Is Nicole Scherzinger dating Thom Evans? Also, who is Thom Evans?
Born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente in Honolulu, Hawaii, on June 29, 1978, Scherzinger is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and television personality.
The former 'Pussycat Dolls' singer and dancer moved with her mother, Rosemary, and her stepfather, George Scherzinger, to Louisville, Kentucky, when she was 6 years old after her parent's separation. She performed in numerous singing competitions and musicals before joining American rock band 'Days of the New' as a backing vocalist.
Nicole rose to fame as the lead singer of girl group 'The Pussycat Dolls' but not before her association with the doomed 'Eden's Crush' in 2001. In 2010 Scherzinger won the 10th season of 'Dancing with the Stars' with her dancing partner Derek Hough, an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer. Poor sales of her album 'Big Fat Lie' which spent two weeks inside the top 100 peaking at number 17 led to the singer's departure from 'RCA Records.'
The 41 years old singer has racked up quite a list when it comes to her dating life. From singers, athletes to race car drivers, the American television personality has dated them all.
Most recently in 2019, the singer is now being linked with Thom Evans. Who is the guy and are the rumors true?
Who is Thom Evans?
Thom Evans, 34, is a previous Scottish international rugby player and model who is currently rumored to be Nicole's new romance.
Born in 2nd April 1985, in Harare, Zimbabwe, Evans was educated in 'Widlesham House School' and 'Wellington College, Berkshire'. Brian and Sally Evans's son also has a brother Maxwell "Max" Brian Evans who is also a rugby player by profession.
Evans's Rugby Career: The End
Evans earned his first ever cap for the Scottish rugby union side in June 2008 vs Argentina. He made the per 6 Nations 30-man squad for the 2008 Six Nations Championship.
Thom represented England at U16, U18 and U21 level before moving on to play for Scotland at A level and at 7's.
Watch Evan's Injury of 2010:
The Scottish rugby player was forced to retire in 1st July 2010 due to his severe neck injury after colliding with Welsh player Lee Byrne in the Six Nations game again Wales on 13th February 2010. Evans underwent two neck operations as his cervical vertebrae had been knocked so badly out of alignment that he was a millimeter from paralysis or death. Accepting medical advice after four months of rehabilitation, he retired from rugby.
New Career Begins Through Media
About a year after his retirement which he announced in 'Autumn Internationals' of 2010, the now former rugby player appeared as an analyst for ITV's 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Partnered with Lithuanian professional Iveta Lukosiute, he also appeared in BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' in September 2014.
Thom Evans In The X Factor: Celebrity. Source: The Scottish Sun
Thom's appearance in October 2019's The X Factor: Celebrity which stared Nicole Scherzinger as a judge is where the rumors of the two dating started.
The Rumors: Nicole Scherzinger Dating Thom Evans?
The rumors of Nicole dating Thom started around in November when the two reportedly went out together. The internet went into a frenzy of speculations over these rumors. Neither one of then confirmed anything officially.
Nicole later shut down any rumors floating around saying that although Thom is lovely she simply didn't have any time with what was going on.
But now the pictures of two at 'Archer Street' cocktail bar in London after Nicole's show on Tuesday tells that there might be more to the story.
Nicole's Past Love Interests
The co-host to The X Factor US 2011's love live began back in 1999 when she had a bit of fun with the American rapper Nick Canon. Nicole then went on to date Nick Hexum, the lead singer of Days of the New after meeting him backstage in 2000. The relationship lasted for four years.
Nicole With Days of the New's Lead Singer Nick Hexum Source: The Mirror
After Hexum, it was the reality star Talan Torriero who kindled Nicole's love interest. They dated from 2006 to 2007 before calling it quits. A brief time in Nicole's dating diary was occupied by comedian Dane Cook.
Lewis Hamilton, probably Scherzinger's greatest catch yet, is often considered the best driver of his generation. However even Hamilton couldn't last as their togetherness came to an end after an on-and-off relationship on February 2015.
A little time with Swiss soccer player Pajtim Kasami, Nicole had a two year long relationship with Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov. The couple began in 2016 and was rumored to have split in July 2018.
Coming back to the main topic, what do you think about the singer's most recent affair? Is she dating Thom or is this just another one of Nicole's fling?