Eva Longoria is an American actress, producer and businesswoman. She was born on March 15, 1975, in Corpus Christi, TX. While in college at Texas A&M in Kingsville, TX, she entered and won the Miss Corpus Christi beauty pageant in 1998. After earning her Bachelor’s degree, Longoria moved to California and started her acting career in 2001 playing Isabella Braña in the soap opera, The Young and The Restless. Longoria left the show in 2003.
Eva Longoria’s breakout role came in 2004, when she played Gabrielle Solis on the hit series, Desperate Housewives, which ended in 2012. She received a Teen Choice Award, a SAG, A People’s Choice Award and an American Latino Media Award for her performance. She also appeared in several films. The most notable was her voice over off Chief De Silva in the animated film, Arthur Christmas, in 2001. In 2010, Eva Longoria started her production company, unbeliEVAble Prods, and has produced several films and TV shows. In 2014, she produced the film, John Wick, and ABC’s sitcom, Devious Maids, from 2013 to 2016.
Eva Longoria is active in the latin community and advocate for Latino Rights. She as a foundation called Eva’s Heroes to help mentally disabled children. Her business interests include a restaurant, Best – which is Spanish for “Kiss,” cookbook “Eva’s Kitchen” and her clothing line website, evalongoria.com. In addition to all of this, Eva Longoria still finds time to endorse such products as Microsoft and Heineken. She vacations in Mexico and Hawaii and her net worth is estimated at $35 million.