How much is Jessica Alba worth? $350 million
How did Jessica Alba earn her money and wealth?
Born on the 28th of April in 1981 in California, Jessica Alba was interested in acting ever since the age of five. Born to Air Force Officer Mark David Alba and Catherine Louisa, Alba tried her hand at acting at the tender age of eleven with an acting competition where she won the grand prize of free acting classes. Within a span of 9 months, she was cast in a minor role in the feature film “Camp Nowhere” that released in 1994. During her childhood she was cast in a couple of feature films and advertisements including the one for Nintendo. Alba also played Jessica in three episodes of the Nickelodeon’s comedy series “The Secret World of Alex Mack” and Maya in first two seasons of “Flipper”. By 1998, she became a common face on the small screen with few more TV shows like “Brooklyn South” and “Beverly Hills, 90210”. She took a leap in the industry in 1999 with Drew Barrymore’s romantic comedy “Never Been Kissed” and comedy-horror film “Idle Hands”.
The big break in Jessica Alba’s career was with James Cameron’s sci-fi television series Dark Angel in which she played a genetically engineered soldier Max Guevara. This role won her quite many critic’s appreciations including a Golden Globe nomination. Following that Alba was cast in a number of movies including “Fantastic Four” and its sequels, “Sin City” and “The Killer Inside Me”.
Alba got married to Cash Warren in 2008 and had her first daughter Honor Marie the same year. Following the birth of her daughter, Jessica Alba began a quest for environmentally friendly baby products that don’t use ingredients like petrochemicals and synthetic fragrances. Thus “The Honest Company” was born in 2011 under the ownership of Jessica Alba. The company was launched in 2012 with a line of diapers and baby wipes. By 2013, the net worth of The Honest Company was at $50 million that rose to $170 million in 2014. In 2016, the company announced a new round of funding that added a $100 million to the capital taking the value of The Honest Company to $1.7 billion.
As of now, the company manufactures over 100 non-toxic and environmentally friendly household products being sold in the United States of America and Canada. Most of the sales occur online through the company’s website.
Jessica Alba has been named as one of the richest American entrepreneurs under the age of 40 by The Forbes Magazine. As of April 2017, her net worth was at $350 million.
What are the highest-grossing movies of Jessica Alba?
- Fantastic Four (2005): $330.6 million
- Little Fockers: $310.7 million
- Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer: $289.0 million
- Valentine’s Day: $216.5 million
- Sin City: $158.8 million
- Mechanic: Resurrection: $125.7 million
- Spy Kids: All the Time in the World: $85.6 million
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