Feb 26, 2016 03:09 AM EST By Maria Cabrera

Jessica Simpson, Nick Lachey Marriage: Ex-Couple's Best Moments Together

Simpson and singer Nick Lachey were introduced by their shared manager at a Christmas event. They began dating after meeting again at a Teen People event in January 1999, but broke up for five months until getting back together following the 9/11 attacks.

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  • In December 1998, Simpson and singer Nick Lachey were introduced by their shared manager at a Christmas event. They began dating after meeting again at a Teen People event in January 1999, but broke up for five months until getting back together following the 9/11 attacks.

    They became engaged in February 2002, and married on October 26, 2002 in Austin, Texas. She announced she had remained a virgin until her marriage.

    In November 2005, Simpson and Lachey announced they were separating. Simpson filed for divorce in December 2005, citing "irreconcilable differences." Their divorce was publicized worldwide and was finalized on June 30, 2006.
  • Musician/Actress Jessica Simpson and Husband Nick Lachey arrives at the Sony Ericsson T610 and T616 'Shoot for the Stars' Charity Auction to benefit The Make-A-Wish Foundation held at the Skybar at the Mondrian Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Ex-couple Nick Lachey and actress/singer Jessica Simpson arrive to the 2005 MTV Movie Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.
  • Nick kisses the hand of ex-wife Jessica Simpson at a press conference to launch Dessert, an edible fragrance and body care line, at Splashlight Studios in New York City.
  • Nick and his then-wife Jessica attend the InStyle Magazine and Warner Bros. Studios post Golden Globe party at Palm Court, Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.
  • Nick and Jessica arrive at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida
  • Singer Nick carries Jessica Simpson on stage at the MTV TRL Super Bowl edition at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas
  • Singer Jessica with singer Nick Lachey attend Clive Davis' legendary Pre-Grammy party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
  • Jessica and Nick pose backstage at the 31st Annual American Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
  • Jessica and Nick attend the 7th Annual VH1 'Divas' Concert Benefiting The Save The Music Foundation at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Jessica and ex-husband Nick Lachey arrive to the 32nd Annual 'American Music Awards' at the Shrine Auditorium, in Los Angeles, California
  • Ex-lovers Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey attends the 'Gucci Spring 2006 Fashion Show Benefitting The Childrens Action Network' at Michael Chow's residence in Beverly Hills, California
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