Discover how Jessica Alba built a millionaire company

The actress has devoted body and soul to building The Honest Company, a safe, sustainable and non-toxic consumer products business. Keep reading and find out all the details!

The actress has devoted body and soul to building The Honest Company, a safe, sustainable and non-toxic consumer products business. Keep reading and find out all the details!

It's Kombucha Thursday at The Honest Company's Santa Monica headquarters; That means groups of employees, mostly elegant young men, gather around communal tables in a former toy factory to sip the fashionable fermented tea. Jessica Alba, the Hollywood star and co-founder of the company, sits in the adjacent room.

She will be joining her troops shortly, but for now, she is paralyzed by a box of tampons that look more like an expensive candle than a Tampax.

“We use completely organic cotton, a plant-based polymer and a bioplastic applicator,”

“We use completely organic cotton, a plant-based polymer and a bioplastic applicator,” says the 34-year-old entrepreneur and actress seriously.

The Honest Company has experienced an absurd level of growth. In 2012, their first year selling products, they reached $10 million in revenue. Last year it was 150 million and industry experts forecast more than 250 million this year.

The Honest Company has experienced an absurd level of growth.

Alba, who owns between 15% and 20% of the company, according to a source with knowledge of her investment, is sitting on a fortune of 200 million. She is on her way to earning a spot on the new Forbes ranking of America's richest self-made women.

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