Legal name: Ashlee Nicole Simpson
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). That album, and its follow-up I Am Me (2005), reached the top of the album chart. However, by the time of her unsuccessful third album, Bittersweet World (2008), her popularity had waned.