Born: 1974-03-05 in Miami, Florida, USA (45 years old)
Eva MendesÂ (born March 5, 1974, height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress, model, singer, and homeware and fashion designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of roles inÂ B moviesÂ such asÂ Children of the Corn V: Fields of TerrorÂ (1998) andÂ Urban Legends: Final CutÂ (2000), she broke into the Hollywood mainstream with an appearance inÂ Training DayÂ (2001).
She has since starred in many films includingÂ All About The BenjaminsÂ (2002);Â 2 Fast 2 Furious,Â Once Upon a Time in Mexico,Â Out of TimeÂ andÂ Stuck on YouÂ (2003);Â HitchÂ (2005);Â Ghost RiderÂ andÂ We Own the NightÂ (both 2007);Â The SpiritÂ (2008);Â The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New OrleansÂ (2009);Â The Other GuysÂ andÂ Last NightÂ (both 2010),Â Girl in ProgressÂ (2012).
Mendes has worked as a spokesmodel forÂ CocioÂ chocolate milk,Â MagnumÂ ice cream, RevlonÂ make-up,Â Calvin KleinÂ underwear and perfume,Â CartierÂ jewellery,Â Thierry Mugler perfume,Â ReebokÂ trainers,Â CampariÂ apÃ©ritif,Â PanteneÂ shampoo,Â MorganÂ clothes and Peek & CloppenburgÂ clothes.
Mendes is the creator of a home decor line, Vida, sold exclusively atÂ Macy's. She launched a bedding collection in 2008 and a dinnerware collection in 2010.
Mendes is a singer: she has recorded a version ofÂ The Windmills of Your MindÂ and has collaborated withÂ Cee Lo GreenÂ on a song entitledÂ Pimps Don't Cry.
She lives in theÂ Los FelizÂ neighborhood of Los Angeles.