Eva Longoria Biography

About Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is a renowned actress known for her portrayal of ‘Gabrielle Solis’ in the comedy-drama and mystery television series Desperate Housewives. Her amusing comic timing and glimmering performances have made it the feast to watch for the audience.

After consolidating her position in the entertainment industry, she went on to endorse esteemed brands and appeared on the cover pages of sensational magazines like Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Marie Claire.

Her other notable Tv shows are The Young and the Restless, Telenovela, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Grand Hotel, where her performances left everyone amazed, thrilled and joyous.

She is also a renowned social activist and has worked to financially help differently-abled people. She has also founded a charity on her name the Eva Longoria Foundation which works for reducing the education gap in Latinas.

Barring her proficient acting skills, she has an exceptional business mind as she is the co-owner of the restaurant named Beso and has invested in various other profitable ventures.

Biography of Eva Longoria

Name: Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón

Popularly Known As: Eva Longoria

Known For: Played the role of ‘Gabrielle Solis’ in the hit Tv series Desperate Housewives and Katherine “Kate” Spencer in the romantic comedy film Over Her Dead Body alongside Paul Rudd and Lake Bell

Profession: Actress, Director and Producer

Date of Birth of Eva Longoria: 15 March 1975

Age of Eva Longoria: 46 Years (as of 2021)

Height of Eva Longoria: 157 cm, 1.57 m, 5’ft 2”in

Weight of Eva Longoria: 53 kg (117 lbs)

Body Measurements of Eva Longoria: 34-26-36

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Pisces

Known Languages: Spanish and English

Religion: Christianity

Favourite Foods: Breast, Salads, and Strawberry Yogurt

Favourite Actor: Kiefer Sutherland

Favourite Books: The House of the Spirits, Eva Luna, and Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

Favourite Colour: Red.

Favourite Destinations: Hanoi, Vietnam, Tokyo, and Japan

Favourite Sport: Basketball

Net Worth of Eva Longoria: $35 Million (approx.)

Marital Status: Married

Children: 1

Nationality: American

Home Town: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

Currently Living: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

Controversies of Eva Longoria

1. U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Nevada issued a summon for Eva Longoria in view of bankruptcy as her restaurant had accumulated a total debt of $5.7 million including all the other liabilities.

2. Eva Longoria in an interview mentioned that Latinas were the real force behind the victory of America’s 46th president Joe Biden. Eva’s this statement was condemned and heavily trolled by the American citizens who considered her to be anti-black and racist.

Interesting Facts about Eva Longoria

1. Eva despite being born in Texas, likes to call herself a ‘Texican’, a mixture of Mexican and American.

2. While pursuing her education in Bachelor of Science, she participated and won the title of Miss Corpus Christi USA, which developed her interest in modelling and acting.

3. Longoria’s alluring Latino looks and mesmeric beauty made her listed as the Most Beautiful People in Hollywood and FHM’s magazines ranked her 14th in the poll of Sexiest Women of 2008.

4. She is also the brand ambassador of popular brands like Bebe Sport, L’Oréal, New York & Co, Magnum Ice-Cream, and Heineken.

5. Eva is also known for her eloquent anchoring skills, as she hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 and owing to her wide outreach among the masses was the judge on reality Tv series titled The Next Food Network Star.

6. She has always remained at the forefront of the Latino’s cause and requested to construct a National Museum of the American Latino and for her commitment to the Latino’s movement, in 2019, she was awarded the Philanthropist of the Year by The Hollywood Reporter.

7. She has also starred in various popular films like A Dark Truth, Over Her Dead Body, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and Overboard.

8. Eva’s appearance in several music videos like Shake Your Bon-Bon by Ricky Martin, Unpredictable by Jamie Foxx, and I Like How It Feels by Enrique Iglesias, has made her an actress of many talents.

9. She was also the producer of the superhit neo-noir action thriller film John Wick starring Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, and Willem Dafoe.

Movies, Television Shows, and Music Videos of Eva Longoria

MoviesYear
Snitch’d2003
Harsh Times2005
The Sentinel2006
The Heartbreak Kid2007
Over Her Dead Body2008
Without Men2010
For Greater Glory2012
The Baytown Outlaws2012
A Dark Truth2013
Frontera2014
Visions2015
Overboard2018
Dora and the Lost City of Gold2019
Sylvie’s Love2020
Television Shows
The Young and the Restless2001-2003
Desperate Housewives2004-2012
Brooklyn Nine-Nine2014-2015
Telenovela2015-2016
Jane the Virgin2018
Grand Hotel2019
Music Videos
Shake Your Bon-Bon by Ricky Martin1999
Unpredictable by Jamie Foxx2005
A Public Affair by Jessica Simpson 2006
Balance Toi by Tony Parker2007
Desde cuando by Alejandro Sanz2009
I Like How It Feels by Enrique Iglesias2011

Awards Won by Eva Longoria

AwardsYear
ALMA Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama2002
Screen Actors Guild – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series2005
People’s Choice Awards – Favorite New TV Drama2005
Screen Actors Guild – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series2006
ALMA Awards – Person of the Year2006

Affairs/Boyfriend of Eva Longoria

Eduardo CruzEva Longoria and Eduardo Cruz, brother of Hollywood actress Penélope Cruz, dated each other for a brief period, where their relationship was in an on and off type of situation. Finally, after a 16 month dating period, the couple broke up as they didn’t find each other suitable for the long run in their life.

Family of Eva Longoria

Father: Enrique Longoria, Jr.

Mother: Ella Eva (Mireles)

Sisters: Esmeralda Josephina Longoria, Elizabeth Judina Longoria, and Emily Jeannette Longoria

Ex-Husbands: Tyler Christopher (m. 2002; div. 2004) and Tony Parker (m. 2007; div. 2011)

Husband: Jose Antonio Baston (m. 2016)

Son: Santiago “Santi” Enrique Bastón

Social Media Profiles of Eva Longoria

Facebook: EvaLongoria

Instagram: @evalongoria

Twitter: @EvaLongoria

Education/Qualification of Eva Longoria

School: Roy Miller High School and Texas A&M University-Kingsville

College: California State University, Northridge

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