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Longoria at the 2012 ALMA Awards.
Born Eva Jacqueline Longoria
March 15, 1975 (age 37)
Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
Other names Eva Longoria Christopher
Eva Longoria Parker
Occupation Actress and model
Years active 2000–present
Salary $13 million (2010–11)
Political party Democratic
Tyler Christopher (m. 2002–d. 2004)
Tony Parker (m. 2007–d. 2011)
Eva Jacqueline Longoria (born March 15, 1975) is an American actress, well known for portraying Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. Longoria received a nomination for the 2006 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives. Longoria first rose to fame portraying Isabella Braña on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 2001 to 2003. Longoria has starred in films such as Harsh Times (2005), The Sentinel (2006) and Over Her Dead Body (2008).
Eva Jacqueline Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, the youngest of four daughters born to Mexican-Americans Enrique Longoria, Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles. The first of Longoria’s ancestors to arrive in the Americas came from Spain in 1603. She was raised Roman Catholic.
She received 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.
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