Ashlee Simpson-Wentz (born October 3, 1984 as Ashley Nicole Simpson) is an American pop rock singer-songwriter, dancer and actress. Simpson-Wentz, who is the younger sister of pop singer Jessica Simpson, rose to prominence in mid-2004 through the success of her number-one debut album Autobiography and the accompanying reality series The Ashlee Simpson Show. Simpson received widespread criticism when she used a pre-recorded vocal track on Saturday Night Live in October 2004. Following a North American concert tour and a film appearance, Simpson released a second number-one album, I Am Me, in October 2005. Her third album, Bittersweet World, was released in April 2008. The following month, she married musician Pete Wentz and announced that they were expecting a child. On November 20, 2008, Simpson-Wentz gave birth to their son, Bronx Mowgli Wentz. She was recently cast as Violet Foster, a small town girl in The CW's Melrose Place, a revamp of the '90s drama of the same name. Her first three albums have sold over 8 million copies worldwide.