Sofia Richie Had Kardashian Connections Way Before She Started Dating Scott Disick

Ever since Scott Disick went public with new flame Sofia Richie earlier this month, a question that has likely been on everyone's mind is, "Who is she?" For starters, she comes from a famous family: her father is Lionel Richie, her sister is Nicole Richie, and her brother-in-law is Joel Madden. She's also a model, and actually has a few pre-Scott ties to the Kardashian-Jenner clan. As we wait to see if her relationship with Scott is more than a fling, get to know the star in these quick facts.

She Comes From a Famous Family
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She Comes From a Famous Family

Sofia is the daughter of Lionel Richie and ex-wife Diana Richie. Her older sister is Nicole, who is married to Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden, and she also has an older brother named Miles, who was once spotted getting cozy with Kylie Jenner.

She's a Model
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She's a Model

Sofia is represented by Select Model Management, and in 2015, she landed her first ad campaign for Madonna's Material Girl clothing line. Sofia also recently walked the runway in a handful of fashion shows, including Jeremy Scott, Dolce & Gabbana, and Philipp Plein.

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She's Starred in a Reality TV Show

Being Nicole's little sister clearly has its perks. In 2014, Sofia made several appearances on Nicole's VH1 reality TV show, #CandidlyNicole, and during an interview with KTLA, Sofia had this to say about her big sis: "Nicole's always there. She's like a second mom to me. She's like a best friend now."

She Dated Justin Bieber
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She Dated Justin Bieber

Sofia briefly dated the singer during the Summer of 2016. During their time together, they traveled to Mexico and Japan and Justin even deleted his Instagram account after his fans began posting negative comments about Sofia. It's unclear why their romance ended, but according to sources, Justin didn't want a relationship at the time.

She Has More Close Ties to the Kardashian-Jenner Family
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She Has More Close Ties to the Kardashian-Jenner Family

Not only is Nicole close with the Kardashian-Jenner clan, but so is Sofia. Aside from the fact that she's dating Scott Disick, back in 2014, she and Kylie Jenner were spotted hanging out at LA's Imagine Ball — and in the past, Sofia used to share photos of them hanging out together.

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She Can Play the Piano

In 2012, Sofia and Kylie's friend Pia Mia uploaded a video of the two covering Adele's "Turning Tables," and during an interview with Who What Wear in 2014 Sofia revealed that she was following in her famous dad's footsteps, saying, "I'm in the studio a lot, so that's something to look forward to."


She Is (or Used to Be) Best Friends With Scott Disick's Ex

Scott dated stylist Chloe Bartoli when he and Kourtney Kardashian were on a break in 2006, and the two reunited in Cannes in 2015. Chloe and Scott were also seen splashing around on a yacht with Sofia in May 2017, though Sofia maintained that Scott was only her "homie" at the time.

Meanwhile, Sofia and Chloe had been best friends for years, but after Sofia started hooking up with Scott, Chloe reportedly stopped speaking to her. They've also unfollowed each other on Instagram.