Eva Longoria Biography

Eva Longoria

Quick Facts Of Eva Longoria

Celebrated Name Eva Longoria
Age 45 Years
Nick Name Eva Longoria
Birth Name Eva Jacqueline Longoria
Birth Date 1975-03-15
Gender Female
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Hispanic
Horoscope Pisces
Religion Roman Catholic
Father Enrique Longoria Jr.
Mother Ella Eva Mireles Longoria
Sisters Elizabeth Judina Longoria, Emily Jeannette Longoria and Esmeralda Josephina Longoria
Home Town Corpus Christi
High School Roy Miller High School, Marvin P.Baker Middle School
College / University Texas A&M University, California State University,
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology,Master’s degree in Chicano Studies
Marital Status Married
Married Date May 21, 2016
Husband Jose Antonio Baston (2016-present), Tyler Christopher (2002-2004 ), Tony Parker (2007-2011)
Children Santiago Enrique Baston
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Build/Type Slim
Height 1.57 m (5 feet and 2 inches)
Weight 53 kg (117 lbs.)
Body Measurement 35-25-35 inches
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Dress Size 6 (US)
Bra Cup Size 32B
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Black
Source of Wealth Her acting career
Net Worth $80 million (estimated)
Endorsment Diet Pepsi, L’Oreal, L’Oréal Color-Expert (France), Heineken beer, Lays Potato Chips
Favorite Actor Kiefer Sutherland
Favorite Food Salads and Strawberry Yogurt
Favorite Drinks Pepsi Next
Favorite Color Red
Favorite Sports Basketball
Favorite Author Isabel Allende, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Eva Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist, and businesswoman. She came to the limelight after her appearance as Isabella Brana in ‘The Young and the Restless’. She is best known for her role as Gabrielle Solis in the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives. She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award on the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for Desperate Housewives. She was also won a Teen Choice Award on the category of Choice TV Breakout Performance – Female and a People's Choice Award on the category of Favorite New TV Drama for Desperate Housewives. She became the first woman to listed as  No. 1 position in the list of 'Hottest Female Stars' by "Maxim" for two consecutive years 2005 and 2006.

Eva Longoria is also a Philanthropist. She founded Eva’s Heroes, a charity which helps developmentally disabled children in 2006.

She is also active in the social media platform with around 7.9m followers on her Instagram @evalongoria and around 7 m followers on her Twitter @EvaLongoria. 

What was Eva Longoria famous for?

  • Her role as Gabrielle Solis in the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives.

Eva Longoria parents

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Where was Eva Longoria Born?

Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the USA on March 15, 1975. Her birth name is Eva Jacqueline Longoria. She was born to father, Enrique Longoria Jr., and mother, Ella Eva Mireles Longoria. She has three elder sisters, Elizabeth Judina Longoria, Emily Jeannette Longoria, and Esmeralda Josephina Longoria. She grew up on a ranch in Corpus Christi with her sisters.

She holds an American nationality and her ethnicity is Hispanic. She has Mexican ancestry. Her zodiac sign is Pisces and religion is Roman Catholic.

Regarding her educational qualification, She attended Roy Miller High School, Corpus Christi, Texas then graduated from Marvin P.Baker Middle School. After high school graduation, she enrolled at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology in 1998. Later, she enrolled at California State University, Northridge, and completed a Master’s degree in Chicano Studies in May 2013.

Eva Longoria Tyler Christopher

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Eva Longoria's Career Highlights

  • Eva Longoria won the title of Miss Corpus Christi beauty pageant while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in 1998. After completing her college, she appeared on a talent contest in Los Angeles where she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent.
  • In 1999, She made her first TV debut by hosting the weekend destination segment of TV Show L.A. In A Day.
  • In 2000, she guest-starred in an episode of Beverly Hills 90210 and General Hospital. In the following year, she played Isabella, a mentally unstable character on the CBS Daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. This role earned her a lot of fame and led her to the ladder of success. she also starred in a direct-to-video film, Senorita Justice, and a television film titled The Dead Will Tell.
  • In 2003, she was cast in her career breakthrough role as Gabrielle Solis in the comedy-drama ‘Desperate Housewives. Thereafter, she starred in another direct-to-video film titled ‘Carlita’s Secret.’
  • She also starred as Sylvia in the Christian Bale and Freddy Rodriguez-starring film Harsh Times in 2005.
  • In 2006, she appeared as Jill Marin opposite Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland in the thriller ‘The Sentinel.
  • she endorsed ‘L’Oreal Paris’ and also served as its spokesperson from 2005 to 2010.
  • She has appeared in several films and TV series including The Heartbreak Kid (2007), Over Her Dead Body (2008), Lower Learning (2008), Without Men (2010), Childrens Hospital (2008), and For Greater Glory (2012).
  • In 2011, she voiced for an animated film Arthur Christmas. In the following year, she also voiced for an animated adventure comedy film, Foodfight!.
  • Her first cookbook ‘Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends’ was published in 2011.
  • She has also worked as Executive producer in films and TV series such as The Harvest (2010), Ready for Love (2013), Mother Up (2013), Devious Maids (2013), Telenovel (2016), and Grand Hotel (2019).

Eva Longoria Tony Parker

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Everything To Know About Tony Parker

  • She directed the third season’s final episode of the ABC comedy ‘Black-ish’ in 2017. She has also directed some episodes of the TV series The Mick, LA to Vegas, and Grand Hotel.
  • She launched her clothing line website on her official site in March 2017.
  • In 2018, she appeared in an American romantic comedy film, Overboard and Dog Days. The following year, she starred in an American adventure comedy film, Dora and the Lost City of Gold.
  • She starred in an American drama film, Sylvie's Love along with Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Regé-Jean Page, and Aja Naomi King.

Eva Longoria: Political activist

Eva Longoria was chosen as one of seven Californians to the post-co-chair of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign in 2012. Eva Longoria has a keen interest in immigration and she has spoken out against strict anti-immigration legislation and in 2014 founded the Latino Victory Project to raise funds for candidates and efforts to get out the vote. Also,  she is known as a supporter of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. On July 26, 2016, she spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. In August 2020, she has hosted the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Eva Longoria awards

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Eva Longoria's Awards and Achievements

  • In 2002, she won an ALMA Award on the category of Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama for her work in The Young and the Restless.
  • In 2005, she won a Teen Choice Award on the category of Choice TV Breakout Performance – Female and a People's Choice Award on the category of Favorite New TV Drama for Desperate Housewives.
  • In 2006, she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award on the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for Desperate Housewives.
  • In the same year, she also received the ALMA Award as the ‘entertainer of the year.
  • In 2007, she won a People's Choice Awards on the category of Favorite Female TV Star for Desperate Housewives.
  • She became the first woman to listed as No. 1 in the list of Maxim's Hottest Female Stars in two consecutive years 2005 and 2006.
  • she was ranked No. 14 for Most Beautiful by an American weekly magazine, People in 2011.
  • She was ranked No. 4 on ‘Forbes Prime Time's 10 Top-Earning Women’ list with an estimated net worth of $12 million, from June 2009 to June 2010. She also topped the Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV actresses for 2011.

Eva Longoria husband

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Eva Longoria's Husband

Eva Longoria is a married woman. She married a Mexican businessman, Jose Antonio Baston. The couple began dating each other in 2013 and finally got married on May 21, 2016. The couple was blessed with a son named Santiago Enrique Baston on June 19, 2018. She also has four stepchildren, Natalia Baston, Mariana Baston, Jose Antonio Baston Jr., and Sebastian Baston from her husband's previous relationships.

Previously, Eva Longoria was married to a television actor, Tyler Christopher from 2002 to 2004 and an NBA star, Tony Parker from 2007 to 2011.

Eva Longoria son

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Eva Longoria's Height and Weight

Eva Longoria is a gorgeous lady with Slim body build. She stands at a height of 1.57 m (5 feet and 2 inches) tall and her body weighs around 53 kg (117 lbs.). Her body measurements are 35-25-35 inches. She wears a shoe size of 6 (US) and a dress size of 6 (US). Her bra size is 32B. Her hair color is Dark Brown and Her eye color is Black. Her sexual orientation is Straight.

Eva Longoria's Net worth

As an American actress, Eva Longoria has earned a good amount. Alongside acting, she worked as a Director and Executive producer which helped to generate more income. Besides, she is also a successful businesswoman. She opened the restaurant Beso along with partner and celebrity chef Todd English. She has also appeared in numerous television advertisements for brands like Diet Pepsi, L’Oreal, L’Oreal Color-Expert (France), Heineken beer, Lays Potato Chips, etc. As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $80 million. Her major source of earning is her acting career.