Jessica Alba gained worldwide recognition in James Cameron’s “Dark Angel,” and in her first starring role in a major studio film, the 2003 release “Honey,” which grossed over $60 million worldwide. She has since made over 25 feature films, including comedies and dramas, from gritty independents to major studio blockbusters. She will next star and executive produce “L.A.’s Finest,” the one-hour, female-driven, action-packed, Spectrum Originals drama series, and will also be seen in the thriller “Killers Anonymous” alongside Gary Oldman.
Highlights of her film career include her 2005 starring role opposite Bruce Willis in the critically-acclaimed “Sin City,” directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller. She starred as Sue Storm ‘The Invisible Girl’ in Marvel’s action-franchise blockbuster “Fantastic Four,” and was part of Garry Marshall’s all-star ensemble romantic comedy, “Valentine’s Day.” She starred opposite Casey Affleck and Kate Hudson in Michael Winterbottom’s screen adaptation “The Killer Inside Me,” and starred in Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete;” the third installment of the hit “Meet the Parents” franchise, “Little Fockers,” and the 4D family adventure “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.” She was part of the all-star voice cast of the 2013 hit animated adventure, “Escape From Planet Earth,” also featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, Brendan Fraser and James Gandolfini, appeared in the comedy “A.C.O.D,” and made a cameo appearance in “Machete Kills” before reuniting once again with Robert Rodriguez for his highly-anticipated, star-studded sequel “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.” She co-starred in the IFC parody mini-series “The Spoils of Babylon,” produced by Funny or Die, with a stellar cast, including Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Tobey Maguire and Tim Robbins. In 2016, she starred in “Mechanic: Resurrection,” shot on location in Taiwan, opposite Jason Statham, as well as the dark comedy “El Camino Christmas,” alongside Tim Allen and Dax Shepard.
Jessica has received Golden Globe and People’s Choice Award nominations, was voted TV Guide readers’ Breakout Star of the Year, and won Favorite TV Actress at the 2001 Teen Choice Awards for “Dark Angel.” She won the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Female Actress for her performance in “Fantastic Four” and an MTV Movie Award for Sexiest Performance in “Sin City.” She received another Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress in a Horror/Thriller for “The Eye” and was honored by the Young Hollywood Awards as Superstar of Tomorrow in 2005. She has received ALMA Awards for her performances in “Dark Angel” and “Machete,” as well as a Fashion Icon in 2009.
Jessica is the Founder of The Honest Company, a mission-driven consumer products company offering thoughtfully formulated, safe and effective baby, personal care and beauty products. Launched in 2012 with a commitment to inspiring and empowering people to live healthy, happy lives, the company has grown to become a leader in the natural baby category and a trailblazer in clean beauty. Honest and Honest Beauty products are available in the U.S., Canada and South Korea via Honest.com and HonestBeauty.com, as well as in more than 17,000 retail locations across North America. Beginning in Spring 2019, Honest Beauty will also be available to consumers throughout Europe at select Douglas retail locations. Additionally, in line with its overall corporate mission, The Honest Company has ongoing partnerships with organizations such as Baby2Baby and Mount Sinai as part of its commitment to ensuring all families have access to basic necessities and the latest health information for safe growth and development.
In 2013, Jessica released her first book, the instant New York Times Bestseller, The Honest Life, a how-to handbook based on her mission to create a natural, authentic and non-toxic life for her family. She appeared on the cover of Forbes’ “Self-Made Women” issue and was among the top twenty of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, one of CNBC’s Next List of Rebels, Leaders and Innovators, and one of Fortune’s 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, among many other prestigious honors and accolades for her extensive activism and humanitarian endeavors.