The pop quartet was on a roll in the 1990s, with five albums (selling 10 million) and such hits as "Because of You," "The Hardest Thing" and "Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche)." They also did duets with big stars like Mariah Carey.The 29-year-old hit superstardom outside the band when he got hitched to 22-year-old pop singer Jessica Simpson on October 26, 2002.Born on November 9, 1973, in Harlan, Kentucky, Nick Lachey first rose to fame by singing in the boy band 98 Degrees.But Lachey's popularity skyrocketed when he married pop princess Jessica Simpson and turned their newlywed years into reality TV.“The next night I was out with Paris Hilton,” she continued. “We were in her car and the paparazzi started taking pictures.
Somehow, mysteriously, when we left, there were 30 photographers waiting outside,” he said in the May 2013 issue of magazine. ’ I wanted to hide, and Paris and I just looked at each other and laughed.
Fast forward just a few years and they would forever become the poster exes for why it's almost never a good idea for couples to do a show that's going to focus mainly on the inner workings of their relationship (the stories of emerging unscathed are the exception).
Fast forward several years more and Lachey and Simpson would both be happily settled in new relationships, with children and doting partners and all the evidence that being married to the other was only a truck stop lunch on the road to their real destination. ) has suffered in the retelling, becoming a marriage of just a few moments—Chicken of the Sea; "Sweetest Sin," Jess' musical ode to losing her virginity; their inevitable divorce; etc."It was the most amazing moment of my life," Simpson told Sex can be a great motivator, as can an unparalleled opportunity to build a brand and earn some money, but Simpson and Lachey—for all the show revealed them to not have in common—did originally intend to live happily ever after.
The Lacheys married on July 15, 2011, on Sir Richard Branson’s private Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. I am grateful everyday for the life we are creating… Also, she was the first Miss Teen USA from South Carolina and also the first from South Carolina to be named the pageant’s Miss Congeniality. She grew up an Army brat as her father was in the Air Force and moved the family around quite a bit.
Her parents divorced in 1986 and they each remarried.