Plus-size model and social media sensation signed with Wilhelmina International, she has been featured with Seventeen magazine advocating against fat-shaming. Also an actress, she began starring as Kat in HBO's Euphoria in 2019.
She got her foot in the door by sending in her own pictures to American Apparel. She gained further fame when her unedited photos went viral in an Aerie campaign in 2016.
Her other modeling credits include notable brands such as Target, H&M, Adidas, Asos and Forever 21. She directed a music video called "So Cool" by Dounia.
She was born Barbara Linhares Ferreira in Queens, New York; but later moved to Maywood, New Jersey. Her mother is Brazilian and has worked as a chef.
She appeared alongside Sarah Jessica Parker in HBO's Divorce.