Hilary Duff Biography

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Hilary Erhard Duff (born in September 28, 1987) is an American actress, pop singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. After gaining fame for playing the title role in the television show Lizzie McGuire, Duff went on to have a film career; her most commercially successful movies include Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003), and A Cinderella Story (2004).

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Duff has expanded her repertoire into pop music, with four RIAA certified Platinum albums and over thirteen million albums sold worldwide. Her first studio album, Metamorphosis (2003), was certified triple platinum and she followed it up with two more platinum albums, Hilary Duff (2004) and Most Wanted (2005). Duff’s last studio album, Dignity, was released in April 2007 and was certified Gold in August 2007.

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She has also launched a clothing line, “Stuff by Hilary Duff”, and two exclusive perfume collections with Elizabeth Arden. Duff and her mother were listed as producers for the movie Material Girls, As of August 2008, her upcoming films include animated comedy Foodfight!, and independent films Greta and Safety Glass.

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Duff was born in Houston, Texas on September 28, 1987. She is the second child of Susan Colleen (née Cobb), a homemaker and film producer, and husband Robert Erhard Duff, a partner in a chain of convenience stores, who resides at the family home in Houston to maintain the family’s convenience store business. She has an elder sister, Haylie Duff, who is also an actress/singer. Duff’s mother encouraged Hilary to take up acting classes alongside her elder sister, Haylie, which resulted in both girls winning roles in various local theater productions. At the ages of eight and six, respectively, the Duff sisters participated in the ballet, The Nutcracker Suite with Columbus BalletMet in San Antonio. The siblings became more enthusiastic about the idea of choosing acting as a profession, and eventually relocated to California with their mother. Duff’s father stayed at the family home in Houston to take care of their business. After several years of auditions and meetings, the Duff sisters were cast in various television commercials.

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Duff began dating singer Aaron Carter in 2001. They met on the sets of Lizzie McGuire, during Carter’s guest appearance in a Christmas episode. The relationship lasted two years. It was reported that Carter left Duff for Lindsay Lohan, but soon broke up with Lohan and resumed dating Duff. Carter later stated that he also cheated on Duff with her best friend, and that Duff “got her heart broken” and he was “sorry” for his actions. On March 23, 2007, Claymation facsimiles of Duff and Lohan appeared on the celebrity wrestling series Celebrity Death Match episode “Where’s Lohan?”. Duff and Lindsay Lohan were later reported to have been involved in a “feud” with each other over their relationship with Carter. In 2007, Duff and Lohan had reconciled. Lohan attended the release party for Duff’s album Dignity and Duff told People magazine that she thought Lohan was “fun” and “a nice girl”.

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In 2004 Duff began dating Good Charlotte singer Joel Madden. After a long period of tabloid speculation, Duff’s mother Susan announced their relationship in a June 2005 interview for Seventeen magazine. In a June 2006 interview with Elle, Duff stated

“…(virginity) is definitely something I like about myself. It doesn’t mean I haven’t thought about sex, because everyone I know has had it and you want to fit in”.

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Duff later told MuchMusic that she did not say the quotes attributed to her in the article and that the subject was “definitely not something that I would talk about…” Duff and Madden broke up in November 2006. The same year, Duff’s parents separated after 22 years of marriage, due to infidelity on the part of her father. She wrote about the pain caused by the separation in her songs “Stranger” and “Gypsy Woman”.

In 2007 Duff was photographed many times with NHL player Mike Comrie. Although Duff never revealed much about the relationship, the couple were seen hugging and kissing, with Duff even attending some of Comrie’s games. Comrie bought Duff a brand new $100,000 car for her twentieth birthday.

Duff is involved with various charities, is an animal rights enthusiast and a member of Kids with a Cause. She also donated $250,000 to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. In 2005, she donated over 2.5 million meals to Hurricane Katrina victims in the south. In August 2006, Duff traveled to a New Orleans elementary school and worked with USA Harvest to distribute meals. She has also served on the Advisory Board of the “Audrey Hepburn Child Benefit Fund” and the Celebrity Council of “Kids with a Cause”.

In 2005, Duff’s earnings were estimated to be $15 million and in December 2007, Duff was ranked at #7 in the Forbes “Top 20 Earners Under 25″, with an annual earnings of $12 million. In 2007, Duff was ranked at #23 in Maxim’s “Hot 100″ list. In 2008, Duff was ranked #7 for the US edition of FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World”, while for the UK edition she ranked in at #8.

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  1. 11 Responses to “Hilary Duff Biography”

  2. By arbesa on Aug 28, 2008 | Reply

    je ma e bukura ne bot aaa

  3. By anonim on Feb 6, 2009 | Reply

    sh’e very beautyyyy:PD:

  4. By linnda on Mar 25, 2009 | Reply

    the best in the world

  5. By karla on Apr 30, 2009 | Reply

    Oh ella Es pErfEctha es Uniika es La mejor
    lA amo la Adoro kiiSiiera cOnoserla o
    sAver cUAando bEndra a MEXICO
    I LOVE HILARY DUFF la mejor de thodas

    bye >>

  6. By karen on May 12, 2009 | Reply

    eres la mejor eres mi favorita te al gunas coleccion y me gustan tus peliculas manda tu correo para hablr yo tengo 14 plis

  7. By karen on May 12, 2009 | Reply

    te kiero

  8. By LincheZ on Aug 17, 2009 | Reply

    helllo If has any chance to say you duff ”i love you ” i ‘m ready to be the most imposible thing in this world just to say it you are the best on this worldd that to know for ever time i love you so much I ‘m a small girl from a new and small state and large from you but you always are near of heart ” so on really i to suppose that you and oliver james are actress but at the same time the most wonderful twosome that i can see some time i love youuuu so much hilary duff from majlinda ….”’ and for photoss i don’t know if i saw some time of all webs

  9. By gramoz love hilary on Sep 19, 2009 | Reply

    iii LIKEE UU !!!!!!! ur movies ftww please conntact with me im big ur fans likeee youu <3

  10. By eliza zeqiri on Jan 12, 2010 | Reply

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  11. By ramin on Jan 26, 2010 | Reply

    i am from azerbaijan.i love hilary

  12. By sara on Jun 27, 2010 | Reply

    Hello Duff!
    I’m Sara.I am from Macedonia/Kumanove and I love you so much.You are my Idoll

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