Eva Longoria – Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More
Eva Longoria – Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography. Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. After a series of guest roles on several television series, Longoria was first 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. She is perhaps best known for her role as Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives, which ran from 2004 to 2012 and for which she received Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.
Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, the youngest of four daughters born to ninth-generation Mexican-American (Tejano) parents, Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr. She was raised Roman Catholic. While in high school, she worked at a Wendy’s restaurant part-time for three years.
Longoria earned her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology at nearby Texas A&M University-Kingsville. During this time, she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998. After completing college, Longoria entered a talent contest that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent. While auditioning for roles, Longoria worked as a headhunter for four years. She received her master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge, in May 2013 following three years of study. Her thesis was entitled, “Success STEMS From Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers.ongoria landed her first television role in 1999 after meeting Executive Producer Gary Ghiaey at a political reception in Los Angeles. Longoria guest-starred in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210.
In 2006 Longoria founded Eva's Heroes, a charity which helps developmentally disabled children. She is the national spokesperson for PADRES Contra El Cancer. She signed shoes for the Spirit of Women Red Shoe Celebrity Auction. Longoria also supports 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.
Longoria is an executive producer of Shine Global Inc.'s documentary The Harvest (documentary) which is focused on the 500,000 child migrant farm workers in the U.S. and promote awareness and support to enact the Children's Act for Responsible Employment (CARE Act).
|Birth Name||Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón|
|Date of Birth||15 March 1975|
|Age||43 years (as of 2018)|
|Social Media||EvaLongoria facebook|
EvaLongoria - Twitter
|Place of Birth||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
|Currently living in||Unknown|
|Parents||Ella Eva Mireles and Enrique Longoria, Jr.|
|Height||5 foot 1 inch or 1.57 m or 157cm|
|Profession||Actress, Producer, Director, Activist, Philanthropist, Designer and restaurateur|
|Education||Texas A&M University-Kingsville (B.Sc)|
California State University,
|Star / Zodiac sign||Pisces|
married 2002 and div in 2004
married. 2007 and div in 2011
José Antonio Bastón
|Languages||English and Spanish|
|Best known for TV||Desperate Housewives 2004 to 2012,|
The Young and the Restless 2001 to 2003,
Telenovela 2015 to 2016
|Best known for films||2006 The Sentinel,|
|Awards|| 2007 People's Choice Awards Favorite Female TV Star Desperate Housewives,|
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Performance – Female Desperate Housewives