Who is Eva Longoria?
Eva Longoria is an American actress who came to the limelight after her portrayal of Isabella Braña in ‘The Young and the Restless’. She earned nationwide recognition for playing Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives, for which she received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Her film credits include ‘The Sentinel’ (2006), ‘Over Her Dead Body’ (2008), ‘For Greater Glory’ (2012), ‘Frontera’ (2014), ‘Lowriders’ (2016) and ‘Overboard’ (2018).
Eva Longoria was born on the 15th of March 1975, in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America. She is currently 44 years old.
|Birth Name||Eva Jacqueline Longoria|
|Nickname||Eva Longoria Christopher, Eva Longoria Parker|
|Date of Birth||March 15, 1975|
|Place of Birth||Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.|
|Profession||Actress, Film Producer, Activist|
- Father – Enrique Longoria, Jr
- Mother – Ella Eva (Mireles)
- Siblings – Esmeralda Josephina Longoria (Older Sister), Elizabeth Judina Longoria (Older Sister), Emily Jeannette Longoria (Older Sister)
Eva Longoria attended Roy Miller High School, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA and then graduated from Marvin P. Baker Middle School.
She joined the Texas A&M University-Kingsville in Texas from where she earned a degree in Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Study of anatomy, physiology and body movement) in 1998.
She earned her master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge in May 2013.
Husband, Dating, Children
Eva Longoria was married to a television actor Tyler Christopher from 2002 until 2004. She then married NBA star Tony Parker in 2007, but they divorced in 2011.
She was married to a Mexican businessman, Jose Antonio Baston since 2013. They began dating each other in 2013. She gave birth to her first child, a son, Santiago Enrique Baston, on June 19, 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 2 inches|
Centimeters – 157 cm
Meters – 1.57 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 53 kg|
Pounds – 117 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||6 (US) / 36.5 (EU) / 3.5 (UK)|
|Dress Size||6 (US) / 38 (EU) / 10 (UK)|
Eva Longoria landed her first acting role in 2003 in the film ‘Snitch’d’ as Gabby. It was a direct-to-video film.
Her first major role was as Jill Marin in the thriller ‘The Sentinel’ opposite Michael Douglas. The film was released in 2006 to critical acclaim.
Her first appearance on television came in 1999, when she hosted a segment of the TV show, “L.A. In A Day”, produced by Gary Ghiaey.
Thereafter, she guest starred in ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ and ‘General Hospital’ before she was cast as Isabella Braña in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless”, produced by CBS Daytime. She was a series regular and appeared in a total of 143 episodes from 2001 until 2003. This role earned her a lot of fame and led her to the ladder of stardom
Longoria had her first breakthrough role in 2003 when she was cast as Gabrielle Solis in the ABC comedy-drama ‘Desperate Housewives’, which made her a household name and earned several prestigious awards for her role.
Longoria has appeared in numerous television advertisements for brands like Diet Pepsi, VISA card, Vive by L’Oreal, L’Oréal Color-Expert (France), Heineken beer, Lays Potato Chips, Sheba cat food, etc.
Eva Longoria Favorite Things
- Favorite Actor – Kiefer Sutherland
- Favorite Food – Breast, Salads and Strawberry Yogurt
- Favorite Drink – Pepsi Next
- Favorite Sport – Basketball
- Favorite Basketball Team – The San Antonio Spurs
- Favorite Restaurant – Katsuya (in Los Angeles, USA)
- Favorite Video Game – Pac-Man
- Favorite Authors – Isabel Allende, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- Favorite Books – The House of the Spirits, Eva Luna, Daughter of Fortune (All books written by Isabel Allende)
- Favorite Designers – Cadile, Body Language, Stop Staring, Victoria Beckham
- Favorite Color – Red
Eva Longoria Net worth
Eva Longoria has a net worth of $35 million dollars. She has many exotic cars in possession, including BMW X5, BMW 7 Series, 2011 BMW 750Li and Bentley Continental GTC.
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Eva Longoria Facts
Longoria was crowned Miss Corpus Christi, USA in 1998.
In 2005, she signed a lucrative deal with L-Oreal for 1 million pounds to be their brand’s image.
In September 2006, she was placed on the cover of the 100th edition of Maxim magazine.
Eva was named #38 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” list.
Longoria is the only woman to be ranked #1 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 Women list twice in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
Eva Longoria co-owns a restaurant called Beso (In Spanish: “Kiss”) in Hollywood with celebrity chef Todd.English.
People magazine named her one of 2012 Most Beautiful at Every Age.
She published her first book, “Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends”, in April 2011.
She has stakes in several night clubs and restaurants.
She is longtime best friend to fashion icon Victoria Beckham, who designed her wedding dress for her marriage to José Bastón.
In March 2017, Longoria was listed by UK-based company Richtopia at number 42 in the list of 200 Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs Worldwide.
In March 2017, Eva Longoria launched her clothing line website on her official site.
Eva received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6906 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on April 16, 2018.
She used to a headhunter.
In 2011, She topped the Forbes magazine’s list of the highest-paid TV actresses for that year.