Hilary Duff was born in Houston Texas in 1987. By age 6 she and her sister were touring with the Chechetti Ballet. In 1997 she made her on screen debut in the mini-series True Women alongside her sister. Her first lead role came in 1998 when she got the role of Wendy in Casper Meets Wendy. In 2001 she starred in Lizzie McGuire on the Disney Channel. In 2003 she released her album Metamorphosis. In 2002 she appeared in the film Cadet Kelly and by age 15 she signed a million dollar movie deal for “The Lizzie McGuire Movie.” That same year she was seen in Agent Cody Banks and Cheaper by the Dozen. In 2004 she earned a 2.2 million dollar check for her role in the movie A Cinderella Story. Her second Album was released in 2004 and she also served as the spokesperson for Kids with a Cause. In 2005 she starred in Cheaper by the Dozen 2 that same year she was in the Perfect Man alongside Heather Locklear. In 2005 Duff released an album with her greatest hits and 3 new tracks. In 2005 she starred with her sister Haylie in the film Material Girls. In 2007 she released her third album Dignity. In 2008 she was cast in War. Inc, Safety Glass and Greta, and also released her album Dignity 2.