Christopher Gavigan

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Christopher Gavigan
Born (1974-04-19) April 19, 1974 (age 44)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Santa Barbara
OccupationEntreprenuer, Author, Co-founder of The Honest Company
CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World
OrganizationThe Honest Company
Pinnacle Expedition
Notable work
Healthy Child, Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home (2008)
Spouse(s)Jessica Capshaw (m.2004)
RelativesKate Capshaw (mother in law)
Steven Spielberg (Stepfather-in-law)

Christopher Gavigan is an American entrepreneur, author and, co-founder & Chief product officer of The Honest Company.[1][2][3][4] He is also an author of the best-selling book Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home,[2][5] published by Dutton in 2008. [6]

In January 2012, Gavigan and business partner Jessica Alba launched The Honest Company, a collection of household goods, diapers, and body care products. The company had $170 million in 2014 sales and was valued at $1.7 billion as of August 2015.

He has also served as CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, a nonprofit organization that works to improve children's health by eliminating toxins from their environment.[2] He founded Pinnacle Expedition, an adventure travel company for teens.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He married Jessica Capshaw in 2004 and has four children named Luke,[8] Poppy, Eve and Josephine.[9]

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  1. ^ Paton, Elizabeth (June 7, 2013). "Power dressing: Christopher Gavigan". Financial Times.
  2. ^ a b c "Game Changers 2014: Christopher Gavigan". Men's Fitness. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Hohnson, Zach (August 4, 2015). "Jessica Alba and Christopher Gavigan Defend The Honest Company Sunscreen Lotion Amid Consumer Backlash".
  4. ^ "Jessica Alba, Christopher Gavigan defend 'Honest' amid sunscreen backlash". Fox News. August 4, 2015.
  5. ^ Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home. Penguin Publishing. 2018. p. 336. ISBN 978-1-44-063216-7.
  6. ^ Birkinbine, Julia (March 25, 2018). "Just Like Her 'Grey's Anatomy' Character, Jessica Capshaw Is a Working Mom Trying to Balance It All". Closer Weekly.
  7. ^ ZWAHLEN, CYNDIA (September 27, 2000). "Adventure Firm Needs a Good Plan of Attack". Los Angeles Times.
  8. ^ Schafer, Jenny (September 11, 2017). "Jessica Capshaw & Christopher Gavigan's Son Turns 10".
  9. ^ Hautman, Nicholas (May 10, 2016). "Jessica Capshaw Gives Birth: 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Welcomes Fourth Child With Husband Christopher Gavigan". Us Magazine.
  10. ^ "EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Greater Los Angeles Awards". June 30, 2014.
  11. ^ "EY names L.A. Entrepreneur of the Year finalists". American City Business Journals. May 15, 2014.
  12. ^ "2010 WebMD Health Heroes". WebMD. Retrieved April 29, 2018.
  13. ^ "WebMD Announces 2010 Health Heroes". WebMD. November 10, 2010.
  14. ^ "Sustainable Business Council and to Honor the Honest Company at the 2015 Industry Achievement Awards". March 31, 2015.
  15. ^ "Christopher Gavigan Co-founder, & Author". Kids in the House. Retrieved April 29, 2018.

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