Eva Longoria

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 a philanthropist as well. Eva’s Heroes, a charity that aids developmentally disabled children, was founded by her in 2006.

She is also active on social media, with around 7.9 million Instagram followers @evalongoria and around 7 million Twitter followers @EvaLongoria.

What did Eva Longoria become known for?

In the ABC comedy-drama Desperate Housewives, she played Gabrielle Solis.

Eva Longoria’s birthplace is unknown.

On March 15, 1975, Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Eva Jacqueline Longoria is her given name. Ella Eva Mireles Longoria is the daughter of Enrique Longoria Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles Longoria. Elizabeth Judina Longoria, Emily Jeannette Longoria, and Esmeralda Josephina Longoria are her three older sisters. Her sisters and she grew up on a ranch in Corpus Christi.

Her race is Hispanic and she is an American citizen. She is of Mexican descent. Pisces is her zodiac sign, and she is a Roman Catholic.

In terms of her educational background, she graduated from Marvin P. Baker Middle School after attending Roy Miller High School in Corpus Christi, Texas. She enrolled at Texas A&M University-Kingsville after high school graduation and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology in 1998. She later enrolled at California State University, Northridge, and graduated in May 2013 with a Master’s degree in Chicano Studies.

Highlights of Eva Longoria’s Career

In 1998, while pursuing her bachelor’s degree, Eva Longoria won the Miss Corpus Christi beauty pageant. She joined a talent show in Los Angeles after graduating college, where she was discovered and signed by a theatrical agent.
She made her first appearance on television in 1999, hosting the weekend destination segment of the TV show L.A. In A Day.

She appeared in an episode of Beverly Hills 90210 and General Hospital in 2000 as a guest star. The Young and the Restless, a CBS Daytime soap opera, cast her as Isabella, a mentally ill character the following year. This role brought her a lot of fame and helped her climb the corporate ladder. She also appeared in Senorita Justice, a direct-to-video film, and The Dead Will Tell, a television film.

She had her breakthrough role as Gabrielle Solis in the comedy-drama “Desperate Housewives” in 2003. Following that, she appeared in a direct-to-video film called “Carlita’s Secret.”

In 2005, she played Sylvia in the Christian Bale and Freddy Rodriguez starrer Harsh Times.

In the thriller ‘The Sentinel,’ she played Jill Marin opposite Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland in 2006.
From 2005 to 2010, she was a spokeswoman for L’Oreal Paris, which she endorsed.

Her credits include The Heartbreak Kid (2007), Over Her Dead Body (2008), Lower Schooling (2008), Without Men (2010), Childrens Hospital (2008), and For Greater Glory (2008). (2012).

She voiced Arthur Christmas, an animated film, in 2011. Foodfight!, an animated adventure comedy film, was released the following year, and she voiced it.

In 2011, she released her first cookbook, Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends.

She’s also worked as an executive producer on films and TV shows including The Harvest (2010), Ready for Love (2013), Mother Up (2013), Devious Maids (2013), Telenovel (2016), and Grand Hotel (2016). (2019).

In 2017, she directed the third season finale of the ABC sitcom “Black-ish.” She’s also directed episodes of The Mick, LA to Vegas, and Grand Hotel on television.

In March 2017, she launched a website for her clothing line on her official website.

She starred in the American romantic comedy film Overboard and Dog Days in 2018. Dora and the Lost City of Gold, an American adventure comedy film, was released the following year.

She starred alongside Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Regé-Jean Page, and Aja Naomi King in the American drama film Sylvie’s Love.

Eva Longoria is a well-known political activist.

In 2012, President Barack Obama named Eva Longoria as one of seven Californians to the position of co-chair of his re-election campaign. Eva Longoria is passionate about immigration, speaking out against stringent anti-immigration laws and founding the Latino Victory Project in 2014 to raise funds for candidates and voter turnout efforts. She is also associated with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. She gave a speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016. She will host the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention in August 2020.

Awards and Contributions of Eva Longoria

For her role in The Young and the Restless, she received an ALMA Award in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama in 2002.

In 2005, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the category of Favorite New TV Drama and a People’s Choice Award in the category of Favorite TV Breakout Performance – Female for Desperate Housewives.

She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Desperate Housewives in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy in 2006.

She also won the ALMA Award for ‘entertainer of the year’ in the same year.

In 2007, she received a People’s Choice Award for Desperate Housewives in the category of Favorite Female TV Star.

She was the first woman to be ranked No. 1 in Maxim’s Hottest Female Stars for two years in a row, in 2005 and 2006.

In 2011, she was ranked No. 14 for Most Beautiful by People, an American weekly magazine.

From June 2009 to June 2010, she was ranked No. 4 on Forbes Prime Time’s 10 Top-Earning Women list, with an estimated net worth of $12 million. She was also named the highest-paid TV actress in 2011 by Forbes magazine.

Father of Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is a married woman with two children. Jose Antonio Baston, a Mexican businessman, was her husband. The couple started dating in 2013, and on May 21, 2016, they tied the knot. On June 19, 2018, the couple welcomed their first child, Santiago Enrique Baston. Natalia Baston, Mariana Baston, Jose Antonio Baston Jr., and Sebastian Baston are her husband’s stepchildren from previous relationships.

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

Height and Weight of Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria is a stunning woman with a slim body type. She stands 1.57 meters (5 feet and 2 inches) tall and weighs about 53 kilograms (117 lbs.). Her body dimensions are 35-25-35 inches in length, width, and height. She wears a 6 (US) shoe size and a 6 (US) dress size (US). 32B is her bra size. Her eye color is black and her hair is dark brown. Straight is her sexual orientation.

Eva Longoria’s net worth is estimated to be in the millions of dollars.

Eva Longoria has amassed a sizable fortune as an American actress. She served as a director and executive producer in addition to acting, which helped her earn more money. In addition, she is a professional businesswoman. She and her husband, celebrity chef Todd English, opened the restaurant Beso. She’s also starred in commercials for Diet Pepsi, L’Oreal, L’Oreal Color-Expert (France), Heineken beer, Lays Potato Chips, and other brands. She has an estimated net worth of $80 million as of 2020. Her acting career is her primary source of income.

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