Tess Holliday
Tess Holliday
Real Name/Full Name Ryann Meagan Hoven
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tess Holiday
Birth Place: Laurel, Mississippi, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 July 1985
Age/How Old: 39 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 127 Kg
In Pounds – 280 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Doug Hoven
Mother –Beth Hoven
Siblings: Unknown
School: Los Angeles High School
College: Unknown
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Nick Holiday
Kids/Children Name: Rilee and Bowie
Profession: Model, Make-Up Artist and Blogger
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Tess Holiday is a famous American model, make-up artist, and blogger too. She has made it to several campaigns and also events, and she is based in Los Angeles. Her fame is a result of her appearances in numerous H&M advertising and also Vogue Italia as a model, among many more. She has overcome every criticism heckled on plus-size ladies by posing herself as a positive body activist.

Well, how well do you know about Tess Holliday? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tess Holliday’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tess Holliday to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tess Holiday was born on 5th July 1985 in Laurel, Mississippi, located in the United States. She was named Ryann Maegan Hoven after birth by her parents, Doug Hoven, her father, and Beth Hoven, her mother. She grew up with a brother who is her younger one. She encountered abuse from her father, who has also shot her mother, but she survived. In school, she also faced challenges from her schoolmates because of her pale skin and her plus size.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tess Holliday in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Tess Holliday’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024 having been born on 5 July 1985. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 280lbs in Pound and 127 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Brown.


Tess began schooling in an unknown school. Nevertheless, she enrolled at Los Angeles High School, and at 17, she left school because of the mocking she encountered there. She was even threatened with death which made her lack interest in school. No information if she furthered her education to College or University. She has kept it a secret.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Tess Holliday With Husband Nick Holiday
Tess Holliday With Husband Nick Holiday

Tess holiday is a married woman. She got the love of her life Nick Holiday, who is a businessman and a photographer from Australia. They began a love journey where she was engaged in 2014 and was married in 2015. With her husband Nick, they have one child, namely Bowie Holiday, who was bored in 2016.

Before she married Nick, she was involved in another marriage with an unknown man. Together, they had a child called Rilee, who was left with Tess after their divorce. The two don’t have any contact with each other. She has been through a lot of challenges, but that has helped her grow a strong woman. She is currently living a happy life with her husband, her two children, and her mother, whom she takes care of.

Is Tess Holiday Lesbian?

She is neither gay nor lesbian. She has been into two marriages. The first one was with an unknown man whereas the current one is with Nick Holiday. In the two marriages, she bored one child in each giving her two children. Also, she has a straightforward sexual orientation which proves it too. She is living a happy life today with her two children and husband.

Professional Career

Her career in modeling was inspired by the mocking, criticism, and bullying she encountered. Her mother also inspired her too. She began modeling at the age of 15 years after going through different auditions for print advertisements. She later settled and began working in different jobs like being a hairstylist, creative director in fashion events, and also make-up artist as well. She worked having an interest in modeling.

She switched to modeling even before being revealed by A$E online though after she was discovered, she was put into the documentary Heavy. She has been into a number of brands in her modeling, like Marie Claire, H&M, Nylon Magazine, and Vogue Italia, among many more organizations. She is very confident with herself in her career, and that has led to her success. She also made various TV show-ups like Entertainment tonight and Ice and Coco as well among many more.


Despite challenges in her childhood, she has gained a lot in life. She has won awards like the Cover of the Year at the PPA Awards in the United Kingdom. She is expected for more awards and achievements in years to come.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tess Holiday in 2024

Tess Holliday Net Worth
Tess Holliday Net Worth

As of 2024, Through her career in modeling, she has been able to raise a net worth of $5 million. She also has an annual salary of around $1.5 million. All her wealth which she has gathered, is from her able career as a model. Her hard work and determination have enabled her to become that successful in life.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She dropped out of school because of mockery she faced from her fellow student but what made her be mocked turned to be her career.
  • She is among the successful women who have faced a lot, but that hasn’t hindered their success in life.

Tess can be described as a conqueror, for she has conquered a lot of challenges in life. She turned her shameful life into the glamour and is now the source of her wealth. Her hard work and dedication have completely changed her life. She is so encouraged because of her mother, who has played a great role in inspiring her. She is an inspiration and encouragement to many ladies all over the world.


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