Attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology (the study of anatomy, physiology and body movement).
Was Miss Corpus Christi USA 1998
Her parents are both of Mexican ancestry. A DNA test performed on the show Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2010) found her to be of 70% European, *27% Asian/Indigenous, and *3% African, ancestry.
Signed up to be the current L'Oreal image for 1 million pounds (2005).
Is the only one among her parents' children to have dark skin, dark eyes and dark hair. Her three sisters all have fair hair, blue eyes and Caucasian skin color. Eva thought for a long time that she was adopted because of her features.
Was named one of the "50 mas bellos" (50 most beautiful people) by People en Español (2005).
Was a dancer with The Pussycat Dolls.
Ranked #3 on E!'s "50 Steamiest Southern Stars".
Her father was a hunter and she has been practicing shooting her entire life.
Celebrity spokesmodel for Hanes (2005).
(August 18, 2005) Accidentally hit on the head by a falling pole on the set of her series Desperate Housewives (2004) and was unconscious for four minutes. Taken to a hospital, treated for a bump on the head and released.
Currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Was on the cover of the 100th edition of Maxim magazine. [September 2006]
Ranked #38 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement.
She is considered a fluent Spanish speaker, though when interviewed in English by Spanish television, she was not able to answer fluently in Spanish.
Daughter of Enrique Longoria Jr. (born in Rachal, Brooks County, Texas) and Ella Eva Mireles, married in Falfurrias, Brooks County, Texas.
She has three older sisters: Elizabeth Judina, Emilia "Emily" Jeannette (b. August 19, 1969, formerly Mrs. David Brown, now Mrs. Dennis Blevins), and Esmeralda Josephina (b. November 7, 1972); and two nieces: Briella Megan Blevins and Bethany Mikaela Blevins.