Eva Longoria is an American actress who is best known for her role in Desperate Housewives. She is also a producer, director and businesswoman.
As of 2020, Eva Longoria’s net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
Eva Longoria Net Worth
|NET WORTH:||$50 MILLION|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||15 MARCH 1975|
|PROFESSION:||ACTRESS, BUSINESSWOMAN, PRODUCER|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH:||ACTING, BUSINESS|
Eva Longoria was born on the 15th of March 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas. She initially did not speak Spanish growing up, until in 2009. Eva was also raised as a Catholic.
During her schooling years, she first worked part time for Wendy’s to earn money for her 15th birthday celebration.
Eva later attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology. In 1998, she also won the Miss Corpus Christi USA title.
After she graduated, she went for a talent contest and was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent. Eva also worked as a headhunter for about 4 years while waiting to get a role.
In 2013, she received a master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University.
Eva Longoria’s debut television role was in 1999 after she met Gary Ghiaey in LA. She then guested in the popular Beverly Hills, 90210. Apart from that, she also guest-starred in the show General Hospital, a medical drama.
That was when she had her big break as she landed a role on The Young and the Restless. She was well known as Isabella in the show.
In 2006, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award together with her co-stars for Desperate Housewives. She also received the ALMA Award and was named as the entertainer of the year.
When she was still with the show, Eva also acted in the movie The Sentinel which was her 1st major role.
She was also active in magazines and appeared on many including in FHM, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire. Eva was named one of the Sexiest Women of 2008 by FHM and one of the Most Beautiful People by People en Espanol.
Longoria also received contracts from various companies including L’Oreal, New York & Co, Magnum Ice Cream and Heineken. Even Microsoft featured here in an advertising campaign.
In 2008, she acted with Paul Rudd in Over Her Dead Body. In 2013, she became an executive producer of Devious Maids, among other producers, and directed the premier of season 2. She also acted in one of the episodes in the show.
In 2015, she joined a sitcom titled Telenovela as an actress. However, it only ran for a season.
Since then, she has more involvements in movies and television including in Black-ish and Dog Days.
Eva isn’t just an actress, a producer or a director. She also had some business ventures, including her restaurant Beso which opened in Hollywood Boulevard. The Beso corporation however filed for bankruptcy later.
She teamed up with Sunrise Brands in 2015 to create an apparel collection for women and later released her own clothing line in 2017.
Here are some of the highlights of Eva Longoria’s career.
- She has been nominated for many awards since 2002, including by the Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globe Awards, among others.
- Eva also won quite a number of awards, including Favorite Female TV Star by People’s Choice Awards, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series by Screen Actors Guild and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy by the Golden Globe Awards.
- She has directed and produced a number of shows, including Devious Maids, Grand Hotel and John Wick.
- She was named Philanthropist of the Year in 2009 by The Hollywood Reporter.
Interesting Facts about Eva
- She was twice no.1 on the Maxim’s Hot 100 list.
- Eva Longoria was a dancer with the Pussycat Dolls before.
- Her first acting gig only got her a minimum wage.
- She is currently married to Jose Antonio Baston, a media mogul.
What contributed to Eva Longoria’s net worth
Eva Longoria’s net worth is attributed to various sources of income. She earned six figures per episode when she was with Desperate Housewives. Eva also starred in many other shows and movies, and has directed and produced some of them.
Apart from that, she has her own clothing line, and teamed up with many brands for their ad campaigns.
As of 2020, she is estimated to be worth around $50 million.
Source: Wikipedia, Celebrity Net Worth