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Eva Longoria and Tony Parker Marriage Profile

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Tony Parker and Eva Longoria, October 8, 2006 in Paris, France

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The marriage of Eva Longoria and Tony Parker that started with a simple wedding ceremony at Paris City Hall and followed by a Catholic ceremony on the believed lucky date of 7/07/07, ended in a Texas court room in January 2011.

News Updates:

01/28/2011: The divorce of Eva Longoria and Tony Parker was finalized in Texas.

11/19/2010: Tony Parker filed divorce papers in Bexar County, Texas.

11/17/10: After reportedly finding "hundreds of text messages" from another woman on Tony's phone, Eva Longoria filed divorce papers in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Born:

Eva Jacqueline Longoria: March 15, 1975 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

William Anthony Parker II: May 17, 1982 in Bruges, Belgium. Tony was raised in France.

How Tony and Eva Met:

Tony and Eva met on November 24, 2004, but didn't begin dating until January 2005. She said Tony proposed amid candles and rose petals on November 30, 2006.

Wedding Date and Celebrations:

Their his-and-her style bachelor party was held in Saint-Tropez, France. On July 3, 2007, Tony took Eva on a surprise trip to Mont Saint-Michel. They later went to Disneyland Paris with family and friends.

The official wedding date for Tony and Eva was 7/6/07 instead of 7/7/07 because they had their official wedding in a civil ceremony at the Paris City Hall in Place Baudoyer officiated by Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoë. A few members of their families and some friends attended the ceremony. Eva wore a Chanel designed white tulle and sequin embroidered dress and tulle jacket.

Their July 7, 2007 Roman Catholic ceremony was at the Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dominique Schubert. Eva's wedding gown was designed by Angel Sanchez. MSNBC.com described the wedding gown with a five-foot-long train as "... a silk wool and silk gazar scoop-back mermaid gown embroidered with silver metallic." Tony wore a suit provided by DeFursac.

Their wedding rings are Piaget Possession "made from 18K white gold with two rows of 80 brilliant-cut diamonds. These were separated by a row of 27 square-cut diamonds, for a total of 107 jewels. Parker's ring matched his wife's 18K white gold but was not decorated with stones. They each had a special inscription, in French, etched into the inside of the gold ring."
Source: People.com

With fireworks overhead, their wedding reception was held at Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte, a 17th-century castle south of Paris, France.

Wedding guests reportedly included Jamie Fox, T.J. Parker, Pierre Parker, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lionel Richie, Victoria Beckham, Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Nicolette Sheridan, James Denton, Sheryl Crow, Greg Popovich, Ricardo Chavira, Marc Cherry, Jessica Alba, Mario Lopez, Ryan Seacrest, Thierry Henry, and Cash Warren.

After some quiet time in Paris after their wedding celebration, Tony and Eva honeymooned on the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

Occupations and Residences:

Eva: Actress, dancer, and producer. In 1998 Eva was selected as Miss Corpus Christi USA.

Tony: Professional basketball player with the San Antonio Spurs, rap artist.

Residences:

Los Angeles, California and San Antonio, Texas.

Previous Marriages:

Eva has one previous marriage.

Quotes About the Marriage of Tona Parker and Eva Longoria:

Tony about getting married in France: "Eva really wanted to get married in France. It's a beautiful country, a country of love and a place that is very special for us. It was important to her that we get married there."
Source: Alicia Dennis. "Tony Parker: I'm So Happy About Engagement." People.com. 12/01/2006.

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