The album was initially distributed through Walt Disney Records, with Buena Vista later re-releasing the project.It went on to receive a Gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments exceeding 500,000 copies.She returned to music in 2014, and signed with RCA Records for her fifth studio album Breathe In. She has also had fashion lines of her own such as Stuff by Duff, Femme for DKNY and most recently "The Muse x Hilary Duff" collection, a collaborative effort with Glasses Duff has received much media attention since the beginning of her career, with focuses including her romantic relationships, friendships, and her public image.In 2003, Duff earned a co-starring role in the children's action comedy film Agent Cody Banks with Frankie Muniz.
Later that year, Duff co-starred as one of the twelve children of Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt in the family comedy Cheaper by the Dozen, which remains her highest-grossing film to date.
The two of them finalized their divorce six years later.
She has been described by later Disney actresses as an inspiration, with artists such as Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez claiming they looked up to Duff and emulated her career.
Her Daddio co-star Michael Chiklis stated, "After working with her the first day, I remember saying to my wife, 'This young girl is gonna be a movie star.' She was completely at ease with herself and comfortable in her own skin." Disney began marketing the series through soundtracks, books, dolls, toys, and video games based on Duff's character; the company reportedly made an estimated 0 million from the show's merchandise alone.
Santa Claus Lane was released in October 2002, charting in the lower portion of the Billboard 200 chart in the United States.