Nicholas Scott "Nick" Lachey ( lə-SHAY; born November 9, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and television personality. Lachey rose to fame as the lead singer of the multi-platinum selling boy band 98 Degrees. He later starred in the reality television series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica with his then-wife, Jessica Simpson. He has released four solo albums, SoulO, What's Left of Me, A Father's Lullaby and Soundtrack of My Life. He is also known for his recurring role as Leslie St. Claire on the television series Charmed.