Jessica Alba was born in Pomona, California on April 28, 1981, the daughter of Catherine Louisa and Mark David Alba. Alba has described her family as being a “very conservative family – a traditional, Catholic, Latin American family” and herself as very liberal; Jessica Alba says she had identified herself as a “feminist” as early as age five. Jessica Alba graduated from Claremont High School at age 16 and subsequently attended the Atlantic Theater Company.

Jessica Alba began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). A prolific actress today, Alba had wanted to become an actress from an early age. Jessica Alba rose to prominence at age 19 as the lead actress in the television series Dark Angel. Jessica Alba has acted in a diverse array of film genres including horror, supernatural, thriller, romance, drama, and comedy. 

On April 28, Jessica Marie Alba was born in the lovely city of Pomona, California, in 1981. Born to Catherine Louisa and Mark David Alba, she has a smaller brother called Joshua. Her family shifted around because of her father’s job in the Air Force before settling in Claremont, California, when she was 9 years old. 

Alba had many health issues when she was young. She got ill with pneumonia many times, and her lungs even partly stopped working two times. She also had asthma since she was small. Because she was in the clinic mostly, she didn’t have any close buddies at school. She completed high school when she was 16 and then visited a theater company.

Early Career


Alba liked to act from a young age. At 11, she requested her mother to take her to an acting contest. She won and got free drama lessons. Nine months later, she was signed by an agent. Alba began acting at 13 in a minor role in a film and on a Nickelodeon show. She also did ads for Nintendo and J.C. Penney when she was younger.

Professional Career

Alba became well-known when she was 19 years old for appearing in a Television show named “Dark Angel.” She obtained prizes for her act as a super-soldier. After that, she became a renowned actress in Hollywood and appeared in multiple hit films such as “Valentine’s Day” and “Fantastic Four.”

Alba usually works with manager Robert Rodriguez. They have created different films together, such as  “Spy Kids,” “Sin City,” and “Machete.” Alba is also on a Television concert anointed, “L.A. ‘s Finest,” where she serves as an investigator. She was in the film “Killers Anonymous” and is presently acting in a recent action film named “Trigger Warning.” You may also like Savannah Welch Net Worth

Jessica Alba Awards

  • ALMA Award for Breakthrough Actress of the Year
  • Young Hollywood Awards for Superstar of Tomorrow
  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for Favorite Female Movie Star
  • Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Supporting Actress

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