Jessica Simpson Biography (1980-)

Full name, Jessica Ann Simpson; born July 10, 1980, in Abilene (other sourcescite Dallas or Richardson), TX; daughter of Joe (a minister, psychologist, and manager) and Tina Simpson; sister of Ashlee Simpson (a singer and actress); married Nick Lachey (a singer and actor), October 26, 2002. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; David Vigliano Agency, 584 Broadway, Suite 809, New York, NY 10012.; Publicist: Bragman/Nyman/Cafarelli, Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., Eighth Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, singer
Birth Details
July 10, 1980
Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Herself, Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, MTV, 2003-2005
  • Specials
  • L'Oreal's Summer Music Mania '99, UPN, 1999
  • MTV 2 Large New Year's Eve Party, MTV, 1999
  • Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, CBS, 2000
  • Christmas in Washington, TNT, 2000
  • Dick Clark's Primetime New Year Rockin' Eve, ABC, 2000
  • Holiday Music Spectacular from Miami Beach 2000, Fox, 2000
  • Jessica Simpson & Jason Raize in Concert, The Disney Channel,2000
  • Music Mania 2000, Fox, 2000
  • Road Trip to Music Mania (documentary), Fox Family Channel, 2000
  • Summer Music Mania, Fox, 2000
  • Teens Get Real, The WB, 2000
  • TRL Uncensored, MTV, 2000
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas, ABC, 2000
  • Celebrity Dreamdate with Jessica Simpson, Spring Break Cancun, MTV, 2001
  • Christmas in Rockefeller Center, NBC, 2001
  • Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2002, ABC, 2001
  • InStyle Celebrities at Home, NBC, 2001
  • Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, NBC, 2001
  • MTV Icon: Janet Jackson, MTV, 2001
  • The 25 Hottest Stars Under 25, MTV, 2001
  • Bubblegum Babylon (documentary), VH1, 2002
  • Herself, When I Was 17 (documentary), MTV, 2003
  • Jingle Ball Rock, Fox, 2003
  • Miss Teen USA, NBC, 2003
  • MTV Bash, MTV, 2003
  • The Osbourne Family Christmas Special, MTV, 2003
  • VH1 Big in '03, VH1, 2003
  • Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade, ABC, 2003
  • Host, Summer Music Mania 2004, Fox, 2004
  • Herself, 52 Most Irresistible Women, Spike TV, 2004
  • Herself, Happy Birthday Jessica, Love Nick, MTV, 2004
  • Herself, InStyle Greatest Celebrity Weddings, VH1, 2004
  • Herself, Maxim Hot 100, VH1, 2004
  • Herself, Nick & Jessica's Family Christmas, ABC, 2004
  • Herself, Super Bowl XXXVIII, CBS, 2004
  • Herself, VH1 and Self Magazine's Top 10 Rock Bodies, VH1, 2004
  • Herself and various characters, The Nick & Jessica Variety Hour, ABC, 2004
  • Herself, MTV Movie Awards 2005 Pre-Show, MTV, 2005
  • Herself, Nick & Jessica's Tour of Duty, ABC, 2005
  • Herself, Reel Comedy: The Dukes of Hazzard (documentary), Comedy Central, 2005
  • Red Carpet Confidential, CBS, 2005
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 1999 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1999
  • The WB Radio Music Awards, The WB, 1999
  • Presenter, The 2000 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 2000
  • Presenter, The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000
  • Presenter, MTV Video Music Awards 2001, MTV, 2001
  • Presenter, Nickelodeon's 14th Annual Kids' Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 2001
  • Presenter, The 2001 Radio Music Awards, MTV, 2001
  • The 28th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2001
  • The 2001 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2001
  • Presenter, The 31st Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2003
  • Presenter, The 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 2003
  • The 2003 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2003
  • The Second Annual TRL Awards, MTV, 2004
  • Presenter, MTV Video Music Awards 2005, MTV, 2005
  • Presenter, The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2005
  • ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2005
  • The 2005 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2005
  • Episodic
  • Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1999
  • "Jessica Simpson: Where You Are," Making the Video, MTV, 2000
  • The House of Hits, 2000
  • Mad TV, Fox, 2000 and 2001
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2005
  • Annette, "Going to California," That '70s Show, Fox, 2002
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2002
  • Annette, "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You," That '70s Show, Fox, 2003
  • Annette, "Your Time Is Gonna Come," That '70s Show, Fox, 2003
  • Herself, "Sweetest Sin/Shut Up," Making the Video, MTV, 2003
  • Miranda Evans, "The Collection," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Herself, Extra (also known as Extra: The Entertainment Magazine), syndicated, 2003
  • Herself, Larry King Live, Cable News Network, 2003
  • Herself, Punk'd, MTV, 2003
  • Herself, Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2003
  • Herself, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2003
  • Judge, Star Search, CBS, 2003
  • Judge, The Wade Robson Project, MTV, 2003
  • "Dorm Raiders," Room Raiders, MTV, 2003
  • Host, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's "Saturday Night," Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 2004
  • Herself, "Ashlee Hits the Big Time," The Ashlee Simpson Show (alsoknown as Ashlee), MTV, 2004
  • Herself, "Ashlee Performs Live," The Ashlee Simpson Show (also known as Ashlee), MTV, 2004
  • Herself, "Ashlee Strikes a Pose," The Ashlee Simpson Show (also known as Ashlee), MTV, 2004
  • Herself, "Ashlee verses Her Label," The Ashlee Simpson Show (alsoknown as Ashlee), MTV, 2004
  • Herself, "Down to the Wire: Part 2," The Apprentice, NBC, 2004
  • Herself, On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • Herself, The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2004
  • Herself, Rove Live, Ten Network (Australia), 2004
  • Herself, Top of the Pops (also known as All New Top of the Pops and TOTP), BBC, 2004
  • Herself, The Late Show with David Letterman (also known as TheLate Show), CBS, 2004, 2005
  • Herself, Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004, 2005
  • Herself, Total Request Live (also known as TRL and TotalRequest with Carson Daly), MTV, 2004, 2005
  • Herself, "The Orange Bowl," The Ashlee Simpson Show (also known asAshlee), MTV, 2005
  • Herself, "These Boots Are Made for Walking," Making the Video, MTV, 2005
  • Herself, Dateline NBC, NBC, 2005
  • Herself, Getaway (also known as United Travel Getaway), Nine Network (Australia), 2005
  • Film Appearances
  • Herself, The Master of Disguise, Columbia, 2002
  • Daisy Duke, The Dukes of Hazzard, Warner Bros., 2005
  • Katya Morgan, Room Service, Emmett/Furla Films/Valhalla Motion Pictures, 2006
  • Performer of songs that have appeared in films, television productions, and videos.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Jessica, c. 1995
  • Sweet Kisses, Columbia, 1999
  • Irresistible, Columbia, 2001
  • This Is the Remix, Columbia, 2002
  • In This Skin, Columbia, 2003
  • Maximum Jessica Simpson, Chrome Dreams, 2004
  • Rejoyce: The Christmas Album, Columbia, 2004
  • Singles
  • "I Wanna Love You Forever," Columbia, 1999
  • "I Think I'm In Love with You," Sony International, 2000
  • (With Nick Lachey) "Where You Are," 2000
  • "Irresistible," Sony, 2001
  • "Irresistible" (version two: So So Def remix), 2001
  • "A Little Bit," Sony International, 2001
  • "Sweetest Sin"/"In This Skin," Columbia, 2003
  • "With You," Sony International, c. 2003
  • "Angels," Sony International, 2004
  • "Take My Breath Away"/"Fly," Columbia, 2004
  • (With Nick Lachey) "A Whole New World," 2004
  • (With Willie Nelson) "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'," Sony International, 2005
  • Music Videos
  • "I Wanna Love You Forever," 1999
  • "I Think I'm in Love with You," 2000
  • (With Nick Lachey) "Where You Are," 2000
  • 98 Degrees, "My Everything," 2000
  • "Irresistible," 2001
  • "Irresistible" (version two: So So Def remix), 2001
  • "A Little Bit," 2001
  • "Sweetest Sin," 2003
  • "With You," c. 2003
  • "Angels," 2004
  • "Take My Breath Away," Columbia, 2004
  • (With Nick Lachey) "A Whole New World," 2004
  • (With Willie Nelson) "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'," 2005
  • Videos
  • DreamChaser Tour (also known as The DreamChaser Team, Jessica Simpson: Dream Chaser, and Jessica Simpson's DreamChaser Tour), Sony Music, 2002
  • (In "A Whole New World" music video with Nick Lachey) Aladdin (Disney special platinum edition), Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2004
  • Jessica Simpson's Reality Tour, NuTech, 2004
  • Video Games
  • Destiny's Child: Say My Name Multimedia Single, 2000
  • WRITINGS
  • Albums
  • (With others) In This Skin, Columbia, 2003
  • Nonfiction
  • (With Katina Z. Jones) I Do: Achieving Your Dream Wedding, NVU Editions, 2003

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Bankston, John, Jessica Simpson, Mitchell Lane, 2001
    • Dougherty, Terri, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey, Lucent Books, 2005
    • Johns, Michael-Anne, Jessica Simpson, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2000
    • Wheeler, Jill C., Jessica Simpson, Abdo Publishing Company, 2004
    Periodicals
    • Billboard, July 17, 2004, p. 62
    • Complete Woman, October, 2002, pp. 6-7
    • Cosmo girl!, December, 1999, pp. 156-57
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 16, 2004, pp. 22-28
    • GQ, July, 2005
    • Inside TV, July 18, 2005
    • Interview, December, 1999, p. 128; August, 2001, p. 96
    • Movieline's Hollywood Life, July, 2005, pp. 58-63
    • People Weekly, March 20, 2000, p. 113; November 11, 2002, p. 60; May 10, 2004, p. 115; May 9, 2005, p. 62; August 1, 2005, p. 19
    • Rolling Stone, November 27, 2003, pp. 64-68
    • Teen People, October, 2000, p. 137; January, 2001, pp. 110-12; March, 2001, pp. 154-55
    • Texas Monthly, May, 2000, p. 26
    • TV Guide, October 4, 2003, pp. 8-9; March 6, 2004, pp. 40-42; April 11, 2004, pp. 30-35
    • Vanity Fair, August, 2004
    Electronic
    • Jessica Simpson, http://www.jessicasimpson.com, August 14, 2005

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