Why Famous: Established as a teen idol after being cast in the Disney Channel television series "Lizzie McGuire" in the early 2000s and its motion picture "The Lizzie McGuire Movie" (2003), in which she portrayed the titular character. She later appeared in feature films and numerous television dramas and comedies.
After signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records, she released her debut studio album, which was also a Christmas album, "Santa Claus Lane", in 2002. Her second album, "Metamorphosis" (2003), has been certified triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for exceeding shipments of one million copies.
- 2010-08-14 Actress and singer Hilary Duff (24) weds retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre Mike Comrie (31) at La Quinta Estate in Montecito, California
- 2001-01-12 Disney Channel series "Lizzie McGuire" premieres starring Hilary Duff