Full Names: Ryann Maegen Hoven
Popular As: Tess Holliday
Profession: Model and Blogger
Race / Ethnicity: White
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, USA
Tess Holliday was born Ryan Maegen Hoven. She is an American blogger, model and makeup artist based in Los Angeles. She later moved to Seattle, where she stayed for two years and worked as a makeup artist, head makeup artist, hairdresser and creative director of fashion shows. Tess is married to Nick Holliday. On July 5, 2014, she became engaged. She secretly married a year later, on July 5, 2015. It was announced in January 2016 that she was pregnant and was due to give birth in June. She gave birth to her second child in June 2016.
Holliday lives with her mother, husband and children. Holliday met Australian entrepreneur, photographer and artist Nick Holliday in 2012 on Tumblr. They chatted online for seven months before Holliday left for the US, and in April 2015, he moved from Melbourne to the US.
In 2011, she became a professional model. She has also appeared on ‘fashion’ blogs, models plus size accessories and clothing lines, and was contacted to audition for Vh1’s ‘The Big Girls Club’. In 2012, she photographed her first nude photo. In 2014, a video uploaded to Vimeo titled #everyBODYisflawless”, which featured Holliday and other plus-size bloggers and fashion models Gabi Gregg and Nadia Aboulhosn lip-synching and dancing to Beyoncé’s 2013 song “Flawless.”
She modeled for several brands. Few of them are “”, “Nylon Magazine”,Vogue Italia, “H&M”, “Marie Claire” and many more. She has also occurred on many television shows. Some are “Ice and Coco”, “Entertainment Tonight” and many more.
In 2015, Milk Model Management signed a contract with Tess for its plus size division. In January 2016, Canadian full-size retailer Penningtons announced that the brand has partnered with Holliday to launch a capsule collection with its name under the same label.
Tess Holliday has an estimated net worth of between $3-5 million in 2021. This includes her assets, cash and income. Her main source of income is her career as a makeup artist, among others. Thanks to her various sources of income, she managed to accumulate a good fortune, but prefers to live a modest life.