Born in Houston, Hilary Duff grew up with her parents and older sister Hailey. The now actress and singer always had a talent for performing, so it is not surprising that she took Hollywood by storm.
Hilary Duff as Television Actress
When Hilary was six years old, she, her mother and her sister made the move to LA. By then, both girls had already become talented performers. Hilary started out acting in commercials and, as she got older, took on more projects. By 2000, Hilary became an award-winning actress when she was named the best-supporting actress in a TV movie or pilot, honoring her with the Young Artist Award. After starring in some failed TV pilots, she was cast in the title role of Disney's Lizzie McGuire, and a star was born.
With the instant success of Lizzie McGuire, which drew 2.3 million viewers, Hilary Duff was the new idol of teenagers all over the country. This led to her vocal performances on countless Disney show soundtracks as well as a Christmas themed albums featuring Hilary's angelic voice. Based on the success of that album, Hilary signed a deal with Hollywood Records.
All the while, Hilary continued to film Lizzie McGuire until its cancellation in 2004. She then went on to star in a box office movie and release another album. By 2007, Hilary was releasing her fourth album independent of the Disney channel. The same year, Hilary's image began to change and she started to make the transition from teen idol to sex symbol.
Hilary Duff Skin Care Routine
When an actress' face is constantly on the camera, having a good skin care routine is important. Hilary Duff likes to massage her face with oils and serums like 3Lb. Her flawless complexion is due to her dedication to taking her makeup off and washing her face every night. She uses Polish by Dr. Lancer every day.
“I use La Mer cream,” she says. “I want a thick layer on my face.” For eye care, Hilary uses a lightweight eye cream which contains organic essential oils "Tata Harper" restorative eye cream. Hilary also maintains a clear skin by using a mask. She uses Glam Glow Supermud clearing treatment.
Hilary Duff Books
In 2010, she became a published author after having signed a contract with Simon & Schuster. The book that came of it was a young adult novel that went on to become a best seller on the New York Times list. By 2011, Hilary had written and released her second book and was recording another record album. The next year she signed a deal to create her own TV show, but the deal fell through.
Hilary Duff Relationship History
Throughout her career, Hilary dated other celebrities such as Joel Madden. Around the time that she started to become a sex symbol, she met and began dating Mike Comrie, a player for the NHL at the time. The two later had a baby together, but legally separated when the child was three years old. The next year the couple divorced, and it was finalized in 2016.
Despite the personal turmoil, Hilary Duff has had a successful career in more than one field. Her talent as an actor, singer and author is something that no one can take away from her.
Like most celebrities, Hilary uses social media. She can be found on Instagram @hilaryduff, where she has 8.6 million followers. She can also be found on Twitter @HilaryDuff, where she has 5.23 million followers. Her Facebook page can be found @HilaryDuff, where she has 8,659,977 followers. She also has a YouTube channel called HilaryDuffVEVO, which has 582,444 subscribers.
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