Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

TV Actress

Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón is an American actress, producer, and director. After a number of guest roles on several television series, she was recognized for her portrayal of Isabella Braña on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, on which she starred from 2001 to 2003.

Full Name
Eva Jacqueline Longoria
Mar 15, 1975
5′ 1″
Net Worth


Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born on March 15, 1975 in Corpus Christie, Texas. She is the youngest of four daughters to her parents Enrique and Ella Longoria. She has Mexican-American heritage and attended Roy Miller High School where she was voted “Most Beautiful” by her classmates. After high school, she attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she earned a degree in Kinesiology.

Longoria began her career working as a model for print ads and television commercials before landing a role in the TV series "The Young and the Restless." She achieved major fame when she joined the cast of the hit show "Desperate Housewives" playing Gabrielle Solis from 2004 to 2012. Her performance earned her several awards and nominations including Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

In addition to acting, Longoria has also become involved in politics and advocacy work, focusing mainly on immigration reform, education, and women's rights. In 2013 she founded The Eva Longoria Foundation which aims to empower Latinas through education and entrepreneurship. She is also the executive producer of Devious Maids which aired on Lifetime from 2013 to 2016.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Eva Longoria is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On March 15, 1975, Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts Acting Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Longoria starts her acting career with a role on the soap opera The Young and the Restless.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">'Desperate Housewives' Debuts</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The television series Desperate Housewives premieres, starring Longoria as Gabrielle Solis.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Nominated for Golden Globe</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Longoria was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy Series.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Started Production Company</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Longoria launches her own production company, UnbeliEVAble Entertainment.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Star on Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Longoria receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to television.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins 'Grand Hotel' Cast</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Longoria joins the cast of Grand Hotel, an ABC drama based on a Spanish TV series.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's an Inspiring Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Eva Longoria is an inspiring role model for young women. She has excelled in her career and she is a great example of hard work and dedication. She is also very active in charity work and advocating for women’s rights.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Talented and Versatile</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Eva Longoria is not only a successful actress but she is also a talented director, producer, and writer. Her versatility makes her an incredible asset to the entertainment industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Funny and Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Eva Longoria is well known for her humor and charisma. Her sense of humor has made her one of the most beloved actresses in Hollywood. Her charisma and charm have made her stand out in interviews and events.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Out as a Model</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eva Longoria started her career as a model, appearing in national print and television commercials before becoming an actress.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Latin American to Win Golden Globe Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eva Longoria was the first Latin American to win a Golden Globe Award for her role on Desperate Housewives.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Earned a Master's Degree</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eva Longoria earned her master's degree in Chicano Studies from California State University in 2013.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Involved in Humanitarian Work</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eva Longoria is involved in many humanitarian efforts, including serving as the Global Ambassador of the Special Olympics and working with the United Nations Foundation.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has Owned Two Restaurants</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Eva Longoria has owned two restaurants - Beso and Sheeraz - both located in Hollywood, CA.</p></div>


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