She began playing piano at age 3.
Steve Earle has a song about her named "Condi, Condi" on his CD called "The Revolution Starts Now."
So far, the only Secretary of State to be nominated for (and win) an acting award. Her "performance" in Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) garnered her a Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple, shared with President George W. Bush. She was also nominated for Worst Supporting Actress but lost to her on-screen "co-star", Britney Spears.
Has frequently stated that she would like to be Commissioner of the National Football League.
5/7/91-1/15/01: Director of the Chevron Corporation, one of the world's largest and most powerful oil companies. Her decade-long stint ended seven days before being appointed by President--and former fellow oil-company executive--George W. Bush as National Security Advisor. A few months later Chevron changed the name of its its largest oil tanker, the "Condoleezza Rice" (which it had named in her honor in 1995), to the "Altair Voyager". A Chevron spokesman stated, "We made the change to eliminate unnecessary attention caused by the vessel's original name".