Eva Marcille is an American actress, model, and television personality. She is best known for her roles in the television series The Young and the Restless, All the Queen’s Men, Scared Famous and Born Again Virgin, and The Real Housewives franchise. Eva first rose to fame when she won the third cycle of America’s Next Top Model in 2004, and eventually, she appeared on the covers of several fashion magazines and music videos. She became even more popular and established a name for herself in the reality television space by appearing in various editions of The Real Housewives reality show. Her film credits include I Think I Love My Wife, Note to Self, Sister Code, Adventures in Christmasing, A Christmas Fumble, and A New Diva’s Christmas Carol. From her early life to her dating history to her career – here’s everything you need to know about the favorite face of reality television Eva Marcille.
Eva Marcille Biography
Eva Marcille Pigford
Eva, Eva the Diva
October 30, 1984
38 years old
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actress, Fashion Model, Reality TV Personality
She’s got African-American and English roots.
Family and Education
Marcille was born in Los Angeles, California on October 30, 1984, to African-American parents. She was educated at She attended Raymond Avenue Elementary School, Marina Del Rey Middle School, and Washington Preparatory High School. After high school, she attended Clark Atlanta University, where she studied psychology and business.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Eva Marcille Body Measurements
5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm
Eva Marcille is married to Atlanta-based attorney Michael Sterling. Ava got engaged to her husband Michael Sterling in December 2017and they got married on October 7, 2018. They have two children together, Michael Todd Sterling Jr. (b. April 13, 2018) and Maverick Leonard Sterling (b. September 27, 2019).
Prior to her marriage to Michael, Eva was romantically linked to many men at times. She dated actor Henry Summons in 2005, comedian Nick Cannon in 2005, actor James Foxx in 2006, actor Lance Gross from 2008 to 2010, rapper Flo Rida from 2010 to 2012, and rapper Kevin McCall from 2013 to 2015. She has a daughter named Marley Rae Sterling (b. January 31, 2014) with Kevin McCall, and after her marriage with Michael Sterling, she changed her daughter’s surname legally to Sterling.
Career Overview and Net Worth
Eva Marcille got into the entertainment scene in 2004, when she won the third cycle of America’s Next Top Model. Following her win, she appeared on the covers of magazines like Women’s Health and Fitness, Elle, and Essence. She also appeared in music videos for artists such as Usher, Pharrell, and Jamie Foxx.
In 2005, Marcille made her acting debut in the television series Kevin Hill. Her major acting credit came in 2008 when she booked the role of Tyra Hamilton in the popular TV show The Young and the Restless. She was part of the show from 2006 to 2008. She also appeared in the films I Think I Love My Wife and Crossover.
In 2012, she was cast in the regular role in Girlfriend Confidential: LA, played Tara in Born Again Virgin from 2015 to 2016, and appeared as herself in the reality show Scared Famous. She began portraying Marilyn ‘Madam’ DeVille on All the Queen’s Men in 2021.
Eva became a household name when she became a part of the reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. She was a recurring cast member in season 10 and became a regular cast for the next two seasons. She also appeared in different editions of the show, including The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip.
As of 2024, Eva Marcille has a net worth of about $7 million dollars.
Eva Marcille Facts
She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
Before modleing, she worked at Dillard’s department store in Atlanta selling men’s suits.
She began her modeling career during her teens and walkd the rampsn several fashion shows, including Marc Bouwer Fall 2005, Elle Girl presents Dare to Be You: Wal-Mart Meets America’s Next Top Model 2005, 8th Annual ‘Models of Perfection’ Show 2006, and L.A. Fashion Week’s Monarchy Collection Fall 2007.
Eva has been on the covers of magazines like Elle, In Touch Weekly, Star Magazine, Elle Girl, and many others.
In 2021, she hosted the first season of the Oxygen reality series Hair Battle Spectacular.
She is the founder of cEVAd, a CBD oil company.