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Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson

Sep 29, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Show: MTV’s “Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica”
Length of time in current gig: 1 month
Dates of birth: Ms. Simpson, July 10, 1980; Mr. Lachey, Nov. 5, 1973
Places of birth: Ms. Simpson, Dallas; Mr. Lachey, Cincinnati
Breakout moment: Just when you thought star-driven reality shows were passe, “Newlyweds” became a buzzworthy hit for MTV, with the New York Post calling it “TV’s new guilty pleasure.”
Previous credits: Ms. Simpson had a hit album two years ago and a recurring guest role on “That ’70s Show.” Mr. Lachey was in the boy band 98 Degrees.
Who knew? The couple first met at the Hollywood Christmas Parade in 1998.