Nicole Curtis

By Kynzi Eichler and Emme Ginder

Personal Background

  • Born August 20th, 1976.
  • Has her own show on HGTV called Rehab Addict.
  • Has a 16 year old son, and pregnant with a baby girl.
  • She got through college working at Hooters.
  • She is also a real-estate agent.
  • Has 2 houses, one in Detroit and the other in Minneapolis.
  • Born and raised in Detroit.

All about her

Self-taught home rehabber and designer, Nicole Curtis, a master of salvage picking and a spirited advocate for saving old houses and rebuilding communities. Resourceful, creative and always in motion, Nicole is hands-on with all of her projects and wouldn’t have it any other way. Her work reflects her passion for repurposing and creating amazing budget-minded designs. In Rehab Addict, her series that airs on DIY Network and HGTV, Nicole harnesses her experience with interior design, contracting and real estate to rebuild neighborhoods one house at a time in Detroit and Minneapolis.

Secrets to success

Nicole doesn't have any secrets, during an interview, she told a reporter, her secrets were the support of her friends and family. and that's what got her to keep going.


  • She's 5 foot 3 inches
  • Thin
  • Blonde hair
  • Brown eyes


She was studying at University of Michigan to get her teaching degree, but she dropped out, to follow her dream and taught herself everything she needs to know to renovate homes.