Who is Jose Baston?
Jose Baston is a Mexican businessman and media mogul, who has earned his fortune as the president of the largest Mexican TV house, Televisa. However, Jose is perhaps better known to the world as the husband of a famous actress and businesswoman, Eva Longoria. Jose and Eva have been married since 2016.
The Untold Truth of Jose Baston- Age, Childhood, and Education
Jose Antonio Baston Pation was born on the 13th April 1968, in Mexico City, Mexico, to Gloria Pation and Ricardo Alfredo Baston Talamantes – his father passed away in 2008 – and there is no information about his siblings, if he even has any.
His education is also unknown to the media, having hidden these details so far.
Jose’s secrecy has followed him into his adult life, and quite a few details are unavailable. Before he reached Televisa there is no information about his career; he became the director of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B in 2011. It is the largest media conglomerate in Latin-America, and his exposure and wealth have increased accordingly. In addition to his position at Televisa, Jose is a member of Univision’s board of directors, while he also serves as president of International Television and Contents, which is a worldwide TV business networking and information platform.
Jose Baston Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance
Jose Baston is one of the most successful Mexican businessmen and his wealth has increased by a large margin since he obtained the position of the president. According to sources, Jose Baston’s net worth has been estimated at $20 million, as of early 2020.
Jose Baston stands at 5ft7ins (1.73m) tall, while he weighs 154lbs ~ 70kgs. His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic build. He has brown eyes and black hair.
Jose is a very stylish man, and focuses very much on what he wears. He is a fan of square pocket pants, but almost always wearing a suit, earning him a nickname from his wife of Mr. Fancy Pants.
Jose Baston Personal Life, Marriage, Children
Jose had one failed marriage behind him when he met Eva. Jose was married to the former model and actress Natalia Esperon from 1995 until 2005, and they had four children – Natalia who was born before the wedding ceremony, while in 2003 Natalia gave birth to triplets, two sons and a daughter, but Sebastian died just a few days after birth.
Jose and Eva met for the first time in 2013 through a mutual friend for a blind date, but at first there was no connection between them. However, six months later they met again, and this time began dating.
Two years later, Jose proposed to Eva when they were in Dubai, and the wedding ceremony was held on the 21st May 2016. The wedding was heavily publicized, and some of the guests were Ricky Martin, Mario Lopez, David and Victoria Beckham among others. Since then Jose and Eva have welcomed a son they named Santiago Enrique, born in June 2018.
Jose Baston’s Wife, Eva Longoria
Born Eva Jacqueline Longoria on the 15th March 1975, in Corpus Christi, Texas USA, she is the youngest child of Enrique Longoria Jr. and his wife Ella Eva (nee Mireles).
Of mixed ancestry, which involves even Mayan roots, she was raised Roman Catholic, and although of Latin ancestry, she didn’t learn a single word of Spanish until 2009. While in high school, Eva started working part-time at Wendy’s for three years to earn money for the quinceanera, a party thrown in honor of the 15th birthday, which is quite popular in Latin countries or families. After matriculation, she enrolled at Texas A&M University- Kingsville, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology. During her university years, Eva participated in beauty pageants, and won the Miss Corpus Christi USA in 1998. She eventually obtained a master’s degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, Northridge.
Eva’s career started in the early 2000s when she guest-starred in the TV series “Beverly Hills, 90210”. In 2001 she was chosen for the role of Isabella Brana in the soap opera “General Hospital”, and until 2003 featured in 275 episodes, which gained her national recognition. From there she moved to the show “Dragnet”, in which she portrayed Detective Gloria Duran. However, it was in 2004 that she secured her career-defining role as Gabrielle Solis/Lang in the TV comedy-drama series “Desperate Housewives”, which aired from 2004 to 2012. She won numerous awards for her portrayal of Gabrielle, and she also received a Golden Globe Award- nomination.
She has also featured in a number of other successful projects, including the film “Harsh Times” (2005), then as Jill Marin in the film “The Sentinel” (2006), among others during the 2000s. She returned to the big screen in 2014, with the lead role in the western “Frontera”, then in 2018 starred in the romantic comedy film “Overboard”, next to Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris. The following year she featured in the film “Dora and the Lost City of Gold”, and most recently has been working on the films “All-Star Weekend”, and “24-7”.
Eva is also a director and producer – some notable works include TV series “Devious Maids”, and “Grand Hotel”.
She is also a successful businesswoman, with several restaurants and night club running, including the Beso restaurant and Kiss, a Victorian-themed nightclub.
She has launched a collection of sportswear for women, through Sunrise Brands, and has also launcher her official clothing line through her own website.
Eva is a humanitarian too, working with numerous philanthropic organizations, including the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Project HOME, and many others, while she has also founded her own Eva’s Heroes charity which helps children with a disability.
Personal Life and Net Worth
Eva has had a history of relationships; she was married to actor Tyler Christopher from 2002 to 2004, after which she met the National Basketball Association (NBA) player Tony Parker and the two started a romantic relationship. They married in 2007 but ultimately divorced in 2011 after Eva found out that Parker was cheating on her.
All Eva’s professional endeavors have contributed to her wealth, and according to sources, Eva Longoria’s net worth is estimated at $50 million, as of early 2020.