Alba at her book signing in March 2013
|Born||Jessica Marie Alba|
April 28, 1981 (age 33)
Pomona, California U.S.
|Residence||Beverly Hills, California, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||James Harrison (m. 1997–1998)|
Cash Warren (m. 2008–)
|Children||Rachel Jessica (b. 1997)|
Honor Marie (b. 2008)
Haven Garner (b. 2011)
Jessica Marie Alba (born April 28, 1981) is an American film and television actress, model, and businesswoman. She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994). Alba rose to prominence as the lead actress in the James Cameron television series Dark Angel (2000–2002) when she was 19 years-old.
Alba later appeared in Honey (2003), Sin City (2005), Fantastic Four (2005), Into the Blue (2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) and Good Luck Chuck (2007).
Alba has been called a sex symbol. She appears on the "Hot 100" section of Maxim and was voted number one on AskMen.com's list of "99 Most Desirable Women" in 2006, as well as "Sexiest Woman in the World" by FHM in 2007. In 2005, TV Guide ranked her # 45 on its "50 Sexiest Stars of All Time" list. The use of her image on the cover of the March 2006 Playboy sparked a lawsuit by her, which was later dropped. She has also won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel. In 2006 it emerged that she had been married for around 13 months between 1996 and 1997 to JAT lead singer James Harrison despite only being 16 at the time of marriage, they had a daughter Rachel Alba together, who has lived with her father since his second marriage began in 2001.