Your beauty isn’t dependent on what others say or think, if you feel beautiful then you certainly are beautiful. This is what the plus size model Ashley Graham believes in, the model has been an inspiration to everyone who feels like they aren’t beautiful. But, to believe in yourself is the key and if you consider yourself beautiful no matter what your size be, you will be beautiful.
Here are some of the interesting facts about the plus-sized diva Ashley Graham!
1. She was bullied in school for being dyslexia.
Dyslexia is a common syndrome is young kids who can’t distinguish between the alphabets and have a tough time reading and learning things. Ashley was diagnosed with dyslexia in the fourth grade which subjected her to bullying. But, she overcomes those memories in style.
For somebody who believes that no size can ever measure how beautiful you are, it doesn’t really matter. She is a proud size 16 model with confidence and groovy curves.
3. One of the most successful models in the industry.
Ashley is a very popular name when it comes to the modeling industry. She even encouraged other plus size women to pursue their modeling careers and excel at it.
4. An author.
She is the author of two best-selling books, an autobiography, A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty And Power Really Look Like, and a novel, All The Stars Left Behind.
5. Spreading positivity.
She gave a TED Talk in 2015 about body positivity, “Plus Size? More like my size.” which was an absolute hit among the youth.
6. Her husband.
She met her husband Justin Erwin is New York City Church in 2009 where she was volunteering.
7. She Helped Found ALDA.
A group of models across the world who challenge the stereotypic mentality of people in regards to beauty. She helped spread the message that beauty is certainly beyond size.
8. A changemaker.
Graham has featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 lists, she was deemed as one of the 600 entrepreneurs and changemakers in the world.
9. Her own line.
She owns her own line with luxurious plus sized lingerie which is easily available on the online retailer Navabi.
10. Her style icon is Cindy Crawford.
Graham was fascinated by the supermodel in her teens and had Cindy’s Revlon Campaign pictures stuck to her wall. She considers her as her style icon.