• Nicole Curtis was born in 1976 in Lake Orion, Michigan and is an interior designer, home restoration expert, and TV personality.
• She is best known for hosting the popular reality show “Rehab Addict”, which has been on the air since 2010 and has recently completed its eighth season.
• Nicole started her career in the 90's with a cleaning business, and later became a licensed real estate agent.
• She achieved her breakthrough in 2009 after appearing in the show “Sweat Equity”.
• Nicole has achieved internet notoriety with 1.5 million followers across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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FactHas a son named Ethan (b.1996) with ex-boyfriend Steve.

Who is “Rehab Addict” host Nicole Curtis?

Nicole Curtis was born on the 20th August 1976, in Lake Orion, Michigan USA, and is an interior designer, home restoration expert and TV personality, probably best known to the world for being the host of the popular reality show “Rehab Addict”, aired on HGTV. Nicole showcases her skills as an interior designer and home decorator in the show, which has been on the air since 2010 and has recently completed its eighth season.

Early Life, Family, and Education

Nicole is the daughter of Rod Curtis, a garbage business owner, and his wife, Joanie Curtis; she grew up in Lake Orion with her brother, Ryan Curtis, who is now an actor. Growing up, Nicole was taught to love history and she soon developed a passion towards classic architecture. Nicole went to Lake Orion High School from which she matriculated in 1994, then enrolled in a college in Michigan to study law, but later transferred to a Florida University where she studied education.However, her path to graduation was stopped by becoming pregnant and giving birth to a child in 1999. This new situation forced her to look for a job, but without a major degree qualification, Nicole started her own business.

Career Beginnings

Before becoming a successful interior designer and home renovation expert, she started with her own cleaning business, but also attended a course to become a licensed realtor. With small steps forward, Nicole’s dreams slowly started to come true, and soon she became a licensed real estate agent, and then found her first job, renovating old homes in Minneapolis, during which time she also ran an antique business, both of which helped to increase her net worth.

Rise to Prominence

Gradually, Nicole was more into the home decoration business, and thanks to her architectural knowledge, she was often used as an advisor if demolition was needed. She developed a routine for her work, becoming focused on World War II-period houses, doing her best to make them look like they were built in modern times. Nicole was slowly built a name for herself working for brokers in Minneapolis, but it was only in 2009 that she achieved her breakthrough; a picture of her attracted media attention, and from the Magnetic Productions company. She appeared in the show “Sweat Equity”, which in six months resulted in her own reality show – “Rehab Addict” – given a camera crew that would follow her on her restorations. This was the birth of “The Rehab Addict”, since when the show has become popular, making Nicole one of the most successful interior designers and renovation experts. Sought by other renovators for help, Nicole has featured in several other similar shows, such as “Daryl’s Restoration Over-Hall” in 2014, “Beach Flip” in 2015, and “Home & Family” in 2016. To speak further of her success, Nicole started her own Nicole Curtis Design company, which has seen her increase her net worth significantly, making her quite a wealthy woman. In addition to Minneapolis, Nicole made her way to Detroit and Ohio, where she collaborated with the LeBron James Family Foundation. “Rehab Addict” has now finished eight seasons, however, she turned to fans saying “Have you really seen every single episode? There’s over 100 now! With that being said, please direct any questions to HGTV directly regarding scheduling. Yes, believe it or not, your voice matters to what they put on your television. You want Rehab Addict? Squeaky Wheel always gets the oil”. So, everything is clear, if you want more of “Rehab Addict”, call HGTV.

Nicole Curtis Net Worth

Have you ever wondered how rich Nicole Curtis is, as of mid- 2018? Since starting her career in the ‘90s, she has come a long way to become one of the most respected interior designers and home restoration experts, which only added a significant amount to her net worth. So let’s see exactly how rich Nicole Curtis is. Well, according to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Curtis’ net worth is as high as $5 million. One of her most expensive possessions is her restored 1904-former foreclosure residence, on which she worked for over three years.

Nicole Curtis Controversies

Back in 2013, Nicole bought a house for just $2 from the city of Minneapolis, but it was planned that her works be done within a year. Unfortunately, Nicole and her company failed to renovate this old house in the given time, which resulted in a lawsuit from the City of Minneapolis. The lawsuit was later settled in 2017, but no further details have been made available.

Life Behind the Scene

In 1996 she gave birth to her first child, a son named Ethan, whose father is her now ex-husband Steve Lane; the couple divorced in 2009, since when Nicole started a romantic relationship with Shane Maguire, with whom she soon started living. Nicole became pregnant with their first child, but Shane wasn’t much happy about it, which resulted in their break up. Nicole gave birth to her second son in May 2015. Since then, Nicole legal problem with her ex-boyfriend continue, who claims custody over Harper. The two have been in court for over a year.

In addition, Nicole hasn’t been on good terms with her mother, who filed a restraining order against her own daughter.

Internet Popularity

Since becoming a TV star, Nicole has managed to expand her popularity to social media platforms, particularly Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, on which she has more than 1.5 million followers. Her official Facebook page has more than 1.1 million followers, with whom she has shared details from her personal life, and has also updated her most loyal fans about her new projects. Similarly for her Instagram feed, on which she has more than 800 posts, with some having more than 10,000 likes, including pictures of her children, and dogs that she rescued over the years.

General Info

ProfessionTelevision producer, 14. A Surprise for Tessa, Part 2, 13. A Surprise for Tessa, Part 1, 12. Red Barn Reborn, Television producer


ParentsRod Curtis, Joanie Curtis
SiblingsRyan Curtis


TV ShowsRehab Addict

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1Has a son named Harper (May 2015) with ex-boyfriend Shane Maguire.
2Has a son named Ethan (b.1996) with ex-boyfriend Steve.



Rehab AddictTV Series co-executive producer - 41 episodes, 2014 - 2016 consulting producer - 41 episodes, 2012 - 2014


Beach Flip2015TV Mini-Series


Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
Rehab Addict2010-2016TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall2014TV SeriesHerself


Nominated Awards

2015WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsOutstanding Actress Reality SeriesRehab Addict (2010)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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