Hunter McGrady - Updated Dec 2023

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Hunter McGrady

Hunter McGrady is an American plus-size model, actress, and body-positive activist. Hunter McGrady has featured in the swimsuit illustrated issues in 2017.

Early Life and Childhood

Hunter McGrady was born on May 4, 1993, in Los Angles, California, the United States of America. She is 29 years old, according to her birth date. Moreover, Hunter is an American by nationality and has a Caucasian ethnicity.

Hunter is a Christian in religion and her sun sign is Taurus. She is the daughter of (father) Michael McGrady and (mother) Brynja McGrady. Hunter’s father Michael is an actor who is known for television shows such as ‘Ray Donavan’, ‘Southland’, and ‘American Crime Story.

In addition, Hunter’s mother, grandmother, and aunt were all former models Talking about her sibling, she has a sister named Michaela.

Being born in an entertainment background family, Hunter grew up with her sister Michaela in Los Angles, on set and around the cameras. Sadly, in 2021 her younger brother Tynan passed away in a car accident.

Talking about her education life, she has not revealed her academic qualification. Looking at her age, we can assume that she has completed her graduation from a well-known University of America.

Hunter McGrady – Body Measurements

She is one of the most glorious and motivational women. Talking about her body measurement, she is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 108kg. Moreover, she has blue eyes and blonde hair.

Hunter wears a shoe size of 10 US, bra size of 40E, and a dress size is 22 US. Her body measurement is measured at 45-38-52.

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Caption: Hunter McGrady’s body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Hunter is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. On her Instagram, there are more than 726k followers. Likewise, on his Twitter, there are more than 19k followers. In addition. Hunter has more than 6 million followers on Facebook

Professional Career

Talking about Hunter McGrady’s professional career, she started her career at the of 15. When she was 15 years old, she was told by four agencies that she needed to lose three inches around her hips to get work as a size zero model.

After that, at the age of 16, she began her career as a straight-size model. But, she failed to receive enough modeling assignments as many agencies thought that she was too big at size 2.

Due to this reason, she not only felt sad, upset, and embarrassed but even tried to starve herself to fit the conventional image of a model. Being suffered from insecurities for three years.

One day her life changed entirely after she saw one ‘Vogue Italia’ cover graced by plus models like Robyn Lawley, Tara Lynn, and Candice Huffine.

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Caption: Hunter McGrady modeling for Sports Illustrated (Source: Instagram)

Furthermore, she went to Wilhelmina Models, where she got selected and signed up for three modeling jobs for Forever 21, Lucky Brand Jeans, and Miami Swim Week within a week. After that, she didn’t look back. Since then, she regularly started to get modeling jobs.

‘Sports Illustrated’ was the peak of every model’s career. Hunter’s ambition came true in December 2016 when she auditioned for the ‘SI Swimsuit 2017 Model Search’ and was selected to feature on a spread in the magazine.

In 2017, she was featured in ‘The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She appeared on the beach in only body paint for the photoshoot. Due, to this, she gained popularity and also worked as a rookie the following year.

Hunter received the title of the first plus-size model to appear in ‘The Knot’ as a cover girl. Moreover, she is also associated with an agency such as ‘Wilhelmina Models’

Body-positive activist

Early, she faces different difficulties entering the modeling industry. Hunter gets many rejections due to her plus-size body. By her inner fight to accept her body has made her Worthy, Fearless, and Confident. Hunter is now a role model for many people.

As of now, she is an activist who sends powerful messages to her fans about healthy body image through her social media posts, just as she did on her ‘SI photo shoot.

In April 2017, she started the body-positive movement with the hashtag #AllWorthy.  Moreover, she is a mental health advocate and a JED Foundation for Suicide Prevention ambassador.


Talking about Hunter’s awards and nominations, she hasn’t won them so far. Moreover, looking at her success and fan following, we can presume that she will win some awards in the coming years.

Relationship Status

Hunter McGrady married her husband Brian Keys on 16 June 2019, in Moorpark, California. The couple met each other through social media. Recently, Hunter has posted photos of her Pregnancy through her Instagram page.

Talking about Hunter’s rumors and controversy, she’s not been a part of them until now. Besides that, Hunter is focusing on her personal and professional life. Moreover, Hunter likes to keep a distance from the rumors and the controversy.

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Caption: Hunter McGrady with her husband Brian Keys (Source: Instagram)

Hunter McGrady – Net Worth 2023

As a plus-size model, actress, and body-positive activist, she has earned a decent about of sum. Talking her net worth is estimated at about $6.5 million US dollars. Besides that, there are details regarding her salary and income.