Ashlee Simpson

Singer + Actress + Dancer
Born Oct 3, 1984

Ashley "Ashlee" Nicolle Simpson is an American singer-songwriter and actress. The younger sister of Jessica Simpson, she rose to prominence in 2004 with the success of her number-one debut album, Autobiography. Her reality series, The Ashlee Simpson Show, aired for two seasons. Following a North American concert tour and a film appearance, Simpson released her second number-one album, I Am Me (2005).… Read More

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1984 Birth Ashlee Nicolle Simpson was born on October 3, 1984 in Waco, Texas. … Read More


1999 14 Years Old The Simpson family relocated to Los Angeles, California in 1999, as Jessica pursued a singing career. … Read More
2003 18 Years Old Simpson briefly dated actor Josh Henderson in 2003, though the couple ended their relationship in July of that year. … Read More
…  Her debut album, Autobiography, was released on July 20, 2004 to a generally mixed critical reception. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart in the United States, selling an estimated 398,000 copies in its first week of release. It was the highest selling debut album by a female artist that year, going on to sell over 2.5 million copies in the United States by January 2005. … Read More


In January 2005, gossip news outlets began speculating that Simpson and actor Wilmer Valderrama were romantically involved, leading to rumors of a "love triangle" between the pair and Valderama's ex-girlfriend Lindsay Lohan. … Read More
In 2006, Simpson began a relationship with Fall Out Boy member Pete Wentz, which gained much media attention. … Read More
2007 22 Years Old Simpson released the album's lead single, "Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)", in December 2007. … Read More
Simpson announced her engagement to Wentz in April 2008, with the pair wedding the following month. … Read More
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In 2009, Simpson returned full-time to television episodes by playing the role of Violet Foster in Melrose Place, the CW's revamp of the 1990s series of the same name. … Read More
On February 9, 2011, Simpson filed for divorce from Wentz, citing irreconcilable differences, and asked that her maiden name be restored. The divorce was finalized on November 22, 2011. … Read More
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In 2012, Simpson independently released the single "Bat for a Heart". … Read More
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In July 2013, it was reported that Simpson had begun dating actor Evan Ross, son of singer Diana Ross.


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Months later the two announced that Simpson was expecting a second child, and in July 2015 she gave birth to a baby girl.
2016 31 Years Old In May 2016, Simpson said “no” to a possible return to acting; stating that she is instead putting all her focus on making a new album: "I’ve been writing music with my husband and that’s been so much fun, we’ve just been to find our sound, we’ve written like 10 songs but we’re going to write a whole bunch more". … Read More
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