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
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
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
|The Heartbreak Kid||2007|
|Over Her Dead Body||2008|
|For Greater Glory||2012|
|The Baytown Outlaws||2012|
|A Dark Truth||2013|
|Dora and the Lost City of Gold||2019|
|The Young and the Restless||2001-2003|
|Jane the Virgin||2018|
|Shake Your Bon-Bon by Ricky Martin||1999|
|Unpredictable by Jamie Foxx||2005|
|A Public Affair by Jessica Simpson||2006|
|Balance Toi by Tony Parker||2007|
|Desde cuando by Alejandro Sanz||2009|
|I Like How It Feels by Enrique Iglesias||2011|
Awards Won by Eva Longoria
|ALMA Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama||2002|
|Screen Actors Guild – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||2005|
|People’s Choice Awards – Favorite New TV Drama||2005|
|Screen Actors Guild – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||2006|
|ALMA Awards – Person of the Year||2006|
Affairs/Boyfriend of Eva Longoria
Eduardo Cruz – Eva 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
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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