Top 10 Plus Size Female Models of 2018

Top 10 Plus Size Female Models of 2018

Plus Size Models: Gone are those days when model meant tall and skinny. Plus size modeling industry growing exponentially since last few decades Now full-figured women can become model too. Some of the full-sized models have reached the highest pinnacle of fame and fortune.  Here are top ten plus-size models of 2018 who have caught the limelight.

1. ASHLEY GRAHAM

ASHLEY GRAHAM
ASHLEY GRAHAM

Ashley Graham is an American model who was born on October 30, 1987. She has made her appearance on the cover of fashion magazines such as Elle, Vogue, Glamour and Harper’s Bazaar. To her credit are many campaigns of Levi. She was discovered at the young age of just 12, and since then she has been an inspiration to women everywhere and trailblazer in the fashion industry. Graham has also collaborated with brands to launch her own lingerie, clothing and swimsuit lines designed to fit women of all sizes.

ASHLEY GRAHAM
ASHLEY GRAHAM
  • Born                     October 30, 1987 (age 30)
  • Occupation         Supermodel, Body activist
  • Years active        2000–present
  • Spouse(s)            Justin Ervin

Modeling information

  • Height                   5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (177 cm)
  • Hair color             Brown
  • Eye color              Brown
  • Agency                 IMG Models

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2. JENNIE RUNK

Top 10 Plus Size Female Models of 2018 JENNIE RUNK
JENNIE RUNK

Jennie Runk was born on June 13, 1989, an American plus-size model. Her featured in US Vogue’s 2005 Shape issue brought her to prominence. Her appearance in H&M’s 2013 beachwear campaign is what created her waves in the industry. Her beachwear campaign was featured on the front page of H&M’s United States website in April 2013 which received extensive media coverage and spread rapidly through social media and blogs.

She was discovered by Mark Clarke of Mother Model Management when she was volunteering for the cat adoption department at the age of 13 in 2003.

Top 10 Plus Size Female Models of 2018 JENNIE RUNK
JENNIE RUNK
  • Born                      13 June 1989,  Georgia, United States
  • Occupation         Fashion model

Modeling information

  • Height                   1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Hair color             Light Brown
  • Eye color              Blue
  • Agency                 Jag Models, Ford Models, Mother Model Management (mother agency)

3. CHLOE MARSHALL

Top 10 Plus Size Female Models of 2018 Chloe Elizabeth Marshall
Chloe Elizabeth Marshall

Chloe Elizabeth Marshall was born on 27 March 1991. She is an English plus-size model from Cranleigh, Surrey. She has won the Miss Surrey Title in 2008 and became the first size 16 (US size 12 to 14) model and reached the finals for the Miss England tiara. The finals for Miss England was held on 18 July 2008 and came she came in second place. The same year she got signed by the Models Plus Agency.

In 2010 Marshall appeared on the cover of Plus Model Magazine. In early 2010 she also signed a three-year contract with Ford Models. She has also walked in Lane Bryant’s runway show in Las Vegas in the year of 2011.

 

Chloe Elizabeth Marshall
Chloe Elizabeth Marshall

Born      27 March 1991, Cranleigh Surrey England United Kingdom

Modeling information

  • Height                   1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Hair colour          Brown
  • Eye colour           Blue
  • Agency                 Jag Models, Ford Models, Bridge Models

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4. CRYSTAL RENN

CRYSTAL RENN
CRYSTAL RENN

Crystal Renn was born on June 18, 1986, in Miami, Florida is an American model and an author. She started to model at the age of 14. She was spotted by a professional scout and was told to lose almost the third of her total body weight in order to become a model. She struggled with anorexia nervosa for years she altered her diet and gained 70 pounds and re-emerges as US plus-size model.

CRYSTAL RENN
CRYSTAL RENN
  • Born                      June 18, 1986 (age 32), Miami, Florida, United States
  • Occupation         Fashion model
  • Spouse(s)            Gregory Vrecenak (2007–2009)

Modeling information

  • Height                   1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
  • Hair color             Dark brown
  • Eye color              Brown
  • Agency                 Full Picture (New York)

Elite Model Management (Paris)

Storm Model Management (London)

MP Stockholm (Stockholm)

5. TARA LYNN

TARA LYNN
TARA LYNN

Tara Lynn was born on July 26, 1982, an American model from Tacoma, Washington. Her appearance in Vogue and in French Elle bought her into the spotlight. She is best known for lingerie model for plus-size clothing. She has also appeared on the cover of the June 2011 Vogue Italia, Spanish July 2010 XL-Semanal, in Elle-Quebec and in Times Magazine in 2010.

TARA LYNN
TARA LYNN
  • Born                      July 26, 1982, Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
  • Occupation         Model
  • Years active        2000–present

Modeling information

  • Agency                 IMG Models (New York, Paris, Milan, London, Sydney)

Francina Models (Barcelona)

Heffner Management (Seattle)

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6. CANDICE HUFFINE

CANDICE HUFFINE
CANDICE HUFFINE

 

Candice Huffine was born on October 15, 1984, in Georgetown, Washington, DC. She is represented by IMG Models. Her first modeling commercial contract was signed in 2000 and since then she has jumped to high fashion.

She became the first plus-size model to be featured in the Pirelli Calendar and in 2016 gained international attention.

CANDICE HUFFINE
CANDICE HUFFINE
  • Born                      October 15, 1984, Georgetown, Washington, DC, United States
  • Nationality          American
  • Occupation         Model
  • Years active        2000–present
  • Spouse(s)            Matt Powers (m. 2011)

Modeling information

  • Agency                 IMG Models (New York, Milan, London, Los Angeles, Sydney)

7. PRECIOUS LEE

PRECIOUS LEE
PRECIOUS LEE

Precious Lee is an African American model from Atlanta Georgia. She is the first black plus size model to feature American Vogue and Sports Illustrated. She has worked with popular brands Saks Fifth Avenue, Target, Nordstrom and Old Navy. She is a graduate in Mass Media and Arts from Clark Atlanta University. She has featured in the pages of Essence, Paper Magazine, and Glamour. She has also signed a contract with IMG Models.

PRECIOUS LEE
PRECIOUS LEE
  • Age                    29
  • Nationality        American
  • Appeared for    Lane Bryant, Glamour, Saks Fifth Avenue, Target, Sports Illustrated.

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8. ROBYN LAWLEY

ROBYN LAWLEY
ROBYN LAWLEY

Robyn Lawley an Australian model was born on 13 June 1989. Her first magazine shoot was in 2006 for Dolly. She appeared in plus size clothing range for New Zealand brand EziBuy at the start of her career. In June 2011 she featured on the cover of Vogue Italia.  She has also modeled for the cover of French Elle, Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire(Australia, France). She became Australia’s first plus-size model to appear on the cover of Australian Magazine when she appeared on the cover of Madison on the March of 2012.

ROBYN LAWLEY
ROBYN LAWLEY
  • Born                      13 June 1989, Girraween, New South Wales, Australia
  • Occupation         Fashion model
  • Partner(s)           Everest Schmidt
  • Children               1

Modeling information

  • Height                   1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)
  • Hair color             Brown
  • Eye color              Blue/Gray/Green
  • Agency                 Muse Management (New York)

New Madison (Paris)

Why Not Model Management (Milan)

Milk Management (London)

Francina Models (Barcelona)

MIKAs (Stockholm)

9. CLEMENTINE DESSEAUX

CLEMENTINE DESSEAUX
CLEMENTINE DESSEAUX

Clementine Desseaux launched the All Women Project in 2016 by teaming up with Charli Howard.  She is a body positive blogger and t. The organization aims at running self-esteem building events and workshops in schools to challenge the notion that high fashion models must be of one body type. Her advocacy for a diverse modeling industry makes her worthy of mentioning a list of top plus-size models.

CLEMENTINE DESSEAUX
CLEMENTINE DESSEAUX
  • Age                         30
  • Nationality             French
  • Appeared for         American Apparel, Christian Louboutin

10. LA’TECIA THOMAS

LA’TECIA THOMAS
LA’TECIA THOMAS

La’Tecia Thomas was first at the age of 15 in Melbourne, her hometown. Now she is among Australia’s most famous plus-size models. La’Tecia has competed in fitness modeling competitions as a size 10 and at the same time struggled with mental illness and body confidence. She is size 16 and feels plus size modeling is liberating experience The body positive model feels that the industry should drop the terms ‘plus size’ and ‘curvy’ modeling, and promote women of all sizes.

LA’TECIA THOMAS
LA’TECIA THOMAS
  • Age                     27
  • Nationality          Australian
  • Appeared for      Fashion Nova Curve, PrettyLittleThing, Mary Holland Lingerie

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