Eva Mendes is a very famous Hollywood actress and model. Before she became very popular in the television and filming world, Eva still ventured into the modeling world. As a matter of fact, she was discovered as an actress through her very gorgeous photo that is compiled on her friend’s portfolio. Her very first appearance in the big screen was with the Hollywood movie titled “Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror”. She started appearing in the television shows and films way back in the late 90’s. She has also appeared in a number of music videos under different music artists.
Eva Mendes was born on March 5, 1974 in the city of Miami in the US state of Florida. She has Cuban parents named Juan Carlos Mendez and Eva Perez Suarez. Later on, her parents got divorced so she was only raised by her mother alone. She was raised by a Roman Catholic family, making her thought at some point of her life that becoming a Catholic nun was the one that she wanted to achieve.
During her high school days, Eva attended Hoover High School that is located in the city of Glendale in the US state of California. In college, she attended California State University, North ridge where she studied Marketing.
As of 2016, the net worth of Eva Mendes is around $15 million.
After shining in the modeling world, Eva Mendes ventured into the filming and television industry. Some of the films where she starred with were A Night at the Roxbury (1998), My Brother the Pig (1999), Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), Training Day (2001), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), Trust the Man (2006), Ghost Rider (2007), The Spirit (2008), Last Night (2010), Fast Five (2011), Girl in Progress (2012), and Lost River (2014).
Eva has been giving her best when she is making movies. Hence, it is no longer surprising why she has been acquiring a lot of acting awards. Some of these were Capri Global Award in the 2005 Capri Hollywood Awards and the Giffoni Award in the 2009 Giffoni Film Festival.
Birth Name: Eva de la Caridad Mendez
Date of Birth: March 5, 1974
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, USA
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 56 kg
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Father: Juan Carlos Mendez
Mother: Eva Perez Suarez
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Ryan Gosling
Occupation: Actress, Model
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