Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman from Corpus Christi, Texas.
She is of Mexican ancestry. After landing roles on The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital, and co-starring on Beverly Hills, 90210, she auditioned for and won the role of "Isabella" on the popular series, The Young and the Restless. After Y&R, Eva Longoria became well known worldwide thanks to Desperate Housewives where she played adulteress "Gabrielle Solis". She recently played Sophia Perez on the FOX TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Eva can next be seen playing the role of Ana Sofia Calderon on the NBC TV series Telenovela.