Real Housewives’ episode where stars Cynthia Bailey and Eva Marcille argue over who is a better fit into the modeling career, has been one of the most trending episodes. They fought over this argument by participating in a talent show competition showcasing their talents during season 11. The other cast of the show voted in favor of Bailey, in terms of ramp walk. Overtime Bailey and Eva have developed a mutual bond of love for modeling with each supporting the other. However, fans still wonder which one of them has contributed more to the industry.
Hailing from Alabama, she left her home at the tender age of 18 to pursue her modeling dreams. In 1985 NYC welcomed her with open arms as she soon signed with an agency. Since then she is been modeling for both national and international platforms. She groomed herself in the fashion-centered cities of Paris and Milan for over a year. Her international work brought her more acclaim which made her a national star representing the US oversees, hence a popular demand for big names such as Maybelline, Olay, Vogue, Glamour, Elle and Vanity Fair.
With her becoming a mother of a beautiful young Noelle, Bailey left her modeling career. Soon she opened “The Bailey Agency School of fashion”, that soon became the breeding ground for many successful future models to come.
Marcille’s success started with her notable win of the ANTM, which signed her a contract with Ford Models, Elle, and CoverGirl Cosmetics. Her height became a limitation for her to be a runway model, instead, she became the star of print media. Her notable campaigns include working with DKNY, Samsung, and Red by Marc Ecko. In 2006 Marcille expressed her interest in acting and rebranded herself by dropping her last name “Pigford”. She immediately signed the Tyler Perry television series, House of Payne. Her work in The Young & the Restless made her the recipient of two NAACP Image Award Nominations.
It is estimated that Marcille has earned of $4million while Cynthia earns $3 million annually. Marcille being younger bags more contracts as compared to Bailey, however, Bailey is considered a modeling veteran and a timeless beauty. Bailey has focused on international runway whereas Marcille ruled the print media. Both have had very successful modeling careers and sure are common names in the industry.
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