About Eva Mendes

Eva de la Caridad Mendez is widely known as Eva Mendes. She is an incredible actress who also took steps in the business and designing field too. She began her career in the 1990s and made a great success as she moved forward. Some of her famous movies are 2 fast 2 Furious, Hitch, Ghost Rider, Girl in Progress, and many others.

Quick Info
Full NameEva de la Caridad Méndez
Date of BirthMarch 5, 1974
Birth PlaceMiami, Florida, U.S.
Parent(s)Eva Perez Suarez and Juan Carlos Mendez
OccupationActress, model, designer, businesswoman
Spouse(s)George Augusto (2002–2010)
Ryan Gosling (2011–present)
Net worthUS $20 million

Early Life

Daughter of Eva Perez Suarez and Juan Carlos Mendez, Eva Mendes, was born on the 5th of March, 1974, in Miami, Florida. Both of Eva’s parents were Cuban. She was raised by her mother in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, after their parents split up. She has one older sister Janet and a younger step-brother, Carlos Alberto Mendez. She also had a big brother who died in 2016 due to throat cancer. Her father had a meat distribution business, and her mother used to work at Mann’s Chinese Theatre, who later started working at an Aerospace company.

Eva Mendes completed her high school at Hoover High School in Glendale and joined California State University, Northridge taking Marketing as her major. She soon dropped out of college to pursue her career in acting and worked under Ivana Chubbuck. Before her career took off, she used to sell hot dogs at Glendale Galleria Mall during her high school days.

Eva Mendes

Career and Awards

Eva Mendes started in commercials, music videos starring in Aerosmith’s “Hole In My Soul” and Will Smith’s “Miami” and has appeared in small-budget television series and films. After her acting in the movie ” Training Day, ” she came to fame where she played the lead female role. The film received several awards and received positive critical acclaim, as she was remembered because she appeared completely naked in the movie.

After that, the actress began to be invited to severe projects with a strong cast: in the comedy ” Stuck in You ” and ” Rules for Removal: The Hitch Method, “the thriller ” Out of Time, “the action films ” Double Fast and the Furious ” and ” Once Upon a Time in Mexico ” (for the last film Mendes received a Teen Choice Awards nomination ). In February 2007, the film Ghost Rider was released, in which she played the role of the friend of the protagonist, Ghost Rider. Mendes is a model of advertising Revlon products. In 2006, Maxim magazine gave her the 27th line of its Hot 100 rating.

Eva Mendes posed for photographer Marino Parisotto for the 2008 Campari calendar. Inspired by fairy tales, Eva appears disguised as a fairy tale character. Besides, she was also included for nude pictures in an advertisement for the PETA organization, during a campaign against the use of animal skins. Mendes also played as a heavyset woman in the Comedy movie Clear History in 2013. In 2017, she starred in an advertisement for the perfume Avon Eve Due.

Eva Mendes

Age, Height, Nationality & Other Facts

Known as one of the world’s most beautiful Latin Women, Eva Mendes has stopped working as an actress as she is raising her daughters. She said that as a mother, she couldn’t do some roles.

Eva Mendez is 46 years old at the time of writing. She is 1.68 meters or 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 56 kg. Her bra size is 32C, and her shoe size is 5 in US measure. Her body measurement is 35-35-36. She is of Cuban decadence. She has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. 


Personal Life

Eva Mendes was first seen in a relationship when she was 28 years old. She was tied with George Augusto, a producer, director, and writer from 2002 to 2010. In 2011, on the set of her forthcoming movie ‘The Place Beyond the Pines, ’ she was starring alongside Ryan Gosling. In September of the same year, she began dating her Co-actor Ryan Gosling, and the couple gave birth to their two daughters Esmeralda and Amanda Gosling, in September of 2014 and April 2016. US Weekly magazine reported that the couples were secretly married in the year 2016. The team is together since. 

Eva Mendes

She is widely admired as a gorgeous actress by the public. She was included in Maxims Hot 100 two times in 2007 at number 4, and in 2009 at number 1, along she was voted number one in the most desirable 99 women in 2009 and number 4 in 2008 by website Askmen.com.

She is a Pescatarian vegan for health reasons and is also involved in transcendental meditation techniques for spiritual peace.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be 20 million dollars.