Eva Mendes Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $15 Million

PROFESSION: Actress, Model, Singer and Designer

Eva Mendes is a certain kind of beautiful. She is breath taking and absolutely amazing. Mendes is an actress, model, singer and also, a designer. She made her entry in the glamorous world of the movie industry with B grade movies. Later on, she shifted to doing A grade movies. The movie Training Day proved to be a career changer for Mendes. Some movies in her bag include All About The Benjamins, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Out of Time, Stuck on You, Hitch, Ghost Rider, We Own the Night, The Spirit, Holy Motors, Girl in Progress and The Place Beyond the Pines. Apart from starring in quite a few movies, Mendes has been a part of a lot of endorsements and has been a spokesperson for leading brands like Revlon, Calvin Klein, Pantene, Cartier, Reebok and Theirry Morgan (perfume). Mendes is a model and a fashion designer as well. She designed an entire collection for New York & Company in the year 2013.


Eva Mendes had an almost normal childhood. She was born in Miami to parents of Cuban origin. Unfortunately, her parents divorced while Eva Mendes was still a child. Mendes was raised in Glendale after the tragic incident. She attended Hoover High School and went to California State University in Northridge, for earning a degree in marketing. However, due to the prevailing circumstances, Mendes dropped out of college and started learning the basics of acting under the guidance of Ivana Chubbuck. Mendes’ parents were simple people. Her father used to run a meat distribution business and her mother was working for an aerospace company.



Mendes’ acting career just happened! She had not planned it. In fact, she was discovered by a talent manager after he saw her picture in the portfolio of Mendes’ friend. She made her debut with the movie Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror. Mendes did not like her acting in the movie and so, she decided to hire an acting coach. After that, she appeared in movies like A Night at the Roxbury, Mortal Kombat: Conquest, My Brother the Pig, The Disciples, Urban Legends: Final Cut and Exit Wounds. Mendes’ role in Training really changed her career around. This role paved her way to bigger roles. Some of the bigger movies include 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Out of Time, Hitch, The Wendall Baker Story, Guilty Hearts, Trust the Man, Ghost Rider, We Own the Night, Live! and Cleaner. Mendes has also appeared in the documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.


Eva Mendes loves the screen! She has appeared in music videos like Miami, Se a Vida e, Hole in my Soul and The End Has No End. Mendes has modeled as well. Apart from that, she has been a spokesperson for some of the major leading brands like Revlon, Calvin Klein, Morgan, Magnum, Cocio, Thierry Mugler perfume, Reebok shoes and Pantene shampoo. Eva Mendes loves to experiment and dip into a lot of pools. She has also a line of bed linens and dinnerware to her name and they are sold at Macy’s. In the year 2010, she experimented with music. She sang “Pimps Don’t Cry” and also performed a duet with Cee Lo Green on the very same song. In 2011, Mendes had recorded a version of the song “The Windmills of Your Mind”.


Eva Mendes has a pretty clean image among the media people. She is gorgeous and does flaunt what she has got. Her name is often seen among lists like Most Desirable Women, Hot 100 and Most Beautiful at Every Age. Maxim, the magazine, has ranked Mendes number 7 and number 11 in the years 2007 and 2010 respectively.


– Hollywood Hills Home that was worth $3 million in the year 2008, at the time when she purchased it.

– Lexus Rx400H which is priced at arounf $50,000 in the market of the United States of America.


Eva Mendes has dated her fair share of men. She was in a relationship with George Augusto for a period of 8 years from 2002 to 2010. After they broke up, Mendes began dating the famous, hot and amazing actor Ryan Gosling in the year 2011. She believes in Transcendental Meditation. Due to certain unspecified reasons, Mendes decided to spend a few weeks at the Cirque Lodge’s addicted facility in the year 2008. She said she decided to do this because of some “personal issues”. Mendes also is very generous. She plays an active role in organizations like PETA, Special Olympics, The Art of Elysium and Chrysalis.


– She was hired as the new face of Calvin Klein Underwear in the year 2008.

– She posed naked for a new anti fur ad for PETA in the year 2007.

– “The Shining” is one of her favorite horror movies.

– She is of Cuban- American descent.

– She wrote a book titled “Crazy Leggs Beshee” which is inspired by the nieces and nephews and introduces vocabulary, history, art and values through a light medium that is easily understood by kids.

– She named the Fun Fearless Female of the Year by Cosmopolitan Magazine in the year 2006.


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