If you're wondering what your life is missing, the answer is Ashley Graham. Ashley is an American model who has also taken on the role of a body rights activist. She is not only an incredible role model for young women but also anyone who has ever felt insecure in their body. Many people know her as being a plus-sized model, but Ashley has smashed those stereotypes, claiming that there is no need for that kind of title; she is a model and an incredibly beautiful one at that.
And now the inspiring model has announced that she's expecting her first child.
The star uploaded the most adorable pregnancy announcement to Instagram and we can't get enough.
Keep scrolling to see her announcement...
Ashley started her life much like the rest of us; normal and full of struggles.
The best thing that ever happened in a shopping mall.
Before all the glamour and the photoshoots, Ashley faced some strugglesShe was diagnosed with ADD and dyslexia at a young age. This diagnosis caused her to struggle with understanding herself fully. "Even when I go to the teleprompter sometimes, I remember that feeling. But I have to just shake it off and go back to my affirmations," Ashley said in an interview with Glamour.
She rose straight to the top.
In 2001 she signed with Wilhelmina Models.
She's been featured on many magazine covers, but also in commercials and some TV appearances.Ashley played the leading lady in DNCE's music video Toothbrush. Joe Jonas was lucky to stand alongside her.
Ashley's career has not been shy of controversy.She appeared in a pretty controversial Lane Bryant ad that many people thought was too "inappropriate" for television which is pretty ridiculous considering every other lingerie commercial shows the same amount of skin, if not more.
Graham was also one of the first plus-size models to appear in the pages of the "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue
Ashley Graham shares steamy behind the scenes snaps from her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoot in Fiji… https://t.co/2P4SxQbLgD— Daily Mail Celebrity (@Daily Mail Celebrity)1490533208.0