Jessica Simpson was born on July 10, 1980, in Texas. She is a singer, a songwriter and an actress mostly famous for her hits “I Wanna Love Your Forever”, “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’”, and “Irresistible”.
Jessica Simpson became interested in music at a very young age. When she was a teenager, she performed with Christian Youth Conference choir, Kirk Franklin, and CeCe Winans. Simpson even sold a few CDs with her performances. Due to that, she was noticed by Columbia Records and signed a contract with the label in 1996.
In 1999, Simpson released her first studio album Sweet Kisses. The single from that album “I Wanna Love You Forever” became a great hit and the most successful song by Simpson so far. The album reached the 25th spot on Billboard 200 and sold 4 million copies worldwide. The single “I Wanna Love You Forever” reached the 3rd spot on Billboard Hot 100 and the 7th spot on UK Singles Chart.
In 2001, Jessica recorded her second LP Irresistible. The album was more successful and reached the 6th spot on Billboard 200. However, it rated worse on the other charts. The LP sold 2 million copies worldwide.
In 2002, Jessica married a member of 98 Degrees band Nick Lachey. They were invited to participate in a reality MTV show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. The show aired for three years and was very popular.
In 2003, Simpson released her third album In This Skin, which turned out to be her most popular LP. It sold over 7 million copies worldwide, was certified platinum 3 times, and reached the 2nd spot on Billboard 200. Singles from that album “With You” and “Take My Breath Away” became hits. The first one received two platinum certifications.
Besides working on her music, Jessica launched her own cosmetics line and landed several roles in Hollywood movies. In 2005, she debuted in the movie The Dukes of Hazzard, which she recorded the soundtrack for. “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’” became a hit. It reached the 14th spot on Billboard Hot 100 and the 4th spot on UK Singles Chart.
Jessica recorded 4 more albums, which were less successful than her previous work. She is currently raising two children and dealing with various business projects.