Where Did 90 Day Fiancé Star Stacey Silva Go To College?


There is more information online about Darcey Silva than there is about her twin sister and constant companion, Stacey. Darcey became a household name thanks to her round on 90-Day Fiancé and sister Stacey came along for the ride. Both now enjoy lucrative careers in reality TV and fashion, but what about their past?

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Who were they before they got so much attention, and plastic surgery? What were they like? Has fame changed them? And where did these women get their educations? Well, here are some facts about the Silva twins. By the way, the two are so inseparable that it is nearly impossible to talk about one without the other.

9 Darcey And Stacey Silva Were Bullied In High School

First of all, the two have not always been the blonde bombshells they are now. In high school, the two were modest, had dark curly hair, and were ruthlessly bullied by their classmates. “They called us troll dolls,” Stacey said in an interview. While it is sad the pair were tortured in their teen years, things started to look up for them when they left home.


8 Darcey And Stacey Silva Both Went To the University Of Houston

Per the original question, “where did Stacey Silva go to college?” According to their LinkedIn profiles, they attended the University of Houston first, but what they studied is unknown. It was most likely something in either business, media, or fashion, considering the trajectory of their careers. Either way, it was in college they started coming into their own and became more confident in their appearances.

7 Then They Went To Marshall University

After graduating from the University of Houston the pair made their way East to study at Marshall University, a research university in West Virginia. Again, what they studied is unknown but the pair did graduate in 1998 and then made their way to New York City. This move was the beginning of their slow entry into the entertainment industry. Their graduation year was also a year of tragedy for them, their brother died of cancer that same year.

6 Darcey And Stacey Silva Moved To New York So Darcey Could Study Acting

Darcey brought Stacey with her to New York City where she enrolled at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute to study acting. The Lee Strausburg Institute is one of the most respected acting schools in the United States and has educated stars like Alec Baldwin, Angelina Jolie, Laura Dern, and too many others to list. Darcey was there from 1998 to 2001. Whether Stacey joined her in class is unknown, but it is safe to assume she probably did because the pair do nearly everything together.

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5 Darcey And Stacey Silva Also Worked At Hooters In New York

The two became much more confident in their looks after moving to New York, and they began to capitalize on it too. To pay their bills and Darcey’s tuition fees for the Lee Strasburg Institute they both got jobs at an NYC Hooters. According to both Darcey and Stacey, they were very popular with the customers.

4 Darcey And Stacey Silva Recorded A Pilot

Before they got 90-Day Fiancé, the pair tried several times to make it in entertainment. Together they started the production company Eleventh Entertainment in 2011 and named it in honor of their lost brother who died on July 11th. The company recorded a few low-budget independent films, most notable was White T, a rap comedy starring Jerod Mixon from the film Old School. The pair also shot a pilot for a reality tv series, The Twin Life. The pilot was shopped around to a few networks but it never made it to air. Clips of the video exist online and the two look nothing like they do today.

3 Everything Changed When Darcey Silva Got 90-Day Fiancé

Of course, everyone knows the story from here. Darcey gets on 90-Day Fiancé with her then-boyfriend Jesse Mester but the two broke up. Stacey, ever and always attached to her sister, was brought along for the ride, and after years of trying the two had finally achieved their dream and were now reality tv stars. The twins were so popular on the show that TLC gave them a spin-off, Darcey and Stacey.

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2 How Rich Did 90-Day Fiancé Make Darcey And Stacey Silva?

According to InTouch Magazine, cast members of 90-Day Fiancé get paid between $1000 and $1500 an episode. While that isn’t as much as some other reality stars make, a $1000 an episode is fairly standard pay for television work. However, the pay from the show is inconsequential compared to the level of PR their antics on the show brought to their other businesses.

1 What Are Darcey And Stacey Silva Up To Now?

What is that business? Well, aside from staring in their new show Darcey and Stacey, they are running their business called House Of Eleven. House Of Eleven, once again named in honor of their brother, is a fashion line they started the same year they started Eleventh Entertainment. The brand used to just sell clothing but it expanded into home goods and furniture following the duo’s success on reality tv. Whatever they studied in college, it paid off. Both women are reportedly worth $2 million each.

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