Ashlee Simpson became well-known after appearing on the reality show “Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica.” With her debut album, ‘Autobiography,’ she also became well-known. She began dancing at an early age and went on to become the youngest person ever admitted to the ‘School of American Ballet,’ a cherished achievement in her life. She is the younger sister of the famous Jessica Simpson, but her vocal prowess and solid acting skills quickly earned her her own fan base. With ‘The Ashlee Simpson Show,’ she achieved even more fame, followed by two more smash albums, ‘I Am Me’ and ‘Bittersweet World.’ When compared to her sister, Ashlee is known for having a fiery temper and a forthright demeanor. ‘Malcolm in the Middle,’ ‘7th Heaven,’ ‘The Hot Chick,’ ‘Undiscovered,’ and even ‘CSI: NY’ are just a few of the television episodes and films in which the young actress has appeared. She is an avid theatre enthusiast and has appeared in a Broadway production, in addition to acting in television episodes and films. She has also received a slew of nominations and awards. Ashlee is currently based in Los Angeles, and vintage shopping is one of her favorite pleasures.
Childhood and Adolescence
Tina Ann and John Truett Simpson gave birth to Ashlee Nicole Simpson in Waco, Texas. Jessica Simpson, her older sister, is also a well-known actress and singer.
She began ballet lessons when she was three years old. At the age of 11, she was accepted into the elite ‘School of American Ballet.’
Prairie Creek Elementary and Richardson North Junior High were her schools. She battled an eating disorder throughout her adolescence.
In 1999, the family moved to Los Angeles, California, so that Jessica could pursue a singing career. Ashlee was cast in her first television ads during this time.
Her sister’s career was taking off at the moment. As a backup dancer, Ashlee would occasionally join her sister on stage, where she was noticed.
The Career of Ashlee
She made a cameo appearance on the television show ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ in 2001. The following year, she landed a two-season role in the Warner Bros. family drama ‘7th Heaven.’ She was cast in ‘The Hot Chick,’ starring Rachel McAdams, a few months later.
For the 2003 Lindsay Lohan film ‘Freaky Friday,’ she released her first song, ‘Just Let Me Cry.’ Her song propelled her to stardom and landed her a record deal with ‘Geffen Records.’
‘Autobiography,’ her maiden studio album, was published in 2004 and became her first hit record, charting on the Billboard 200. The album was an instant success. In the same year, she made a cameo on her sister’s reality show, ‘Newlyweds.’
She also had her own reality television show, ‘The Ashlee Simpson Show,’ from 2004 to 2005, which received positive reviews from American audiences.
In 2005, she embarked on her first North American tour. ‘I Am Me,’ her second studio album, was released the same year and debuted at number one at the time of its release. She was cast as ‘Roxie Hart’ in a performance of ‘Chicago’ the following year.
‘Bittersweet World,’ her third studio album, was recorded in 2007 with producers Timbaland, Kenna, and Chad Hugo. The album garnered mixed reviews, unlike her previous two albums.
She returned to television in 2009 with the sitcom ‘Melrose Place,’ in which she played Violet Foster. She starred in twelve episodes of the show before reprising her role on Broadway in ‘Chicago.’
She starred in ‘America’s Next Top Model’ and the criminal comedy film ‘Pawn Shop Chronicles’ from 2011 to 2013.
Ashlee’s Major Projects
‘Autobiography,’ her debut album, sold more than 5 million copies worldwide and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States. ‘Shadow,’ ‘La La,’ and ‘Pieces of Me,’ all from the album, charted on all major US charts, including the Billboard 200. It was dubbed the “largest debut album by a female artist” at the time of its release.
Achievements & Awards
In 2004, she received the Billboard Music Award for ‘Best New Female Artist of the Year.’
In 2004, she got a Teen Choice Award for ‘Choice Fresh Face.’
She received the MTV Asia Award for ‘Favorite Breakthrough Artist’ in 2005.
Her song ‘Pieces of Me’ got her a BMI Award in 2006.
In 2008, she got an MVPA Award for ‘Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)’ in the category of ‘Best Art Direction.’
Personal History and Legacy
She began dating Pete Wentz in 2006, and two years later, she was photographed sporting a diamond ring. The couple married two years later, and she announced her pregnancy shortly after. Bronx Mowgli Wentz is her son.
She divorced Wentz in 2011 and began a relationship with Vincent Piazza shortly after. A year later, she ended her connection with him.
Estimated Net worth
Ashlee Simpson is an actress and singer from the United States with a net worth of $11 million.
Ashlee Simpson, the younger sister of pop singer Jessica Simpson, has had a successful career of her own, mostly escaping her older sister’s shadow in the worlds of pop music and reality television.
Wet Seal is the apparel line of this well-known actress and singer-songwriter.