Who is Eva Longoria and what is her net worth 2018? Eva Longoria is an established actress and model who has been a household name thanks to her role in ABC television series “Desperate Housewives”. She has been cast in several TV shows as well as several movies which makes her an incredibly high profile actress.
Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and was the youngest if the four daughters born to ninth-generation Mexican-American (Tejano) parents, Enrique Longoria Jr. and Ella Eva (Mireles). She was raised as a Roman Catholic. She went high school and while she studied there, she also worked at Wendy’s restaurant part-time for almost three years.
Longoria’s family history is quite rich and very interesting. According to research done, Longoria’s oldest identifiable ancestor (Spanish immigrant) is her ninth great-grandfather, Lorenzo Suarez de Longoria (born in 1592), who immigrated to Viceroyalty of New Spain in 1603. His family got settled in a small village name Llongoria, Belmonte de Miranda, Asturias, Spain.
In 1767, her 7th great-grandfather received around 4000 acres (16 km sq.) of land I a land grant from the King of Spain. It was retained for more than a century until the land ended up on the American side of the US-Mexican border after it was moved southwards.
According to DNA testing, her overall genetic ancestry is 70% European, 27% Asian and 3% African. After she inherited her mother’s mitochondrial DNA, it was found out that it belongs to Haplogroup A2 which makes her a descendant of a Native American woman, a Mayan who resided in Mexican territory long before Mexico was found as a country.
Education: Eva Longoria was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at Texas A&M University in Kingsville. During her time there, she also won the title of Miss Corpus Christi USA in the year 1998. After she completed her college, she entered a talent hunt contest which then led her to Los Angeles.
Shortly after she came to L.A. she was spotted and signed up by a theatrical agent. While auditioning for the rules, she worked as a headhunter for over four years. She went for further studies and received her master’s degree in Chicano Studies from the California State University, Northridge after three years of study. Her thesis was named “Success STEMS from Diversity: The Value of Latinas in STEM careers.
Eva Longoria Net Worth
Eva Longoria is an established TV star who has a net worth of $40 million. Over the years, she has featured in lot of TV shows, movies and sometimes as a host of Award Ceremonies of major award shows. It is reportedly said that she racks up an estimated $375,000 per episode of “Desperate Housewives”. The opinionated and often outspoken Latina starlet of Desperate Housewives Eva Longoria is also known for her risqué sense of style as she is for her lead role as an oversexed nymph in the ABC hit series “Desperate Housewives”.
Longoria has often been credited for having an unwavering determination to succeed in life as well as for having a strong sense of personal discipline. Eva has enjoyed a steady rise to fame and all signs lead to the conclusion that it won’t slow down anytime soon.
Being a successful actress and model, it is obvious that you are bound to live a luxurious life. Eva Longoria is no different. She has a huge estate in Texas. It was here that French Basketball star Tony Parker proposed her. This is a really luxurious house and has 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a gigantic kitchen and even a basketball court.
She is also fond of her cars and can be seen driving them whenever she has free time or is in need of fresh air. She currently owns 4 luxurious cars; BMW X5, BMW 7 Series, 2011 BMW 750Li and Bentley Continental GTC.
Eva Longoria as Business Model:
Eva Longoria is not only a successful actress; she is also a well-known model. She has featured in several advertising campaigns and has also been named as one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood by leading publications like People en Español, People and more. Whenever she is not filming on Wisteria Lane, she can be seen lending her famous face to L’Oreal Paris, Hanes, New York & Co, LG Fashion Touch and her latest project NuVo.
Even though Eva Longoria is a seasoned artist when it comes to movies and TV shows, she doesn’t have a major project currently going on. But Eva is not the one to sit around and wait; she has been actively involved in Fashion industry and also is politics and as an activist.