Pop singer who achieved widespread success with her top five Billboard Hot 100 hit, "I Wanna Love You Forever," and her two-times Platinum-certified album, Sweet Kisses.
She auditioned for The Mickey Mouse Club when she was twelve and her grandmother funded her demo tape. She was signed to Columbia Records when she was sixteen.
She was rated #32 on VH1's countdown of Sexiest Artists of All Time. Her 2001 single, "Irresistible," was a top twenty hit.
She married Nick Lachey on October 26, 2002 and divorced him on June 30, 2006. She began dating former NFL tight end Eric Johnson in May 2010 and together they had a daughter named Maxwell Drew Johnson on May 1, 2012 and a son named Ace Knute Johnson on June 30, 2013 before getting married on July 5, 2014.
She starred in the 2005 film adaptation of The Dukes of Hazzard with