Jessica Simpson Net Worth, Career and Achievements

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Updated 2020/03/30 at 8:40 PM
Jessica Simpson Net Worth
Jessica Simpson Net Worth

Popular Name:Jessica Simpson
Birth Name:Jessica Ann Simpson
Birth Date:10 July 1980
Birth Place:Abilene, Texas, U.S.
Marital Status:Married
Spouse(name):Nick Lachey ; (m. 2002; div. 2006) ; Eric Johnson (m. 2014)
Children:3 — Ace Knute Johnson, Maxwell Drew Johnson, and Birdie Mae Johnson
Profession:Actress, Singer, Businesswoman
Years active:1998 till date
Net Worth:$150 Million
Last Updated:2022


Jessica Simpson is an American author, fashion designer, actress, and singer, who after working with church choirs as a child signed a record deal with Columbia Records at age 16 in 1997. The success of her debut album Sweet Kisses (1999) provided the earliest stages of her wealth, as it sold more than two million copies in the U.S. and saw the commercial success of her track “I Wanna Love You Forever “.

The teenage upcoming multi-talented superstar adopted a more mature image for her next album Irresistible (2001), and her song “Irresistible” from the album became her second top-20 entry on the Billboard 100, while the album received gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her third studio album “In This Skin” came through in 2003, selling three million copies in America.

Jessica Simpson Early Life & Childhood

Jessica Simpson was born Jessica Ann Simpson in Abilene, Texas, United States on July 10, 1980, as the first child of Joseph Simpson a minister, and Tina Ann. Her younger sister is Ashlee Simpson. While growing up, Jessica sang in the local Baptist church choir. In the 1990s, she signed with Sony and went on tours with popular boy bands.

Jessica and her family moved frequently from place to place due to her father’s job as a minister, though they remained in Texas. She enrolled at J.J. Pearce High School for her education but dropped out along the line because of her career interests in acting.

Jessica Simpson’s Career

After working with church choirs as a child, Jessica Simpson signed a record deal with Columbia Records at age 16 in 1997, and released her first studio album two years later in 1999, followed by another in 2001. Although she did not record significant success at this early stage of her career, the upcoming singer received a lukewarm response and was overshadowed by the massive success of pop contemporaries Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears.

Jessica Simpson’s Commercial Success did not take place until she married Nick Lachey and her career took off after she appeared on “Newlyweds”, an MTV reality show. The show followed the newly wedded couple around for their first and second year of marriage, providing the audience with an interesting peek at their glamorous and mundane world.

Boosted by the show’s success, the singer re-released her third album “In The Skin” in 2004, which was a huge hit among MTV viewers and further lifted Jessica Simpson net worth. She soon started to get roles in films and popular television series. By the end of 2005, Jessica and her husband filed for divorce.

The now-famous musician returned to the studio and recorded “Do You Know” in 2008. This album got to the top 5 of Billboard’s album charts. She co-wrote several songs for the album, which even featured a duet with Dolly Parton. In 2010, she appeared in the reality show  “Jessica Simpson: The Price of Beauty”. The show explored fashion, fads, and beauty treatments.

Fashion Industry

The fashion industry is notably one of the biggest sources of Jessica Simpson net worth, as fashion looks to have overtaken her career in entertainment. Her line of clothing, shoes, and accessories has become a successful enterprise, generating approximately $750 million in sales in 2010.

Jessica Simpson’s Albums

  • Sweet Kisses (1999)
  • Irresistible (2001)
  • In This Skin (2003)
  • ReJoyce: The Christmas Album (2004)
  • A Public Affair (2006)
  • Do You Know (2008)
  • Happy Christmas (2010)

Jessica Simpson’s Movies

  • Employee of the Month (2006)
  • The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
  • Major Movie Star (2008)
  • Blonde Ambition (2007)
  • The Love Guru (2008)

Awards & Achievements

In 2000, 2001 and 2003, three of her songs have got to the “Hot 100 Year End Awards” list at “Billboard Music Awards”. She has won a BMI Award, seven Teen Choice Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards. Furthermore, she has been included in Maxim Magazine’s “Hot 100” list and FHM Magazine’s “100 sexiest women in the world” list six times each.

From 2004 to 2008, she occupied a spot on the list of People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People”. She has also earned quite a good number of award nominations. 

Personal Life

In 1998, Jessica Simpson started dating singer Nick Lachey and got married to him in 2002. They met at a Christmas party in 1998. Despite their much-publicized wedding and subsequent appearance in reality television shows, they finalized their divorce in 2006.

The following year she started a relationship with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. However, fans of the Dallas Cowboys, including George W. Bush the then-president, blamed her for the player’s poor performance, which eventually made them break up in 2009.

The following year, she began dating another athlete, retired NFL tight end Eric Johnson, and soon got engaged to him. Their wedding took place in 2014, and the couple has three children together.

Physical Features

Jessica Simpson is a Blonde American woman with a gorgeous body. Her hourglass-shaped body weighs 59kg and she’s 168cm tall. Her eye is brown in color.

Jessica Simpson Net Worth

Jessica Simpson net worth currently runs into millions of dollars. She is said to have earned roughly $14 million from various licensing deals, as well as her gig as a host for the NBC television show “Fashion Star” in 2012.

Her $3 million contract with “Weight Watchers” added to her various deals, album royalties, and fashion earrings have contributed to her net worth which is expected to keep piling up as her fashion line and career as an actress and singer are still very much active.

Her assets include – a Beverly Hills home which she purchased for around $3 million, a lavish Los Angeles mansion which she bought from Ozzy Osbourne for a sum of $13 million, and a fleet of cars, including a Bentley Continental GTC Mulliner, a Cadillac Escalade, and a Range Rover.

Jessica Simpson net worth is said to be in the region of $150 million.

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