Big, bold and beautiful: Toolz, Teni, 6 other plus-size celebrities living their best lives

Big, bold and beautiful: Toolz, Teni, 6 other plus-size celebrities living their best lives

Beauty comes in all shapes, forms, sizes and skin tones. Even though the tenets of society as regards beauty standards continue to put women under pressure to look a certain way, there are those who have remained unapologetic about their looks.

It takes a lot of courage and an interesting amount of self-love and acceptance for these women to embrace themselves and be bold about their bodies whilst living under the spotlight.

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For some of them like Nigerian OAP, Toolz, and at some point, Nollywood actress, Adaora Ukoh, they have taken a step in creating fashion lines for plus-size women to shop and feel good about themselves.

Big, bold and beautiful: Toolz, Teni, 6 other plus-size celebrities living their best lives
These celebs continue to live their best lives. Photo credit: @toolzo, @tenieentertainer, @eniola_badmus
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Others, however, are simply living their best life and enjoying their God-given bodies to the best of their ability.

Below are eight female Nigerian celebrities rocking their plus-size bodies:

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1. Toolz

The talented On-Air Personality is one celebrity whose curves leaves jaws hanging. The mummy of two is one woman who is proud of her body and knows how to carry herself well.

2. Anita Joseph

This Nollywood actress is unapologetically 'loud' about her body and we love to see it. Happily married to the love of her life, Anita is more focused about keeping her waist 'snatched' rather than losing any weight. Amazing!

3. Eniola Badmus

Although she recently started a workout routine, the actress is still very much on the big side and continues to look fabulous in her body.

Her latest movie, Omo Ghetto, shows the actress embracing her body in the character she played.

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4, Adaora Ukoh

The beautiful thespian is another woman living in the spotlight as a plus-size celebrity.

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Some years back, she launched a fashion line for plus-size women. Although not so much has been heard about it of late, Adaora is still kicking it as a big, bold and beautiful woman.

5. Chigul

Beautiful and talented Chigul is one woman we love to see on our screens. Although she appears to have lost a noticeable amount of weight, Chigul is yet another plus-size model doing great for herself.

6. Ify Okeke

This Nollywood actress has got the curves and the smile to make necks turn. She is another big and beautiful woman living her best life.

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7. Ada Ameh

Funny and super talented, Ada Ameh is one beautiful woman who continues to shine bright regardless of what life throws at her.

8. Teni

Free-spirited Nigerian singer, Teni, is one woman who is set on enjoying the best in life while doing what she loves, music.

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Teni who is known for her tomboyish styles often switches up her looks from time to time and we love to see it!

These strong and powerful women have remained role models to millions of plus-size women who battle with self-acceptance and a sense of belonging.

Kudos to them!

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In other news, despite the pressure and expectations of fans, there are some Nigerian celebrities who have at some point flaunted their natural look with no makeup in sight save for some whose love for lashes and contact lenses knows no bounds. compiled a list of 10 Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality stars who have shown off their naturally beautiful faces.

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Kumashe Yaakugh is a journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe


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