Eddie Cibrian is best known for his roles as Russell Varon in Invasion, Jesse Cardoza in CSI: Miami, Jimmy Doherty on Third Watch. He is of Cuban descent. Besides his acting career, he also sang in the soul-pop boy band 3Deep from 1998 to 2001 along with his Young and The Restless costar and real life best friend Joshua Morrow and Canadian singer CJ Huyer. In March 2011, Cibrian was cast as the lead in the NBC pilot for Playboy, a potential TV series set at the Playboy Club in Chicago in 1963.
In May 2001, Cibrian married Brandi Glanville, a make-up artist. The couple separated in July 2009 after months of speculation that Cibrian was having an affair with his married Northern Lights co-star LeAnn Rimes. Shortly after going public with Rimes, on August 24, 2009, Cibrian filed for divorce from Glanville citing irreconcilable differences.