Eva Marcille - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 4, 2022

Eva Marcille
Profession: Actress, Model
Best Known For: Real Housewives of Atlanta (Reality TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 30, 1984 (age 38)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Eva Marcille Pigford
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Evan Pigford
Mother's Name: Michelle Pigford
Siblings: 3

Evan Pigford Jr. (brother)
Malcolm Pigford (brother)
Andre Pigford(brother)

High School: Washington Preparatory High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Puerto-Rican, African-American)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 7, 2018
Husband's Name: Michael Sterling
Children: 3

Marley Rae Sterling (daughter)
Michael Todd Sterling Jr. (son)
Maverick Leonard Sterling (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 55 kg (121.25 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: 8.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 35
Cup Size: B

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Who is Eva Marcille?

Eva Marcille is an actress, model, and reality TV star by profession and American by nationality. Since winning season 3 of America's Next Top Model, she has starred in several movies and was cast in The Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA).

Eva Marcille – Age, Parents, Siblings

Eva Marcille’s birth took place on October 30, 1984, in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was born Eva Marcille Pigford to her mother Michelle Pigford and her father Evan Pigford.

She is not the only child of her parents and has three siblings- brothers Evan Pigford Jr., Malcolm Pigford, and Andre Pigford.

young Eva Marcille (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, she attended Raymond Avenue Elementary School, and Marina Del Rey Middle School and went on to study at Washington Preparatory High School. After graduation in 2002, she went on to enroll at Clark Atlanta University. However, at the age of 19, she dropped out after winning season 3 of America's Next Top Model.

She is of Puerto Rican descent from her father’s side and belongs to the African-American ethnicity from her mother’s side.

Eva Marcille – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

She began dating actor Lance Gross in July 2006. After years of dating, she and her boyfriend got engaged on December 24, 2008. However, they never married and ended their relationship in March 2010. The same year she dated rapper Flo Rida and was in a romantic relationship with him for the next two years, until 2012. 

Eva Marcille went on to date singer, producer, and rapper Kevin McCall in 2013. With him, she welcomed a daughter Marley Rae McCall on January 31, 2014. The same year in spring, they parted ways.

In December 2017 she became engaged to Atlanta-based attorney Michael Sterling and married him on  October 7, 2018. She has her husband have two children together- son Michael Todd Sterling Jr. (born April 13, 2018) and Maverick Leonard Sterling (born September 27, 2019).

Eva Marcille who has custody of her daughter revealed in August 2019 that her daughter’s legal last name has been changed from McCall to Sterling. Currently, she is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs or divorce.

Eva Marcille, Michael Sterling with their children - posted in 2019 (Image: Instagram)

Eva Marcille – Career


Eva Marcille competed in season 3 of America's Next Top Model in 2004. She won the title along with a CoverGirl cosmetics contract, and a modeling contract with Ford Models and was featured in Elle magazine. 

Marcille went on to have a successful career in modeling. She has made it to the cover of Brides Noir, Women's Health and Fitness, King, IONA, and Essence. Moreover, Eva Marcille has worked with both national and international brands such as CoverGirl, DKNY, Samsung, Elle Girl, and Apple Bottoms, among many others.

In November 2006 she dropped her managers Benny Medina, and Tyra Banks, and went on to sing with the L.A. Models. She also officially dropped her last name Pigford and currently goes by the name Eva Marcille.

Eva Marcille (Image: Pinterest)

Series, Films 

The fashion model has also had a successful career as an actress. She has had appearances on the TV series Kevin Hill (2005), The Young and the Restless (2007-2011), Let's Stay Together (2010), and Sister Code (2015).

Moreover, Eva Marcille has starred in the reality TV show The Wedding Album (2006), Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013), and Scared Famous (2017). 

In season 10 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Marcille was featured as a friend of the RHOA cast Nene Leakes. She was promoted to a full-time cast member in season 11 of the reality TV series.


Eva Marcille’s fellow The Real Housewives of Atlanta cast includes Kandi Burruss, Porsha Williams, Kenya Moore, Cynthia Bailey, and NeNe Leakes.

Eva Marcille on RHOA (Image: Bravo TV)

Eva Marcille – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated at around $4 million while the figure on her annual income/salary has not been publicized.

Eva Marcille – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Eva Marcille is active with millions of followers and counting. She also has an official website- evamarcillehome.com.

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