Jessica mother is French Canadian and Danish roots on his father - the American and Mexican. The same blood flows and the brother of actress - Joshua. The head of the family served in the Air Force, so the family is constantly relocate: to settle in Biloxi, Mississippi, Texas, and Del Rio. In the end, he came back to California. In childhood and adolescence, Jessica had a lot of illnesses. Twice she experienced atelectasis, 4-5 times a year she suffered pneumonia, as well as struggling with a cyst on the tonsils. Because of this, it was always isolated from children in school. Hospitals Jessica was so common that the time to get acquainted with their classmates was not simple. In addition, the actress was obsessive-compulsive disorder.
However, Alba's health improved once the family returned to California. Acting skills Jessica became interested in the five years. And at 12, she attended the first session. After 9 months, the first contract was signed. At age 16, Jessica graduated from high school and began to comprehend the basics of acting with William H. Macy and his wife Felicity Huffman in the studio «Atlantic Theater Company».
Jessica Alba first appeared on screen in 1994. Then she got a small role in the film "The Lost World." She planned a two-week job stretched to two months. When she appeared in commercials JC Penney and Nintendo, as well as starred in independent films. The audience learned about the actress, when she starred in the comedy television series "The Secret World of Alex Mack." And then she played in two seasons of "Flipper."
In 1998, Jessica was the Melissa Hauer in the crime drama "Brooklyn South" and Leanne in episodes of the popular series "Beverly Hills 90210". In addition, there was work on the TV series "The Love Boat." In 1999, followed by work in the comedy "Punks". But Hollywood debut role was in the romantic comedy "Never Been Kissed", as well as work in the horror-comedy "Idle Hands."
The real breakthrough for the actress became a casting director at James Cameron. The girl was taken away out of 1200 contenders for the role of the super-soldier in the TV series "Dark Angel." To work was at the highest level, Jessica three hours a day engaged and continually morila himself to death in order to become thin. "Dark Angel" made a pop album. She even won an award TeenChoiceAward, SaturnAward and was nominated for the "Golden Globe".
Since 2006, Jessica began to appear on the lists of the sexiest on the planet. Then he won MTV award for his work in the film "Sin City." However, luck alternated with setbacks. Thrice nominated for antipremiyu actress "Razzie". The best-known as an actress: choreographer in "Honey", a stripper in "Sin City", as well as the character in the comic book adaptation "Fantastic Four." After that Jessica starred in the film "Welcome to Paradise!", "Good Luck Chuck". In 2008, the treasury replenished horror films Jessica "The Eye," a remake of the Hong Kong tape. However, the game of the actress received both positive and negative reviews. Alba was nominated for a "Razzie" as worst actress and simultaneously gave the Teen Choice Award for Best Actor in a horror movie. In the same year, Alba starred in the comedy "The Love Guru" and again received the "Golden Raspberry". In 2010, the screens out the broad picture of "The Killer Inside Me," Michael Winterbottom. Jessica got the role of a prostitute. At the same time came the tape "Valentine's Day", where Alba starred alongside Julia Roberts, Jennifer Garner and Ashton Kutcher. And the next work was action comedy "Machete" by Robert Rodriguez. The film was not successful at the box office, but has received positive reviews in the media. In late 2010, the premiere of the drama "Invisible Sign". Here, Jessica played the teacher with mental disabilities. And then we presented a third film "Meet the Fockers." Alba got the role of employee farmologicheskoy company. This was followed by work in the film "Spy Kids 4: All the time in the world." It was the third collaboration with director Robert Rodriguez.
Since childhood, Jessica Alba was Catholic, but left the Church, because it believed that there is value for its appearance. She said that older people condemned it. Pastor also said that it is due to the fact that the actress was wearing provocative clothing, but this, according to Jessica, was not. Actress objected that the church condemned premarital sex and homosexuality. Religiosity actress started to decrease in 15 years. Then she starred in an episode of "Chicago Hope." Friends negatively perceived this role, so she began to lose faith in the church. However, according to its own statements, Alba believes in God.
In 2000, while working on the movie "Dark Angel," Jessica twisted romance with partner Michael Weatherly. Relations did not prevent the 12-year age difference. Weatherly did 20-year-old Jessica proposal, and she said yes. In 2003, the couple announced the termination of the relationship.
In 2004, on the set of "Fantastic Four" Jessica Alba began dating Cash Warren. In late 2006, a lover announced their engagement. After half a year the couple were married. A year later, Alba gave birth to her daughter Honor Marie Warren. The little girl immediately began to earn money - OK! actress paid $ 1.5 million for the photos of the newborn. In August 2011 the couple was born the second child - a daughter Haven Garner Warren.
In 2001, the actress became a leader in the Hot 100 popular edition of Maxim. Four years later, she got a list of 50 beautiful people in the world. Rating was the magazine People. A year later, Jessica has appeared in hundreds of the most beautiful people. But in the ranking of the most sexy Jessica Alba first appeared in 2002. Then she took fifth place according to the portal Hollywood.com, the 6th according to FHM magazine and twelfth, according to Stuff. In 2006, Jessica appeared on the cover of the popular "Playboy" in a bikini. She was named the sexiest star of the year.
Actress in response to such a title has sued the magazine for the illegal publication of photographs. After the lawsuit was withdrawn, and the owner of "Playboy" personally apologized. The actress was concerned that her sexy image affects career. She wants to position itself as a serious actress. And forced to take part in projects that do not interest her. However, Jessica prefers not to be naked in the projects.
In 2006, Alba ranked No. 3 on E! Television's 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies. In 2006 readers of AskMen. com voted Alba No. 1 on 99 Most Desirable Women, while in 2007, Maxim Magazine placed Alba on the number 2 spot of their "Top 100". Both GQ and In Style had Alba on their June 2008 covers, and in May, after eight million votes, FHM (UK and USA editions) named Alba the winner as "2007's Sexiest Woman in the World".  Alba has been regarded as one of the world's most attractive women, being named to Maxim's Hot 100 in 2008.  In 2007, Alba was ranked in at No. 1 in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2007 poll, in the magazine's Latvian edition. Alba was ranked No. 4 on Empire Magazine's 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in 2007. In 2006 and 2007, Alba was voted No. 1 as the most sexy woman in the world by the Norwegian FHM. Alba appeared in the 2009 Campari calendar. Campari printed 9,999 copies of the calendar featuring photos of Alba posing sexually in swimsuits, and high heels.  In 2008, Alba was ranked No. 34 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 list, was ranked No. 2 on Wizard magazine's "Sexiest Women of TV" list, and was named in GQ Magazine one of the 25 Sexiest Women in film of all time. Alba is the only woman who has made the Maxim Magazine Hot 100 list in all the years it was published; from 2000 to 2014.  She appeared on Maxim's 2014 Hot 100 list, finishing 8.  She was named one of the "100 Hottest Women of All-Time" by Men's Health. People named her one of 2012 Most Beautiful at Every Age.