12 Famous Black Plus Size Models You Should Know

If I were to say that it is difficult to be a plus-size model in the fashion industry, you‘d agree. Therefore, you can only imagine how groundbreaking you would have to be to break the barrier and become a successful black plus size model.

 

Plus-size women have not received the love they deserve in the fashion industry, which results in the number of African American plus size models in the industry being even smaller! But fortunately, we have some hotties who are changing the situation.

# 1 Precious Lee

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When it says black plus size models, people will always think of Precious Lee naturally. Lee had planned to be a lawyer, but she suddenly realized that she might welcome a broader fans if she was a plus size model.

 

Lee is the first black plus size model on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, this is another wining in Precious Lee model ten-year fashion show. Although female black plus size models are gradually rising, you have to subscribe to the Precious Lee model on your Instagram.
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# 2 Philomena Kwao

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Born in London, Philomena Kwao is another famous black plus size model. Philomena has modeled for international brands. And, she was also praised: Philomena Kwao has been different from a curvy black model because she called for a boycott of racial discrimination.

 

She started her international model career in 2013. Then, she signed with Ford Models after successfully she graduated in 2013.
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# 3 Tash Ncube

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Tash Ncube is a black plus size model. Furthermore, Tash Ncube is a model and law student in New York and already has had an exciting career during her studies. She walked at NYFW and appeared on Australia’s Next Top Model, eventually, she become a famous plus size model.
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# 4 Roseline Lawrence

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Roseline Lawrence is another black plus size model. She made a deep impression on people because of her warm and smiling photos. She has always advocated for justice for Black people, so more curvy black women are encouraged to break the prejudice against their color and bravely show their beauty.
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# 5 Brielle Anyea

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Brielle is an International Plus Size Black Model and Body Positive Activist focusing on ending colorism in fashion. Furthermore, She said she wanted to encourage curvy women to feel their best,

 

Brielle is known for modeling for a 2019 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Search Finalist. Furthermore, her social platform up to 92K + supporters in less than a year due to her brave, and confidence-filled personality.
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# 6 Enam Asiama

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Enam Asiama is another great plus size model. Her smile is very charming. Besides, Enam Asiama described herself as a “fat queer Black woman”, and she doesn’t just advocate plus size women of color, but encourages them to control their narratives. As a result, this plus size model’s message is being shared far and wide.
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# 7 Candice Sabiduria Walton

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Candice Sabiduria Walton is another inspiring African American black plus size model. Walton focused on school after her first industry experience, but then she wanted to try models on her own, so she started pursuing it seriously when she was a teenager.
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# 8 Jore Marshall

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It might be unbelievable for black plus size models to become top of the fashion industry in the past decades. However; African American black plus size models now are changing the face of the fashion industry. For example, as one of the curvy black models, Jore Marshall shows people the beautiful of black plus size women. What’s more, she is also an outstanding dancer.
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# 9 Akesha Murray

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Akesha Murray started modeling in 2019, so Akesha Murray now is a great black plus size model. In an interview, she said that “My first modeling career started with Model Mayhem, which is the simplest website on earth.”
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# 10 Akon Adichol

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Akon Adichol is a confident and brave curvy black model so she usually introduces herself as a fashion model and an outgoing woman, and she rarely feels sorry about herself. And Adichol was once modeled for the Italian Vogue cover, and she is a successful model.
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# 11 Samantha Lebbie

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Samantha Lebbie is one of the most beautiful African American plus size models. According to Lebbie, confidence is everything for successful plus size African models.  One reason for Lebbie’s success in the model fashion industry because she help other black plus size women and give them the confidence to accept their color as well as their curves.
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# 12 Jamil Kali

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Jamil Kali is a female black plus size model. Jamil Kali has modeled for amazing labels and magazines, such as Baby Phat, and House of Dereon. She was once interviewed as plus size African model and said: Plus modeling is helping to redefine the one standard of beauty. Curves are not new but were overlooked for a while.
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In short, racism has always existed and still exists in all areas of life. Whether it is because of race, culture, skin color, or body type, African women have been struggling with these beauty standards.

 

But, with the black plus-size models’ rising, the world gradually understands what true beauty is. It is not the full lips, but the heart and values. So just follow these beautiful black big girl models, let’s be confident and beautiful curvy black women.
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