Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria - Updated Mar 2023

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Eva Longoria is a popular American actress, producer, and director. Eva Longoria is best known for her role as Isabella Braña on the CBS daytime soap opera “The Young and the Restless” (2000-2003).

Early Life

Eva Longoria came to the world on the 15th of March 1975, in Corpus Christi, Texas, in the United States of America. Her birth name is Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón and is 47 years old as of 2022.

She has a birth sign of Pisces and has her belief in Roman Catholicism. In addition, she belongs to the Hispanic ethnicity and has Mexican ancestry. Following her parents, she is the daughter of Enrique Longoria Jr. (father) and Ella Eva Mireles Longoria (mother).

She is the youngest among her three sisters, Elizabeth Judina Longoria, Emily Jeannette Longoria, and Esmeralda Josephina Longoria. As a child, she was raised on a ranch in Corpus Christi with her sisters.

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Caption: Eva Longoria childhood photo (Source: Facebook)


Coming towards her academic qualification, she studied at Roy Miller High School, Corpus Christi, Texas then graduated from Marvin P. Baker Middle School.

Later, she enrolled at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology in 1998. Afterward, she enrolled at California State University, Northridge, and completed a Master’s degree in Chicano Studies in May 2013.

Professional Career

In the year 1998, Eva Longoria won the title of Miss Corpus Christi beauty pageant while pursuing her bachelor’s degree. After finishing college, she went to a talent contest in Los Angeles where she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent.

After a year, Longoria made her television debut by hosting the weekend destination segment of the TV Show “L.A. In A Day.” The show was produced by Gary Ghiaey.

She guest-starred in an episode of Beverly Hills 90210 and General Hospital in the year 2000. Later, she portrayed the role of Isabella, a mentally unstable character on the CBS Daytime soap opera “The Young and the Restless.”

The soap opera was produced by CBS Daytime and ran from 2000-2003. From this role, she earned a lot of fame which led her to the ladder of success. In addition, she starred in a direct-to-video film, “Senorita Justice,” and a television film titled “The Dead Will Tell.”

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Caption: Eva Longoria’s role as Isabella Braña on the CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless (Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet)

She got her breakthrough role as Gabrielle Solis in the 2003 comedy-drama “Desperate Housewives.” Inward, she appeared in another direct-to-video film named “Carlita’s Secret.”

In 2005, she starred as Sylvia in the Christian Bale and Freddy Rodriguez-starring film “Harsh Times.” She played the role of Jill Marin opposite Michael Douglas and Kiefer Sutherland in the 2006 thriller “The Sentinel.” Afterward, the actress appeared in several films and TV series including, “The Heartbreak Kid” (2007), “Over Her Dead Body” (2008), “Lower Learning” (2008), “Without Men” (2010), “Children’s Hospital” (2008), and “For Greater Glory” (2012).

Moreover, she lent her voice to the character Chief De Silva in the 2011 animated film “Arthur Christmas.” That same year, she published her first cookbook “Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends.” Later, in the 2012 computer-animated adventure comedy “Foodfight!” she lent her voice to the character Lady X/Priscilla.

Moreover, she worked as an Executive producer in films and TV series such as “The Harvest” (2010), “Ready for Love” (2013), “Mother Up” (2013), “Devious Maids” (2013), “Telenovel” (2016), and “Grand Hotel” (2019).

In 2017, she directed the third season’s final episode of the ABC comedy “Black-ish.” As a director, she has directed some episodes of the TV series “The Mick,” “LA to Vegas,” and “Grand Hotel.”

In March 2017, this actress launched her clothing line website on her official site. She played the role of Theresa in the romantic comedy film “Overboard” and Grace in the romantic comedy film “Dog Days” in the year 2018.

Recent Works

In 2019, she played the role of Elena Márquez in the adventure comedy film “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” and Carmen in the 2020 romantic drama film “Sylvie’s Love.”

The following year, she lent her voice for the character Carol Templeton to the computer-animated comedy film, “The Boss Baby: Family Business” in 2021. In 2022, she portrayed the role of Jeanine Dewerson in the comedy film “Unplugging.”

That same year, she lent her voice to the character Melrose Avanúñez in the animated television series “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.” Currently, she is working in her role as Soledad Quintana in the upcoming coming-of-age romantic film “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.”


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Caption: Eva Longoria won the Bambi Award in 2007 (Source: Just Jared)

As of now, this American actress has won 8 awards and 7 nominations. Two ‘ALMA Awards’ (2002,2006), two ‘Screen Actors Guild’ (2005, 2006), one ‘Teen Choice Award’ (2005), and one ‘People’s Choice Award’ (2005) are some of the awards, she has won in her acting career.

Eva Longoria – Net Worth 2023

Being a famous actress and working in several successful movies, and television series, she has earned a huge sum of money in her career. As of 2022, her net worth estimated at around $80 million which she earned as an actress and director. However, Longoria’s salary and income are still under review.

Relationship Status

Regarding her personal life, Eva Longoria married three times in her life. Firstly, she married actor Tyler Christopher, a star of ‘General Hospital,’ from 2002 to 2004.

Secondly, she married a former basketball player, Tony Parke on the 6th of July 2007 at a Paris city hall.

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Caption: Eva Longoria with her family (Source: Hola)

Later, she married a Mexican businessman, Jose Antonio Baston. They started dating each other in 2013 and married on the 21st of May 2016. With the marriage, the couple has a son Santiago Enrique Baston who was born in 2018. Moreover, she also has four stepchildren, Natalia Baston, Mariana Baston, Jose Antonio Baston Jr., and Sebastian Baston from her husband’s previous relationships.

Body Measurement

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Caption: Eva Longoria posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Longoria stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 48 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown hair with black eyes, and her body measurement measures 34-23-33 inches. Similarly, she wears a shoe size of 6 (US), a dress size of 6 (US), and a bra size of 32B.

Eva Longoria – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@evalongoria’ there are over 9.1 million. Similarly, there are over 6.7 million followers ‘@EvaLongoria’ and over 6.7 million on her Facebook page.