Jessica Alba Is Now One Of The Richest Self-Made Women In The US

Jessica Alba is officially one of the wealthiest women in America who’s made her fortune from scratch.

Thanks to her non-toxic product line The Honest Company, which Business Wire reports justclosed $100 million in Series D financing, the 34-year-old actress’ net worth is up to about $340 million.

Alba now sits comfortably on Forbes’ list of the nation’s richest self-made women. Bestselling author Nora Roberts, Texas oil mogul Kathy Lehne and music icon Madonna are also on the list, keeping the “Honey” star in good company.

The “Sin City” star’s business is now worth more than $1.7 billion, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The movie star and mother of two owns about a 20 percent stake in Honest, which has grown into quite the empire. What started as a brand selling diapers and baby wipes online has turned into a massive collection of products, ranging from hand sanitizer to laundry detergent.

Alba’s stake in her company makes her richer than the queen B herself, Beyoncé Knowles, whose net worth rings in at $250 million (sorry, Bey). She also beats out YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki ($300 million), though sits about $40 million behind Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

We doubt it’ll be long before she tops the list altogether.

source: huffingtonpost.com by 

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