Who Knew Nicole Curtis of ‘Rehab Addict’ Lives in Detroit?

Nicole Curtis (Photo from "Rehab Addict" website.

Nicole Curtis of HGTV's "Rehab Addict" grew up in the suburbs, Lake Orion to be exact.

Few people realize she now lives in Detroit.

Metro Times Lee DeVito interviews her at her home and writes:

The reality TV star surprises us when she responds to our request for an interview by inviting us over to her Detroit home. (Her home renovation show, Rehab Addict, started its ninth season on HGTV's sister channel DIY Network last week.) But there are a couple conditions. We have to conduct the interview during her youngest son's play date with a friend. And we can't reveal her address.

As Curtis greets us, guiding us past stacks of last year's New York Times bestselling memoir, Better Than New: Lessons I've Learned from Saving Old Homes (and How They Saved Me), we express further surprise that Curtis lives within Detroit city limits. From reading the aforementioned memoir, we knew she grew up in suburban Lake Orion, and had recently bought and renovated her grandparents' estate in nearby Oxford. We assumed that was where a single, blonde, 41-year-old mother would choose to raise her son.

"Oh no, I hate Lake Orion. I just don't try to tell people where I live in the city, because they figure it out," she says. 

Read more:  Metro Times

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