. Nicole worked her way through school, earning yearly scholarships. Finally, in 2018, she obtained the 2017 Alumna of the Year Award from the Wright State Alumni Association.
Thom Evans was born to Sally and Brian Evans in Harare, Zimbabwe, on April 2, 1985. His notable relations include his brother Max Evans, who is also a union rugby player, and Chris Evans, his cousins. Evans completed his higher education from the Wellington College in Berkshire.
Career: Nicole Scherzinger and Thom Evans
In 1999, Travis Meeks, the band leader of Days of the New hired Nicole to play the supporting vocals on the second studio album. This recruitment served as the start of Nicole’s career. Scherzinger is not only a singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and TV personality. She is also an entrepreneur dealing in clothing and fragrances and an ambassador for the Special Olympics. She has hosted, appeared in and won several reality television shows. Nicole performed as a teen idol in Eden’s Crush and as the lead artist of the Pussycat Dolls as part of her vocation. Furthermore, her victory in the tenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars depicts Scherzinger’s versatility. Additionally, she has appeared as a judge in Australia’s Got Talent and The Masked Singer.
Thom Evans began his rugby career by earning his first Cap in June 2008, in a match against Argentina. He committed himself to the Scottish union at the A level and 7’s after representing England at the U16, U18 and U21 levels. Evans was also a member of the pop band Twen2y4Se7en. On July 1, 2020, Thom had to retire owing to the severe neck injury he had suffered on February 13, 2010, in a game versus Wales. Although Evans underwent two neck operations, the doctors informed that his cervical vertebrae had shifted out of alignment.
Nevertheless, in 2002, Evans restarted his career, this time in indoor sports. Coached by Margot Wells, he had a steady win rate. However, Thom Evans finally decided on stepping away from athletics and pursuing acting as a career.
Relationship: Nicole Scherzinger and Thom Evans
Nicole and Thom first came into contact with each other during the show The X Factor: Celebrity. There, Nicole attended as the judge and Thom participated as a contestant. It was love at first sight for Evans as he fell for Nicole’s charms. The pair flirted for about three weeks before Evans gathered the courage to ask Nicole out officially. The couple made their relationship formal at the 21st Annual InStyle and Warner Bros. Pictures Golden Globe. The two are currently spending their quarantine together, under the same roof. Reports claim that Evans is planning to move in with Nicole into a new house, just for themselves.
The plans made by the couple to move into a new house makes the public think about their dreams of conceiving children. Nicole had previously mentioned that she had no intentions of having children before marriage. Thus, we can hope to see an official marriage between the couple very soon.
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