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Jessica Simpson and Husband Eric Johnson's Relationship Details

Heisenberg Published On Tue May 19 2020   Modified On Tue May 19 2020
Jessica Simpson and Husband Eric Johnson's Relationship Details

Find out all the details on the relationship status between the American singer, actress, fashion designer, and author Jessica Simpson and her husband, Eric Johnson.

Jessica Simpson recently showed everyone that she's still got it as her clothing line recently posted a picture showing the results of her 100-pound weight loss. 'The 39-year-old actress has pulled off an incredible weight reduction going from 240 pounds to 140 pounds in just six months.

Jessica must have worked pretty hard to drop 100 pounds even after she gave birth to her daughter Birdie Mae Johnson on March 19, 2019. She now has three children in total, with Acute Knute Johnson and Maxwell Drew Johnson among the other two kids. Jessica is currently married to her husband, Eric Johnson. Being a very private person, Jessica seldom makes the information about her married life with her husband and kids to the public. But how did she meet Eric and how is her married life with Eric Johnson going on? Let's find out.

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson Met in 2010 and Got Married in 2014

According to an article, Jessica and Eric Johnson met in 2010. The duo started dating in May of the same year. The report also mentioned that the two were once spotted kissing on a yacht in Capri on Jessica's 30th birthday. Eric is a former NFL player, and he played tight end for the San Francisco 49ers for seven years. He had retired in 2008.

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson first met in 2010.

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson first met in 2010.
Source: US Weekly

At the time, Eric was studying at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School for a two-year business program. But he dropped out of the school to live near Jessica in Los Angeles. 

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In November 2010, Jessica and Eric announced their engagement. But the couple did not get married until later in August 2014. The couple welcomed their first child, daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson, on May 1, 2012. They had their second child, son Ace Knute Johnson, on June 30, 2013, and the third one on March 19, 2019.

Jessica Simpson Was Formerly Married to Nick Lachey From 2002 to 2006

Jessica Simpson was married to Nick Lachey before she tied the knot to Eric Simpson. She was married to Nick on October 26, 2006, with the wedding ceremony in Austin, Texas.

Jessica Simpson was married to Nick Lachey from 2002 to 2006.

Jessica Simpson was married to Nick Lachey from 2002 to 2006.
Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

The two began dating in 1998 when they met at the Hollywood Christmas Parade. At the time, Jessica was 18 years old, and Nick was 25 years old. Simpson has said that Nick was her first love, according to an article by People: 'He was my first love. Nick loved the fact I was so strong in my faith and that I had this wide-eyed innocent approach to life. When he proposed in 2002, I said yes.'

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But the love was not meant to last, and the two separated in 2005. Simpson filed for divorce in December 2005, which got finalized on June 30, 2006. As written by Showbiz Cheatsheet, Jessica has spoken about the reasons behind their divorce: 'We were young and pioneering our way through reality television, always miced and always on. We worked, and we were great at it, but when it came time to being alone, we weren't great at it anymore.'

Jessica had to pay $12 million in the divorce as she had not signed a prenup before they wed. She has since called her marriage to Nick Lachey, her 'biggest financial mistake.'

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