The blond J.J. Pearce High School student abandoned her studies to record a gospel album, Jessica.
Jessica Simpson is big into beauty. "I always said that if I weren't a singer, I would be a makeup artist," the multi-talented star has joked. With the help of makeup guru Mary Phillips and hairstylist Ken Paves, she has experimented with everything from full-glam Marilyn looks to sultry brunet styles. "Men find her look captivating and sexy, and women find it inspiring yet tangible," says Paves. "See why she's my muse?" We see, Ken.