Alba is an American actress and businesswoman.
She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere
and The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994), but rose to prominence at 19, as
the lead actress of the television series Dark Angel (2000–2002), for
which she received a Golden Globe nomination.
Her big screen breakthrough came in Honey (2003). She soon established
herself as a Hollywood actress, and has starred in numerous box office
hits throughout her career, including Fantastic Four (2005), Fantastic
Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Good Luck Chuck (2007), The Eye
(2008), Valentine's Day (2010), Little Fockers (2010), and Mechanic:
Resurrection (2016). She is a frequent collaborator of director Robert
Rodriguez, having starred in Sin City (2005), Machete (2010), Spy Kids:
All the Time in the World (2011), Machete Kills (2013), and Sin City: A
Dame to Kill For (2014). Since 2019, Alba stars in the Spectrum action
crime series L.A.'s Finest.
Alba co-founded The Honest Company, a consumer goods company that sells
baby, personal and household products. Magazines including Men's Health,
Vanity Fair and FHM have included her on their lists of the world's most
beautiful women.over from Emily Mather in 2005.