Jessica Alba has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.
Born Name Jessica Marie Alba
Nick Name Sky Angel, Albz, Jma, Jess, Jessica Marie Warren, Skank Butt
Occupation Model, TV and Film Actress, businesswoman
Years active 1994–present
Born: April 28, 1981, 37 years and 6 months, Pomona, California, USA
Sun Sign Taurus
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Measurements 34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm
Bra Size 32B
Bow Tramp Stamp
Lotus flower tattoo at Wrist (a word “Padma” which means lotus flower in Sanskrit)
Daisy tattoo at neck
Ladybug tattoo at neck
Alba graduated from high school at the age of 16, and she subsequently attended the Atlantic Theater Company.
Father – Mark David Alba (Real Estate Agent)
Mother – Catherine (née Jensen) (Housewife)
Siblings – Joshua Alba (Younger Brother)
These are her talent agencies –
William Morris Endeavor
Next Model Management – New York
Next Model Management – London
Next Model Management – Paris
Next Model Management – Milan
Next Model Management – Los Angeles
She has appeared in several TV commercials on The Los Angeles Mentoring Partnership (2005), Nintendo game (1993), J.C. Penney stores (1994), March of Dimes (PSA), LegalZoom (2013), The Honest Company, and numerous Revlon and L’Oreal ads, etc.
Her mother is of Danish and French-Canadian descent and her father is Mexican American.
In 2010, Alba starred in five films. She played Joyce Lakeland, a prostitute in The Killer Inside Me, film adaption of the book of the same name which co-starred Kate Hudson and Casey Affleck.
The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Her second film of the year was the hit romantic comedy Valentine’s Day, directed by Garry Marshall.
She portrayed Ashton Kutcher’s girlfriend, Morley Clarkson, in the ensemble film that included Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, and Jennifer Garner, among others.
Later that year, she appeared in the action film Machete, in An Invisible Sign of My Own and in Little Fockers, reuniting with Robert De Niro who was also in Machete.
In 2011, Alba appeared in the film Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.
In January 2012, Alba and business partner Chris Gavigan launched The Honest Company, a collection of toxin-free household goods, diapers, and body care products.
The company is currently valued at $1 billion.
In March 2012, Alba announced that she will be releasing a book, The Honest Life, based on her experiences creating a natural, non-toxic life for her family.
The book was published in early 2013 by Rodale.
Her 2013 projects include comedy A.C.O.D, and animated film Escape from Planet Earth.
Alba reprised her roles, Santana in Machete’s sequel Machete Kills, and Nancy Callahan in Sin City A Dame to Kill For, the sequel to 2005’s Sin City.
Filming for the Sin City sequel started in October 2012 and the film was released in August 2014.
On the cover of the March 2006 issue, Playboy magazine named Alba among its 25 Sexiest Celebrities, and the Sex Star of the Year.
Alba was involved in litigation against Playboy for its use of her image (from a promotional shot for Into the Blue) without her consent, which she contends gave the appearance that she was featured in the issue in a “nude pictorial”.
However, she later dropped the lawsuit after receiving a personal apology from Playboy owner Hugh Hefner, who agreed to make donations to two charities that Alba has supported.
When reports surfaced that a 21-year-old Chinese girl was seeking plastic surgery to resemble Alba in order to win back an ex-boyfriend, the star spoke out against the perceived need to change one’s appearance for love.
In 2006, Alba ranked No.3 on E Television’s 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies.
In 2006 readers of AskMen voted Alba No. 1 on 99 Most Desirable Women, while in 2007, Maxim Magazine placed Alba on the number 2 spot of their “Top 100”.
Both GQ and In Style had Alba on their June 2008 covers, and in May, after eight million votes, FHM (USA and UK editions) named Alba the winner as “2007’s Sexiest Woman in the World”.
Alba has been regarded as one of the world’s most attractive women, being named to Maxim’s Hot 100 in 2008.
In 2007, Alba was ranked in at No.1 in FHM’s Sexiest Girls of 2007 poll, in the magazine’s Latvian edition.
Alba was ranked No.4 on Empire Magazine’s 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in 2007.
In 2006 and 2007, Alba was voted No.1 as the most sexy woman in the world by the Norwegian FHM.
In 2008, Alba was ranked No.34 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list, was ranked No.2 on Wizard magazine’s “Sexiest Women of TV” list, and was named in GQ Magazine one of the 25 Sexiest Women in film of all time.
Alba appeared in the 2009 Campari calendar. Campari printed 9,999 copies of the calendar featuring photos of Alba posing sexually in swimsuits, and high heels.
Alba is the only woman who has made the Maxim Magazine Hot 100 list in all the years it was published, from 2000 to 2014.
She appeared on Maxim’s 2014 Hot 100 list, finishing 8.
She was named one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” by Men’s Health.
People named her one of 2012 Most Beautiful at Every Age.
Best Known For
Her roles in TV show Dark Angel (2000-2002), and films like Fantastic Four (2005), Into the Blue (2005), Sin City (2005).
1994 film Camp Nowhere was her debut film. She did her role as Gail. She didn’t star in this film and was 13 at that time.
First TV Show
1994 American TV series The Secret World of Alex Mack for her role as Jessica. At that time, she was just 13 years old. She appeared in 3 episodes, titled –
School Dance (Season 1, Episode 5)
Hoop War (Season 1, Episode 2)
The Accident (Season 1, Episode 1)
Ramona Braganza is her personal trainer. She is working with Jessica from last 15 years. She has also trained other famous celebs such as Zac Efron, Halle Berry, Anne Hathaway, Ryan Reynolds, Jessica Biel and others. Ramona trains Alba with her 3-2-1 training method, which consists of 3 cardio segments, 2 circuit strength training segments and 1 core segment. By following this fitness schedule, Alba has achieved a lean and hot body.
Jessica Alba Favorite Things
Favorite Food – She can’t pick any as she likes everything
Favorite Fashion Designers – Viktor And Rolf, Dolce And Gabbana
Favorite Perfume – Turquoise Perfume Oil from Sage
Favorite Actor – Johnny Depp
Jessica Alba Facts
Jessica has been called a sex symbol.
In 2006, she was ranked no. 1 in AskMen’s Most Desirable Women list.
After doing Into the Blue (2005 movie), she said that she can hold her breath under the water longer than her co-stars Paul Walker, and Scott Caan.
She had asthma as a child. Also, she suffered from pneumonia (4 to 5 times a year), had ruptured appendix and a tonsillar cyst.
She loves to play golf and to cook food.
At the age of 5, she decided that she wanted to become an actress.
“He Said She Said” is a song by Ashley Tisdale in which Alba has been mentioned.
She does not know Spanish and can hardly understand that language, despite her Mexican ancestry from her father’s side.
Alba is the co-founder of the Honest company which sells non-toxic household products.
She was born at 1:51 PM (PDT).
Her cousin Steve “Salba” Alba is a skateboarding legend.
She is a certified PADI scuba diver.
She lost her dog Sid in July 2017.