Barbara Linhares Ferreira born December 14, 1996 is an American model and actress. She is best known for her role as Kat Hernandez in the HBO series Euphoria.
Ferreira was born in the New York City borough of Queens and later moved to Maywood, New Jersey.
She attended Hackensack High School.
Ferreira is of Brazilian descent, and was raised by her mother, aunt and grandmother.
Her mother and maternal grandmother work as chefs.
She is queer, and as of 2019, is in a relationship with her partner, Elle Puckett.
She was named as one of the “30 Most Influential Teens” of 2016 by Time.
She had certain difficulties while growing up due to her body size and shape. In fact, she first started dieting when she was in kindergarten.
She had trouble making friends in school due to her body size and her nerdy appearance.
Plus-size model and social media sensation signed with Wilhelmina International, she has been featured with Seventeen magazine advocating against fat-shaming.
She has worked extensively out of New York City.
Height : 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Weight : 98 kg or 216 lbs
Measurements : 40-34-48 in or 102-86-122 cm
Dress Size : 12 (US) or 16 (UK) or 44 (EU)
Bra Size : 38B