Facts about Eva Mendes
Eva Mendes Biography
Eva Mendes had a career breakthrough co-starring with Denzel Washington in Training Day (2001).
She had spent the later 1990s in TV roles, music videos and small parts in movies such as A Night at Roxbury and Exit Wounds (both 1998). But after Training Day she found herself busy actor in half a dozen movies, including the car chase sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003, starring Paul Walker), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003, with Antonio Banderas and Johnny Depp), Out of Time (2003, also with Denzel Washington), the slapstick comedy Stuck on You (2003, with Matt Damon), the romantic comedy Hitch (2005, with Will Smith) and the relationship flick Trust the Man (2006, with David Duchovny).
Her other films include We Own the Night (2007, with Joaquin Phoenix), Frank Miller‘s film The Spirit (2008), the spoofy cop movie The Other Guys (2010, with Will Ferrell), and Lost River (2010, the directorial debut of her partner, Ryan Gosling). In 2013 she launched her own clothing line with New York & Company.
Eva Mendes began a relationship with the actor Ryan Gosling in 2011. They have two daughters: Esmerelda (born 2014) and Amada Lee (b. 2016)… Eva Mendes is sometimes confused with Eva Longoria, the Mexican-American star of the TV show Desperate Housewives. First names aside, they are not related…She is sometimes compared with her fellow Latinas Jennifer Lopez and Salma Hayek… Her name is sometimes misspelled as Eva Mendez.