Career: Fergie started her career as a child actor in the TV show Kids Incorporated. In the early 1990s she was a member of female trio Wild Orchid. The band released two albums and toured with Cher, but she left the group in 2001 after developing an addiction to methamphetamine. In 2003, she was invited to try out for a song called Shut Up for The Black Eyed Peas third album. She went onto record five additional songs with them and was offered a permanent spot. By 2011 she had worked with them on four albums. She released her debut solo album, The Duchess, in 2006 and has also appeared in the films Grindhouse and Nine.
Relationships: On 10 January 2009 she married actor Josh Duhamel after five years of dating. In February 2012, the couple announced that they are expecting their first baby together.
FYI: In the mid-1980s Fergie voiced the character of Sally in two Peanuts cartoons and four episodes of The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show.