Who is José Baston? The man who stole Eva Longoria’s heart

José “Pépé” Baston was born on April 13, 1968, in Mexico City, Mexico, under the name José Antonio Bastón Patiño in Ricardo Alfredo Baston Talamantes and Gloria Patiño. Bastón’s childhood is part of the secret that followed him in his adult life; however, records show that he grew up to be a successful businessman.

In 2011, he became director of Grupo Televisa, SAB, one of the largest media conglomerates in Latin America, known for being the largest producer of Spanish language content, including telenovelas and iconic TV shows. José was also a member of the board of directors of Univision and president of International Television and Contents.

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Jose Baston and Ricky Martin are seen at the Global Gift Gala during Art Basel 2019 at the Eden Roc Hotel on December 5, 2019 in Miami Beach, Florida.

Despite his fantastic career, the media mogul started making headlines after starting a relationship with a world-famous actress and businesswoman. Eva longoria. The couple met over ten years ago when Longoria appeared as a special guest at the 2009 Mexican Teletón.

In 2013, they met again and were reintroduced by a mutual friend, when they were both single. Eva and Pepe started dating and tried to keep their relationship a secret; However, their love led them to go public. In November of the same year, they became official when they were spotted holding hands on the red carpet at an event in Mexico City.

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Actress Eva Longoria and Jose Antonio Baston attend the 22nd amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala presented by Bold Films and Harry Winston at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 21, 2015 in Cap d’Antibes, France.

The couple finally got married in December 2015. Almost three years after saying “yes”, they became parents of Santiago Enrique June 19, 2018.

Eva Longoria with her husband Jose Baston and their son Enrique© @ evalongoria
Eva Longoria with her husband Jose Baston and their son Santiago Enrique

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