Born Eva de la Caridad Méndez, popular by her professional name Eva Mendes, a former American actress, a model, and a businesswoman who took off her career during the late 1990s.
In this article, we will cover the net worth of Eva Mendes, childhood, family, and many more. So read the full article below to know everything about Eva Mendes, from her net worth to her personal life.
Eva Mendes’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of Eva Mendes as of 2022 is around $20 million which she has earned majorly from her career as an actor and model. Eva Mendes’ other ventures and businesses have also contributed a lot to building her net worth.
After taking a dig into Eva Mendes’ net worth, let us have a look at her childhood and early life.
Eva Mendes was born on March 5, 1974, in Miami, Florida to Eva Pérez Suárez and Juan Carlos Méndez. When she was young, her parents divorced and after that, her mother raised her in Los Angeles. Her family is Roman Catholic and even there was a point when Eva thought of becoming a nun.
She went to Hoover High School in Glendale, California, and then briefly attended California State University, Northridge to study marketing but later she dropped out of her studies in pursuit of an acting career.
In 2002, Eva Mendes began dating filmmaker George Augusto but later in 2010, they broke up. The next year, Eva and Ryan Gosling started dating. The duo met when they landed the cast of the movie “The Place Beyond the Pines.” They have two children together, daughters, Esmeralda, and Amanda.
During a 2015 interview, Ryan said about Mendes “I know that I’m with the person I’m supposed to be with, that’s Eva Mendes. There’s nothing else I’m looking for.”
In 2016, they tied the knot and both of them prefer to maintain their personal life away from media attention. The couple doesn’t share pictures of them or even their daughters and is spotted rarely in public.
Eva hasn’t landed the cast of a film since 2014’s “Lost River” and she confirmed that she has taken backstep from her acting career so that she can focus on raising her two daughters.
She is a pescatarian and also practices Transcendental Meditation.
Eva had an older brother, Juan Carolos Mendez Jr., who succumbed to death in 2016 from throat cancer. She also has an older sister, Janet, and a younger half-brother, Carlos Alberto Mendez.
In 1998, Eva Mendes landed her first acting role in the horror film “Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror,” and that same year, she portrayed the role of a bridesmaid in the film “A Night at the Roxbury.” Eva then landed the cast of the 1999 film “My Brother the Pig” and 2000’s “Urban Legends: Final Cut.”
The year 2001 brought a big break for her as she was booked for a role in the film “Training Day” alongside Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. That project encouraged her to pursue a career in acting as she was just not happy with the kind of roles that she was offered earlier in that film.
In 2002, she landed the cast of “All About the Benjamins.” The next year, Eva was cast in the film “2 Fast 2 Furious,” “Out of Time,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” and “Stuck on You.” Later, she was cast in the 2005 rom-com film “Hitch” alongside Will Smith.
Eva appeared in many other films including 2006’s “Trust the Man,” “Ghost Rider” (2007), and “We Own the Night” (2007), the 2008 films “The Women” and “The Spirit,” “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” (2009), and the 2010 films “The Other Guys” and “Last Night.”
Eva appeared in the 2012 films “The Place Beyond the Pines,” “Girl in Progress” and “Holy Motors” alongside Ryan Gosling. The next year, she landed in HBO’s “Clear History,” and also appeared in 2014’s “Lost River.”
Eva Mendes earned her net worth majorly from her acting career but her modeling career also earned her a considerable amount of money. She has also appeared in many music videos for the Pet Shop Boys, Will Smith, Aerosmith, and The Strokes.
In 2005, she was named one of Revlon’s international spokespeople and under this role, she assisted to raise funds for breast cancer research. Evan has also done modeling campaigns for Thierry Mugler’s signature fragrances Angel, Pantene, and Reebok.
She launched a dinnerware and bed linens line through Macy’s. In early 2013, she launched Eva by Eva Mendes, her fashion brand at New York & Co., and is also engaged with the makeup brand CIRCA Beauty, which started in 2015 and is sold in Walgreens stores. All these ventures also helped Eva Mendes in earning a considerable net worth.
Eva Mended has earned a huge net worth of $20 million from her hard work over the years. We will keep you updated with all the latest information until then stay tuned to our website.