Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress, model and businesswoman. Alba was born in Pomona, California, to Catherine and Mark David Alba. She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994).
She played 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).
In 2001, Alba was ranked No. 1 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 list. She said that "I have to go to certain lengths to use sexuality to my advantage, while guiding people to thinking the way I want them to." In 2005, Alba was named one of People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People, and also appeared in the magazine's 100 Most Beautiful list in 2007.
Some of Alba's films are Paranoid(2000), Sin City(2005), Fantastic Four(2005), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer(2007), Valentine's Day(2010), Machete Kills(2013), Sin City: A Dame to Kill For(2014), Barely Lethal(2015), Entourage(2015), Mechanic: Resurrection(2016).