About Jessica Alba
Jessica Marie Alba, or simply Jessica Alba, is an American actress and model. She rose to prominence at the age thirteen, appearing in movies The Secret World of Alex Mac and Camp Nowhere. Alba gained national recognition during the period 2000-2002, while starring in TV series Dark Angel. Following this breakthrough Jessica appeared in a number of movies, including Sin City, Honey, Fantastic Four, Into the Blue, Good Luck Chuck and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Her acting performances garnered Jessica several awards, most notably- Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television and Teen Choice Award. As for the spring 2013, Jessica Alba net worth is estimated at $20 million. She is widely considered to be one of the most attractive artists in the world. In 2006 she was voted No. 1 on AskMen’s “99 Most Desirable Woman” list and named the “Sexiest Woman in the World” by FHM.
Jessica Marie Alba was born in California, in a family of Mark and Catherine Alba. Her parents originated from Mexico, Netherland and the French part of Canada. Although they came from honorable families, none of their relatives were famous or enjoyed fortunes similar to Jessica Alba net worth.
Due to Mark’s career in U.S. Air Forces, the whole family moved from one state to another, from California to Mississippi and from Mississippi to Texas , before settling back where they have started. Although Jessica loved her family unconditionally, her liberal attitudes were often in a sharp contrast with her parent’s Christian beliefs, causing numerous conflicts. Although one could question whether a five-year-old is able to understand the true meaning of the world “feminist”, Alba has stated that she identified herself as one ever since.
Childhood was a troublesome period for the future starlet. She suffered from pneumonia attacks at least four times a year and twice went through a near-death experience, when her lungs partially collapsed. Spending most of the time in a hospital and often changing places due to the specifics of her daddy’s career, Alba was barely Abel to make any friends and felt pretty lonely. Loneliness led the girl to depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Despite all this, she was determined not to allow her physical and psychological problems hamper her professional career.
Jessica Alba net worth started to grow when a 13-year –old landed a role on 1990s movie Camp Nowhere and subsequently appeared on Nickelodeon’s series The Secret World of Alex Mac. By the age 20 Jessica was in-demand actress, appearing in several movies per year. In 2008 she got married to a movie producer and entrepreneur Cash Warren. For the curious ones, Jessica Alba net worth is twice as big as her husband’s fortune.