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Jessica Simpson

Singer-songwriter and Actress
Female
Born Jul 10, 1980

Jessica Ann Simpson is an American recording artist, actress, television personality and fashion designer who made her debut in 1999. Since that time, Simpson has made many recordings, starred in several television shows, movies and commercials, launched a line of hair and beauty products and designed fragrances, shoes and handbags for women. She has devoted time to philanthropic efforts including Operation Smile and a USO-hosted tour for troops stationed overseas.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1980 Birth Jessica Ann Simpson was born July 10, 1980, in Abilene, Texas, to Joe Simpson, a minister and psychologist, and Tina Ann (Drew) Simpson. … Read More

TEENAGE

1999 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Simpson's debut single, "I Wanna Love You Forever", was released on September 28, 1999. … Read More
2000 19 Years Old In 2000, Simpson started recording the follow-up to Sweet Kisses, with what Columbia considered more radio-friendly, up-tempo tracks. … Read More

TWENTIES

She separated from her boyfriend Nick Lachey in March 2001, feeling the need to concentrate on her career. … Read More
2002 21 Years Old It was shelved until 2002, when Jessica's father and manager, Joe Simpson, contacted MTV about producing a show starring his daughter and her new husband. … Read More
On July 22, 2003, Simpson released the lead single from her upcoming third studio album. … Read More
On March 20, 2004, the single reached its peak position of number fourteen and stayed on the chart for twenty-three weeks. "With You" became Simpson's fourth top-forty single in the United States and her second highest peak on the chart since "I Wanna Love You Forever" (1999). … Read More
In the summer of 2005, Simpson sang the national anthem at the Indy 500 before making her first appearance in a motion picture as Daisy Duke in the movie version of the television series The Dukes of Hazzard. … Read More
…  Following the release of a Christmas album, Simpson released A Public Affair in 2006, and the album became her third Top 10 hit on the Billboard 200. … Read More
In September 2007, Simpson's father, and manager, Joe Simpson stated to People magazine that Simpson was considering doing a country album.
Joe Simpson told People that she is "talking about doing a country record and going back to her roots, being from Texas." "Come On Over" first leaked onto the internet on May 27, 2008. Shortly after, country radio stations around the country began giving the single radio play. In the United States, "Come on Over" became the most-added song to country radio for the week of June 6, 2008, debuting at number forty-one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. … Read More
In 2009, it was announced that Simpson would be supporting the Rascal Flatts on tour that January during the final leg of their "Bob That Head Tour". … Read More
Simpson's VH1 documentary series, The Price of Beauty, began airing in March 2010. … Read More

THIRTIES

2011 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2011, it was announced that Simpson participated as a mentor in NBC's reality show Fashion Star with Elle Macpherson.
Her parents were married in 1978 and filed for divorce in 2012. Their divorce was finalized in 2013. … Read More
2013 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, VH1 ranked Simpson #32 on their 100 Sexiest Artists of All Time list. … Read More
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