Actress, TV host and fashion model, Eva Marcille previously known as Eva Pigford is best known for her role as Tyra Hamilton on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. Eva Marcille’s career started after winning America's Next Top Model Cycle 3 hosted by Tyra Banks. Since then she has appeared on the cover of numerous magazines including Brides Noir, Women's Healthand Fitness, King Magazine, and Essence magazine. Her other modeling credits include CoverGirl, DKNY, Samsung, Elle, Elle Girl, Rolling Out, Red by Marc Ecko, Jewel magazine, In Touch Weekly magazine, Star Magazine, Applebottoms and AVON.
She has graced the runway countless times appearing in shows during New York Fashion Week and L.A. Fashion Week for shows such as Marc Bouwer, Deborah Linquist, Monarchy, Ellegirl presents Dare To Be You: Wal-Mart Meets America's Next Top Model, Gharani Strok.
As an actress, Marcille has guest-starred on several series on UPN and The CW Network including Kevin Hill, Smallville, Everybody Hates Chris, and The Game in which she appeared as herself. Marcille has also appeared on Tyler Perry's House of Payne and she has appeared in several music videos, including "Baby" by Angie Stone (featuring Betty Wright), 50 Cent's "I Get Money" and Jamie Foxx's "DJ Play a Love Song". She is also mentioned in Lil' Kim's song, "I Know You See Me" and Missy Elliott's "On & On" where the rapper sings, "Top model diva but my name not Eva." She also appeared in the video clip "J'accélère (I accelerate)" by French rapper Rohff. In addition, Marcille hosted BET J's reality show My Model Looks Better Than Your Model, as well as Rip the Runway on BET.
In 2009, Marcille was nominated for two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for her role in the daytime drama, The Young & the Restless and went on to win the Young Hollywood Award.
Marcille has been featured on America's Next Top Model: Exposed on the CW. She has also been featured as one of CoverGirl's Top Models in Action.
Marcille launched a chic sunglasses line “FIRST AVE EYEWEAR” a chic twist to classic glamour and a fashion forward brand of innovative minds!