Nick Lachey is an American pop singer and actor who rose to fame in the late-1990s as a writer and joint lead-vocalist along with founding member Jeff Timmons of the boy-band, 98 Degrees.
The group also included Lachey's brother Drew Lachey and classmate Justin Jeffre. They sold over 10-million records worldwide and charted top-forty singles.
Lachey starred in the reality television series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica with his then-wife, fellow pop singer Jessica Simpson. The series ran on MTV for three seasons, from 2003-2005.
He had a recurring role as Leslie St. Clair in the seventh season of the sci-fi series Charmed, in 2004.