Eva Marcille's $200K+ Wedding Included 3 Dress Changes, An Entire Glam Squad And A 'RHOA' Reunion

The cameras were definitely rolling on this extravaganza!

On Sunday (Oct. 7), Real Housewives of Atlanta reality star Eva Marcille married Michael Sterling, the “man of her dreams,” and thanks to DailyMailTV, we have all the fashionable details.

Keep scrolling to see all the stunning deets from the $200,000+ wedding.

  • The magical day all started with Eva Marcille transforming into Mrs. Sterling with a full glam squad.

    Preparing for her big day in style, Eva twinned with her 4-year-old daughter (with ex Kevin McCall), Marley Rae, in matching Amanda Barden robes as her glam squad worked hard to ensure the entire wedding party looked completely flawless.

  • Opting for soft makeup, MUA Terrell Mullin did an amazing job enhancing the bride's beauty, while Latasha Wright perfectly slayed the bridesmaids' makeup.

  • Trusting Joye Did It Nail Studio with her all-white manicure, Eva was ready to receive her wedding band in style.

  • Eva had onlookers in awe with a sparkling tiara, 3 dress changes and custom Gucci sneakers.

    he 33-year-old professional model shed tears of joy as her father escorted her down the aisle. Dressed in a show-stopping wedding gown and veil designed by Daughters of Nonyelum, International Haute Couture, and Hollywood Royal Showroom, along with a stunning tiara and customized Gucci sneakers—the moment was perfection!

    "I have been fortunate as a model to wear the most amazing designers and the most beautiful gowns so today I wanted to look like a bride, [and] I wanted to feel like a bride and I wanted a wedding dress, and now I feel like a princess," Eva shared.

    "To know me is to know I'm still practical," she added before showing off her bedazzled kicks.

    The bride's other two looks included a white floral minidress after the ceremony and a strapless lace ball gown for the reception.

  • Eva's kids were styling just like their mama at the nuptials.

    Flower girl Marley Rae looked like her mother's twin in a similar dress, while 6-month-old Baby Michael (fathered by the groom) styled in a miniature tuxedo by Dolce & Gabbana.

  • The wedding, which cost upwards of $200,000, included 12,000 fresh flowers.

    Wedding planner Eliana B., of Elly B Events, did an amazing job turning Eva's dream into a reality with a $200K+ fairy-tale boho chic wedding featuring 12,000 fresh white roses, white orchids and hydrangea blooms (costing upwards of $20,000).

    The romantic ambiance continued with soft-lit by candles, fancy chandeliers and stunning decor photographed by Charlton Inije.


    After three years of dating, the 33-year-old tied the knot at Atlanta's Southern Exchange Ballrooms in royal fashion surrounded by close friends and family including fellow RHOA cast mates Nene LeakesPorsha WilliamsCynthia Bailey and Kandi Burruss as the reality TV cameras rolled.

    As for why there are not many photos, each of the 235 guests were asked to abstain from using their cell phones or posting anything on social media.


    Catered by Bold Catering & Design, according to DailyMail:

    "Guests sat down to a meal of kale, cranberry and goat cheese salad and roasted cauliflower soup," with the following entrees, "port wine braised boneless beef short ribs, thyme and tangerine marinated chicken breast with chardonnay butter sauce, fontina cheese risotto and julienne squash, seared salmon with fennel spinach cream, vegetable napoleon, grilled vegetables and roasted red pepper coulis and seared caramelized onion potato cake with a spicy tomato ragout."

    For dessert was a dulce de leche pana cotta, apple compote and two wedding cakes by LaMeeka Edwards.

    "The bride's cake featured alternate layers of lemon and strawberry pound cakes. The groom's was a rich chocolate cake designed to look like an open cigar box."

  • The bride gushed about her happily ever after.

    "I've spent my life trying to find out who I am and trying to find him and now life's taken me on a journey to the man of my dreams," the bride shared with DailyMail.

    Now that's love! We are so happy for the newlyweds. Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Sterling! 

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