After movies like ‘Sin City’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ who is not familiar with Jessica Alba and her remarkable acting prowess? She, apart from being a successful actress, strives to provide non-toxic products for beauties & babies through her company ‘Honest.’ However, do you know that her company has faced lawsuits over controversial content present in its ‘natural’ products? The actress took the accusations in her stride though.
We have seen her in the best of roles & credits and because curiosity demands why not ponder over her amassed wealth today? Read on the following article to know some interesting facts & the net worth of Jessica Alba as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981 to mother Catherine Louisa and father Mark David Alba in Pomona, California. Her father was in the Air Force. Jessica Alba suffered from a few ailments in her life including partially collapsed lungs, pneumonia, tonsillar cyst, and ruptured appendix. Her school life was severely affected by all these illnesses.
She did her graduation from Claremont High School and then went to the Atlantic Theater Company.
Jessica Alba had a relationship with co-star Michael Weatherly from 2000-2003 & they got engaged too before breaking up. She then met Michael Warren’s son Cash Warren on the sets of ‘Fantastic Four’ in 2004. After a long relationship, they married in 2008 and now have a daughter & a son together.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jessica Alba was interested in acting since the age of five. She won free acting classes in a Beverly Hills competition, which gave her an opportunity that changed her life. She was then signed for the movie ‘Camp Nowhere ‘ in a small role in 1994. She did a number of small roles in different series & movies before gaining prominence in 1999 after the romantic comedy ‘Never Been Kissed’ & the comedy horror ‘Idle Hands.’ She did other major roles in the coming years like in ‘Dark Angel’ and ‘Sin City’ for which she was widely appraised and won many awards too. She hosted many shows & her acting talent gained her a huge fortune. She did five movies in 2010 alone. Other than a career in acting she launched the ‘Honest Company’ in 2012 which reportedly was valued at $1 million in 2014, and she had 10 to 15 percent shares in it as of 2015.
She launched a book named ‘The Honest Life’ based on her personal & familial experiences in 2013 & it became a New York Times Bestseller.
The list of Awards won by her is long including a Teen Choice for Choice Movie Actress: Horror/Thriller, a Golden Globe nomination, a Teen Choice Award for “Choice Actress” as well as a Saturn Award for Best Actress, etc.
Net Worth & Earnings:
An actor since the age of 12 Jessica Alba’s net worth is estimated to be at $350 million. The source of her wealth is primarily her successful acting career with entrepreneurship ventures including Honest Co. which is valued at $1. 7 billion. Forbes has listed her among America’s wealthiest entrepreneurs under 40. Other sources are her best seller book ‘The Honest Life,’ and ‘The Honest Beauty Collection’ of skincare & beauty products launched in 2015. The actress has not shied away from humanitarian endeavors too, as she is involved in charity programs for various organizations including Baby2Baby.
We have seen the courageous actress bravely fight for her interests & views against the conservative church from an early age. We have also seen Jessica Alba in the bondage-themed pose by ‘Declare Yourself’ encouraging youngsters to register for voting. The actress insists on being herself as her life itself is an inspiration for people who without losing their personal essence want to achieve success & a fortune like hers.