Jessica Simpson is multi-talented person. She is an amazing singer, actor, fashion designer and an author. Moreover, Simpson has become the fashion icon in the industry. From making hits like “Irresistible” and “With You”, to launching her own brand line, Simpson has done it all. She began her career at the age of 16 and reached the heights of success in no time. Jessica was born in 1980 in Texas, but she was brought up Dallas.
Simpson also got public attention when she dated and married Nick Lachey. They have two kids. However, they got divorced in 2006. Later, she married the NFL footballer Eric Johnson in 2014. Recently the couple gave birth to a daughter in 2019.
Jessica Simpson’s Musical Career
Jessica Simpson is the daughter of a Baptist youth minister. Hence she first started singing in the church choir as a child. Subsequently, she was signed by the Christian label Proclaim Records. Then, Jessica was noticed by Columbia Records, when her album “Jessica” was sent to multiple people. Subsequently, Jessica’s first single “I Wanna Love You Forever” was released in 1999. It reached no. 3 on Billboard Hot 100. Later that year, her debut album titled “Sweet Kisses” was released. Both earned platinum certification by the RIAA.
Jessica then released her second and third album called “Irresistible”(2001) and “In This Skin”(2004). In 2006, Simpson signed up with Epic Records and brought her fifth album “A Public Affair”. Her next albums was “Do You Know” and holiday albums called “ReJoyce” and “Happy Christmas”. As a result, Jessica was nominated for various prestigious awards. Certainly, Jessica won People’s Choice and Teen’s Choice Awards.
Jessica Simpson’s other career paths!
Besides singing, Jessica is a well known actress as well. After her marriage with Nick Lachey, the couple featured in the reality show “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica”. She also made a feature on her sister’s show called “The Ashlee Simpson’s Show”. Later, she made her film debut with “The Dukes of Hazzard” in 2005. She was again featured in “Employee of the Month”, “Blonde Ambition” and “Private Valentine”.
In addition, Jessica is an extremely successful business-woman. Entering into the fashion line changed her life for good. Simpson has launched a line of beauty products, handbags, lingerie, shoes and boots. One of her ventures was “Jessica Simpson Desserts”, her edible cosmetics line in 2004. Later she partnered with Tarrant Apparel Group and launched “The Jessica Simpson Collection”.
Moreover, she also launched maternity clothing line after her pregnancy announcement. Simpson also had a perfume called ‘Vintage Bloom’, inspired by motherhood. Also, Jessica made her writing debut with her memoir called “Open Book”. It even reached number one on The New York Times Best Seller List.
Jessica Simpson’s Net Worth
Jessica Simpson’s company reported to earn $1 billion in annual sales in 2014. In fact, Jessica have been called a “billion dollar celebrity”. However, she is not with $1 billion yet. Currently, Jessica Simpson’s net worth $200 million.