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Last Updated on July 24, 2022

Eva Mendes Net Worth

Eva Mendes Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Eva de la Caridad Méndez
  • Celebrated Name: Eva Mendes
  • Date Of Birth: March 5, 1974
  • Age: 48 Years Old (As of 2022)
  • Place Of Birth: Miami, Florida
  • Nationality: United States of America
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
  • Profession: Actor, Model, Singer, Designer, Spokesperson, Businessperson
  • Net Worth: $20 Million

Eva Mendes Early Life And Education

Eva de la Caridad Méndez which is known professionally as Eva Mendes is a retired American actress, model, and businesswoman. She was born on March 5, 1974, in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents Eva Pérez Suárez and Juan Carlos Méndez, and was raised by her mother in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake, after her parents’ divorce.

Her mother worked at Mann’s Chinese Theatre and later for an aerospace company, and her father ran a meat distribution business. She had one older brother, Juan Carlos Méndez Jr. (1963–2016), who died from throat cancer.

She also has an older sister, Janet, and a younger paternal half-brother, Carlos Alberto “Carlo” Méndez. She attended Hoover High School in Glendale, and later studied marketing at California State University, Northridge, but left college to pursue acting under Ivana Chubbuck.

Eva Mendes Career

Her acting career began in the late 1990s, with a series of roles in films such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000). Mendes’s performance in Training Day (2001) marked a turning point in her career and led to parts in the commercially successful films 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) and Hitch (2005).

She starred in Ghost Rider (2007) and The Spirit (2008), both film adaptations of comics, and ventured into more dramatic territory with We Own the Night (2007), Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), Last Night (2010), and The Place Beyond the Pines (2012). Her other films include Out of Time (2003), The Women (2008), The Other Guys (2010), and Girl in Progress (2012).

Mendes has appeared in several music videos for artists like Will Smith and has also been an ambassador for brands, including Calvin Klein, Cartier, Reebok, Pantene shampoo, Morgan, and Peek & Cloppenburg. She has designed for New York & Company and is the creative director of CIRCA Beauty, a makeup line sold at Walgreens.

Eva Mendes Personal Life

Eva Mendes and filmmaker George Augusto dated from 2002 to 2010. In 2011, she began dating actor Ryan Gosling. They met when they both were cast in the movie”The Place Beyond the Pines.” Their first official date was to Disneyland. The couple has two daughters.

Their first, Esmeralda, was born in 2014, and their second, Amada, was born in 2016. Esmeralda is named after the character in Victor Hugo’s “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” a character both Eva and Ryan love. Amada is Eva’s grandmother’s name and means “beloved” in Spanish.

Eva has not appeared in a movie since 2014’s “Lost River,” directed by Gosling. She has said that she has stepped back from her career to focus on raising her two daughters. Mendes is a pescatarian. She also practices Transcendental Meditation.

Eva Mendes Net Worth

Eva Mendes is a retired American actress, model, and businesswoman who have a net worth of $20 Million.

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