Eva Longoria, an American actress, producer, director & activist is famous for her work as Isabella Brana on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless (2001-2003) and as Gabrielle Solis on the TV series Desperate Housewives (2004-2012).
As of June 2022, Eva owns the net worth of around $80 million, the major credit goes to her acting prominence as well as the business venture.
The Golden Globe Award nominee is professional since 2000 and has earned 54 acting credits, that granted her wide recognization alongside huge fortune. Some major movie appearances of Eva Longoria are The Sentinel (2006), Over Her Dead Body (2008), For Greater Glory (2012), Frontera (2014), Lowriders (2016) and Overboard (2018).
Eva Longoria made her screen debut through guest roles in Beverly Hills, 90210 and General Hospital in 2000 alongside Nancy Lee Grahn, Leslie Charleson, and late Luke Perry.
Later, the actress got her major career breakthrough after portraying Isabella Braña on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless (2001-2003) which also earned her 2002 ALMA Awards.
Shortly, after Longoria's fame and career success got a boost with her cast as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives (2004-2012). In her career of nearly 2 decades, Longoria has earned 54 acting credits earning a hefty payroll.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Eva has an estimated net worth of $50 million as of July 2019. The figure of her fortune is same as of American model and businesswoman Heather Mills.
Back in 2018, as per The Richest, Longoria's worth was only $35 million; surely the income from endorsements & business venture alongside acting aided her earnings.
Some other notable TV series of Eva are Dragnet (2003-2004), Mother Up! (2013- 2014), Brooklyn Nine-Nine alongside Andy Samberg and Telenovela (2015-2016).
Also, check out the American actress's movie credit and box office collection:
Well, her upcoming 2019 movies All-Star Weekend and Dora and the Lost City of Gold (set to release on August 9, 2019) are under post-production.
Since June 17, 2019, Longoria is a cast on the drama TV series Grand Hotel as Beatriz Mendoza but is also its executive producer & director.
Eva Longoria worked in the mystery comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives since its premiere on October 3, 2004, until it last episode on May 13, 2012.
Working in the 8 seasons of Desperate Housewives, Longoria showered herself with millions of dollars.
|Season||Salary Per Episode|
|Season 1 (2004)||$30,000|
|Season 2 (2005)||$250,000|
|Season 4 (2007)||$200,000|
|Season 6 (2009)||$400,000|
|Season 7 (2010)||$400,000|
|Season 8 (2011)||$350,000|
|Season 8 (2012)||$375,000|
Back in 2009/2010, she ranked #4 as Prime Time's 10 Top-Earning Women, earning a total of $12 million.
And in 2013, the annual revenue of Eva was reported to be $15 million.
Meanwhile, Eva Longoria lives in Los Angeles, California, with her current husband José Bastón. As a multi-millionaire figure, she owns a bunch of expensive estates and lives a lavish lifestyle.
Back in 2017, the American actress bought the 11,000-sq. ft. mansion in Benedict Canyon area of Beverly Hills for $13.5 million. Also, Eva owns another property: Malibu’s Zuma Beach house bought in 2008 for $2.5 million.
Before her divorce with second husband Tony, Longoria used to live in San Antonio, Texas where she shared 2 properties worth $1.04 million and $7 million respectively.
Well, in the fall of 2016, Longoria sold her 4-bed and 1-bath, house in Los Angeles, spread on 2,011 sq. ft. for $1.375 million, on a profit compared to purchase of January 2005 for $1.15 million.
Even though, the Desperate Housewives actress often makes real estate trades, but seems to lack of handy tricks:
The Hollywood Hills property features 2 residences along with several outbuildings in its compound.
Alongside expensive mansions, Eva also owns a collection of luxury cars including Bentley, BMW X5, BMW 750 and Tesla.
No doubt that Eva's lavish life calls on a huge bill including huge expenses on daily life luxury, costly attires & travels.
For a fact, she lists herself in the list of top 10 celebrities with expensive shoe collection alongside Hollywood figures alongside Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera.
Since Longoria resides and owns properties in Los Angeles, she becomes liable to the State's tax policy. Well, a property owner in LA has to pay 0.793% of its assessed value as property tax, along with house insurance cost of $1,360 per year.
On the other hand, the actress' income of $10 million cuts off $5.15 million as income tax, inclusive of 36.3% Federal tax, 2.41% FICA and 12.79% State tax.
As a famous figure, Eva Longoria surely does have a list of endorsement deal approaches. Well, currently, she has modeling contracts with L'Oréal, Hanes and New York & Co.
Back in 2007, she was signed as the first face of Bebe Sport and also appeared in ad campaigns for Hanes, Magnum Ice-Cream, Heineken, Microsoft, and London Fog. Moreover, in April 2010, Falic Fashion Group released the celebrity fragrance named Eva.
For a fact, Eva Longoria is an avid user of Instagram and Twitter with over 6.9 million followers and 7.24 million followers respectively.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, her Instagram can call up $13,715- $22,859 per sponsored post.
Apart from being a fabulous actress and businesswoman, Eva Longoria is also active in charity works, reportedly has associations with 41 non-profit organizations.
Well, Longoria is the founder of Eva's Heroes (founded in 2006) which aims to aim developmentally disabled children while her another foundation Eva Longoria Foundation seeks to provide educational aid to plaguing Latinas and confront poverty.
In 2005, Eva Longoria became the spokesperson for PADRES and has helped to cover up to $4 million through fundraising campaigns.
Later, in 2009, she helped to raise a charity of €20,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation after apperaing on the game show Fort Boyard.
In addition to that, the actress also auctioned off a walk-on role on Desperate Housewives for $50,000 benefitting Make-A-Wish-Foundation, thus was named 2009 Philanthropist of the Year by The Hollywood Reporter.
The Young & the Restless actress also supports American Heart Association, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Feeding America, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Spirit of Women Health Network, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and many more.
Born on March 15, 1975, in Corpus Christi, Texas, the USA, Longoria's birth name is Eva Jacqueline Longoria. Raised as Roman Catholic, Eva is the youngest child of Ella Eva (mother) and Enrique Longoria Jr. (father).
Well, she has 3 elder sisters: Elizabeth Judina, Emilia Jeannette (born on August 19, 1969) and Esmeralda Josephina (born on November 7, 1972). For a fact, her sister Liza was born with special needs.
Well, Eva went to Texas A&M University-Kingsville from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology.
As reported, while in college, she also won Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998, which opened her gateway to theatre and later to the TV career.
Longoria enrolled at the California State University, Northridge and obtained her Master's degree in Chicano Studies in May 2013.
She holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity; her parents were Mexican-American. As of June 2022, Eva Longoria's age is 47 and has a height of 5 ft. 2 inches (157 cm).
Till date, Eva Longoria has been married thrice in her life and is the mother of only one child. Currently, she lives with her third husband Mexican businessman José Bastón.
Eva and José met through a mutual friend in Mexico City and started dating after some encounters.
The duo got engaged on December 13, 2015, and later married on May 21, 2016, in Mexico.
Together, Bastón and Longoria share a child, a son named Santiago Enrique Bastón (born on June 19, 2018), following 6 months of revealing pregnancy on December 19, 2017.
Prior to Baston, Eva was married with two but divorced both. From January 20, 2002, to January 19, 2004, she was in a marital relationship with American actor Tyler Christopher.
Later, Longoria exchanged vows with retired NBA player Tony Parker from San Antonio Spurs.
They married on July 6, 2007, in Paris city hall but also wed a day later, in a Catholic wedding ceremony at the Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois Church. The wedding reception was held at the Vaux-le-Vicomte castle among with 200 guests.
However, after 3 years of marriage, Eva filed for divorce on November 17, 2010, in Los Angeles citing irreconcilable differences.
On the other hand 2 days later, on November 19, 2010, Parker filed for divorce in Bexar County, Texas stating discord. Though, his petiton didn't read any prenup-agreement as of Eva's.
Later, on January 28, 2011, their divorce finalized in Texas.
Interesting Fact: Online sources report that Eva filed for divorce after she caught text messages of another woman in her husband Tony Parker's cell phone. That other woman was alleged to be Erin Barry, the then-wife of Brent Barry, a teammate of Tony Paker on NBA team Spurs.
The Barry couple filed for divorce in 2010 which finalized on January 5, 2011, in Texas. However, Erin denied the rumors about her affair with Tony Parker.