In December 2007, Marcille played a featured role in an episode of Smallville.
"Lance Gross and Eva Marcille have mutually decided to end their relationship.The split is completely amicable," the statement read.Her speech that closed Cycle 3 of America's Next Top Model was: ... Her guest-star credits include two episodes of Kevin Hill, one episode of Smallville, one episode of Everybody Hates Chris, and one episode of The Game as herself.Marcille has also appeared on Tyler Perry's House of Payne.In addition, Marcille hosted BET J's reality show My Model Looks Better Than Your Model, as well as Rip the Runway on BET.
Furthermore, 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".(Contrary to speculation, Marcille's character was not named after Tyra Banks, but for The Young and The Restless' head writer Maria Arena Bell's best friend's daughter whose name is Tyra.) After a few months, her character, who was planned to be temporary was made permanent.In 2009, Marcille was nominated for two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for her Y&R role but didn't get the awards. In film, her credits include The Walk, Crossover, and, most recently, I Think I Love My Wife.She was previously credited by her birth name, Eva Pigford, She attended Raymond Avenue Elementary School, Marina Del Rey Middle School, and Washington Preparatory High School (2002).She attended Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia; however, she left the school shortly after winning the third cycle of America's Next Top Model. I came here the shortest and the one that had the most insecurities inside of them, and now I’m America’s Next Top Model. — America's Next Top Model, Cycle 3 Finale "The Girl Who Wins it All" Her other modeling credits include Cover Girl, DKNY, Samsung, Red by Marc Ecko, Jewel magazine, In Touch Weekly magazine (June 2005), King magazine (November 2005), We The Urban Magazine, IONA, UNleashed magazine, Star Magazine, Elle, Elle Girl, Applebottoms, Lerner Catalog, Avon Campaign 4 and Rolling Out. On November 15, 2006, Marcille left her managers Benny Medina and Tyra Banks. She has been featured on America's Next Top Model: Exposed on the CW.Eva Marcille Pigford (born October 30, 1984), known professionally as Eva Marcille, is an American actress, TV host and fashion model, who most recently played the role of Tyra Hamilton on the soap opera The Young and the Restless.