Madeline hails from a close-knit NYC family and started her plus size modeling career with a spread in BBW magazine.
In early 2003 Figueroa was selected to appear as the spokes model for the "Hips, Heels & Curves" Fashion Show, continuing on to casting director for the Dangerous Curves 2003/2004 Tour. After appearing on several television segments including Aqui Y Ahora for Univision she began reaching out to the plus size community by serving as a moderator for VenusDivas.com, Empowerment Editor for AmaZeMagazine.com.In October 2007 she took on the role of Editor for PLUS and appeared on the Star Jones Show.
PLUS Model Magazine has appeared on segments of the Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency, CNN and other media worthy shows always providing a fresh and positive view on the plus size industry.
Madeline and her husband Luke reside in the Battery Park city area of NY and operate lucaspictures.net.
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BBW Magazine 2001
Fox 5 Morning Show 2002 (NY)
Marie Claire Magazine 2002
Hips Heels and Curves Fashion Show 2003
Model used to Launch Plus Division of Lovecove.net 2003
Casting Director for Dangerous Curves Fashion Tour 2003/2004
Segment of Aqui Y Ahora UNIVISION 2004 (Feature on Positive Plus size women)
Undercover story UNIVISION 2004 (Un Problema Gordo)
Live Model for Richard Metzger/ Bravo Reality Series Project Runway 2004
Ashley Stewart Fashion show 2005
Panache “online magazine� cover model 2005
Cover Model winner for Dangerous Curves on Broadway 2005
ALLURE Magazine 2005
Dangerous Curves on Broadways – Fashion Show 2005
Beauty Plus Power Editorial – 2005
Figure Magazine 2005
Ashley Stewart Fashion Show 2005
Taking a break from modeling I developed my passion for the plus size community and writing.
PLUS Model Magazine - 2006