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Thanks to The Honest Company, Jessica Alba Is Now One of the Richest Self-Made Women

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We first saw her as a dancer in Honey, then a kick-ass woman with super powers in Fantastic Four, but now what she’s most known for is her savvy business sense and billion dollar company The Honest Company. And a new report from Forbes says that the company is worth $1.7 billion, making Alba one of the top 40 richest self-made women.

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What started as just a company that sold diapers and baby wipes has turned into a household name, boasting 120 products for purchase. Everything the company sells is chosen with health in mind, and people (including investors) have really caught on. The Honest Company just closed it’s Series D round of investing and brought in a whopping $100 million, which will go toward building up the cosmetics, haircare, and skincare lines.

Alba currently holds a 20 percent stake in the company, so if the company were to ever go public, her net worth would be in the billions—which would make her wealthier than Beyonce, best-selling author Nora Roberts, and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

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But what’s most engaging about Alba’s success is that everyone still likes her. She’s like America’s sweetheart, with her two adorable kids and gorgeous Santa Monica home (which we only know about from the commercials). Even as a millionaire, she still seems relatable for working moms, because all she really wants is to keep her kids safe.

If The Honest Company ever goes public, make sure you buy up that stock quick. It could help you make your own millions…

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