Alba Fast Facts
Full Name: Jessica Marie Alba
Nickname: Sky Angel
Birth Date: April 28, 1981
Born: Pomona, California
Parents: Mark and Cathy Alba
Sibling: Joshua Alba
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Natural Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5 ft. 6 in.
Tattoo: Ladybug on the back of her neck
Current boyfriend: Cash Warren
Ex-boyfriend: Michael Weatherly
Big Break: Dark Angel Television series.
Hobbies: scuba-diving, photography, horseback riding, reading, bicycling and playing golf.
Favorite Thing: camera
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Drink: Water
Favorite Ice Cream: Cookies n’ Cream
Favorite Day of the Week: Friday
Favorite Restaurant: Lumier in Vancouver, Colorado
Favorite Sport to Watch: Football
Favorite Sport to Play: Golf
Favorite Artist: Bob Dylan
Favorite Music: Hip Hop and Jungle Trance
Favorites TV Show: Simpsons
Jessica was engaged with NCIS star Michael Weatherly.
Jessica was spotted flashing a ring on her wedding finger as she rang in the new year in Miami, Florida, with long-time boyfriend, Cash Warren.
Jessica has been on a diet since the age of 12.
Was so terrified about stripping off for revealing scenes in new comic book adaptation Sin City she got drunk and visited strip clubs to prepare.
Says she is embarrassed about her performances in her early movies “Paranoid” and “Sleeping Dictionary” and wishes she had stood up more to film-makers.
Jessica was signed by an acting agency only 9 months after her first acting class.
Jessica took her first acting class at age 12.
As a child Jessica had her lungs collapse twice and also had pneumonia 4-5 times a year.
As a child Jessica suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Jessica grew up as a sports fanatic and more of a tom boy.
Jessica has said that she became a born again Christian when she was a teenager in rebellion against her parents.
She is a self professed animal lover but she has also said she hates reptiles, rodents, and cats.
Her second cousin is skateboarder Steve Alba.
Her father is Mexican and her mother is of French and Danish descent.
In the future Jessica would like to have four children; two of her own and two adopted.
Jessica loves to cook.
She loves Dolce & Gabana and Prada.
Jessica was considered for a role in Mission Impossible 3.
Jessica had a kidney infection in 2001.
Cash Warren, Jessica’s boyfriend of 15 months, proposed to her in early June 2006. Jessica has yet to give a response to his proposal, as she was planning on moving to LA to New York in hopes of boosting her career.
She says she took six months of yoga classes to prepare herself for the movie “Honey.”
Is developing her own videogame called ‘X-Game sports,’ which is being launched on mobile phones in Korea.
Was “Punk’d” (2003) on the Ashton Kutcher-hosted MTV show in 2003. Dax Shepard showed up fully nude at a clothing store Jessica was patronizing, following Miss Alba around the store and exposing his “business” to the blushing actress as she tried to shop for clothes. The soon-to-be Mrs. Michael Weatherly was a good sport after being informed it was all a practical joke, taped for the short-lived MTV show.
Has beaten a host of Hollywood stars to land the coveted lead in the “I DREAM OF JEANNIE” movie.
Became anorexic the same year she had a kidney infection.
Her show Dark Angel (2000) was canceled after two seasons on Fox.
On the set of filming Flipper (1996), received numerous threats for her kidnapping in the phone by an unknown man.
An avid swimmer and PADI-certified scuba diver.
She has return twice to California before finally settles there.
On the role as Gail, in Camp Nowhere, she actually hired for only two weeks, she got her break when an actress in a principal role suddenly dropped out.
Her first TV appearance is on the series “Secret World of Alex Mack”, which she acts as an insufferable young snob, devoted to making life miserable for the the title character.
She loved to play on the film Flipper, for she likes to play with dolphins.