Eva Mendes Biography

Updated On Feb 15, 2019 Published On Nov 17, 2015
Facts of Eva Mendes
Date of Birth: 1974 , March-5
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Eva Herzigova
Nationality Czech
Birth Place/City Litvínov
Profession Model
Body Measurements 36-25-36 in
Breast Size 34 B
Waist size 29
Hip Size 37
Weight in KG 55 kg
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, My Space
Father William Wright Jr.
Mother Kolleen Maria Gipson
Ethnicity Black
Eye Color Green
Famous for Her hit songs and lyrics, Leona Lewis came into limelight after her debut album titled Spirit in 2007
Married Yes
Education Grambling State University
Awards Grammy Award for Best R&B Album
Movies Modigliani 2004
TV Show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Net Worth $8 million
Hair Color Blonde
Siblings Eevin Wright ,Nayrok Wright
Birth Name Erykah Abi Wright
Salary N/A
Face Color n
Affair with Lou Al -Chamaa (past), Dennis Jauch (past)
Girlfriend Kat Dennings
Religion Christian
Nick Name Jimmy
Working For ITV2
Special Title BaoHaus (Manhattan restaurant)
Divorce Tico Torres (m. 1998)
Books Dreams, Spirit vocal, piano
Chest Size 40
Bicep Size 14
Married to Gregorio Marsiaj (m. 2006), Tico Torres (m. 1996)
Children Edward Marsiaj, George Marsiaj, Philipe Marsiaj
Albums But You Caint Use My Phone 2015
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Sisters Marie Leguizamo ,Emily Leguizamo
Tattoo(s) Yes
Boyfriend Lou Al -Chamaa (past), Dennis Jauch (past)
Music Group Bon Jovi (Since 1983), Message
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Eva Mendes is a woman with many talents. She is an American actress and model who made a break after her iconic role in the movie Training Day. Some of her most successful movies are 2 Fast 2 Furious and Hitch especially her performance in the latter earned her strong reviews becoming her one of the first minority actors to play the lead in a mainstream romantic comedy. 

Early Life And Education Of Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes was born on March 5, 1974,
Miami, Florida, U.S. She belongs to American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, the actress has a mixed ethnical background. 

Mendes is the daughter of Cuban parents Eva Pérez Suárez and Juan Carlos Méndez. Following her parents' divorce, she was raised by her mother in Los Angeles. Her mother used to work at Mann's Chinese Theatre. She had a brother named Juan Carlos Méndez, Jr. (1963–2016) passed away from throat cancer. 

Mendes has also an older sister, Janet. She did her schooling from the Hoover High School and later went on to study marketing at California State University but left the college in order to pursue an acting career. 

Eva Mendes' Professional Career 

Eva Mendes kick-started her acting career with a series of roles in B movies in the late 1990s. She made a turning point in her career following her amazing performance in the movie Training Day, 2001. The actress has landed a number of breakout roles in many box office hit movies like The Spirit, The Women, The Other Guys, as well as Girl in Progress. 

Prior to movies and TV series, Mendes also tried her hands in the world of music. She recorded a version of The Windmills of Your Mind, in 2011. 

Eva Mendes' Net Worth And Earnings 

From her illustrious acting career, Eva Mendes has collected a large amount of net worth which as per celebrity net worth is around $15 million. In the year 2008, the actress bought the Hollywood Hills home for $3 million. 

Eva Mendes' Personal Life, Husband, And Relationship 

Eva Mendes has no spouse yet but she had fallen in love more than once. In 2002 Eva Mendes started her affair with George Augusto. George is a filmmaker. They had spent a very romantic time with each other. After spending eight years together in a relationship they broke up in 2010. Now the actress is in a relationship with Ryan Gosling since 2011. Ryan is a Canadian actor, director, musician, and businessman. 

The couple met for the first time on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines. The couple is blessed with two children, daughters Esmeralda Amada Gosling and,  Amada Lee Gosling was born in April 2016. The couple has been together for nearly eight years

In the year 2016, the rumors of the couple's secret married spread on the networking sites but it was fake. Mendes'older brother Juan Carlos was passed away on April 17, 2016, after a long battle with throat cancer and was remembered at a memorial on April 26 at the Church of the Recessional in Glendale, California.

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Born in Miami, Florida, USA

March 5 , 1974

Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida, United States. She was from lower middle class family to mother Eva Perez Suarez and father Juan Carlos Mendez. She is of Cuban descent and rose in Roman Catholic.

Began dating George Augusto

2002

 In 2002 Eva Mendes started her affair with George Augusto. George is a film maker. They had spent very romantic time with each other. After spending eight years together in relationship they called off their relationship in 2010.

First child, Esmeralda Amada

September 12 , 2014

She became mother for the first time in her life in 2014 from her partner Ryan Gosling. They were blessed with beautiful sweet daughter on September 12 and they named her Esmeralda Amada. She is just one year now.

Began her career in acting

1998

For acting she dropped out her study and began her acting career after a talent manager saw her photo. Her first movie was Children of the corn in 1998. She had also appeared in different music video and commercial ads.