Birth Name: Eva De La Caridad Mendez
Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 5, 1974
Ethnicity: Cuban [Spanish, some African, possibly other]
Eva Mendes is an American actress. She is known for appearing in the films Training Day, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Hitch. Eva was born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents, Eva Perez Suarez and Juan Carlos Mendes. She has said that she has Afro-Cuban ancestry.
She speaks Spanish fluently. Eva has two children with her partner, Canadian-born actor, writer, director, musician, and producer Ryan Gosling.
One of Eva’s grandmothers was named Amada.