Hilary Duff Biography
Hilary Duff (full name: Hilary Erhard Duff) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and author who began acting at a young age in Disney. She is known for her role in Lizzie McGuire (2001–2004) as the title character and in the theatrical film based off the series, The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003). She appears as Sharon Tate in a 2019 Horror Movie – The Haunting of Sharon Tate, set to be released on 5 April 2019.
Hilary Duff Age
The Younger star is 31 years old as of 2018. She was born on 28 September 1987 in Houston, Texas, United States.
Where is Hilary Duff From?
Hilary is from Houston, Texas, where she was born.
Hilary Duff Family
Hilary was born and raised in a family of two children of Robert Erhard Duff and Susan Colleen Cobb. Her father is a partner in a chain of convenience stores since Hilary’s younger days while her mother was a homemaker turned film and music producer.
Hilary Duff Sister
Hilary has one sibling: older sister Haylie Duff, also an actress, singer, songwriter, television host, writer, and fashion designer. The two sisters got the motivation and encouragement to venture into acting from their mother. They enrolled into acting, singing and ballet classes and later earned roles in local theater productions.
In 1993, they moved to California with their mother in the pursuit of show business. They got cast in many commercials and also modeled for various clothing brands.
Is Hilary Duff Married – Who Is Hilary Duff Married To
Hilary Duff Spouse | Hilary Duff Marriage
Yes. The “The Haunting of Sharon Tate” star is married to Matthew Koma since January 2017. The two had previously worked together on her album Breathe In. Breathe Out (2015). Koma produced and is a co-writer of the album.
The couple made an announcement about Duff being pregnant with their first child as a couple on June 8, 2018, and on October 2018, their baby girl was born via a home water birth.
Duff has been in several other relationships before:
- She dated fellow teen star Aaron Carter from 2001. Theirs was an on-again-off-again relationship that lasted three years before they called it quits.
- At 16 years of age, in July 2004, she dated Charlotte singer Joel Madden. He was 25 years old at the time. News about the two were initially speculations which Duff’s mother ended when she announced the relationship in a June 2005 interview. He also worked on her compilation album, Most Wanted. but they broke up in November 2006.
- In 2007, she began a relationship with Canadian NHL player Mike Comrie. They got engaged and made the announcement in February 2010. On August 14, 2010, the pair tied the knot in Santa Barbara, California.She got pregnant in 2011 and gave birth to her son in March 2012. The couple however, announced their separation on January 10, 2014 followed by a divorce filing from Duff and requesting primary physical and legal joint custody of their son. The process was completed in February 2016.
- She then went on to date Jason Walsh, personal trainer. heirs lasted from August 2015 until November 2016.
Hilary Duff Acting
Duff began acting as early as at 8 years old with her taking on minor roles like her uncredited part in the Hallmark Entertainment western miniseries True Women (1997) and also an extra in the ensemble comedy-drama Playing by Heart (1998).
She got her first major role in 1998 in Casper Meets Wendy, as Wendy. She received a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot (Supporting Young Actress) television film The Soul Collector (1999) as Ellie.
She appeared as a sick child in Chicago Hope in March 2000. She was also in the cast in the pilot episode of the NBC comedy series Daddio as one of the children. She was dropped from the cast prior to the airing of the show by the producers. She landed another role of a newly developed Disney Channel series, Lizzie McGuire, a week after being dropped from Daddio.
Lizzie McGuire premiered on January 12, 2001 and became a ratings hit, with an estimated 2.3 million viewers per episode. She was soon labeled a teen idol and household name. The series was marketed through soundtracks, books, dolls, toys, and video games based on Duff’s character; making about $100 million from the show’s merchandise alone for Disney company.
In 2002, she made her feature film debut in Human Nature as a younger version of Patricia Arquette’s character. She also starred in in the 2002 Disney Channel television film Cadet Kelly.
She reprised her role for The Lizzie McGuire Movie in 2003. She also got to record “What Dreams Are Made Of” original song for the film’s finale and it was later included on the film’s soundtrack.
Duff has since appeared in many movies and venturing into other businesses like her designing career. In January 2018, she launched a collaborative eyewear line with GlassesUSA called the “Muse x Hilary Duff” collection.
In 2018, she also began filming the independent film The Haunting of Sharon Tate which relates to the Manson murders. The film is by Daniel Farrands (writer and producer) and Hilary also serves as n executive producer starring alongside Lydia Hearst and former Cheaper by the Dozen 2 co-star, Jonathan Bennett.
The film is set to be released in April 2019 and Duff has already earned a Best Actress award for her character from the 2019 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival.
As of September 2018, Duff is confirmed to be lending her voice for the lead character in an animated film, Meet Your Tooth Fairy.
Hilary Duff Music
Duff began her music career by making appearances on various soundtracks for the Disney channel and she recorded a cover of the Brooke McClymont song “I Can’t Wait” for the soundtrack to Lizzie McGuire. Later on, she recorded a cover of “The Tiki Tiki Tiki Room” for DisneyMania.
Her debut album was the Christmas themed album whose production began once she expressed interest in music. In October 2002, Santa Claus Lane was released and it charted low on the Billboard 200. The album had several re-releases over the years and Duff got a contract with Andre Recke of Hollywood Records to release future recordings.
Duff’s debut single was the song “Why Not,” which was not released as a single release in North America.
Her second album, Metamorphosis, was released in August 2003 and reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart in the US. It also earned her multiple awards and nominations.
She has several other studio albums to her name:
- Hilary Duff, released on September 28, 2004
- Dignity, released on April 3, 2007
- Breathe In. Breathe Out, released on June 16, 2015
Hilary Duff Proposal
Hilary Duff Now
Duff is still active in the acting scene with films she is appearing in being released, for example the “The Haunting of Sharon Tate” to be released on 5th April 2019.
Hilary Duff Pilgrim
In late 2016, Duff and her-then-boyfriend Jason Walsh attended the Casamigos Halloween Party at a private residence in Beverly Hills, California. She had dressed as a sexy pilgrim to her man’s Native American costume.
Two days late, the both apologized n social media for not being thoughtful with their outfit choices.
Hilary Duff Height
Duff Hilary is 1.57 m tall.
Hilary Duff Hot Body Pictures and in a Bikini
Hilary Duff Movies
Hilary Duff Shows
Hilary Duff Songs
(with Haylie Duff)
Hilary Duff Exposed
In 2017, Duff flashed a bare breast on-screen during the fourth season of her comedy Younger.
Hilary Duff News
Watch Hilary Duff in Terrifying The Haunting of Sharon Tate Trailer
Published: February 1, 2019
Hilary Duff plays her most harrowing role yet in The Haunting of Sharon Tate.
The 31-year-old Younger star and Lizzie McGuire alum plays the actress, who was murdered at age 26 in 1969 by followers of cult leader Charles Manson while she was pregnant with husband and director’s Roman Polanski’s child. Four other people were also killed at the time.
In the film, Duff-as-Tate has premonitions of her murder. In the first official trailer, obtained exclusively by E! News, her character is shown roaming the Beverly Hills home Tate shared with Polanski before her murderers, members of the “Manson Family,” apparently make their presence known. Manson is seen being led away by authorities.
Mean Girls alum Jonathan Bennett plays Jay Sebring and Lydia Hearst plays Abigail Folger, two of the other murder victims.
Daniel Farrands, who directed last year’s The Amityville Murders, helmed and wrote The Haunting of Sharon Tate.
In February 2018, Duff shared on Instagram a photo of herself dressed as Tate.
“Had the incredible opportunity of playing Sharon Tate the past two weeks in an independent movie,” Duff wrote. “She was an amazing woman and it was a true honor.”
The Haunting of Sharon Tate is set for release on April 5.
Adopted from: eonline.com