Don’t worry if you are a plus-size woman. A lot of actresses are there having a plus-size tag with their name fixed. They are not only appearing in movies and T.V. shows but also having a massive number of fans in their life. People love these actresses because of their performance skills. The best thing is that these actresses never felt shameful about their plus size body physique. That is the only reason they are at somewhere at the top in their work. They are only focusing on their profession, skills, and entertainment. They don’t care about the plus size figure that they have.
However, these actresses talk about the problems that they have faced due to their plus size body physique in their early days. But later on, they improved the other part called skills. They are skillful, so no one takes care of what their size is. Everyone loves these women, and they are also becoming an inspiration for almost every plus-size woman. They have proven that the size, body figure, and weight doesn’t matter if you want to achieve something in your life. You may face problems, but you will never fail due to plus size body figure. So these actresses have a plus size tag with them. Let’s have a look at the below-mentioned list of top 15 plus-size actresses.
1. Sara Ramirez
Mexican American actress, singer, and songwriter, Sara Elena Ramirez started her journey by debuting in Paul Simon’s, “The Capeman.” She is recently famous as a star of “Grey’s anatomy,” which comes out as nonbinary in her Instagram post. The caption of the post was-“New profile pic. In me is the capacity to be Girlish boy boyish girl boyish boy Girlish girl All Neither #nonbinary”.
2. Amber Patrice Riley
Amber Patrice Riley is an American actress, author, singer, and activist. She belongs to Los Angeles, California, USA. Amber received a huge appreciation for her performance in the series named “Glee.” It was a Fox comedy-drama series, in which she portrayed Mercedes Jones brilliantly.
3. Melissa McCarthy
Melissa McCarthy is an American actress and also a famous comedian. She has won various awards inclusive of two Primetime Emmy Awards and two golden globe awards. She was also nominated for two Academy Awards. She has gained popularity by her fabulous acting in numerous movies like Bridesmaids, Spy, The Heat, Tammy, The boss, etc.
4. Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah is the stage name of Dana Elaine Owens. She kept her step in Hollywood by doing supporting roles in 1991 and 1992. She was popular among the masses because of her show named – “Queen Latifah,” a big-screen adaptation of “Chicago” and tv film “Bessie.”
5. Rebel Wilson
Rebel Wilson is famous not only because she is a great singer and actress but also she is a phenomenal comedian. Everyone knows her because of her work in the “Pitch Perfect Series.” In a short timeframe, being hilarious rewarded her colossal fame. Being an actress was a hallucination she had when she was ill back before in the 2000s.
Mo’Nique’s real name is Monique Angela Hicks. She has been in Hollywood for quite a long time. Her performance in the film Precious received appreciation, and for her role in Precious, she was awarded, Oscar. Her account in “Bessie” helped her to earn a nomination in the Primetime Emmy Awards.
7. Jill Scott
Jill Scott is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has recorded three brilliant albums. She has also acted in some movies, and She debuted in 2000 in Hounddog. She is being awarded numerous awards and nominations. She got her first three GRAMMY nominations for 2000, including Best New Artist and Best Urban/Alternative Performance.
8. Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling’s real name is Vera Mindy Chokalingam. She is not only a great actress but also an activist and a great author. Some of her famous books are-“Why Not Me?, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? “. She was awarded Glamour Award for Women of the year in 2014.
9. Ashley Graham
Ashley Graham is from Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S. She is quite popular on social media, which is quite evident from her 11.2 million followers. Graham is a famous actress who believes in spreading awareness among masses about anti-recidivism. She keeps on posting about this issue on her social media handles.
10. Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe is a brilliant American actress. She made her acting debut in the9 by working in the film Precious. For her, it was a role that earned her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and also nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress.
11. Shelley Winters
Unfortunately, today’s youth is unaware of the great work of late Shelley Winters in various movies. She did a great job in films like – A Place in the Sun, Lolita, Alfie, and The Poseidon Adventure, along with numerous television appearances. She has also been awarded various awards and nominations.
12. Octavia Spencer
For a few decades, Octavia Spencer has proven herself as one of the most impressive Hollywood actresses. She was nominated for The Academy Award for her role in The Help. She is one of those actresses who can easily switch from serious to the hilarious part and can do it nail it effortlessly.
13. Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale is a famous American actress. Martindale is from Jacksonville, USA. She has worked in various movies like- August: Osage County, The Hollars, Million Dollar Baby. She has won multiple awards, including Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series.
14. Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates is one of those “plus-size” actresses who have made a successful career in Hollywood. She has been awarded an Academy Award, two primetime Emmy Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards. There was a time she worked as a cashier at the Museum of Modern Art.
15. Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson is a famous Hollywood actress. She has achieved immense success in her career. She is already awarded an Oscar and a Grammy. This also means that she is halfway to achieving EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). She is also a great singer. Her debut single “Spotlight” was released on 10 June 2008.