Eve

Lyricist, Actress
Known for her hard lyrics and sweet voice, Eve (who once described herself as a "pit bull in a skirt") was proof positive that a female lyricist could be successful in the male dominated rap industry. Reaching a more ... Read more »
Born: 11/10/1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (77)

Barbershop: The Next Cut 2016 (Movie)

Terri (Actor)

Inside the Label 2016 (Tv Show)

Herself

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

With This Ring 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Ego 2014 (Movie)

Denise (Actor)

Animal 2013 (Movie)

Barbara (Actor)

Bounty Killer 2013 (Movie)

Mocha Sujata (Actor)

WWE Tribute to the Troops 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

All Wifed Out 2012 (Movie)

Natalie (Actor)

WWE Tribute to the Troops 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Whitney 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Single Ladies 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Behind the Music 2003 - 2004, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

What Perez Sez 2003 - 2004, 2007 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Glee 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Good Hair 2009 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

MTV's Top Pop Group 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Numb3rs 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Whip It 2009 (Movie)

Rosa Sparks (Actor)

Eve: MTV Live 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Flashbacks of a Fool 2008 (Movie)

Ophelia Franklin (Actor)

Stylista 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2007 MTV Video Music Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Vibe Awards Special 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Host

The 2007 Teen Choice Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Eve 2003 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Keith Barry: Extraordinary 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon's 19th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2005 American Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

America's Next Top Model 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2004 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The 47th Annual Grammy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Performer

The Apprentice 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Second Annual Vibe Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

2003 Vibe Awards: Beats, Style, Flavor 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Barbershop 2: Back in Business 2004 (Movie)

Terri (Actor)

Punk'd 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2004 MTV Movie Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cookout 2004 (Movie)

Becky (Actor)

The Woodsman 2004 (Movie)

Mary-Kay (Actor)

VH1 Big in '03 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Divas 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Snoop to the Extreme 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Spider-Man 2003 (Tv Show)

Voice

The 34th NAACP Image Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 45th Annual Grammy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Presenter

Third Watch 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

2001 MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

7th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Host

Barbershop 2002 (Movie)

Terri Jones (Actor)

Making the Video 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 Billboard Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

The 2001 MTV Video Music Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Presenter

XXX 2002 (Movie)

J.J. (Actor)

1st Annual BET Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

6th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

MTV20: Grab the Mic -- A Hip-Hop History 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Rock'n Jock Super Bowl XXXV 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Spring Bling 2001: Beach Towel Throwdown II 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

TRL Uncensored 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 MTV Video Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 2000 Radio Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 2001 Essence Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

The 2001 Teen Choice Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Backstage 2000 (Movie)

cameo appearance (Actor)

One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 27th Annual American Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 5th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

Orgazmo 1998 (Movie)

Haruko (Actor)
Music (28)

The Boss 2016 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

The Boss 2016 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Trainwreck 2015 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

Trainwreck 2015 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Conan 2013 (Tv Show)

Performer

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 2011 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son 2011 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Bride Wars 2009 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

Bride Wars 2009 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Confessions of a Shopaholic 2009 (Movie)

("Rich Girl") (Song)

Wild Child 2009 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

Wild Child 2009 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2008 (Movie)

("Rich Girl") (Song)

Meet the Spartans 2008 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

Meet the Spartans 2008 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Movies Rock 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Performer

Transporter 3 2008 (Movie)

("Set It On Fire") (Song)

Transporter 3 2008 (Movie)

("Set It On Fire") (Song Performer)

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 2007 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song)

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 2007 (Movie)

("Tambourine") (Song Performer)

Last Holiday 2006 (Movie)

("Rich Girl") (Song)

50 First Dates 2004 (Movie)

("Your Love (L.O.V.E. Reggae Mix)") (Song Performer)

The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Bringing Down the House 2003 (Movie)

("Let Go") (Song)

Bringing Down the House 2003 (Movie)

("Let Go") (Song Performer)

Billboard's Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Song Performer

Bulworth 1998 (Movie)

("Eve of Destruction (contains 'Long As There Is You--I Got Love')") (Song)

Bulworth 1998 (Movie)

("Eve of Destruction (contains 'Long As There Is You--I Got Love')") (Song Performer)

Biography

Known for her hard lyrics and sweet voice, Eve (who once described herself as a "pit bull in a skirt") was proof positive that a female lyricist could be successful in the male dominated rap industry. Reaching a more mainstream audience, the rapper charmed audiences playing the lead in her urban self-titled sitcom, "Eve" (UPN, 2003-06).

Relationships

Farrod

Half-Brother
born c. 1994

Stevie J

Companion
dated from c. 2000 until September 2002

Jerry Jeffers

Father

Teodorin Obiang

Companion
son and heir of a Equatorial Guinean dictator no longer together

Julie Wilch

Mother
divorced from Eve's father, when Eve was 12 Eve was raised by her mother and grandmother mother remarried c. 1993

Milestones

2007

Parted ways with Aftermath and signed with Geffen Records

2005

Appeared on Gwen Stefani's top ten hit "Rich Girl"

2004

Reunites with cast members for "Barbershop 2: Back in Business"

2004

Cast in the comedy "The Cookout" scripted by Queen Latifah

2004

Starred opposite Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick in the indie film "The Woodsman"; screened at Sundance

2003

Starred in the UPN sitcom "Eve" as a fashion designer named Shelly

2002

Co-starred as a barber in the feature comedy "Barbershop"

2002

Released her third album: "Eve-Olution"

2002

Made her feature debut as J.J in the action feature "XXX"

2001

Released a more assertive and stylistic second effort: "Scorpion"

1999

Released her debut album: "Let There Be...Eve: Ruff Ryders First Lady"

1998

Signed with Ruff Ryders Records

1997

Received a one-year contract with Dr Dre's label Aftermath

Known for such albums as "Scorpion" and "Let There Be Eve: Ruff Ryders' First Lady"

Popular songs include "Who's That Girl" and "Tambourine".

Began performing solo as "Eve of Destruction" at talent shows and clubs

Began stripping as an escape from her mother's new marriage

Began emceeing and rapping under the name "Gangsta" and as part of the group EDGP

Bonus Trivia

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Her mom refers to her as the childhood nickname "poo-a-doo"

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On April 26 2007, Eve smashed her gold Maserati into a divider in Hollywood and was arrested for possible DUI. Sean Penn, who was with Eve shortly before the accident, visited her at the police station; On May 4, 2007, Eve was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol level of .08 or above, and failure to provide proof of insurance.

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