American Actress Eva Longoria - Top 5 Facts!
Here are the top 5 facts you need to know about the American actress Eva Longoria.
Eva Longoria is best known for her role of 'Gabrielle Solis' on the television series 'Desperate Housewives.' She played in the series from 2004 to 2012 and earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance. She is also well known for her role of 'Isabella Braña' on the CBS daytime soap opera 'The Young and the Restless,' the role she played from 2001 to 2003.
Eva Longoria's one of the most prominent actresses in the entertainment industry. However, many people don't know her apart from her part in movies and television series. Below, we take a look at top facts you need to know about the 45-year-old actress, so you get to know her better.
Eva Longoria Was Raised As a Roman Catholic By Her Parents
Eva Longoria was born on March 15, 1975, to Ella Eva Mireles and Enrique Longoria, Jr. in Corpus Christi, Texas. Her parents raised Eva and her three elder sisters as Roman Catholic.
Eva Longoria was raised as a Roman Catholic by her parents.
Eva Longoria is a ninth-generation American of Mexican descent. As mentioned by Bustle's article, the actress's parents spoke Spanish to each other, but that they didn't talk to her in Spanish because students weren't allowed to speak the language at school. So she did not grow up speaking Spanish. The actress learned to speak Spanish only around 2009, and she actually learned French before Spanish.
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Eva Longoria is a College-Educated Person
Besides her reputation as a talented actress, Eva Longoria is also a well-educated person. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. At the time, she also won the title of Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998.
Eva Longoria graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Eva Longoria also got her master's degree, in May 2013, after graduating in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge. She received the certificate after three years of study. Eva's thesis was titled 'Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers.'
Eva Longoria is a Wealthy Actress
Eva Longoria has made quite a lot of money from her career as an actress, producer, director, and also a businesswoman. According to Celebrity Net Worth, she currently holds an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Eva Longoria currently holds an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Eva Longoria was ranked number 4 on Forbes Prime Time's 10 Top-Earning Women with estimated earnings of $12 million in 2010. In 2011, she became number 1 in the list of the highest-paid actresses for that year.
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Eva Longoria is Currently Married to Her Husband José 'Pepe' Bastón
Eva Longoria is currently married to her husband, José 'Pepe' Bastón. Jose is a Mexican businessman and is the president of the largest media company in Latin America, Televisa. The couple was married on May 21, 2016, in Mexico.
Eva Longoria is currently married to her husband, José 'Pepe' Bastón.
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Eva and Jose share a son, Santiago Enrique Baston, who was born on June 19, 2018. Santiago is Eva's first child but Jose's fourth one as he also has three other children from a previous relationship.
Eva Longoria is Also Involved In Philanthropic Works
Eva Longoria-who recently underwent weight loss-founded the charity foundation Eva's Heroes, in 2006, which helps children with developmental disabilities. She is also the national spokesperson for PADRES Contra El Cancer.
Eva Longoria is also involved in philanthropic works.
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Eva Longoria is also involved in support of foundations like the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, OmniPeace, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Stroke Association, Project HOME, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Additionally, she is an executive producer of Shine Global Inc.'s documentary The Harvest, which is focused on the 500,000 child migrant farmworkers in the U.S. and promote awareness and support to enact the Children's Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act).
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