Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker is her full name. She was born on 15 Mar 1975 in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas and is a Mexican American. She has 4 sisters.
In 2005, she was rewarded for her performance as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives when she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy along with her co-stars.
She married Tony Parker in 2007, the NBA player.
Eva Longoria rose to fame by playing Isabella Bra˝a Williams on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. Her next big break is needless to say, Gabrielle Solis in the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. Longoria originally wanted to be a fashion model and sent in photos to a modelling agency but believe it or not, was declined because of her height.
Longoria continues to be included in lists of Hollywood's Most Beautiful and was listed #1 in Maxim's Hottest Female Stars of 2005 and 2006, becoming the first woman to top the list in two consecutive years. She was ranked #9 in the magazine's Hot 100 of 2007 list. In honor of Maxim's 100th issue in 2006, Longoria was featured on a 75-by-110-foot vinyl mesh replica of its January 2005 cover located in the Las Vegas desert. She was voted #14 in FHM "Sexiest Women 2008" poll.