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Tess Holliday, formerly known as Tess Munster, is America’s most recognized plus-size model with huge Instagram presence. Based in Los Angeles, she has been working as a professional model since 2011 after ‘House of Dreams Search’ accepted her shape and size. A body positive activist Tess is a powerful and outspoken model who has also managed to establish a side career as a makeup artist and blogger.

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  • Birthday: July 5, 1985 (age 33)
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  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Model, makeup artist and blogger

Tess Holliday Personal Life – Is She Married?

Tress Holliday is a working mother with two kids who is balancing parenting with a busy schedule. Married to Australian citizen Nick Holliday, this husband-and-wife shares more than a child together i.e. the same values and personality traits.

Artist, designer, and businessman by profession, this Aussie bread man met Tess online through Tumblr and they talked for seven months before meeting in person in 2012.  Nick moved from Melbourne to the United States to pursue his budding romance with Tess in April 2015.

The love-struck couple, who got engaged in July 2014, exchanged their wedding vows in a private ceremony in July 2015, just three months after her man moved to the States. A couple of over 5-years shares a son named Bowie Juniper, who was born in June 2016.

Tess, who officially adopted using her husband’s surname since early 2015, currently lives with her mother, significant other and sons in Los Angeles. Nick is also a father to Tess’s first son, Rylee, whom she gave birth when she was just 20.   

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  • Husband: Nick Holliday (2015-present)
  • Children: 2
  • Marital Status: Married

Born Ryann Maegen Hoven in Laurel, Mississippi, young Tess had an unusual and abusive upbringing after her father left her family when she was a little child. She moved forty times with her family prior turning age 10.

Growing up in a very rough environment receiving hate for her size, she and her brother spent few years in their grandparents’ house in Mississippi while her mother was disabled & paralyzed following head injury attempted by then-fiancé recovered.

Bullied and held-back for her pale skin, weight and family situation from 5th-grade, she had to leave school at the age 17 after receiving numerous 1death threats. She was in her 11th-grade at the time.

Following the incident, she moved to Seattle and worked as a hair stylist, make-up artist& creative director at fashion shows for two years and relocated to Mississippi and then moved to Los Angeles in 2010.

Tess Holliday Age – Height and Body Measurements


Tress Holliday is an American plus-size supermodel who is all about bending curves and breaking curves. A mother of nearly 3-year-old, Tess is 5 feet 5 inches tall with oversize weight and heavier appearance.

Content with her plus-size measurements, this brown-eyed stunner who wears a US dress size 22, is voluptuous and curvy women that is as sexy as regular models. Ravishing beauty, who is dominating the modeling scene, for now, is proudly flaunting her highly curvaceous figure in the body-hugging dresses or the skimpiest of the skimpiest bikinis.   

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  • Height: 5 feet 5 in (165cm)
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This 33-year-old is rocking a body type that isn’t considered mainstream with positivity and proud that she actually doesn’t care. This heavily tattooed mother with a septum piercing has a lot of personal struggle with food, weight and trying to incorporate a healthy lifestyle.

Believer of a healthy body, she trains four times a week as well as enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and swimming but doesn’t personally believes in dieting or liquid fasting. Plus- fans can also follow her on social media, including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.   

Tess Holliday Net Worth and Salary

Tess Holliday Net Worth: Tess Holliday is an American fashion model who hasn’t revealed the actual figure of her career earnings or net worth to the media or public.

An unassuming girl from Mississippi, she left a steady 9 t o 5 job to pursue a career in the plus-size industry after a modeling agency her. Even with the unconventional body type and mindset that doesn’t shine easily in modeling department, it was her oversize and positivity that catapulted her fame and popularity into the career of a plus-size model. She is now a popular model and entrepreneur with ‘clothing line Eff Your Beauty Standards’, touching many lives and banking whopping cash.

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