Eva Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman who is immensely popular for her role as Isabella Brana on the CBS daytime soap opera ‘The Young and the Restless’ and also known for her role as Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series ‘Desperate Housewives’.
Eva Longoria has recently played in the film ‘Low Rider’ portraying the character of Gloria.
Birth Facts, Family and Childhood
Eva was born on 15 March 1975, in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Mexican-American. She was born to Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr. Eva Longoria was raised as Roman Catholic along with her three sisters.
Eva Longoria was very interested in acting and public speaking and always exhibited her actively participating traits. Being a member of a medium class family, she worked in Wendy’s restaurant part-time for three years.
Talking about the educational background of Eva Longoria, she attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville whereby, she majored in kinesiology. She also applied for Chicano Studies at California State University, Northridge.
While she was admitted in Texas A&M University-Kingsville, she participated in Miss Corpus Christi USA 1998 and won the title which is the groundwork for her success in the field of acting.
Professional Life and Career
Eva Longoria initiated her career as an actor in ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ in which she was just a guest star but, in 2001, she got a breakout role of Isabella Brana in the CBS Daytime soap opera ‘The Young and the Restless’.
In 2003, she left ‘The Young and the Restless’ and starred for ABC comedy-drama ‘Desperate Housewives’ as Gabrielle Soils which made her eligible to nominated for a ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy’.
After being appointed as the first face of ‘Bebe Sport’ and holding a contract with ‘L’Oréal’, ‘Hanes’, and ‘New York & Co.’, she hosted ‘MTV Europe Music Awards 2010’.She was peaked #4 on Forbes Prime Time’s 10 Top-Earning Women with an estimated $12 million and, in 2015 she acted as ‘telenovela’ actress for a sitcom called ‘Telenovela’.
Apart from her acting career, she is also an established businesswoman having some restaurants including ‘Por Fin’.
Salary and Net Worth
She has a net worth of $35 million but her salary is not revealed yet.
Rumors and Controversy
Eva Longoria is currently not involved in any sorts of rumors and controversies because of her marital relation with Jose Baston. But, earlier, due to numerous relationships with celebrities, she was often a headline in celebrity news portals.
Eva has the height of 5 feet 2 inches. Her body weighs 53kg. She has dark brown hair and black eyes. Her bra size is 32c, dress size is 6US and shoe size is 6US. Besides these, her body measurements are 35-25-35 inches.
Social Media Profile
Eva Longoria is active on the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 5 million followers on the Facebook, 4.1 million followers on the Instagram and 7.68 million followers on the Twitter.