Jessica Simpson Net Worth $100 Million
The daughter of Tina Anne and Joe Simpson is one of America’s favourite gals. Born Jessica Ann Simpson in 1980, she has grown into a pop success in America’s mainstream music industry. Like most famous singers, Jessica had her career beginnings in the church and later unsuccessfully tried out for the Mickey Mouse Club. At 16, she was finally signed to Columbia Records. Her debut single I wanna love you forever was certified platinum and it became her signature song.
Her entry into TV was marked by her involvement in the critically acclaimed reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica and it became a popular culture phenomenon catapulting her into many American households. The show came about after her engagement to Nick Lachey and Jessica claims that she was surprised by the outcome of the show.
Her first role in a movie came in 2005 when she was cast in an adaptation of The Dukes of Hazzard. She also featured in the movie’s soundtrack, which won a People’s Choice Award in 2006.After more than a decade in the pop music industry, Jessica released a country music album in 2008. Her father stated that Jessica was heralding her Texan roots but compared to her other albums, it was a commercial flop.
Her portfolio extends to business where she launched a perfume line, a beauty line and a line of shoes and boots. She also has a fragrance line, which is worth $1 billion. She has endorsed Weight Watchers during her pregnancy, done adverts for Pizza Hut, Ice Breakers, DirecTV and Proactiv.
Jessica is also a well-known philanthropist, being an International Youth Ambassador for Operation Smile and has even donated a van to an orphanage as well as performing for American troops abroad. She has a net worth of $100 million.