Eva Longoria (full name Eva Jacqueline Longoria) was born on March 15, 1975 and she is an American film and television actress. Eva Longoria may be best known for her role in the ABC Television series Desperate Housewives.
Biography and Career :
Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas on March 15, 1975 to Tejano parents, Enrique Longoria Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles. She was raised Roman Catholic. Eva Longoria is the youngest of four sister and the older ones are named Elizabeth Judina, Emily Jeannette and Esmeralda Josephina.
Eva Longoria first wanted to be a fashion model and sent some photos to a modeling agency but was declined because of her height. Eva Longoria went to Marvin P. Baker Middle School and after that to Roy Miller High School
and she subsequently received her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology at nearby Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
During this time, Eva Longoria won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, USA in 1998. After graduating college, Eva Longoria entered a talent contest that brought her to Los Angeles, California and shortly after that she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent.
Eva Longoria landed her first television role in 2000, guest-starring in an episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210". Another guest appearance in "General Hospital "the same year brought her big break on the popular American soap opera "The Young and the Restless", in which she played psychotic Isabella Braña Williams from 2001 to 2003.
In 2004, Eva Longoria landed a role that elevated her to the A-List. She starred as adulteress Gabrielle Solis in the worldwide break-out ABC hit "Desperate Housewives". As the show became an overnight sensation, Eva Longoria's career was well and truly launched. But she has never considered her career to have jumped of so suddenly: "I think it’s funny when people say I’m an overnight sensation, since I’ve been working at it for 10 years."
Why is Eva Longoria famous?
Eva Longoria Parker is an American actress mostly famous for her role as Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series "Desperate Housewives". Eva Longoria first became known for her part on television in the soap opera "The Young and the Restless".
Why do we like Eva Longoria?
Eva Longoria founded Eva's Heroes, a charity which helps developmentally disabled children in 2006 and also she is the national spokesperson for PADRES Contra El Cancer.
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