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.
for its February cover, Duff reveals that she had actually been dating Walsh for a lot longer, and that it was "serious.""We were seeing each other for a while," Duff tells the magazine. It was definitely my first more serious relationship since my ex-husband [Mike Comrie]."WATCH: Hilary Duff Says She's Not 'Desperate' to Find a New Boyfriend -- 'I've Never Been a Good Dater'"I was like, 'F**k it.
He's my boyfriend,'" she said about her decision to go public. People don't need to know my business until I really know my business, you know? "I have a different trainer now."As for if her ex-husband knew about Walsh, Duff says she and Comrie -- who share a 4-year-old son, Luca, together -- always tell each other when they start dating someone."We feel like it's respectful to keep everybody in the loop," she explains.
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.
With the instant success of Lizzie Mc Guire, which drew 2.3 million viewers, Hilary Duff was the new idol of teenagers all over the country.
Her flawless complexion is due to her dedication to taking her makeup off and washing her face every night. 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.
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.