Eva Longoria, an American actress, producer, director, activist, businesswoman, and philanthropist, came into limelight when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi. She gained her fame with the ABC series Desperate Housewives. Moreover, she has also written and published various books. Born as Eva Jacqueline Longoria to Ella Eva and Enrique Longoria Jr. she was raised as a Roman Catholic. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University - Kingsville. She received her master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge. In her early days during 2001-2003, she played Isabella Brana in CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless. After leaving The Young and the Restless, she appeared in many TV series as a guest. After this, in 2003, ABC started Desperate Housewives, a comedy-drama series. She played Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives. She also acted in a direct-to-video film titled Carlita's Secret, which she co-produced also.

She was nominated for best actress for her role in Desperate Housewives. She has been ranked 14th in FHM’s “sexiest women 2008” poll. She has been awarded the ALMA Award and named entertainer of the year 2006. She also acted in 2006 thriller The Sentinel starring Michael Douglas. In 2008, she opened the restaurant Beso (which means kiss in Spanish) in Hollywood along with partner and celebrity chef Todd English. She has also founded charity foundation named Eva Longoria’s foundation that aims to reduce the education gap and confront poverty among Latinos. Hollywood Reporter named her ‘philanthropist of the year 2009’ for ‘her commitment to Latino causes and giving back to community’. Eva Longoria was married to Tyler Christopher, star of General Hospital from 2002 to 2004. Longoria married to Tony Parker on July 7, 2007. Their marriage failed after three years, and they filed for a Divorce in 2010 citing conflict of personalities. She has been active in political activities and supported Barrack Obama’s re-election campaign.

Erica Fernandes English Actress

Erica Fernandes

Erica Fernandes, an Indian actress who moved from the modeling world to movies after finishing in the top ten in Miss India 2012. She has acted in many Hindi, Kannada, Telugu and Tamil language films. Born to Ralph and Lavina Fernandes in a Christian family in Mangalore, she was brought up in Mumbai. She finished her schooling at Holy Cross High School and finished her college from SIES. For further studies she opted Bachelors of Arts in St. Andrew’s College but later dropped out to pursue her modeling career. She kickstarted her career in modeling at the age of seventeen with a B-Blunt saloon. As a progressive step, she took to participate in Femina Miss Maharashtra 2011 and won that which lead her to Miss India contest where she finished in the Top ten rank. She was working in many films but due to delay in release, Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu became her debut film in Tamil film industry. In 2014, she began her career in Kannada films with ‘Ninnindale’. Her first Hindi movie was ‘Love is not Mathematics’ which was renamed after as ‘Babloo Happy Hai.’ Gallipattam, her first Telugu movie received critical acclaim and good reviews. Critics said that she has shown maturity in acting and not just the pretty glamor girl role. People often misjudge her to be Ileana D’cruz’s sister. When asked about it, she laughed at it and said that she takes it as a compliment but wants people to recognize her from her work. As a person, she loves to sing and dance. Salsa and Jive are her favorite. In free time, she likes to test her cooking and sketching expertise. She is very fond of food and has a born appetite. Her motto is “Adventure is the essence and spice of life”. She thinks this makes her an open-minded, friendly and caring person. She is currently busy in a Kannada project, ‘Buguri’ starring Ganesh while simultaneously doing Vizhithiru in Tamil industry.

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Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes is an American model and actress, born on 5th March 1974, in Miami, Florida. Her father ran a meat distribution business and mother worked at Mann’s Theatre and aerospace company. After her parents separation, her mother raised her in Los Angeles. Her brother is Carlo Mendes and Janet Mendes, her sister. She completed her schooling from Hoover High School and attended California State University but dropped out to study Acting under Ivana Chubbuck. In 2012, she got into a relationship with George Augusto, and they got separated after eight years, in 2010. Her breakthrough came when she appeared in Training Day. She appeared in the rom-com ‘Hitch’ (2005), opposite Will Smith. It worked well at the box office and earned $ 366.7 million. In 2006, she won the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance in this movie. She starred in the crime drama ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ (2012) wherein she played the role of Romina Gutierrez, ex-lover of Luke Glanton (Ryan Gosling). It received decent reviews from critics. In 2011, Eva started dating her co-star Ryan Gosling, and they gave birth to their daughter, Esmeralda Amada Gosling on 12th September 2014. In 2009, Askmen.com ranked Eva on the no.1 spot in the ‘Top 99 Most Desirable Women’ list, and People magazine announced her one of the Most Beautiful at Every Age in 2012. Besides acting, she is also a singer and designer. She performed a duet with CeeLo Green on ‘Pimps Don’t Cry’ song featured in the film The Other Guys (2010). She even recorded a version of ‘The Windmills of your Mind’. Eva worked as a designer of a fashion collection for the New York and Company, retail store. She is also a spokesperson and participant in Revlon’s campaign to raise funds for breast cancer research. She has a dog named Hugo.

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Eva Mendes English Actress