All you need to know about Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, her selfless family and her love life
After she finished college, Eva Jacqueline participated in a talent competition that brought her to Los Angeles. At the contest, her skills were noticed and she soon got signed by a theatrical agent. She then started staring as a guest inn several shows then finally moved on to major roles. Longoria became a famous face in the Hollywood scenes thanks to her role in the critically acclaimed show Desperate Housewives (2004 – 2012). Her role as an adulteress in the ABC series remains till dates one of her biggest roles and she got Award nominations for her incredible performance.
Date of Birth: March 15, 1975
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Asides being an awesome actress, one thing that cannot be hidden about Longoria is her beautiful face. She has held and still holds contracts with several beauty companies and is regarded as one of Hollywood’s most beautiful women. Enough about her impressive career, we’ll be looking into more details about the life of this beauty, starting from her parents, to her siblings and down to her love life.
Ella Eva Mireles (mother)
Ella is the King woman who grew up with nine sisters and eventually had four daughters. The birth of her disabled daughter changed her greatly as she had to learn how to raise a special kid. Mireles against all odds decided to raise her daughter to the bet of her ability into a functional adult. She became a special educations teacher herself and with the support of her sisters and local community programmes, things turned out well.
She is very supportive of her children and is proud of Eva’s success today.
Enrique Longoria, Jr. (father)
Enrique has been married to Mireles now for over five decades. According to him, his wife is the prettiest lady he’s ever met and their love only keeps getting better.
(L-R) Elizabeth, Emily, Esmeralda, Eva
Elizabeth Judina Longoria (sister from same parents)
She is the amazing disabled sister to the socialite. She has been a great influence in Eva’s life and ever considers her a hero. One of the most rewarding things to happen to Longoria is growing up with Elizabeth as she taught her more than she could ever imagine. The Longoria family literally revolves around Liz and she has taught them to become selfless individuals.
Today, Judina lives a functional life, graduated from high school and has a job of her own. Elizabeth is the reason why Eva is passionate about charity today and even has a foundation committed to raising developmentally challenged people.
Emily Jeanette Longoria (sister from same parents)
She is married to Dennis Blevins and is the mother to two daughters, Bethany and Briella.
Esmeralda Josephina Longoria (sister from same parents)
She is the other sister to Eva and like the rest of her family lives a quiet life.
Little Eva (second from left) with sisters
Tyler Christopher (ex-husband)
Duration of Marriage: 2002 – 2004 (2 years)
Date of Birth: November 11, 1972
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Like Eva, her first husband is also an actor who is best known for his role on the ABC soap opera General Hospital (2004 – 2005). Their relationship was short lasting and they had no child together. After their divorce, Tyler remained single for a while until in 2008, he re-married auto caring reporter Brienne Pedigo. Christopher is now a father to two kids with Pedigo.
Tony Parker (ex-husband)
Duration of Marriage: July 7, 2007 – January 28, 2011 (5 years)
Date of Birth: May 17, 1982
Zodiac sign: Taurus
William Anthony Parker is a four-time winner of NBA Championships for the Spurs. The French basketball player first wanted to go into football but was inspired when he heard the story of Michael Jordan’s evolution into a basketball superstar. His two brothers also play the same sports but he quite more recognized than his brothers.
The skilled point guard met the seven years older Longoria in 2004 and started dating shortly. The lovers became engaged in 2006 and got married the following year. While they were married, they appeared together on some campaigns for London Fog, an apparel manufacturing brand. Everything looked great as they were both celebrities until 2010 when Longoria filed for divorce. She cited irreconcilable differences as her reason but later told a fried that her husband had been cheating on her. Their divorce was finalized a few months later.
Jose Antonio Baston (husband)
Duration of Marriage: May 21, 2016 till present
Date of Birth: April 13, 1968
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Unlike her ex-husband who was a fellow celebrity, Jose is not and he values his private life. He might not be a Hollywooder himself but is the president of the largest media company in Latin America. Longoria and Baston got married in his hometown, Mexico but he was married before her. His first wife was Natalia Esperon whom he was with for a decade and had four kids. One of his children died some days after childbirth leaving him with just three kids.
In 2013, the Any day actress met the bearded businessman through a mutual friend but did not immediately begin a relationship. They were both freshly out of relationships so they needed time before another. He never knew about her prior to their meeting, in fact, he had never heard of Desperate Housewives. The charming ‘Pepe’ (as he is fondly called) eventually won her heart and walked her down the aisle in a lavish wedding. According to Eva, her current husband is the most mature man she has ever dated and she refers to him as the kindest human being she knows.
Santiago Enrique Bastón (son with Jose Baston)
Date of birth: June 19, 2018
Zodiac sign: Gemini
When asked if she was going to have kids of her own, the Devious Maids (2013 – 2016) producer said she had a family already and is continuing with Jose’s kids.
Still she decided to have her own baby. Santiago was born a few days after Eva lost her beloved dog Jinxy who lived with her for 15 years.
Esmeralda, Emily, Enrique, Eva, Elizabeth (sitting)
Q&A about Eva Longoria’s family
How many siblings does Eva Longoria have?
She has 3 older sisters: Esmeralda, Elizabeth, Emily. Evan Longoria is not related to Eva, he is not her brother.
How many times Eva Longoria was married?
She was married 3 times.
First husband – Tyler Christopher, together from 2002 till 2004 (2 years);
Second husband – Tony Parker, together from 2007 till 2011 (5 years);
Third husband – Jose Baston, together from 2016 till now.
How many kids does Eva Longoria have?
Eva Longoria has 1 child – a son Santiago Enrique Bastón.