Jessica Alba, better known as Sue Storm / Invisible Woman in the superhero film Fantastic Four movie series (2005 & 2007) is an American actress & businessman.
At the age of 13, she made her acting debut, in both films & TV series respectively: Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). Later, by the age of 19, Alba earned the lead role in sci-fi TV series Dark Angel (2000-2002) & won ALMA Award in 2000 for Breakthrough Actress of the Year.
Ever since Alba turned professional in 1992, the actress records 65 acting credits; appearing in many box-office hits such as Sin City (2005), Fantastic Four & its sequel and Mechanic Resurrection (2016).
How Much Net Worth Jessica Alba Has?
Considered one of the most beautiful women by Men’s Health, Vanity Fair and FHM, the Pomona, California-born actress also tags herself in the list Hollywood multi-millionaire figure. According to online sources, 38-year-old Jessica Alba has a net worth of $200 million as of March 2020.
Back in 2016, as per Forbes, Alba owned a fortune of $340 million & ranked #42 among America’s Self-Made Women 2016.
Moreover, Forbes reported her annual revenue was $9 million in 2007.
Indeed from acting career, that records over $800 million gross collections through appearance in 25 feature films, she also makes a hefty sum the founder & CEO of The Honest Company, an American consumer goods company.
Forbes Listed Her Richest “ENTREPRENEURS UNDER 40”
In 2016, Forbes listed her as the richest entrepreneurs under 40 list with a wealth of $340 million at the time.
Acting Debut & Breakthrough: Box Office Collection
After the acting debut through Camp Nowhere (1994, film) and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994, TV series), Jessica became a regular cast in Flipper (1995).
Thereafter, from 2000 to 2002, she portrayed lead role Max Guevara / X5-452 in TV series Dark Angel (42 episodes) alongside Michael Weatherly and Alimi Ballard.
In 2003, Jessica’s big-screen breakthrough came through the movie Honey starring Mekhi Phifer and Lil’ Romeo; it collected $62.2 million upon the budget of $18 million.
Then, she got an introduction to wide fame after playing Sue Storm / Invisible Woman in Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) starring Ioan Gruffudd, Chris Evans, and Michael Chiklis.
Furthermore, the actress has appeared in other commercially hit-movies: Sin City (2005), Little Fockers (2010), Valentine’s Day (2010) and Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) alongside Jason Statham.
Despite not being a box-office hit, her movies Machete (2010) and Stretch (2014) are among the most critically acclaimed films; they received a rating of 6.3/10 & 6.5/10 by Rotten Tomatoes.
Her Salary For Movies
Box Office Collection
|Fantastic Four (2005)||$100 million||$333.5 million|
|Sin City (2005)||$40 million||$160 million|
|Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)||$130 million||$301.9 million|
|Little Fockers (2010)||$100 million||$310.7 million|
|Valentine’s Day (2010)||$52 million||$216.5 million|
|Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)||$40 million||$125.7 million|
What Is Jessica Currently Doing?
Since Alba starred in the 2019 film Killers Anonymous, she is yet to announce her upcoming film projects.
Meanwhile, she is working in the TV series L.A.’s Finest (May 13, 2019- Present) alongside Gabrielle Union, Duane Martin and Zach Gilford.
Business Endeavors: How Much Is Her Company Worth?
In 2011, along with entrepreneurs Brian Lee, Sean Kane, & Christopher Gavigan, the Fantastic Four actress co-founded American consumer goods company named The Honest Company.
By 2013, the company recorded sales of $50 million & went to raise venture capital of $70 million for further expansion in 2014, valuing The Honest Company a shy of $1 billion.
Reportedly, in 2014, they made $170 million in revenue through sales of the collection of household goods, diapers, and body care products. Online sources cited that Jessica, in 2015, owned 15-20% in the company.
After raising $100 million in venture capital in 2016, the company valued at $1.7 billion & even more, saw increased yearly earnings of $250 million that year.
However, the company after 2 lawsuit settlements in 2017 “that claimed their products were not natural” saw a downfall in the share value.
It then recorded a $19.60 per share while the shares sold in 2015 were $45.75 each. As for a fact, since 2015, the actress also runs a beauty product & skincare line Honest Beauty.
Did you know? Alba’s book ‘The Honest Life’ released in 2013, based on her experience of creating natural & non-toxic life for family, became New York Times bestsellers.
Charity Works & Donations
The board member & Giving Tree Honoree of Baby2Baby, Jessica Alba is an active supporter of charity works. She & her company The Honest Company donated $41,000 to The MaxLove Project in 2014.
To benefit SOS Children’s Villages, she designed a denim jacket for an auction.
Here is the list of some non-profit organizations supported by Jessica Alba:
- Cancer Research Institute
- Clothes Off Our Back
- Habitat For Humanity
- National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
- The Children’s Defense Fund
- Stand Up To Cancer
- Global Poverty Project
- Feeding America
Millions Of Dollars Worth Estate In Los Angeles: What Car She Drives?
Currently, Alba lives with her husband Cash Warren & 3 children in Los Angeles, California where she has ownership of multiple estates; all worth millions of dollars.
As per Variety, the main residence of the Sin City actress is an East Coast-style mansion in Beverly Hills, which they bought in early 2017 for $9.948 million from film industry mandarin Mike Medavoy.
The property spread on 8,000 Sq. ft. features 7 bedrooms & 8.5 bathrooms along with a guesthouse. Moreover, with her husband Warren, Alba owns a 13-acre underdeveloped residential land in the Franklin Canyon area of Beverly Hills, which cost them $2 million in 2013.
In October 2018, the actress put her another Beverly Hills property for rent asking $11,000-a-month; she has bought the 2,286 sq. ft. house featuring 2 bedrooms & 2.5 bathrooms in 2002 for $1.1 million.
Jessica Alba put her another Beverly Hills, California mansion, where she formerly lived, for sale in April 2019 with a tag of $6.195 million. Though, the sales report never came out.
Reportedly, she paid $4.05 million in 2008 for the 5,300 sq. ft. house in a Mediterranean villa, featuring 5 bedrooms & 7 bathrooms.
Luxury Cars Collection
The multi-millionaire actress as well as a businesswoman is fond of luxury cars & owns a collection of expensive wheelies. Most often, she is seen driving Audi A8 L, which has a base price of $84,795.Her collection includes an Audi Q5, Audi Q7, GMC Yukon, BMW 7 Series, and Toyota Prius.
Reportedly, the worth of her car collection is estimated to be $500,000.
Mother Of 3: First Picture Of Eldest Child Earned $1.5 Million
While filming Fantastic Four in 2004, Alba met Cash Warren, the son of actor Michael Warren. She and Cash started dating soon after & married on May 19, 2008, in Los Angeles in a private ceremony.
Together, the couple is parents to 3 children; 2 daughters & a son. Their eldest child, daughter Honor Marie Warre was born on June 7, 2008, & to obtain her first pictures, the OK! magazine paid the couple a whopping $1.5 million.
Later, they welcomed daughter Haven Garner Warren (born on August 13, 2011) and son Hayes Alba Warren (December 31, 2017).
Prior to Cash, the American actress was in a relationship with her Dark Angel co-star Michael Weatherly. Moreover, the two got engaged on April 28, 2002, but broke up in August 2003.
Illness During Childhood: Her Family & Education
Jessica Alba was born Jessica Marie Alba on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, California, the USA.
Her father Mark David Alba worked in the US Air Force & was from Mexican background while her mother Catherine Louisa, a homemaker was from Danish, Welsh, German, French, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish descent. Her brother Joshua Alba is also an actor.
Raised in a Catholic family, Alba describes her family “very conservative family- a traditional, Catholic, Latin American family.”
Alba’s childhood saw her frequent visits to the hospital as she suffered partially collapsed lungs twice & had pneumonia 4-5 times a year. In addition to suffering from asthma, she also had a ruptured appendix and a tonsillar cyst.
After graduating from Claremont High School in 1997, she attended the Atlantic Theater Company.