Jessica Alba Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Sky Angel, Albz, Jma, Jess, Skank Butt
Full Name Jessica Marie Alba
Profession Actress, Businesswoman, Model
Nationality American
Age 41 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth April 28, 1981
Birthplace Pomona, California, United States
Religion Catholic
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Jessica Marie Alba, professionally known as Jessica Alba was born on 28 April 1981 in Pomona, California, U.S. She is an American actress and businesswoman. At the age of 13, she began to appear on television and in movies. She is passionate about her work. She rose to fame at the age of 19 when she took the lead role in the Dark Angel (2000-2002) TV series. However, she made her acting debut in Camp Nowhere (1994) alongside John Putch, Romy Walthall, and many others.

Jessica Alba got international attention when she played the role of Sue Storm in the famous Fantastic Four (2005) series with talented stars like Ioan Gruffudd, Chris Evans, and Michael Chiklis.

As a businesswoman, in 2011, Jessica Alba co-founded The Honest Company which is a consumer goods company that sells baby, personal, and household products. She has been featured in popular magazines such as Vanity Fair, FHM, and Men’s Health. Her work has been appreciated widely as she got her name listed in the world’s most beautiful women.

Early Life

When Jessica Alba was nine years old, she traveled a lot because of her father’s Air Force career hence she always got to travel. The family has been to Mississippi, Del Rio, Texas, Biloxi, before finally settling back in California. She has a younger brother named, Joshua. Jessica described her family as a “very conservative family – a traditional, Catholic, Latin American family.” Although, she considers herself a very liberal and feminist.

During her childhood, Jessica Alba suffered from pneumonia and due to her continuous illness she couldn’t attend school regularly and hence she became isolated from other children at school. She has also had asthma since she was a child. Therefore, no one at school knew her well enough to befriend her. Plus, it was also because of her father’s frequent moving. However, Jessica Alba was graduated at the age of 16 from Claremont High School and attended Atlantic Theater Company.

Career Journey

In 2003, she appeared on the big screen as she played the lead role of Honey Daniels in Honey film with co-stars Mekhi Phifer, Romeo Miller, Joy Bryant, and David Moscow. Jessica Alba soon became a popular Hollywood actress and has appeared in several box office hits throughout her career. Her biggest achievement is Fantastic Four (2005) film series which got her immense attention from all over the world. She wonderfully portrayed her role. In 2007, she appeared in the Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck where she played the role of Cam with Connor Price, Troy Gentile, and Mackenzie Mowat.

In 2008, Jessica Alba took the lead role in The Eye – horror/thriller movie as Sydney Wells with co-stars Alessandro Nivola and Parker Posey. She has acted with talented co-stars like Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Garner, Bradley Cooper, and many more in Valentine’s DAy (2010) rom-com movie. In the same year, Alba appeared in Little Fockers with Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, and Barbra Streisand.

In 2016, Jessica appeared with Jason Statham in Mechanic: Resurrection as she played the lead role of Gina with other co-stars Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh, and Sam Hazeldine. She has been featured in Sin City (2005) with Bruce Willis and Devon Aoki as she is a frequent collaborator of director Robert Rodriguez. She continued to collaborate with Sin City co-director Robert Rodriguez, appearing in his films Machete (2010) with Robert De Niro, Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World (2011) starring Joel McHale, Rowan Blanchard, and Jeremy Piven. Jessica Alba appeared in the sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) alongside Mickey Rourke, Josh Brolin, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. From 2019 to 2020, Alba starred in the Spectrum action crime series L.A.’s Finest with Gabrielle Union, Duane Martin, Sophie Reynolds, and more.

Personal Life

Jessica Alba married her long-time boyfriend Cash Warren whom she met on the set of the Fantastic Four film series in May 2008. The couple is blessed with three children. Jessica and Warren are blessed with two daughters, and a son named Honor Marie Warren, Haven Garner Warren, and Hayes Alba Warren, respectively.

Achievements

Jessica Alba won 17 awards and 46 nominations in total.

  • In 2001, Jessica Alba won the Special Achievement Award for the category Breakthrough Actress of the Year.
  • The same year, she won Teen Choice Award for TV – Choice Actress for Dark Angel. And, TV Guide Award for the category Breakout Star of the Year.
  • She won Saturn Award for the category Best Actress on Television for her work in Dark Angel in 2001.
  • In 2003, Jessica Alba won DVDX Award for the category Best Actress in a DVD Premiere Movie for her work in The Sleeping Dictionary.
  • In 2005, she won Young Hollywood Awards for the category Superstar of Tomorrow.
  • In 2006, she got MTV Movie Award for the category Sexiest Performance in the Sin City.
  • In the same year, Alba won two Golden Schmoes awards for the category Favorite Celebrity of the Year and Best T&A of the Year.
  • In 2008, she received Blimp Award for the category Favorite Female Movie Star for 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer.
  • In 2011, Alba won ALMA Award for the category  Favorite Movie Actress for her work in Machete.
  • In 2011, she received Razzie Award for the category Worst Supporting Actress for her nominated work in The Killer Inside Me (2010), Little Fockers (2010), Machete (2010), and Valentine’s Day (2010).
  • In 2007 and 2006, Jessica Alba received two Scream Awards for the same category Sexiest Superhero for her work in Fantastic Four and 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, respectively.
  • In 2016, Jessica Alba won Webby Award for the category Entrepreneur of the Year.

Jessica Alba Education

Qualification Atlantic Theater Company
School Claremont High School (1997)

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Jessica Alba Career

Profession: Actress, Businesswoman, Model

Debut:

  • Gail in Camp Nowhere (1994)
  • Jessica in The Secret World of Allex Mack (1994)

Net Worth: $350 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Mark David Alba (Air Force)

Mother: Catherine Louisa (Lifeguard)

Brother(s): Joshua Alba

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Cash Warren

Children: ‎3

Son(s): Hayes Alba Warren

Daughter(s): Honor Marie Warren Haven Garner Warren

Dating History:

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Hobbies: Golf, listening to music, yoga, swimming and working & hanging out

Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp

Favorite Food: Likes everything

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