Jessica Alba on Her First Job

MOMENTS, I GUESS. >> Jimmy: HOW LONG AGO DID YOU START YOUR COMPANY, THE HONEST COMPANY? >> FIVE YEARS. >> Jimmy: FIVE YEARS AGO. NOW IT'S WORTH LIKE OVER A BILLION DOLLARS? >> NO. >> Jimmy: THAT'S WHAT THEY SAY. HERE'S HOW I KNOW IT'S SUCCESSFUL IS THEY HAVE IT AT COSTCO. THAT'S TO ME MY MEASURE OF SUCCESS. >> YES. >> Jimmy: IF THEY HAVE SOMETHING AT COSTCO, THAT MEANS IT HIT THE BIG-TIME. >> THAT WAS ACTUALLY OUR FIRST RETAIL PARTNER WAS COSTCO. SO WE LAUNCHED ONLINE. THEN WE HAVE SOME GREAT RETAIL PARTNERS AND COSTCO IS ONE OF THEM. NORDSTROM, TARGET, WE'RE LAUNLING VRU AND CVS. >> Jimmy: IT'S ALL OVER THE PLACE NOW. DID YOU EVER IMAGINE THAT YOUR LIFE WOULD TAKE A TURN WHERE NOW YOU HAVE TO MANAGE THIS BIG COMPANY? >> NO IDEA. >> Jimmy: DID YOU WANT TO DO THIS? WHEN YOU WERE A KID DID YOU WANT TO BE A MAGNATE OF SOME KIND? WAS THAT IN YOUR PLAN? >> NOPE. >> Jimmy: HAVE YOU EVER EVEN HAD LIKE A JOB? BECAUSE I REMEMBER YOU WERE ON THAT -- [ LAUGHTER ] LIKE 15 YEARS OLD OR SOMETHING. >> I HAD A REGULAR JOB ONCE. >> Jimmy: WHAT WAS IT? >> BEFORE THE HONEST COMPANY. I WAS 10. 10, 11. AND I USED TO -- I DRESSED UP AS A CLOWN. AND I WOULD HOLD SIGNS TO GET PEOPLE TO GO SEE LIKE CONDOS. NEW CONDOS. >> Jimmy: WOW. SO YOU'VE HAD EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS. >> YEAH, I WAS LIKE [ BLEEP ]. >> Jimmy: HOW LONG DID YOU DO THAT JOB? >> IT WAS PRETTY MUCH THE ONLY WAY I COULD MAKE MONEY. MY PARENTS WERE LIKE, YOU'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE MONEY DOING CHORES. DOING CHORES IS PART OF LIVING YOUR LIFE IN OUR HOUSE. SO THE ONLY OUTSIDE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE MONEY WAS MY UNCLE JOHN. >> Jimmy: YOUR UNCLE. >> AND HE WAS LIKE, I'LL GIVE YOU 20 BUCKS FOR THE WHOLE DAY, 110 DEGREES IN RIVERSIDE. TO BRING ATTENTION TO MY LIKE NEW CONDO BUILDING OR WHATEVER. >> Jimmy: YEAH, REALLY. SEE, THAT'S WHERE YOU WANT THE POLICE TO PULL UP. >> RIGHT, RIGHT? >> Jimmy: SOMETHING'S WRONG HERE, AND UNCLE JOHN -- >> EVERY TIME WE'D GET HEAT STROKE, MY BROTHER AND I, WE'D DRINK CASTLE COOLERS AND FUNIONS AND BARF ON THE WAY HOME. WORST JOB EVER BUT IT WAS MY

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