Eva Mendes Actress, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Ryan Gosling, Movies, and Net Worth

Eva Mendes Bio | Wiki

Eva Mendes is a well-known American actress, model, and fashion designer. She is known for her acting roles in Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Urban Legends: Final Cut. She appeared in films like 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Hitch, and starred in Ghost Rider and The Spirit. Mendes also ventured into more dramatic territory with We Own the Night, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Last Night, and The Place Beyond the Pines.

Apart from being an actress, she appeared in music videos for artists like Will Smith. She has also served as an ambassador for brands, including Calvin Klein, Cartier, Reebok, Pantene shampoo, Morgan, and Peek & Cloppenburg. In addition, she is the creative director of CIRCA Beauty, a makeup line sold at Walgreens.

Eva Mendes Age

She was born on March 5, 1974, in Miami, Florida, in the United States. Mendes is 48 years old.

Eva Mendes Height

She is a woman of average stature. Mendes stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (Approx 1.68 m).

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Eva Mendes Family

She was born to her loving parents in Miami, Florida, in the United States. Mendes holds an American nationality. She is the daughter of Cuban parents Juan Carlos Méndez and Eva Pérez Suárez, who worked at Mann’s Chinese Theatre and later for an aerospace company. Her father ran a meat distribution business. She grew up with an older brother, Juan Carlos Méndez Jr, who died in 2016 from throat cancer, an older sister Janet, and a younger paternal half-brother, Carlos Alberto “Carlo” Méndez. Further, she was raised by her mother in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake, after her parents’ divorce.

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling | Husband

She is in a relationship with her handsome hunk, Ryan Gosling. Ryan is a 42 years old Canadian actor known primarily for independent films and has also worked in blockbuster films of varying genres. The couple is the parents of two daughters Eva Perez Suarez and Juan Carlos Mendez born in 2014 and 2016. She is a pescatarian for both ethical and health reasons and also practices Transcendental Meditation.

Eva Mendes Education

She recieved her high school diploma from Hoover High School in Glendale. Mendes later pursued marketing at California State University, Northridge. However, she left college to pursue acting under Ivana Chubbuck.

Eva Mendes Movies

She has had casting roles in several movies including:

  • Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror as Kir in 1998
  • My Brother the Pig as Matilda in 1999
  • Training Day as Sara in 2001
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious as Monica Fuentes in 2003
  • Hitch as Sara Melas in 2005
  • Ghost Rider as Roxanne Simpson in 2007
  • Live! as Katy Courbet in 2007
  • The Women as Crystal Allen in 2008
  • The Other Guys as Dr. Sheila Gamble in 2010
  • Fast Five as Monica Fuentes in 2011
  • Girl in Progress as Grace Gutierrez in 2012
  • Lost River as Cat in 2014

Eva Mendes Young | 90s

Her acting career began after a talent manager saw her photo in a friend’s portfolio. She first appeared in Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror, a group of young people who become lost in middle America. Later, she took roles in A Night at the Roxbury, with Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan, and My Brother the Pig, with Scarlett Johansson, and Urban Legends: Final Cut.

Eva Mendes Cloth line | Dresses

Apart from working as an actress, she has a line of bed linens and dinnerware sold at Macy’s. She partnered with New York & Co in February 2013 to launch her own fashion line, Eva by Eva Mendes. Also, she serves as the creative director of the makeup brand CIRCA Beauty, which launched exclusively at Walgreens in 2015.

Eva Mendes Fast and Furious

She had a starring role in a 2003 action film, 2 Fast 2 Furious directed by John Singleton from a screenplay by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas. The film is a sequel to The Fast and the Furious and is the second installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. In the movie, Mendes potrays the role of Monica Fuentes, who is a U.S. Customs agent working undercover as Carter Verone’s aide and Brian’s love interest.

Eva Mendes Other Guys

Other Guys is a comedy film released in 2010 as she portrayed the wife of a mild-mannered forensic NYPD accountant, Dr. Sheila Gamble. She reunited with previous collaborators Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg to release the film. Further, she sang “Pimps Don’t Cry,” a song featured in The Other Guys in 2010.

Eva Mendes Haircut | Hair

In February 2020, she made a hair transformation as she joins the bob squad. Mendes revealed a “first ever” on Instagram, she showcased a swishy new bob, styled with a chunky olive green headband. She further went ahead and thanked her long-term hairstylist, Giannandrea, “for making my mom’s life a helluva lot easier“.

Eva Mendes Actress

She gained fame as she appeared in Training Day and then All About the Benjamins. She also appeared in 2 Fast 2 Furious Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Out of Time, Stuck on You, Hitch, The Wendell Baker Story, and Guilty Hearts. Moreover, she appeared in Trust the Man, We Own the Night, and starred in Live! and Cleaner. She reunited with previous collaborators Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg for the action comedy The Other Guys in 2010.

She also appeared in an uncredited cameo in Fast Five, reprising her role from 2 Fast 2 Furious in 2011. Mendes had a starring role in the dramedy Girl in Progress and the art fantasy drama Holy Motors. Further, she recieved an ALMA Award nomination for Favorite Movie Actress, she described Holy Motors as “the coolest, most creative thing I’ve ever done”. Also, she appeared in the HBO comedy film Clear History. In addition, she voiced a character in the animated series Bluey in the episode “Born Yesterday”, in 2021.

Eva Mendes Net Worth

Her successful career as an actress and businesswoman has been her main source of attaining decent fortune. Mendes’s net worth is $20 Million.

How Old Is Eva Mendes

Mendes is 48 years old born on March 5, 1974, in Miami, Florida, in the United States.

Is Eva Mendes Married

Mendes is in a relationship with her handsome hunk, Ryan Gosling. Ryan is a 42 years old Canadian actor known primarily for independent films and has also worked in blockbuster films of varying genres. The couple is the parents of two daughters Eva Perez Suarez and Juan Carlos Mendez born.

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