Besides being ridiculously hot, the 38-year-old Texan has other qualifications to recommend her. She's a successful producer and philanthropist, and she just earned her master's degree in Chicano studies from California State University.
"I've had a beautiful relationship with Maxim over all these years," Longoria says of her new title. "When someone sees the cover of this issue, they're going to say, '¡Que rico!'....[You] say it when something is really good."
Indeed. Still, given our druthers, we'd rather stake claim to the Latina beauty's other lofty title: best friend to Victoria Beckham. Call us, VB! (People)