Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Jessica Ann Simpson


singer, actress, author, reality star

Birth Date

July 10, 1980


43 years

Zodiac Sign



Abilene, Texas, United States


J. J. Pearce High School



Jessica Simpson family members

Father's Name

Joe Simpson

Mother's Name

Tina Simpson

Siblings names

Ashlee Simpson

Is Jessica Simpson a lesbian/bisexual?


What is Jessica Simpson marital status?


Who is Jessica Simpson husband?

Eric Johnson

When did get married?

October 19, 2013

How many children does she have?

3 (daughters Maxwell Johnson and Birdie Johnson; son Ace Johnson)

Jessica Simpson husband

Nick Lachey (ex-husband; were married in 2002-2006)

Nick Lachey


Date of birth: November 9, 1973

The singer’s first husband was the musician and member of the popular band “98 Degrees” Nick Lachey. Two young stars were on tour together. Thus, their romance started. In 2002 the couple exchanged wedding vows. In 2003 they produced the reality show “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica”, which aired on MTV. The show became extremely popular. During 4 seasons Jessica and Nick shared the details of their family life on the screen and millions of fans watched it. In 2005 the couple’s efforts paid off – they got the prestigious People’s Choice Award for their work. But their family life wasn’t as successful as their reality series. They filed for divorce, which was finalized in 2006.

Nicholas Scott Lachey is a son of German-American parents Cate and John Lachey. The boy spent the major part of his childhood in Ohio and studied at the School for Creative and Performing Arts. Later he continued his education at the University of South California. In California, he started his career as a singer and actor. His most successful screen works are in 6 episodes of the series “Charmed”, in the episodes of the sitcom “Hope & Faith” and police TV series “Hawaii Five-0”.

Currently, he is married to an actress Vanessa Lachey and has three kids with her.

Eric Johnson (husband)

Eric Johnson


Date of birth: September 15, 1979

In 2013 Jessica made another attempt to become a family woman. She married an ex-NFL player Eric Johnson. They dated for 4 years before they decided to make it official. As of 2021, Jessica and Eric are the happy parents of three kids.

Eric Johnson is a Massachusetts native. He was educated at Belmont Hill School. He made a career as an American football player. He performed for the New Orleans Saints in the middle 2000s. In 2008 he quit his sports career. Previously to Jessica, Eric was married to Keri D’Angelo, a stylist, and dancer.

Jessica Simpson kids

Maxwell Drew Johnson (daughter)

Maxwell Drew Johnson


Date of birth: May 1, 2012

Jessica’s life completely changed after she had become a mother for the first time. The name of her oldest daughter is Maxwell, although she calls her “Maxi Drew”.

Maxi inherited her mom’s eyes, but she took her calm nature from her father. Being a primary school pupil nowadays, Maxi leads the life of a typical little girl. She caught contradictory public attention just once when dyed her hair after attending “Descendants” with her mom.

Ace Knute Johnson (son)

Ace Knute Johnson photo

Date of birth: June 30, 2013

In 2013, Jess gave birth to her first son, named Ace Knute. The actress announced her second pregnancy through social media during the Christmas holidays. At first, she planned to keep in secret the sex of her baby, but then occasionally told about it at Jimmy Kimmel Live in early spring, 2013. The boy was born in June that very year, and Jess and Eric gave him an interesting second name – Knute – to honor the NFL player’s Swedish granddad.

Ace appears on his mother’s Instagram page from time to time. He is gradually turning into a handsome and very smart little man.

Birdie Mae Johnson (daughter)



Date of birth: March 19, 2019

Jessica surprised her fans in 2019 when she became a mother for the third time. The birth of a new baby symbolized the new page in Jessica’s life story. In 2017 the actress appeared at Ellen DeGeneres‘s show, being drunk. Thus, her problems became obvious. At the end of the year, Jessica finally asked for help. She managed to cope with her alcohol dependence and then got pregnant again. In 2019, Jess and her husband welcomed their little daughter Birdie. In 2021 the happy mother shared cute pictures from her daughter’s birthday party. She told me one more time, that she is extremely happy to raise such great kids.

Who are Jessica Simpson parents?

Joe Truett Simpson (father)

Joe Truett Simpson


Jessica’s father played an important role in her career success because he managed her career for many years.

He was born in San Antonio, Texas in the family of Joyce and Curtis Simpson. He grew up with an older sister, named Sally.

Joe worked as a psychologist and then as a Baptist youth minister. He also managed the careers of both his daughters, Jessica and Ashlee. In 2012 Jessica fired him. She explained her decision by the fact, that he had done some bad deals for her.

In 2013 Joe divorced from Tina, Jessica’s mother and his wife of many years. Although the reason for their split was not publicized, it was rumored that Joe cheated his wife with a male model Bryce Chandler Hill.

Tina Simpson (mother)

Tina Simpson


Date of birth: January 18, 1960

Jess maintains perfect relationships with her mother, Tina Ann Drew-Simpson. Tina was born in Waco, Texas. She was just 18 years old when she married Joe Simpson. Two years later they parented their first daughter Jessica. Tina and Joe also parented another child – Ashlee.

They divorced after 34 years of marriage. They decided to hide the real reasons for their separation, saying that they parted their ways because they were too different. Nowadays, Tina enjoys her role of a mother and grandmother.

Jessica Simpson siblings

Ashlee Simpson (younger sister)

Ashlee Simpson


Date of birth: October 3, 1984

Jessica has just one sibling – a sister Ashley. They both look alike, and they both chose a career in show business.

Ashley was just 4 when she started to attend dancing classes. Seven years later she was accepted to the School of American Ballet. At first, she worked by her sister’s side and later began her career of a singer independently. In 2002 she debuted as an actress in the film “The Hot Chick”.

She is currently married to Evan Ross, Tracee Ellis Ross’s brother. They have a daughter Jagger Snow Ross. Ashley also has a son Bronx Mowgli Wentz from her previous marriage to a musician Pete Wentz


The talented actress, designer, and singer, Jessica Simpson is known for such films as “Blonde Ambition”, “The Dukes of Hazzard” and “Entourage”. Besides, she has already released 7 studio albums and launched her line of clothes and perfumes. In 2020 she released the memoir book “Open Book”. There she told about her alcohol addiction and sexual abuse, through which she passed at the age of 6.

Jessica Ann Simpson made her first breath on July 10, 1980, in Abilene, Texas. Her mother was a housewife, while her father was a preacher. Jessica has a younger sister Ashlee Simpson, the famous modern signer.

The girl was very good at singing, and she performed in the church choir since her school years. Later she started to visit auditions and finally was noticed by Columbia Records owner Tommy Mottola (Mariah Carey’s ex-husband). Jessica’s strong clear voice made a great impact on Tom and he immediately signed her to his label. Thus, the teen girl started to prepare her first album. In 1999, she presented the set of songs “Sweet Kisses”. The debut album brought Jessica initial popularity and her first important awards. In 2000 she got Teen Choice Award for her song “Where You Are”.

In 2003 she prepared her third album “In This Skin”, which became even more successful, than the previous ones. Later Jessica added one more activity into her resume – she tried her hand as an actress. The cute blonde girl featured on the comedy “The Dukes of Hazzard”. She liked that project and accepted another offer as an actress – Jessica portrayed the main heroine in “Blonde Ambition”. Unfortunately, the film became a box office flop. That’s why Jessica got not so many offers from other movie producers.

Nowadays, Simpson is more focused on her business projects and writing, than on her show business activity.

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