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Eva Longoria is a famous American television and film actress

InformationDetail
BirthdayMarch 15, 1975
NationalityAmerican
FamousHispanic Women, Hispanic Actresses, Hispanics, Democrats, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses
IdeologiesDemocrats
City/StateTexas
SpousesTony Parker, Tyler Christopher
SiblingsElizabeth Judina Longoria, Emily Jeannette Longoria, Esmeralda Josephina Longoria
Known asEva Longoria Bastón
Universities
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Founder / Co-Founder
  • Eva's Heroes
Birth PlaceCorpus Christi
ReligionRoman Catholic
Height157cm
GenderFemale
FatherEnrique Longoria Jr.
MotherElla Eva Mireles Longoria
Net Worth$35 million as of Jan 17,2017
Sun SignPisces
Born inCorpus Christi
Famous asActress

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Eva Longoria's photo

Who is Eva Longoria?

Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi in Texas, United States. She finished her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and subsequently took part in a talent contest, which paved way for her in the world of entertainment. She debuted with “The Bold and the Beautiful”, and followed it up with the memorable role of “Isabella” in the popular TV show “The Young and the Restless”. She was nominated for the prestigious Golden Globe Award for her great performance as “Gabrielle Solis” in another famed television show “Desperate Housewives”. Brought up on a ranch in Texas, Longoria has been named as one of the most beautiful people by a number of reputed magazines like “People”. Besides, she has also endorsed renowned brands such as L’Oreal and Hanes. She has been supporting a number of humanitarian causes and has been involved in many philanthropic activities, too. She has also written a cookbook titled “Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends” and has taken part in a promotion for Lay’s potato chips. Though, this attractive actor’s career was not a booming success at the beginning, it soon picked up and she’s currently one of the hottest stars in Hollywood.

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Childhood & Early Life

Born in Texas, Eva Jacqueline Longoria was the fourth and youngest daughter of Enrique Longoria, Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles, both of whom are Mexican Americans.

Raised a Roman Catholic, she studied at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology.

Career

In 1998, Longoria became Miss Corpus Christi, USA, while pursuing her bachelor’s degree. She also took part in another talent contest in Los Angeles, after college, where she was spotted by a theatrical agent.

In 1999, she hosted a segment of the TV show, “L.A. In A Day”, produced by Gary Ghiaey. This was her first appearance on television.

Subsequently, the steamy star appeared in a guest role in an episode of the famous show “Beverly Hills 90210”. Likewise, she also bagged a guest appearance in the show “General Hospital”.

Following these guest performances, she was offered the role of ‘Isabella Bra�a’ in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless”, produced by CBS Daytime. This catapulted her to great fame.

After this, she starred in a direct-to-video film “Se�orita Justice”, and a television film “The Dead Will Tell”.

Her career breakthrough came in 2003, when she was cast as ‘Gabrielle Solis’ in the infamous comedy-drama “Desperate Housewives”. Thereafter, she also starred in and co-produced another direct-to-video film “Carlita’s Secret”.

In 2006, the talented star was cast opposite Michael Douglas in the thriller “The Sentinel”. This was her first major role in a movie. The same year, she bagged a role in the Christian Bale and Freddy Rodriguez-starrer “Harsh Times”.

“Eva’s Heroes” is a charity foundation that Longoria set up in 2006, for developmentally disabled children. In 2007, Longoria made it into the Hot 100 list of “Maxim”. She was ranked No. 9.

From 2005 to 2010, she endorsed L’Oreal Paris and also served as its spokesperson.

Her name appeared at the fourth spot on “Forbes Prime Time's 10 Top-Earning Women” list based on her income which was close to $12 million from June 2009 to June 2010.

She also hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 held at Madrid in Spain. Besides acting, Longoria partnered with a few friends to open a restaurant, “Beso” in Hollywood.

She also ventured into writing her first cookbook “Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends” that was published in 2011.

She is also wholeheartedly occupied with philanthropic activities. She has been involved with a number of organisations like PADRES Contra El Cancer, the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, Project HOME, OmniPeace, the National Stroke Association, the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

In May 2013, she earned her Master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge.

Major Works

In 2003, Longoria played the role of an adulteress, ‘Gabrielle Solis’ in the ABC comedy-drama ‘Desperate Housewives’, which catapulted her to great fame. Soon, she became a household name and earned several prestigious awards for her role.

Awards & Achievements

In 2006, Longoria was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for ‘Desperate Housewives’.

In 2006, she also received the ALMA Award and was also named the entertainer of the year.

She is the first woman to remain at the No.1 position in the list of “Hottest Female Stars” by “Maxim” in 2005 and 2006.

This noted television personality was named the “Philanthropist of the year” by ‘The Hollywood Reporter’ for her service to the Latino community.

Personal Life & Legacy

From 2002 to 2004, Eva Longoria was married to Tyler Christopher, a television actor.

From 2007 to 2011, she was married to NBA star Tony Parker.

She is a Democrat and supported President Obama’s re-election in 2012.

Trivia

This talented actress’ father was in the Army, and her mother was a special education teacher.

This famous Hollywood star worked for four years at Wendy’s restaurant, while she was in high school.

This well-known television actor’s father was a hunter, and she herself has been practising shooting.

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Eva Longoria awards

YearNameAward

People's Choice Awards

2007Favorite Female TV StarWinner

Eva Longoria biography timelines

  • // 15th Mar 1975
    Born in Texas, Eva Jacqueline Longoria was the fourth and youngest daughter of Enrique Longoria, Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles, both of whom are Mexican Americans.
  • // 1998
    In 1998, Longoria became Miss Corpus Christi, USA, while pursuing her bachelor’s degree. She also took part in another talent contest in Los Angeles, after college, where she was spotted by a theatrical agent.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, she hosted a segment of the TV show, “L.A. In A Day”, produced by Gary Ghiaey. This was her first appearance on television.
  • // 2002 To 2004
    From 2002 to 2004, Eva Longoria was married to Tyler Christopher, a television actor.
  • // 2003
    Her career breakthrough came in 2003, when she was cast as ‘Gabrielle Solis’ in the infamous comedy-drama “Desperate Housewives”. Thereafter, she also starred in and co-produced another direct-to-video film “Carlita’s Secret”.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, Longoria played the role of an adulteress, ‘Gabrielle Solis’ in the ABC comedy-drama ‘Desperate Housewives’, which catapulted her to great fame. Soon, she became a household name and earned several prestigious awards for her role.
  • // 2005 To 2010
    From 2005 to 2010, she endorsed L’Oreal Paris and also served as its spokesperson.
  • // 2005 To 2006
    She is the first woman to remain at the No.1 position in the list of “Hottest Female Stars” by “Maxim” in 2005 and 2006.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, the talented star was cast opposite Michael Douglas in the thriller “The Sentinel”. This was her first major role in a movie. The same year, she bagged a role in the Christian Bale and Freddy Rodriguez-starrer “Harsh Times”.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, Longoria was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy for ‘Desperate Housewives’.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, she also received the ALMA Award and was also named the entertainer of the year.
  • // 2007
    “Eva’s Heroes” is a charity foundation that Longoria set up in 2006, for developmentally disabled children. In 2007, Longoria made it into the Hot 100 list of “Maxim”. She was ranked No. 9.
  • // 2007 To 2011
    From 2007 to 2011, she was married to NBA star Tony Parker.
  • // Jun 2009 To Jun 2010
    Her name appeared at the fourth spot on “Forbes Prime Time's 10 Top-Earning Women” list based on her income which was close to $12 million from June 2009 to June 2010.
  • // 2010
    She also hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 held at Madrid in Spain. Besides acting, Longoria partnered with a few friends to open a restaurant, “Beso” in Hollywood.
  • // 2011
    She also ventured into writing her first cookbook “Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends” that was published in 2011.
  • // 2012
    She is a Democrat and supported President Obama’s re-election in 2012.
  • // May 2013
    In May 2013, she earned her Master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge.

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Eva Longoria's FAQ

  • What is Eva Longoria birthday?

    Eva Longoria was born at 1975-03-15

  • Where is Eva Longoria's birth place?

    Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi

  • What is Eva Longoria nationalities?

    Eva Longoria's nationalities is American

  • What is Eva Longoria ideologies?

    Eva Longoria's ideologies is Democrats

  • Who is Eva Longoria spouses?

    Eva Longoria's spouses is Tony Parker, Tyler Christopher

  • Who is Eva Longoria siblings?

    Eva Longoria's siblings is Elizabeth Judina Longoria, Emily Jeannette Longoria, Esmeralda Josephina Longoria

  • What was Eva Longoria universities?

    Eva Longoria studied at Texas A&M University-Kingsville

  • Which company or organization was founded by Eva Longoria?

    Eva Longoria was the founder/co-founder of Eva's Heroes

  • What is Eva Longoria's religion?

    Eva Longoria's religion is Roman Catholic

  • How tall is Eva Longoria?

    Eva Longoria's height is 157

  • Who is Eva Longoria's father?

    Eva Longoria's father is Enrique Longoria Jr.

  • Who is Eva Longoria's mother?

    Eva Longoria's mother is Ella Eva Mireles Longoria

  • What is Eva Longoria's sun sign?

    Eva Longoria is Pisces

  • How famous is Eva Longoria?

    Eva Longoria is famouse as Actress