Jessica Alba: Film Actress, Television Actress, Online Entrepreneur
Jessica Alba (born April 28, 1981) appeared on the big screen for the first time in the 1994 comedy “Camp Nowhere”. Then she sprang into the spotlight with her role as Max Guevera in James Cameron's short-lived TV series “Dark Angel”.
In January of this year, Alba launched The Honest Company, an e-commerce business, which sells eco-friendly products, such as diapers, baby wipes, household cleaning and bodycare items for a monthly subscription fee.
Born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, California, film actress Jessica Alba comes from a diverse background. Her father is Mexican-American and her mother has Danish and French roots. As the daughter of a member of the U.S. Air Force, she moved around a lot while growing up, living in California, Mississippi, and Texas before settling back in California.
Alba began studying acting in her early teens and had an agent by the age of 12. Netting her first film role, she appeared in the 1994 comedy Camp Nowhere. She also found work as a model and did some commercials. Around this time, Alba landed a recurring role on “The Secret World of Alex Mack”, a popular tween comedy about a girl who develops special powers. She took to the water with a short-lived remake of the classic aquatic adventure series, “Flipper”, which was filmed in Australia.
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