Eva Marcille Welcomes Daughter Marley Rae

02/01/2014 at 04:00 PM ET

Eva Marcille is now a model mom!

The former America’s Next Top Model winner and her boyfriend, songwriter Kevin McCall, welcomed daughter Marley Rae McCall on Friday, Jan. 31.

Marcille (née Pigford), 28, announced the happy news on Instagram, retweeting a photo McCall, 28, snapped of her with her newborn. “Wow, she has her mother’s eyes. I never knew I could fall in love again,” he writes.

“I’ve never known a love like this,” adds Marcille.

Eva Marcille Welcomes Daughter Marley Rae
Courtesy of Kevin McCall

The couple, who announced that they were expecting in August, shared photos of their daughter via social media.

“She came out fighting the nurses!” McCall captioned a photo of himself holding his newborn. “This is [definitely] our child. Thank you Jesus Christ for everything going decently and in order #amen.”

— K.C. Blumm

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Juli on

Awww! Congratulations to Eva and Kevin for the birth of Marley, and what a sweet picture of mom and baby.

Anonymous on

Congrats!! I love Daddy’s comments! 🙂

Michele on

That moment when you see your baby for the very first time.. Nothing compares…. Her name is beautiful!

Candace on

I love how thankful daddy is. Babies are a truly a blessing.

bevvie on

Kudos, kudos, kudos to the family!

Erin on

Nothing like that feeling! Congrats!

Anonymous on

Congrats to them- and it sounds like Marley’s already got her daddy wrapped around her little finger!

Gina-Nicole on

Apparently, Brad Pitt named their girl!

Patricia Castillo on

Congrats to your new baby girl, Marley, Eva and Kevin!

Dee on

That’s beautiful…I didn’t even realize that she was pregnant. I love the name, if I had a girl (when I have a girl) Marlee was the name I had picked out 🙂

Brenda Warren on

Awwww:) how precious is this! if baby Marley looks like either parent, she’ll be gorgeous. But, if she resembles mom, she’ll
be “super gorg! congrats to the happy couple.

Anonymous on

Apparently Kevin has one other daughter in addition to Marley (there are pictures of her on his instagram account, and he referred to her as “daddy’s big girl” in one of them, pretty much confirming that she’s his child and not a niece or something). I wonder why she isn’t mentioned here (generally older siblings are included in birth announcement posts)?

erica2 on

Awww Marley is so tiny snuggling against Eva’s neck. Eva looks so in love and at peace. I love Kevin’s beautiful comments…P.S. I would kill for Eva’s lashes!

Diva on

Disgustingly good looking couple!!!!!! Goodness Gracious!