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Jessica Simpson Biography

Birth Name:
Jessica Ann Simpson
Birth Place:
Abilene, Texas, United States
Singer, actor

Fast Facts

  • Passed over for a part on The All New Mickey Mouse Club as a child in favor of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera
  • Made her mark singing Christian music before entering the world of pop
  • Released her debut studio album, Sweet Kisses, in 1999, which included a duet, "Where Are You," with her then-boyfriend Nick Lachey
  • Became an ambassador for Operation Smile in 2003
  • Made a brief appearance at the beginning of the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004, which is better known for the controversial Janet Jackson-Justin Timberlake performance that followed
  • Successfully launched a line of women's apparel and accessories
  • Signed an endorsement deal with Weight Watchers while pregnant with her daughter, Maxwell


  • 2006People's Choice Awards-Favorite Song from a Movie: winner