“When I became a mom, I finally became the person I am, that I always should have been,” she says. “It’s the most satisfying job in the world. But, it can also be overwhelming and confusing. I created The Honest Company to help moms and to give all children a better, safer start.” ~ Jessica Alba, Actress & Co-founder of Honest Company
Summary: Jessica Alba is an American actress and businesswoman. Jessica built a Billion-Dollar Business Empire, Honest Company. The Honest Company’s origins are now tech-world legend. In 2008 Alba was newly engaged to Internet entrepreneur Cash Warren and pregnant with their first child. At a baby shower thrown by family and friends, she remembers her mother advising her to use baby detergent to prewash the piles of onesies she’d received as gifts. She used a mainstream brand and immediately broke out into ugly red welts, harkening back to a childhood spent in and out of emergency rooms and doctors’ offices. She is actively involved with charities such as Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, ONE, Habitat for Humanity, Project HOME and more.
Industry: Entertainment & Activism
Q: How do you split your time between being a successful businesswoman and a good parent? on vanityfair.com
A: Let me ask you something: how many men get asked that question?