Jessica Marie Alba, also known as Jessica Alba is an actress of American of cinema and television. She began her television and film appearances at the age of thirteen at Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack in 1994. Alba rose to fame as a leading actress in the Dark Angel series in 2000 until 2002. She then appeared in films such as Honey , Sin City , Fantastic Four ,Into the Blue , Fantastic Four and Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck in 2007.
April 28, 1981
|Pomona, California, United States
Jessica Alba is the daughter of Mark Alba and Catherine Jensen and has a younger brother, Joshua . Her mother is of Danish and Franco – Canadian descent , and her father is from Mexico . During her childhood her family moved to Biloxi , Mississippi . Three years later, her father, a member of the Air Force, decided to return to California, to later go to Del Rio ( Texas ), before finally settling in southern California. Jessica was then nine years old.
Jessica suffered many diseases during childhood: she had collapsed lungs twice, pneumonia 4-5 times a year, ruptured appendix and a tonsil cyst . He also suffered from asthma . Due to frequent hospitalizations, she was unknown among her classmates. Jessica has also recognized that she suffered from obsessive-compulsive disorder during her childhood. also was diagnosed with ADHD in their first year of school, and has been taking Ritalin since. 8Jessica Alba finished her secondary studies at age 16, and subsequently joined the Atlantic Theater Company.
Alba was raised as a Catholic, during her teens, but left the church after four years, because she felt she was being judged on her appearance. He explained: “The older men were flirting with me, and my priest said it was because I was wearing provocative clothes, when I did not. It just made me feel like I was not desirable to the opposite sex, which was my fault, and made me ashamed of my body. and being a woman. 14
Alba also had objections to Church convictions about premarital sexual relations and homosexuality , and what she saw as a strong lack of female models in the Bible. He explained: “I thought it was a nice guide, but it certainly wasn’t how I was going to live my life.” 15 Her “religious devotion began to diminish” at age 15 when she acted as a guest with gonorrhea in her throat in the episode of the Chicago Hope series in 1996. Her friends in the Church reacted negatively to her role, losing her faith in the church. However, he has said that he still maintains his belief in God despite leaving the Church.
Relations and family
While filming Dark Angel in January 2000, Alba began a three-year relationship with Michael Weatherly , which caused controversy due to the twelve-year age difference. Weatherly proposed to Alba on her twentieth birthday and she accepted. In August 2003, Alba and Weatherly announced that they had ended their relationship. In July 2007, Alba talked about her breakup, saying “I don’t know why I got engaged. I was a virgin. He was 12 years older than me. I thought he knew me better. My parents were not happy, they are very religious. I am completely different. . ” 20 Alba once said that her vision of older men was her ideal partner, making references to Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery , Robert Redford and Michael Caine . He said, “I have a thing for older men. They have been close and know too much.”
Alba met Warren ( 1979 ), son of actor Michael Warren , while making Fantastic 4 in 2004. Alba married Warren in Los Angeles on Monday , May 21, 2008. On June 7 In 2008, Alba gave birth to a girl, Honor Marie Warren, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. The first photographs of Honor Marie appeared in the magazine OK! , which paid 1.5 million dollars for them. On August 13, 2011, she gave birth to her second daughter: Haven Garner Warren.
In 2017 Jessica and Warren announced that they were waiting for their third child.
Infatuated with the idea of being an actress since she was five years old, it wasn’t until she was twelve when she took her first theater class. Nine months later, she was hired by a film agent and obtained her first role in 1993 in the comedy Camp Nowhere (1994). Hired in principle for two weeks, her great opportunity came when a leading actress suddenly abandoned her role. Jessica admits that it was not her prodigious talent or charm that made the director opt for her to replace her, but her hair, very similar to that of the original actress. Thus, the work of two weeks was extended to two months and Jessica finished the film getting a great recognition.
She began working on her own on television in 1994 with a recurring role in the Nickelodeon comic series The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). She played an unbearable girl dedicated to making the protagonist’s life impossible, played by Larisa Oleynik . That same year, she got the role of Maya in The New Adventures of Flipper (1995) and participated in the first two seasons of the series. She spent the whole year recording the first episode season in Australia.
In 1996, she appeared in Venus Rising (1995) as Young Eve. In 1997 he appeared in The Dini Petty Show (1989), a Canadian show, and spoke about her role in Flipper and her acting career in general but the following year she decided not to continue in this series and retired at the end of the last episode of the Second season of The New Adventures of Flipper. She began working in PUNKS in 1998 (1999). Shortly after, in 1998, she appeared as Melissa in Brooklyn South (1997). The same year she appeared in two episodes of Beverly Hills, (1990) as Leanne, and in two episodes of The Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998). She appeared in Teen Magazinein 1995 and in several European magazines during the following years, it was even the cover of Vanity Fair in February 1999. In addition, she got important roles in two films that same year: They have never kissed me (1999) and El diablo put his hand (1999 ). In 2000 she also got roles in Paranoia (2000) Dark Angel with Jensen Ackles (2000). In 2005 she played Invisible Woman in Fantastic Four , in 2007 , she repeated her character in the sequel: Fantastic Four and Silver Surfer , could not act in a third installment, due to the restart of the franchise.
Jessica, a great swimmer and diver with the PADI certificate , made a show that allowed her to play with the dolphins. The success of the series made a second season possible, which also starred. His involvement in the series lasted from 1995 to 1997. Since the series ended, Jessica has appeared in numerous shows and movies on television.
Alba is considered a sexual symbol, and often generates media attention because of its appearance. She appeared in Maxim’s “Hot 100” section and was voted number one on AskMen.com in “The 99 Most Desired Women” in 2006, as well as “The Sexiest Woman in the World” by FHM in 2007. The use of her image on the cover of Playboy in March 2006, it caused a lawsuit from her, which was later abandoned.
She also won several awards for her performances, including Teen Choice Awards Actress and the Saturn Award for best television actress, and a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the Dark Angel series .