- Date of Birth:
- March 15, 1975
- 5' 2"
- Corpus Christi
Eva Longoria (born in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 15, 1975) is an American actress. She attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she majored in kinesiology. In 1998 she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi USA. She got her big break playing Isabella Brana on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. Eva parlayed her soap success to the primetime soap Desperate Housewives, where she was nominated for a Golden Globe. Eva has also starred in movies such as The Sentinel and Over Her Dead Body. Between 2005 and 2010, Eva was the face of L’Oreal Paris and in 2011 she was ranked #14 on PEOPLE‘s Most Beautiful list. Eva has also written a cookbook called “Eva’s Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends,” which hit bookstores in 2011.
Best Known For:
Eva is best known for playing Gabrielle Solis on Desperate Housewives.
On May 21, 2016, Eva married her longtime boyfriend, Jose Antonio Baston in a sunset ceremony in Mexico City. The couple announced their engagement in December 2015. From 2002 to 2004, Eva was married to General Hospital star Tyler Christopher. In 2007, Eva married NBA star Tony Parker. The couple divorced in 2011 after Tony cheated on Eva.