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Eva Longoria Biography – The Actress Who Became a Small Screen Icon

From facing several rejections to reaching the rising stardom and being nominated for the prestigious Golden Globe, Eva Longoria is a famous small screen icon who has captured the hearts of thousands and more through her terrific performance in Desperate Housewives.

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Eva Longoria Biography - From Failure to Fame

The seductress Gabrielle Solis of Desperate Housewives who won the hearts of millions of viewers and was nominated for a Golden Globe, Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress and a small screen icon. Eva Longoria biography tells a typical story of failure turned into success. Longoria originally wanted to be a fashion model but had to face rejections from several agencies due to her short height. However she did not lose her heart and tried her luck in acting, which turned her wheel of fortune and brought her unparallel success and fame.Born on 15 March 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Enrique Longoria Jr. and Ella Eva Mireless, Eva is a Tejano descendent and was brought up as a Roman catholic. She is the youngest of four daughters and the only one to possess dark eyes, skin and hair unlike her sisters who are all fair skinned. She attended the Royal Miller High School and received her B.Sc. in Kinesiology, from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. After completing her graduation and winning the title of Miss Corpus Christi USA, 1988 she entered into a talent contest and went to Los Angeles California, wherein she was spotted and signed by a theatre agent.She started her acting career with a small stint in the famous Beverly Hills 90210, followed by a guest appearance in General Hospital. But she got her real break with The Young and Restless followed by her rise to stardom as Gabrielle in the ABC hit, Desperate Housewives. Eva Longoria biography tells the tale of a fortune made through Ad campaigns and high profile appearances. She signed a Million Pound deal with L’Oreal in 2005 and has done several Ads for Hanes, Newyork and Co, Heineken, Magnum Ice-cream, Microsoft, London Fog, etc. She grabbed the number 1 spot of Maxims, Hottest female star and was the first women to ever retain the title for 2 consecutive years. Considered as one of Hollywood’s beautiful faces Longoria was chosen as the launch face for Bebe Sport and is a favorite of photographer Greg Kadel.

Eva Longoria Wedding - Shortlived Matrimonial Bliss

Eva Longoria has entered into matrimony twice. In 2002 she married the General Hospital star Tyler Christopher and in 2004 after a quick divorce she went into a brief relation with N’sync Star J.C. Chasez. However the most celebrated and spoken Eva Longoria Wedding is the one with Spurs Point Guard, Tony Parker. Apparently Parker flew down to L.A. after a successful game and proposed in a traditional style. It was amidst lovely tears and charming nervousness that the couple got engaged and thereafter got married in a civil service in the Paris city hall on 6 July, 2007. This simple civil Eva Longoria wedding ceremony was followed by a full-fledged traditional Roman Catholic wedding on 7 July, 2007 at the Saint Germain l’ Auxerrois, Paris. However this wedding bliss did not last for long and on 17 November, 2010 Eva filed for a divorce on the grounds of ‘irreconcilable differences’. However later on Eva confessed that she had found her husband cheating on her and could not bear this breach of trust. The divorce was finalized on 28 January, 2011 in Texas.

Eva Longoria Hairstyles - Messy Yet Sexy

Eva Longoria hairstyles have been an inspiration and ideal model for one and all. With a general liking for long and luscious locks and straight glossy hair, Eva loves hair extensions and hence it is quite difficult to assess the actual length of her hair. A die hard layers fan, she swears to copper highlights and layers which make her hair all brilliant and bouncy.Though she is not keen with short hair, she allowed stylist Ken Paves to arrange her highlighted locks into a classic layered bob. The look highlighted her Mexican chiseled features and gave her a youthful and mischievous look. Longoria’s hairstyles would be incomplete without mentioning her ever famous hair up dos. From French rolls to twists and knots, to half up dos with straight or long curls, Longoria is open to experimentation and when cornered swears by a messy yet sexy hair up do.

Written by Nelly Kendrick

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