Jessica Alba

Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Actor and co-founder, The Honest Co.

Born: April 28, 1981, Pomona, California

Education: Claremont High School, Claremont, California

Early Marker: Offered to act in a movie for free to raise money for AIDS charity Amfar in 2005.

Big Idea: Providing home-delivered all-natural cleaning, beauty and baby products.

Wave of the Future: Green retailing, sustainability

Latest Special Reports

  • Between new federal tax bill changes and underutilized deductions, CNBC finds ways to save money while filing taxes.

  • Coverage of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

  • To turn the page on structural racism, communities are Changing The Narrative. In this series, CNBC explores the central themes of racial healing through stories addressing implicit bias in economic data, the major obstacles to racial equity at work, how fiscal investment can change the narrative on minority entrepreneurship and the ramifications of the great resignation in the Black community.

CNBC25: Rebels, Icons and Leaders