Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981 in Pormona, California and attended the Atlantic theatre company. She starred in a TV show in 1994 and from there went on to star in many films including Fantastic Four, Knocked Up, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Machete, the latter is directed by Sin City director Robert Rodriguez. Alba reprised her role as Nancy Callahan in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For in 2014.
Older sister of Joshua Alba.
Was #1 on Maxim's Hot 100 Babe List. 
Her father's ethnic background is Mexican, her mother's is French and Danish.
Was voted the fifth Sexiest Female Star for 2002 in a Hollywood.com poll. Also, formerly engaged to Michael Weatherly. [Feb 2002]
Her show "Dark Angel" was canceled after two seasons on Fox.