|Born||August 23, 1980|
|Other names||Nadine Haobsh, Nadine Jolie, Jolie Nadine, Jolie in NYC|
Nadine Jolie, born Nadine Freedon Haobsh, is an American novelist, blogger and beauty journalist. She maintains a blog, "Nadine Jolie" , which has received international press, and is the author of Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll-Actually-Use-Guide to Looking Your Best and Confessions of a Beauty Addict. Nadine, a former beauty editor, was named by the New York Post as 'the poster girl for the blogger generation" after being Dooced. She was born in New York City in 1980 and spent her childhood in San Diego, Dallas and Atlanta.
Collegiate Life and Early career
After attending Milton High School in Alpharetta, Georgia, Jolie graduated in 1998 from Cate School in Carpinteria, California, and enrolled at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City, working as beauty and fashion assistant at FHM Magazine and interning for InStyle Magazine, Harper's Bazaar and CNN. While at Columbia, Jolie studied in Paris and pledged the Delta Gamma Fraternity sorority, accepting a Beauty Assistant job with Lucky Magazine after graduating in 2002. In 2003, she accepted a job at Ladies' Home Journal as assistant beauty editor and was promoted to Associate Beauty Editor.
In May 2005, following the creation of the now defunct Nick and Jessica Breakup Watch blog, Nadine began blogging under the pseudonym Jolie in NYC , where she dispersed beauty advice and celebrity gossip. Her identity was revealed by the New York Post in July 2005, and after an offer at Seventeen magazine as Beauty Editor was simultaneously rescinded, her story received international coverage. After Regis Philbin stumbled over the pronunciation of her name on Live! With Regis and Kelly, Jolie appeared on Anderson Cooper, MSNBC, ABC, Fox and CNN and was profiled by the New York Times , People Magazine, The Guardian, Cosmopolitan magazine, Women's Wear Daily, Fashion Week Daily, and Time. She was subsequently spotted on the town in 2005 with Entourage star Adrian Grenier.
From 2005 – 2007, Nadine worked as a business consultant to legendary polo player Carlos Gracida and in 2006 briefly assisted Sarah, Duchess of York. She has blogged for Vanity Fair, Jane Magazine, the Huffington Post, Jaunted and MTV.
Under the last name Haobsh, Jolie is the author of the bestselling beauty guide Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll-Actually-Use-Guide to Looking Your Best; her first novel Confessions of a Beauty Addict, was published in January 2009. She visits colleges nationwide speaking about beauty, appeared in a series of English TV programs on ITV as an expert discussing the beauty and fashion choices of Nicole Kidman, Victoria Beckham, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Kate Moss, appeared as an on-air beauty expert in commercials for Bare Minerals and In An Instant, has been featured on the Today show discussing beauty trends, and has contributed to C Magazine, Harper's Bazaar Japan and Figaro Japan.
- Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll-Actually-Use-Guide to Looking Your Best. Avon A (2007). Paperback: ISBN 0-06-112863-5, ISBN 978-0-06-112863-9.
- Confessions of a Beauty Addict. Avon A (2009). Paperback: ISBN 0-06-112862-7, ASIN: B003A02X5M.
- "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. August 3, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- msnbc.com (July 25, 2005). "Blogging blunder costs fashion editor her job - msnbc tv - MSNBC TV Live". MSNBC. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. July 22, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- "CNN.com – Transcripts". Transcripts.cnn.com. August 2, 2005. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Blachman, Jeremy (August 31, 2005). "Job Posting – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Bahney, Anna (May 25, 2006). "Interns? No Bloggers Need Apply – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Claire Adler (July 1, 2006). "Diary of a somebody | Money | The Guardian". London: Education.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- "How this blogger got busted: twenty-five-year-old Nadine Haobsh, a former magazine beauty editor, recounts her time at the center of a media scandal.(REAL-LIFE READS)".
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- Stinchfield, Kate (June 25, 2006). "How Bad is Your Boss?". TIME. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- "HEARD: | Scene | Daily Front Row". Fashion Week Daily.com. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Hopkins, Christopher. "Beauty Confidential: The No Preaching, No Lies, Advice-You'll- Actually-Use Guide to Looking Your Best (9780061128639): Nadine Haobsh: Books". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Official Website
- Nadine Jolie blog
- Gothamist article
- HarperCollins author page
- New York Post articles
- New York Times articles