Eva Marcille (Tyra Hamilton on The Young and the Restless)
Current Character: Tyra Hamilton
Birthplace: Born in Los Angeles, California
Marital Status: Engaged
Eva Marcille grew up in Los Angeles and briefly attended Clark Atlanta University, before being named America's Next Top Model. As the winner, her prizes included a CoverGirl cosmetics contract, a spread in Elle magazine, and a modeling contract with Ford Models.
In November of 2006, Eva left her managers Benny Medina and Tyra Banks. She signed with new management and officially dropped "Pigford" from her name, now going by Eva Marcille (a modification of her middle name).
Marcille has been dating "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" star Lance Gross since late 2007. She is interested in politics and supports Barack Obama.