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Angellika Morton began as a straight size model and transitioned to plus-size modeling in 1997.[1][2] In 1999, she became the first model to be inducted into the International Model Hall of Fame.[2]


Angellika started modeling in Washington DC during the mid 1980s as a straight size model. Eventually, she ended up with Ford as a plus size model. She has done photo shoots for Talbots, Chatherines, Lane Bryant, Evans, Ulla Popken, Just My Size and others.[1]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • In 1998, she was the first model to appear on two consecutive MODE covers and she has appeared on three covers in total.[3]
  • In June 1998, she was one of the models on the runway at the first Lane Bryant runway show.[4][5]
  • In 1999, she was the first model inducted into the International Model Hall of Fame.[6]


  1. ^ a b Figueroa Jones, Madeline. "My Shape, My Silhouette, I'm Confident - Sneak Peak into Plus Size Model Angellika Mortons New Documentary". Plus Model Mag. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b Morton, Angellika (17 June 2012). "Plus Model Radio". Plus Model Radio (Radio). Interviewed by Chenese Lewis. Archived from the original (Web Radio) on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  3. ^ "MODE MAGAZINE – FEBRUARY 1998". Runway Revolution. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ Givhan, Robin (30 July 1998). "Lane Bryant follows lucrative market". The Washington Post. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Featured Plus Size Model: Angellika Morton". Plus Size Models Headquarters. 2013-04-02. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  6. ^ "Seven plus-size models who paved the way for today's biggest names". CNN Style. 2018-10-09. Retrieved 2018-10-11.