Nicole Curtis - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 4, 2022

Nicole Curtis
Profession: TV Host, Reality TV star
Best Known For: Rehab Addict (TV show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $8 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 20, 1976 (age 46)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Nicole Lynn Curtis
Birth Place: Lake Orion, Michigan, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Rod Curtis
Mother's Name: Joanie Curtis
Siblings: 1

Ryan Curtis (brother)

High School: Lake Orion High school
Ethnicity: Anglo-Norman
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Ryan Sawtelle
Children: 2

Ethan (son)
Harper (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.60 meter (5 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 7.5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Nicole Curtis?

Nicole Curtis is a designer, host, and reality TV star by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for hosting Rehab Addict and appearances on Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall, Beach Flip.

Nicole Curtis – Age, Parents, Siblings

Nicole Curtis’ birth took place on August 20, 1976, in Lake Orion, Michigan, USA. She was born Nicole Lynn Curtis to her mother Joanie Curtis and her father Rod Curtis. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a brother named Ryan Curtis who also works in the entertainment industry. 

Nicole Curtis with her grandparents on her high school graduation day (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education she attended Lake Orion High school, graduating from the same in 1994. She also went on to attend colleges in Georgia, Florida, and Michigan. At first, she had intended to study law but later settled to study education. 

Her ethnicity is Anglo-Norman.

Nicole Curtis – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Nicole Curtis was in a relationship with Steven Cimini when she was still a college student. With her boyfriend, she gave birth to a son Ethan Cimini in 1996. 

Although it has been claimed that she and Steve had been married until 2009, it is not true. On June 12, 2018, Instagram post she revealed, 

“When my oldest was a baby, I went to school full-time while cleaning houses & bartending -I was determined for us to have a “normal” life even though I was 21 and raising a baby on my own.”

She went on to date and have a child- a son Harper in May 2015 with ex-boyfriend Shane Maguire. The parents’ custody battle had gotten ugly and the judge had granted joint physical and legal custody of Harper.

In July 2019 she shared via Instagram that she has been dating the Executive Director and founder of the White Heart Foundation Ryan Sawtelle for more than a year.

Nicole Curtis with her sons - posted Nov 2018 (Image: Instagram)

Nicole Curtis – Career

Early Career

One of the earlier jobs Nicole Curtis was at Hooters. After graduating from college, she briefly worked as a teacher before eventually beginning her own cleaning business. 

Curtis had always been encouraged by her parents to take up a career in design. She got hold of design once she successfully re-designed her own bedroom.


Inspired to work in design, she then began to work as a realtor for a Minneapolis broker and made a guest appearance in the show Sweat Equity. Finally after 6 months of guest appearances, in 2011, Nicole Curtis was selected to host the series Rehab Addict which airs on DIY Network and HGTV. The show has completed its 8 seasons, which last aired on August 29, 2018.

Since then she has had appearances on Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall in 2014 as well as Beach Flip in 2015. Moreover, she founded the Nicole Curtis Foundation and is actively helping children battling cancer.

Nicole Curtis (Image: toolcrave)

Nicole Curtis – Controversy

Throughout the years Nicole Curtis has been the subject of several controversies. She was sued by the city of Minneapolis for breach of contract in 2013, which was ultimately settled in May 2017. 

According to The Blast, her ex-boyfriend Steven Cimini owes $14,685.54 in back child support and failed to show up for his latest court hearing on December 5, 2017. As a warrant, an arrest warrant was issued.

She also has an estranged relationship with her parents. In 2016 her mother filed a personal protection order against her, which was denied by the judge.  Nicole Curtis had also told the judge that her father had threatened to go to the press with her information.

Nicole Curtis – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated at around $8 million. Although the details of her annual salary are not known, the average salary of an HGTV host is estimated to be $74,608.

Nicole Curtis – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

In social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Nicole Curtis is active with several hundred thousand followers and counting. She also has an official website-

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