Eva Longoria

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Full Name Eva Longoria
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Eva Longoria
Gender Female
Birth Date March 15th, 1975
Birth Place Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

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About Eva Longoria

An American actress, producer, director, restaurateur, activist, Eva Longoria is best recognized for portraying "Gabrielle Solis" in the comedy TV series "Desperate Housewives" which aired on the ABC channel from 2004 to 2012. She appeared in all 181 episodes. In 1999, she got the role of hosting the weekend destination segment of the TV Show "L.A. In A Day". While studying in college, she gained the title of Miss Corpus Christi in 1998. She later starred in an episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210", and appeared in an episode of "General Hospital". She won the ALMA Award for Person of the Year in 2006. Eva is a businessperson too. She also opened a restaurant called Beso in Hollywood with Todd English in 2008. She has also executive produced and directed the show "Devious Maids". As well, she has appeared in "The Sentinel" (2006), "Over Her Dead Body" (2008), "For Greater Glory" (2012), "Frontera" (2014), "Lowriders" (2016), and "Overboard" (2018). In recent news, Longoria has apologized and clarified why she said Latinas were the 'real heroines' of the election.

Famous For

  • Being an American actress, producer, director, restaurateur, activist, and businessperson.
  • For portraying "Gabrielle Solis" in the comedy TV series "Desperate Housewives".

Eva Longoria, a famous actress

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Early Life of Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria opened her eyes for the first time on 15th March 1975 with the real name or full name of Eva Jacqueline Longoria in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S. She holds an American nationality and Hispanic ethnicity. She has Mexican-American ancestry. Analogously, she is from Roman Catholicism religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 15th March of every year and she has celebrated her 45th birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Pisces. She is the youngest of four daughters born to Mexican-American (Tejano) parents, Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr. Longoria earned her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville whereas she received her master's degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge, in May 2013 following three years of study.

Career of Eva Longoria

  • Eva Longoria commenced her acting career by guest-starring in an episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" as well as guest-starred in "General Hospital" the same year brought her big break on the CBS Daytime soap opera "The Young and the Restless".
  • After then, she was seen in the Dick Wolf revival of "Dragnet" as well as starred in "Senorita Justice" and in a television film titled "The Dead Will Tell".
  • Analogously, she starred in the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives" as Gabrielle Solis in 2003, also in the 2006 thriller "The Sentinel".
  • As well, she was featured on the cover of various international women's magazines, including "Vogue", "Marie Claire" and "Harper's Bazaar".
  • "People en Espanol" listed her among its "Most Beautiful People" for 2003 and also was listed as No. 1 in "Maxim's" Hottest Female Stars of 2005 and 2006, becoming the first woman to top the list in two consecutive years whereas "People" also named her one of 2012 Most Beautiful at Every Age.
  • In the summer of 2010, Longoria served as a judge on "The Next Food Network Star" and topped the Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV actresses for 2011 though she also served as one of the executive producers of "Devious Maids" and directed the season two premiere, "An Ideal Husband" from 2013.
  • As well, she is an executive producer of the documentaries "The Harvest" and "Food Chains" as NBC announced plans for a sitcom called "Telenovela" in which Longoria starred as a popular telenovela actress in 2015.
  • She has also directed the season three finale episode of the ABC comedy "Black-ish" in 2017.
  • In 2020, her entertainment company renewed its contract with 20th Television.
  • Additionally, she can be seen in "The Boss Baby: Family Business" and "All-Star Weekend" in 2021 whereas she starred in "Flipped" in 2020.

Politics and activism

  • Eva Longoria was one of seven Californians named to the post of co-chair of Barack Obama's reelection campaign in 2012.
  • She hosted the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention in August 2020, which was held remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, Eva Longoria has apologized for remarks made during an interview with MSNBC after she was criticized for appearing dismissive of Black women.
  • "The women of the color showed up in big ways. Of course, you saw in Georgia what Black women have done but Latina women were the real heroines here, beating men in turnout in every state and voting Biden-Harris at an average rate of close to 3 to 1. And that wasn't surprising to us," she told MSNBC's, Ari Melber.
  • "When I said that Latinas were heroines in this election, I simply meant that they turned out in greater numbers and voted more progressively than LATINO MEN," she tweeted.
  • "My wording was not clear and I deeply regret that, There is such a history in our community of anti-Blackness in our community and I would never want to contribute to that, so let me be very clear: Black women have long been the backbone of the Democratic Party, something we have seen played out in this election as well as previous ones," she added.

Awards and Achievements of Eva Longoria

  • ALMA Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama
  • Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
  • People's Choice Awards for Favorite New TV Drama
  • Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Breakout Performance - Female
  • Bambi Awards for TV Series International

Personal Life of Eva Longoria

Reflecting on Eva Longoria's personal life, she is a married woman. She was married to actor Tyler Christopher, star of "General Hospital", from 2002 to 2004. Then, she engaged  Tony Parker on 30th November 2006 whereas the couple got married on 6th July 2007. But, their relationship did not long last, Eva filed for divorce on 17th November 2010. The couple had a prenuptial agreement that was signed in June 2007, a month before their wedding, and amended two years later in June 2009.  The divorce was finalized in Texas on 28th January 2011. After that, she reported her engagement to Mexican businessman "Jose Antonio "Pepe" Baston Patino, then the president of Televisa, the largest media company in Latin America on 13th December 2015 though the couple got married on 21st May 2016. Their relationship is exceptional till now and hopes it will remain the same as in the future too. Eva is not only an actress, but she is also a mother too, she has given birth to a son in 2018 and named him Santiago "Santi" Enrique Baston. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Eva Longoria and her husband, Jose Antonio

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Net Worth of Eva Longoria

Moving towards Eva Longoria's net worth, her worth is around $80 million as of 2020 though she has also a handsome amount of salary too which is also in millions of dollars per year. She has broken the myth that an individual has to reach a certain age to start working and become a global name. She's only a woman with the world's potential to reach the maximum height career wise. In addition, her main source of income is from an acting career.  She is sincere in her work. But, she is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for herself and her family. She also opened a restaurant called Beso in Hollywood with Todd English in 2008 from where she earns a handsome amount of money.

Body Measurement of Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is one of the beautiful women with a perfect height of 5 ft 2 in or 157 cm whereas her bodyweight is around 53 kg or 117 pounds. She is also blessed with a body that looks super hot in a bikini. She is gradually transforming into an attractive and more feminine person. Standing tall at five feet and one inch, she can be considered the hot and sexy star of the present time. Graceful actress, Eva has dark brown hair and black eyes color though her body build type is average and her body measurement is 32-23-33 inches (81-58-84 cm).