Eva Mendes is a popular American actress cum model. Some of the popular movies she played significant roles are Training Day, Ghost Rider, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Hitch, The Other Guys and much more. She has also appeared in several music videos and was the brand ambassadors for various popular brands. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Eva Mendes in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
The original name of Eva Mendes is Eva de la Caridad Méndez. She was born on 5th March 174 in Miami. Her father ran a meat distribution business. Eva attended Hoover High School and went on to study at California State University. But she left it halfway to pursue her acting career. She got noticed by a talent manager and was cast in a video.
Eva Mendes was in a long-term relationship with George Augusto from 2002 and 2011. The relationship broke when Eva got hot and heavy with Jason Sudeikis. That did not last for long, and she moved on with Ryan Gosling in the same year. They have two daughters, and Eva is a transcendental meditation practitioner.
Career, Awards, & Nomination
Eva debuted with Children of the Corn V, but she was terribly disappointed with her acting. Therefore, she hired an acting coach. Then she appeared in films like My Brother the Pig, Urban Legends, Exit Wounds and likewise. Her first notable role was in the movie Training Day. Then she landed a few leading roles in popular movies like 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, All About the Benjamins and much more. She even got a nomination at Teen Choice Awards. This was the phase that catapulted her career and gave her a lot of exposure. Her best role could be for the movie Hitch in 2005.
She won the Golden Raspberry Award nomination for Worst Actress. That is when her acting career took a break, and she started starring in small roles. The Other Guys, Fast Five, and Last Night are some of the notable ones. Coming to her modeling career, she appeared on multiple popular music videos. She was employed by Revlon, Calvin Klein, PETA for photo shoots.
Furthermore, she was the spokesperson for Calvin Klein, Magnum, Cocio, Reebok shoes, Pantene, P&C brands and much more. She was among the top 10 Most Desirable Women by AskMen.com. She has featured in magazines like Maxim, Vogue and much more.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much net worth do you expect a popular model cum actress has? She has a net worth of over $20 million. She was never over the top actress in Hollywood, but she did well to transform her career from acting to modeling. She bagged many popular brands to add to her wealth significantly. Apart from these, she is into various business ventures. She has a bed linen and dinnerwear line. Moreover, she has a beauty product line.
At the age of Eva, she is still in the modeling world, but she has devoted more time as a businesswoman. She still gets a lot of media time due to her binding with the popular actor of Ryan Gosling.