You might have realized this fantastic diva, Eva Mendes, from the famous Marvel series Ghost Rider. Yes, the movie portrayed the role of the love interest of Nicholas Cage. What people might not know about this actress is that she is also active as a model and businesswoman. Surprisingly she has mastered and excelled in each field.
You might follow her with a whole heart, but you might have missed some of the essential things in her life. Hence this article is for the fantastic fans of Eva who want to know every teeny tiny thing about her. This article will focus not only on her relationship with Ryan Gosling but also on her age, body, workout tips, and more.
Eva Mendes Parents and Siblings
This supermodel was born Eva De la Caridad Mendez in Miami. Her mother name is Eva Perez Suarez, and her father name is Juan Carlos Mendes. Unfortunately, her parents divorced after a while. Sources suggest that her mother raised her in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake.
Suarez worked deliberately in Mann’s Chinese Theatre, later in an aerospace company. Her father also ran a meat distribution business. Not to mention she is blessed to have one brother named Juan Carlos Mendez Jr. He was born in 1963 and lost his life due to throat cancer in 2016.
During that, it was devastating for her to lose her brother at an early age. Moving on, she also has an older sister named Janet and a younger paternal half brother named Carlos Alberto “Carlo” Mendez.
How Tall Is Eva Mendes?- Height, Age, and Body Measurement
This stunning actress stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches or 168 cm. Well, it is not an ideal height that is sought out more in the fashion industry, but her talent is what made her way in the fashion industry. She has a bodyweight of 141 pounds, which translates to 64 kg.
In 2020 she is 46 years old as she was born on the 5th of March on 1974. She falls under the sun sign of Pisces. People falling under this sign are considered to be hard-working, passionate, and determined. Despite being 46 years old, Mendes has maintained herself quite well.
Speaking of which, her vital statistics measures about 35-25-36 in or 89-63.5-91.5 cm. Also, she prefers a dress size of 8 US or 40 EU and a shoe size of 9.5 (US) or 40 (EU). To sum up the look, Eva has long luscious dark brown hair and a pair of dark brown eyes.
Diet Plan of Eva Mendes
This American model starts her day with scrambled eggs decorated with Ezekiel toast. Sometimes she likes to have a muffin with a coffee. For lunch, she simply likes some rice or quinoa along with a piece of salmon. Also, salad is a must.
As for dinner, she has the same thing she had for lunch because she does not have time for a sitdown dinner. Hence Eva moves out often to eat with her kids. With all this, she makes sure that this 5 feet 6 inches tall model does not consume any junk food.
Moreover, Mendes uses an app called Postmates, which delivers anything that she needed at minutes.
Eva Mendes workout is simple and easy. She loves doing running and sprinting. Sometimes she does a weight lift and steady speed cardio on a treadmill. Not to mention, she trains dor five days a week. After that, she provided her body with the needed rest and healing time.
Eva Mendes Childhood and Education
Having an older sister, brother, her childhood was filled with scolding, fun, and amazing stories. Her mother motivated her to move forward and chase her dream no matter what. That might be the reason why she has been able to accomplish so much in her life at a young age.
Talking about the education, she has been to Hoover High School located in Glendale. Later, to study marketing sh enrolled in California State University located in Northridge. In order to follow her dream to be an actor, she got classed by Ivana Chubbuck. Moreover, Mendes is an American who comes from white ethnicity.
Eva Mendes Favorite Things
- TV Show – Downton Abbey (2010)
- Book – The Fountainhead (By Ayn Rand)
- Holiday Destination – The Amalfi Coast, Italy
- Beauty Product – Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation
- Movies – Best in Show (2000), Legend (1985)
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling
These lovey-dovey couples are considered as the powerful A couple in the industry. They are cute and inspiring to look at. Until now, they have completed a decade of their relationship and is moving forward to accomplish more.
News spread when the duo was spotted at Disneyland during a weekend of Labor Day 2011. The couple was sharing an intense kiss at that time. At first, kids and family were not her first priority by as soon as this actress met Gosling, everything changes. She shared in Women’s Health,
“Ryan Gosling happened. I mean falling in love with him. Then it made sense for me to have… not kids, but his kids. It was very specific to him.”
Mendes is not the only one who is having an undeniable love for him. The same is the case with Ryan too. When asked about what he looks for in a woman, he simply replied “‘That she’s Eva Mendes. There’s nothing else I’m looking for.”
Isn’t that just romantic and cute? Surprisingly Mendes gave birth to her first daughter Esmeralda on 12 of September 2014. Esmeralda is named after the character of Victor Hugo‘s The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Furthermore, they also have another daughter Amada who was born in 2016. Similarly, Amada is Mendes grandmother’s named and translates to beloved in Spanish. Even more, the duo walked down the aisle in 2016.
When a talent manager encountered her photo from her friend’s portfolio, he was interested in working with her. She made her debut in the horror film named Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror. Although she was disappointed by her performance, she got a chance to appear in another movie A Night at the Roxbury in 1998.
During the shooting, she got a chance to share the screen with Christ Kattan and Will Ferrell. Luckily she cate in another movie such as My Brother the Pig (1999) juxtapose to Scarlett Johansson.
Other than this Eva has appeared in Urban Legends; Final Ct, Exit Wounds, Training Day, All About the Benjamins, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in Mexico. Out of Time, Stuck on You, Hitch, The Wendell Baker Stor, Guilty, Trust the Man, Ghost Rider, Knocked Up, We Own the Night, Live !, Cleaner, The Women.
Her last film happens to be Lost River in 2014. Before that, she was starred in The Spirit, The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, The Other Guys, Fast Five, Holy Motors, Girl in Progress, The Place Beyond the Pines to name few.
As a model Eva was once ranked in 54, 12, 7, 7, and 11 in the Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 issue in 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010 respectively. Not only this, ended was listed 80, 23, 44 in FHM magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2004, 2005, 2006. In 2009 this model was ranked in the top 99 Most Desirable Women by AskMen.com.
What Is The Net Worth of Eva Mendes?
There is no denying that this model, actress, and entrepreneur makes a heft amount of money from her career. In 2020 Eva has an estimated net worth of $20 million. There is no doubt that this actress retired from her work in 2014 when she got her first child.
In 2018, she also sold three bedrooms, two bathroom home that she and Ryan Lived in with their kids for $127 million. During that years, the pair also outbid on a six-bathroom, six-bedroom, Italian Revival estate known as Villa Delle favole which was built in 1924.
The house consisted of a library, swimming pool, spa, wine cellar, and a market value of $8 million.
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 2.3 million followers
Twitter: 150.7k followers
Facebook: 4,300,840 followers