Professionally named as Eva Marcille, she is a renowned artist popular for being an actress, television personality and a fashion model. She is best known for her latest role as Tyra Hamilton in The Young and the Restless created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS. Her superior modeling career initiated after being the winner of the third cycle of America’s Next Top Model. According to Eva Marcille biography, she was born on October 30, 1984, which makes her present age be 34 as of 2018.
Early Life and Education
Born as Eva Marcille Pigford (birth name) she is often called with the names like Eva Pigford, Eva Diva, D-Eva or Eva the Diva. The model was born in 1984 and her birthplace is in Los Angeles, California, the United States.She was born to the parents named Michelle Pigford (mother) and Evan Pigford (father). Reviewing her ethnicity, we found that Eva’s mother is an Afro-American whereas her father is a Puerto Rican descent. So, who is Eva Marcille brother? Well, the American gorgeous model is blessed with three loving brothers named Malcolm Pigford, Andre Pigford and Evan Pigford Jr.
Exploring her academic achievements, Eva attended Raymond Avenue Elementary School and later moved to Marina Del Rey Middle School. She graduated from Washington Preparatory High School in 2002. To pursue her higher-level education, Eva enrolled at the Clark Atlanta University based in Atlanta, Georgia. It is said that she didn’t complete her University studies as she started focusing her modeling career after winning America’s Next Top Model’s third cycle.
Career and Professional Life
After winning America’s Next Top Model, Eva discovered her bright future in the modeling industry. She beat Yaya DaCosta, Ann Markley and Amanda Swafford on the competitions and was rewarded with CoverGirl cosmetics contract. She also achieved an opportunity to have modeling contract with Ford Models.
Since then she has been featured on the covers of numerous magazines, advertisement campaigns. Eva has been featured on the covers of Women’s Health and Fitness, Brides Noir, IONA, Essence magazine, King Magazine, CoverGirl, DKNY, Samsung, Jewel magazine, Marc Ecko, WeTheUrban Magazine, In Touch Weekly magazine, Elle, Elle Girl, UNleashed magazine, Avon Campaign 4, Star Magazine, Lerner Catalog, Rolling Out and much more. She has also walked on the runways which include 2005’s Marc Bouwer Fall, Elle Girl presents Dare To Be You: Wal-Mart Meets America’s Next Top Model, 2006’s Deborah Lindquist Spring, Naqada Spring, ‘Models of Perfection’ Show, 2007’s Los Angeles Fashion Week’s Monarchy Collection Fall and so on. Currently, the model is signed to L.A. Models.
Moving to her television career, Eva appeared in one of the episodes of Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘N Out in 2005. In 2007, she was spotted in an episode of Smallville. In 2008, she was offered for the role of a young mother named Tyra Hamilton, which she accepted. The role was much appreciated by the audiences the show (The Young and the Restless) was economically hit show. Initially, the role was planned to be temporary but the directors decided to make it permanent for the show. Her amazing acting skills made her nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for two times. She was awarded Young Hollywood Awards which is one of the biggest achievements of her acting career. The actress has also known for her outstanding performances on the movies named The Walk, Crossover and I Think I Love My Wife.
Apart from modeling and acting, Eva Marcille has also contributed as a host which includes the Oxygen reality series Hair Battle Spectacular (first season). She has also hosted BET J’s reality show My Model Looks Better Than Your Model. Her other credits as a host include Rip the Runway on BET as well. The versatile lady has also worked in many of the music videos including 50 Cent’s “I Get Money”, Jamie Foxx’s “DJ Play a Love Song”, Angie Stone’s “Baby”. To sum up, her career details can inspire anyone and teaches a person to work hard in order to get successful as Eva Diva is. From her dedication, commitment and hard-work, she has accumulated a huge amount of net worth from the long successful professional life as a model, actress, host and television personality.
Actress Eva Marcille has been linked with several renowned public figures. In 2006, she was in the relationship with Lance Darnell Gross (born on July 8, 1981) who is best known for being an American actor, model and photographer. They engaged on December 24, 2008, but because of some issues, the couple separated before getting married in March 2010. After splitting with Gross, Eva started dating Tramar Lacel Dillard (born on September 16, 1979) who is an American rapper, singer and composer and is professionally named as Flo Rida. They separated in 2012 but the reason behind their separation is not available.
With reference to the information extracted from Wikipedia, Eva Marcille gave birth to a daughter on January 31, 2014, from the side of Kevin Lamar McCall, Jr. (born on July 25, 1985). Her daughter is named as Marley Rae McCall and is at the age of four as of now. News are coming stating that Eva is pregnant again after being in the relationship with Michael Sterling. This news was revealed in November 2017 and after a month the couple got engaged in December 2017.
Let’s explore the physical facts of the American model and actress. Eva Marcille Pigford has a maintained weight of 56 kg (123.5lbs). Her height is 5 feet and 6.5 inches (1.69m) and the composition of her height and weight has given her a perfect body shape. Her seductive body measures 32-23-32 inches (81-58-81 cm) which makes her more hot and appealing. Eva’s bra/cup size 32B and her shoe (feet) size are 8 as per the United States measurements. Eva needs a dress of size 2 (U.S.).
Salary and Net worth
According to some online sources, Eva Marcille holds a net worth of USD 3 million dollars. Beautiful attractive and cheerful Eva is the first choice for show organizers and agencies. Therefore, she is rewarded with a massive amount of salary for her job she performs.
Wiki and Facts
Eva’s biography has been prepared by many of the renowned wiki sites including IMDb, NetworthBioWiki, Wikipedia (a free online encyclopedia) and so on. Follow Eva Marcille on Instagram @evamarcille and on Twitter @evamarcille and on Facebook @Eva-Marcille-Pigford. She has garnered more than 1.8 million, 259k and 34k followers on her Instagram, Twitter and Facebook profile respectively. We are sorry to say that, Eva has not provided her phone number and personal email address.