Some people inherit great fortunes, others have the intelligence of their learned ancestors, still others are born into a family of famous athletes. Jessica Simpson, on the other hand, was born with an un-rivaled ability to belt out Christian church hymns and eventually chart topping pop music. Jessica has followed in the footsteps of many entertainers but has paved a path of her own, singing all the way. Now, Jessica is a house hold name and not just a singer. She had instant T. V stardom with her show "Newlyweds", and even bigger hit with her movie debut in "The Dukes of Hazard". She has become a success and still has even more planned. Although she had a rocky start and was paired up against some of pop music's biggest selling artists, her partnership with Sony music/Columbia has kept her determined to become a success, and has obviously paid off.
As a chart topping success, her life has been run by determination and hard work. She was originally found in the small world of contemporary Christian music. As a young teenager she was already singing with the best. Some notable Christian artists such as Kirk Franklin and Ce Ce Winans invited her to sing with them (Sony, 2). Word quickly spread and in the late 90's she was signed with Sony owned Columbia Records. At this time many record companies were signing teen girls left and right. She had her work cut out for her. "It was an amazing time for me," Jessica recalls. "I was 17 and seeing the world, doing what I loved and doing it in a way that felt right"(Sony,4). As she grew, so did her stardom and her future. In October of 2002 Jessica married her longtime boyfriend, former 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey. Jessica continued to put out records under the Sony/ Columbia name and after a while decided to add another feat to her entertainment resume. During the summer of 2003, Simpson launched a new show in conjunction with Mtv called Newlyweds. The couple thought they had agreed to have a six... [continues]
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