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Jessica Simpson's Biography

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Jessica Simpson was born on 10 July 1980 in Dallas, Texas.

In December 1999, Jessica Simpson had a hit single in the U.S. with I Wanna Love You Forever from her debut album for Sony, Sweet Kisses.

She began singing in her local Baptist church, where her father was a minister. Her mother recently surprised many by claiming in Vanity Fair that Jessica had an IQ of 160.

Jessica Simpson married Nick Lachey, formerly of 98 degrees, and their first year of marriage was observed in the reality TV show, Newlyweds. However, in 2005 it emerged they were getting divorced.

Later on, Jessica Simpson, referring to Lachey not joining her on a charitable trip to Africa, said, "I went there on our three-year wedding anniversary. He stayed home."

Jessica was Daisy Duke in the film remake of The Dukes of Hazzard, which also featured Johnny Knoxville.

Jessica Simpson's younger sister is Ashlee Simpson.

In July 2007, People reported:

"According to Jessica's father and manager, Joe Simpson, the strangest movie role ever offered to his daughter, 'was for Jessica to [play] a porn star ... We were promised we would win an Oscar with that ...I was like, Eh, we'll just buy a [statue of a] little man and keep our clothes on.' "

In September 2008 Jessica Simpson released her debut country album, Do You Know.

One of her songs, You're My Sunday, was written for her boyfriend Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys.

However, in July 2009, it was reported that Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo had split up.

In the March 2010 issue of Playboy, John Mayer described the relationship he had with Jessica Simpson and that she was like a drug to him.

In 2020, Jessica Simpson revealed how being sexually assaulted as a child led to a reliance on drugs and alcohol.

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