Confident actress Eva Mendes has proven to all viewers that she can play versatile roles in several movies. Her small role in Training Day made a box office hit, which led Mendes to other roles in well known movies such as, 2 Fast 2 Furious and Hitch. Both movies were box office successes with a little bit of action and comedy. Mendes has worked alongside in supportive roles with some of the best actors in Hollywood. Co-starring with actors like Denzel Washington and Will Smith helped Eva breakout in her role. Taking different approaches in movies has placed Eva in her own category.
Mendes has become a trendsetter is known now for her chic unique style. Modeling for several companies, so many people want to be like her. We see so many celebrities let stardom go to their heads and end up changing themselves, Eva is not one of those celebrities. The Cuban-American beauty grew up knowing that she would need to work hard to get anywhere in life and has done what she said she would do. Eva Mendes comes from an average family which includes her three other siblings and watched her mother work extremely hard to give the family what she could. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother became a single parent raising her and her three siblings. Mendes eventually grew up and decided to attend college, majoring in interior design, which is something she really loves and would be doing if she was not acting. Not to much later, Eva was discovered at a garage sale when her neighbor, a photographer snapped a photo of her and placed it in a portfolio which was seen by an agent at his interview. The agent called Mendes and soon enough she was taking acting classes to further her career as an actress.
This business is rather difficult to be apart of and Eva learned quite quickly when she debuted in her first film, Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror. Time has gone by and Eva Mendes is currently an international spokes model for Revlon, been seen in several movies and is starring in an action-adventure film, Ghost Rider with Nicolas Cage. The film is based on the Marvel Comic book superhero, Johnny Blaze. Johnny Blaze is a motorcycle stunt rider who makes a deal with the devil in order to save his father's life only to become possessed by his demonic alter ego, Ghost Rider. Ghost Rider is set to be in theaters in the year 2007. Not only has Eva starred in films she has also been nominated for her roles in films, but unfortunately did not take home a win. Throughout her life as an independent actress she has not let the press get to her or put her in a certain typecast. Eva knows who she is and where she will end up. Mendes is proud of what she has accomplished and plans to be in more films in the near future.