Eva Mendes: biography
Eva Mendes was born in Florida, in Miami, in a family of immigrants of Cuban origin. His mother worked as a costume designer in the Chinese Theater Mann, and his father was engaged in the distribution of meat products on the markets and shops. After a while, her parents divorced, and she moved with her mother to Los Angeles, California.
Eva went to elementary Catholic school and dreamed of becoming a nun. Later she studied at the secondary school named after Herbert Hoover in Glendale, from which she graduated in 1992. Higher education she decided to get from California State University, Northridge, and arrived there on a design department, where she specialized in interior design.
However, after 2 courses of Eva Mendes left the university to focus on a career as an actress, after to participate in the filming of several commercials and music videos, including the video Will Smith to the song «Miami» and in the video «Hole In My Soul» rock group «Aerosmith».
Later, after becoming a famous actress, Eve tried her hand as a singer, when in 2010 a duet with rapper Cee Lo Green sang the song «Pimps Do not Cry» from the repertoire «The Other Guys». In 2011, she recorded a version of the famous composition «The Windmills of Your Mind».
Eva Mendes in 2002 met with the director, screenwriter and producer George Augusto. But after eight years of their relationship have been exhausted, and young people have left.
On the set of the movie "The Place Beyond the Pines" in September 2011, Eva met with actor Ryan Gosling. In late 2013, the couple officially announced their break, but later they not only resumed their relationship, but also began to live in a civil marriage. In September 2014 Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling daughter Esmeralda Amada Gosling.
Eva is vegetarian, and made this choice not only for ethical reasons but also because he considers giving up meat one of the ways of a healthy lifestyle. In addition, the actress practicing transcendental meditation.
Mendes is the face of cosmetics company "Revlon" and succeeded in business, has launched its own line of bed linen and tableware, which are sold in the oldest American retail network «Macy's».
Eva Mendes has appeared twice on the cover of "Maxim" - in 2006 and 2007. The survey, which carried out the magazine, the actress has been named among the most beautiful women of 2012, and came in the top 99 sexiest women of all ages.