Jessica Ann Simpson (born July 10, 1980) is an American recording artist,actress, television personality and fashion designer whose rise to fame began in 1999. Since that time, Simpson has made many recordings, starred in several television shows, movies and commercials, launched a line of hair and beauty products and designed fragrances, shoes and handbags for women. She has devoted time to philanthropic efforts including Operation Smile and a USO-hosted tour for troops stationed overseas. She started the Jessica Simpson Collection in 2005.
Simpson rose to fame with the release of her debut single, “I Wanna Love You Forever”, which peaked inside the Top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100. Subsequently, her debut album Sweet Kisses went on to be certified 2x Platinum in the United States, and sold over four million copies worldwide.
Simpson entered the perfume world in 2004, partnering with the founder of the Clean line, Randi Shinder, to produce a line of edible lip glosses, perfumes and cosmetics called Dessert Beauty and aimed at a young market.
Simpson partnered with Parlux fragrances in 2008 to launch a more mature perfume, Fancy, whose success has spawned multiple flankers.