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Ashley Nicolle Simpson Ross (born October 3, 1984) known by the stage name Ashlee Simpson, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. The younger sister of Jessica Simpson, she rose to prominence as a participant in her sister's reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, and starred in the spin-off program The Ashlee Simpson Show which portrayed her creating her debut album, Autobiography (2004). The album was released after the show's first season and went to the top of the album chart. Following a North American concert tour and a film appearance, Simpson released her second number-one album, I Am Me (2005). Simpson assumed creative control over her third studio album, Bittersweet World (2008).

Ashley Nicolle Simpson was born on October 3, 1984 in Waco, Texas and was raised in Richardson. She is the daughter of Tina Ann (née Drew), a homemaker, and Joe Truett Simpson, a former psychologist and Baptist youth minister who works as Simpson's agent. Simpson's older sister is singer and actress Jessica Simpson. Her parents were married in 1978 and filed for divorce in 2012. Their divorce was finalized in 2013. She attended the same schools as her sister, Prairie Creek Elementary and Richardson North Junior High.

In 1987, when Simpson was three years old, she began studying classical ballet. Simpson enrolled at the School of American Ballet in New York City in 1995, a year in advance. During this time, Simpson suffered from an eating disorder for about six months but received treatment from her parents. Her parents made the decision to relocate to Los Angeles, California for Jessica's singing career in 1999. Subsequently, Simpson was cast in television commercials.

In 2006, Simpson started dating Fall Out Boy bassist and songwriter Pete Wentz. In February 2008, Simpson began wearing a diamond ring. She later explained that it was a promise ring from Wentz. In April 2008, Simpson and Wentz confirmed their engagement, and were married on May 17, 2008 at Simpson's parents' residence in Encino, California, with her father officiating the ceremony. She changed her surname from Simpson to Wentz, and during the marriage was known professionally as Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. Two weeks after the wedding, Simpson announced her pregnancy. She gave birth to their son, Bronx Mowgli Wentz, on November 20, 2008. She appeared alongside Wentz in the crime drama series CSI: NY in 2009. On February 9, 2011, Simpson filed for divorce from Wentz, citing irreconcilable differences. She requested joint legal custody with visitation for Wentz, but sole physical custody and spousal support. She also asked that her name be restored to Ashlee Nicole Simpson. Their divorce was finalized on November 22, 2011.

Simpson was in a relationship with actor Vincent Piazza from June 2011 to November 2012. In July 2013, it was reported that Simpson had begun dating actor Evan Ross, son of singer Diana Ross. Simpson and Ross became engaged in January 2014, and married on August 30, 2014 at Diana Ross's estate in Connecticut.
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Maiden Name
Simpson
Full Name at Birth
Ashlee Nicole Simpson
Other Names
Ash
Age
34
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Weight
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Distinctive Features
She had a nose job
She Had A Chin Job
Star Sign
Sexuality
Religion
Ethnicity
Nationality
University
Occupation
Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
Jessica Simpson's younger sister, Pieces Of Me
Genre
Pop
Pop Rock
Pop Punk
Power Pop
Pop rock
pop punk
power pop
Music Genre
Year(s) Active
2001–present
Music Style
Music Mood
Instrument
Vocals
Labels
Geffen
First Access
Associated Acts
Talent Agency
InDemand Talent
Celebrity Talent International
Brand Endorsements
TV commercial: Liquid Ice breath mints (with sister Jessica Simpson), 2004
TV commercial: Pizza Hut with sister Jessica Simpson, 2004
TV commercial: "HP Printers and Computers" (2004-2005) where she is dressed in an old 1800s dress at a party.
Print ad: Skechers Shoes, 2006
TV commercial for Zeller's department store. (Canada) (2008)
Measurements (inches)
32B-28-34
Shoe Size
8.5
Official Website
Father
Mother
Sister(s)
Other Family Members
Friends
Pets
Rigby Wentz (Dog)
Hemmingway Wentz
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