Jessica Marie Alba
; born April 28, 1981)
is an American actress and businesswoman.
She 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
Alba began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). She rose to prominence as the lead actress in the James Cameron television series Dark Angel(2000–02) when she was 19 years old. Alba later appeared in Honey (2003), Sin City (2005), Fantastic Four (2005), Into the Blue (2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) and Good Luck Chuck(2007).
In January 2012, Alba co-founded The Honest Company, a consumer goods company that sells non-toxic household products, and owns 15 to 20 percent of the company.