Simpsons first single I Wanna Love You Forever, which was released in the fall of 1999, reached number three on the Billboard charts, the accompanying debut album Sweet Kisses was ranked 25th of the U.S. album charts and was awarded double platinum. In spring 2001, followed by the also successful album Irresistible, from which the single of the same, and A Little Bit were released. Outside the U.S., Jessica Simpson was initially reported no success.
2003 played Jessica Simpson and her then- husband Nick Lachey ( singer of the successful boy band 98 Degrees in the United States ) in the reality show Newlyweds on MTV the lead roles. In September of the same year she released her third album, In This Skin, which could be placed on the second place in the album charts.
2005 Simpson continued to work on her acting career. In The Dukes of Hazzard, a remake of the eponymous television series from the 1970s, she played the role of Daisy Duke. To the film she also wrote a cover version of Nancy Sinatra These Boots Are Made for hits walkin ' in, which was their biggest hit to date and able to book places in the top 5 worldwide.
Simpson released the album A Public Affair, which was available from the beginning of February 2007 also in Germany in August 2006. Sales were weak internationally and the reviews were partly of very negative.
After Simpson worked on the creation of their first country album Do You Know, which was released in the U.S. in fall 2008. The first single Come On Over was from August available there, but could advance already pass through downloads on place 65 in the pop singles chart and number 18 on the country singles charts. In Germany and other European countries neither single nor album could achieve high chart positions. In 2009 she wrote the song Never Not Beautiful for the English singer Calvin Goldspink.
In May 2010, the song reached # 30 Who We Are on the U.S. charts. The accompanying album should be released in September, has been postponed to April 2011. To date, she has sold more than 30 million CDs.
Jessica Simpson's father, who is also her manager, was originally a Baptist pastor, and the church choir his congregation Jessica began to sing. At age 12, she took part in an unsuccessful audition for the Mickey Mouse Club.
Jessica Simpson was in late 2005 announced their separation from husband Nick Lachey, who then aufarbeitete marriage in his solo album What's Left of Me. With the song, he won the Teen Choice Award 2006 for Best Love Song.
In the years 2006/2007 Simpson was with musician John Mayer and November 2007 to July 2009 she was in a relationship with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Since May 2010 she is in a relationship with the ex- football player Eric Johnson. In November 2010, the two became engaged. In October 2011 it was announced that Simpson is pregnant. On 1 May 2012, she became the mother of a daughter. On June 30, 2013, it gave birth to a boy.
She currently lives in Beverly Hills.
- 2002: The Twilight Zone - Episode 38 - The Doll Collection (as Miranda )
- 2002: The wild seventies ( That '70s Show, TV series, three episodes)
- 2005: The Dukes of Hazzard ( The Dukes of Hazzard )
- 2006: Employee of the Month
- 2007: Blonde Ambition
- 2008: Major Movie Star
- 2010: PBS Christmas Special
- 2010: Entourage ( cameo )