It's a Boy Named Bronx!
Simpson-Wentz and Wentz welcome son Bronx Mowgli to the family. The newborn weighs in at 7lbs., 11 oz., and was 20 ½ inches long. Just days earlier Jessica gabbed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that her sister may have to induce labor. "I think she's really just jumping around trying everything right now," Jessica told Ellen.
Simpson-Wentz becomes the latest tenant of Melrose Place when she joins the CW reboot as new girl Violet Foster. "She comes off a bit innocent, but I think that as she starts to build, you see she's a little manipulative," the star dishes to PEOPLE. In October, the network cuts the actress from the series. Calling the series "crap," sis Jessica Tweets, "Thank God my sister is amazing and got you some press."
Ashlee & Pete Divorce
After 2½ years of marriage, Simpson files for divorce from husband Pete Wentz, citing "irreconcilable differences," and seeks spousal support. "We remain friends and deeply committed and loving parents to our son Bronx, whose happiness and well-being remains our number one priority," they say in a joint statement. Their divorce is finalized in December.
A newly single Simpson wastes no time in the dating game, showing off her new guy, Boardwalk Empire star Vincent Piazza, four months after her split from Wentz. The pair even attends the Emmy Awards together in September – just before Wentz steps out with model Meagan Camper. A little over a year later, Simpson and Piazza quietly split.
Wedding in the Works
Five months after going public with their relationship, Simpson and Ross announce their engagement over Twitter. "The love of my life said YES!!!!!!" writes Ross, while Simpson adds, "My baby love and I are ENGAGED!!! Hallelujah Hawaii!!!"
With this Ring
It was a family affair when Simpson and Ross tied the knot on Aug. 30: His mom, Diana, officiated and performed, while her sis, Jessica, was matron of honor, son Bronx, 5, walked her down the aisle and niece Maxwell and nephew Ace were flower girl and ring bearer. "Everyone was crying," a source tells PEOPLE of the ceremony, which was followed by a bohemian-chic reception complete with dream catchers, vintage fabrics and a "naked" cake.
A New Beginning
The year 2015 will bring a lot of firsts for Simpson and Ross – including their first child together! A source close to the couple confirms that the pair are expecting their first baby. They have experience, though; Simpson's son Bronx, with ex Pete Wentz, is already 6 years old.
BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): Matei H/Matingas/Bauer-Griffin; CW; Bauer Griffin; Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic; Jamie McCarthy/Getty; Courtesy Ashlee Simpson; Steve Granitz/WireImage; Barry King/FilmMagic
- Ashlee Simpson
- Date of Birth
- October 03, 1984
- Birth Place
- Waco, Texas
Evan Ross, husband (2013 to present)
Vincent Piazza, ex-boyfriend (June 2011 to Nov. 2012)
Pete Wentz, ex-husband (2006 to 2011)
Braxton Olita, ex-boyfriend (Nov. 2005 to Sept. 2006)
Ryan Cabrera, ex-boyfriend (2004)
Josh Henderson, ex-boyfriend (2002 to 2004)
- Bronx Mowgli Wentz, son (11/20/2008)