Ashley Graham is a well known American plus-size model and body activist. Gifted with an amazing body, this brown eyed brunette has posed for the covers of numerous renowned magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, to name a few. In addition to modeling, Graham has also appeared on the strings of television shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Entertainment Tonight, and many others.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family life, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Ashley Graham Biography
Ashley Ann Graham
Model (Plus size), Body Activist
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ashley Graham was born on 30 October 1987, in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.
She is currently 30 years old.
Graham attended Scott Middle School and then Lincoln Southwest High School in Lincoln, Nebraska.
She has English and German ancestry.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Linda Graham
- Siblings – She has two younger sisters, including Abigail Graham.
Ashley Graham met her husband, Justin Ervin, a videographer, at church in 2009. The couple were married in 2010.
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 77 kg
- In Pounds – 170 lbs
- Measurements – 42-30-46
- Bust – 42 inches
- Waist – 30 inches
- Hip – 46 inches
- Bra Size – 38D
She wears a size 10 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 16 (US).
She has not appeared in films.
She first appeared on the talk show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in 2010 as herself in the episode #43 of season 18.
She has been affiliated with several brands and appeared in the commercials for Bloomingdale’s, Elomi Lingerie, Evans, Hanes, Lane Bryant, Levi’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Old Navy, Simply Be, Target and many others.
Ashley Graham Net worth
Ashley Graham’s estimated net worth stands at $1.5 million US dollars as of 2017. She made headlines when she was chosen as backstage host for Miss USA 2016 and 2017, and also Miss Universe 2016. In addition, she is official judge of reality show America’s Next Top Model transmitted by VH1.
Ashley Graham Favorites
- Favorite Food – French Fries
- Favorite Song – Fred Hammond’s Love You Forever
- Favorite Sports Illustrated Model – Chrissy Teigen
- Favorite Sport – Tennis
- Favorite Shower Song – Beyoncé‘s Run the World
- Favorite Football Team – Minnesota Vikings
Social Media Portfolio
Graham is famous for having appeared in a controversial Lane Bryant lingerie commercial that received over 800,000 YouTube views. It was later banned from airing on television.
She started modeling at the age of 12 after being discovered by I & I agency in Oak View Mall.
She has appeared on the coversof numerous fashion magazines like Vogue, Latina, Glamour, and O Magazine.
Ashley is the first plus-sized model to be hired by Jennifer Lopez for her clothing line.
She was Sports Illustrated’s “Rookie of the Year 2016” and hence officially became an SI swimsuit model.
Ashley was Full Figured Fashion Week’s Model of the Year 2012.
In 2013, Graham designed a lingerie line for Addition Elle, a Canadian plus-size clothing retailer.
In May 2015, she launched her own plus-sized lingerie collection after getting inspired from “Fifty Shades of Grey”.
In 2016, she became the first plus-size model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
She was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, which commands 600 of the most significant forthcoming business visionaries and change-creators.