Jose Baston is a media mogul and business executive who has carved a name for himself in the realms of the Latin American media. He was the President of the prominent media company, Televisa, until 2017. Conversely, his personal achievements didn’t bring him to spotlight as he successfully evaded the media for years but rather his relationship with the actress, Eva Longoria did. Learn more about the proud father of four below.
Jose Baston’s Bio
Jose Baston was born Jose Antonio Baston Patino, and fondly called Pepe. The media mogul was born on April 13, 1968, in Mexico City, Mexico and is of Latino descent. Gloria Patino and Ricardo Alfredo Baston Talamantes are his parents. As the first son of his parents, he became the head of his family at a tender age, as a result of his father’s early death.
Nothing is known about Jose’s education, his childhood experiences or siblings. Physically, Jose has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches and an athletic build. Jose is also a fashion enthusiast and is often referred to as ‘Mr Fancy Pants’ by his wife, Eva.
Baston had a media-shy personality and has avoided media spotlight until recently when he hooked up with the famous actress and producer, Eva Longoria. He first became popular for being her boyfriend and now her husband. However, this doesn’t mean that he hadn’t made a name for himself. Jose is was the President of Televisa, a reputable media company that handles a wide range of media services in Latin America.
Televisa is the second largest media conglomerate in Latin America that provides television productions, distribution of Spanish television show, publications of magazines and online streaming of television shows.
He arrived at Televisa in 1989, as a Marketing Account Executive of one of its channels, Channel 12 before going on hold other positions such as programming, acquisitions, planning, and content.
In 2008, he assumed the position of the company’s president and resigned in October, 30 2017. However, he has remained a member of its Administrative Council until date. Jose is also a member of the board of directors of Cablevision, SKY, and Univision Communications.
While at Televisa, he was an invaluable asset to the company and was instrumental to it’s growth and position as the main Hispanic content producer in the world. He is also credited for his thorough restructuring of the business strategies and policies of the company that took them to loftier heights.
Pepe, as he is more fondly known, is popular for his active participation in philanthropic activities that cater for the welfare of the less privileged.
The media mogul and business tycoon, Jose Baston is estimated to worth $15 million. He acquired his wealth by climbing the corporate ladder during his years at Televisa and other media companies.
Family Life – Married, Divorce, Children
Jose Baston is currently married to his long time girlfriend Eva Longoria. Jose met Eva in 2013 for the first time but wasn’t love struck until their second meeting. After their second meeting, the couple dated for three years, before Jose proposed on the 15th of December 2015 in Dubai. Five months later, in May 2016, the couple tied the knot in his hometown, Mexico City.
Before Eva, Jose Baston was married before. In 1995, Jose married actress Natalia Esperon and had three children with the actress; a set of twins – Natalia and Mariana – and a son, Jose Antonio. After ten years of marriage, the couple was divorced in 2005 with the reason for their divorce unknown to date.
Jose and Eva have had an amazing marriage devoid of public controversies and scandals. Eva speaks of her husband fondly and is very expressive of her marital happiness at interviews. The couple is often seen together at red carpet shows. The couple currently live in Los Angeles, at a celebrity neighborhood, their house is close to Kim Kardashian and John Legend and costs a whopping sum of $10 million.
Who is His Wife – Eva Longoria?
Eva Longoria is a house profile actress who is popular for her role as one of the main character in the popular television series Desperate Housewives. She was born on March 15, 1974, in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is the youngest of four sisters. The actress attended Texas A&M Kingsville and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology while featuring in college plays.
The stunning and sexy actress who was once a beauty queen was formerly married twice. First to actor Tyler Christopher from 2002 to 2004, then NBA basketball star Tony Parker. She married Tony in 2004 and after six years, they dissolved their marriage. She had no children from both marriages.
However, two years after her marriage to Jose, Eva gave birth to her first child on June 19, 2018. The child was named Santiago Enrique Baston. Eva also announced the birth of her son by posting pictures of the newborn on Instagram.