Early life[ change change source ] Alba was born in Pomona, California. Alba's father was in the Air Force and his career caused them to live in many different places. She had a collapsed lung twice, had pneumonia four or five times each year and had problems with her appendix and tonsils.
She was in hospitals for much of her childhood. This meant Alba did not spend much time with other children. She graduated from high school when she was 16 years old.
She took her first acting class at age twelve. An acting agent signed her nine months later. At first, she was only hired for two weeks but ended up working for two months because another actress dropped out. One of these was for Nintendo and the other was for J. She is a certified scuba diver. The series ran for two seasons from until Alba was nominated for a Golden Globe for her work on that series. She said "A lot of girls have eating disorders and I did too. I got obsessed with it.
She said she has been cooking for herself since the age of twelve so she would not become as fat as her family members. Rise of the Silver Surfer. She took Playboy to court for using a picture of her without her permission. However, she later dropped the lawsuit when she got a personal apology from Playboy owner Hugh Hefner.
He agreed to make donations to two charities that Alba supports. She has said that she still believes in God even though she is not a member of the church.
She said no to the offer saying, "I don't do nudity. Maybe that makes me a bad actress. Maybe I won't get hired in some things. But I have too much anxiety ". This caused controversy because he was 12 years older than she was.
I've been surrounded by kids my whole life because I'm the oldest of 15 cousins—I've been changing diapers since I was six. I want to have a couple, for sure".