|Born||Eva Jacqueline Longoria
March 15, 1975
Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
|Other names||Eva Longoria Parker|
|Alma mater||Texas A&M University-Kingsville (B.Sc)
California State University, Northridge (M.A.)
|Occupation||Actress, restaurateur, activist|
|Salary||$13 million (2010–11)|
|Partner(s)||Jose Antonio Baston (2013-present; engaged)|
Eva Jacqueline Longoria (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria’s career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began entering talent contests that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent. Eva began to raise her profile after having roles as Isabella Braña on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2001 to 2003. In 2004 she signed as Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. For her work on Desperate Housewives, she received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy and five Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, winning two. She has also starred in films such as Harsh Times (2005), The Sentinel (2006), and Over Her Dead Body (2008).
Besides acting Longoria has ventured into business. She has written and published various books. Longoria is also known for her charity work founding her own charity the Eva Longoria Foundation and was named the ‘Philanthropist of the Year’ by The Hollywood Reporter. Longoria has been married twice. She married actor Tyler Christopher in 2002, and the pair were divorced by 2004. She married French basketballer Tony Parker in 2007; the pair divorced in 2011.
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