LaRue was born in Long Beach, California to Marcie and Luis LaRuy. She has three siblings, sisters Nika and Lara and a brother, Luis Jr She is of French, Puerto Rican, Dutch, and Scottish ancestries. She is a member of the Bahá’í Faith.
Eva Maria LaRue (born Eva Maria LaRuy on December 27, 1966) is an American model and actress. She is best known as Doctor Maria Santos on All My Children, and was a cast regular on CSI: Miami, portraying Detective Natalia Boa Vista of the Miami-Dade Polic