Cher Rue, a native Californian, grew up in the San Fernando Valley. She attended Cal Prep High School and went on to Valley College. She also has studied at Make up School, Manicuring school, Dry Cleaning and Insurance Schools, she loves to learn new business projects.
Cher grew up around Media and Celebrities was very natural to her. Her love for films and television and her desire to help others led her on her path to documentaries and interviews. It is never to late to make your dreams come true, and now she is on her path in acting.
Cher was producer and co-host for her own Cable show with Adelphia Cable for 2 years in Los Angeles.
Cher’s hobbies include, wave running, travel, swimming, boating, fishing, dancing and being creative. Her love to help others shows by her constant connection in helping Charities. St. Jude’s hospital,Homeless shelters, and animal Charities are dear to her heart. Cher was a plus size model and has judged many contests for the plus size community.
Cher is now involved with mainstream “Hollywood” and charity events showing that beauty comes in all sizes, it is what is inside that counts.
Cher has always loved seeing others happy and helping others to find their inner self and beauty. Fifteen years ago, she found the plus size community and she knew this is where she would focus on helping others who were like her and had some of her experiences and pain that she went through.
Cher has started a career in acting the past several years, and also had her own talk show online www.thecherrueshow.com. Now onto fashion Cher is doing some fabulous photo shoots and fashion shows with her new company Rock Your CurvyStyle.
2013 Liquid Feet (TV Movie)
2008 Forever Plaid – Barney Cohen
Cold Feet – Feature Wedding Guest – Courtney Dixon
Counter Clockwise – Party Guest – Matthew Kopelow
G.B.F. – Mall citizens/shoppers
Hub – Church goer
Mr. Black Jack – Gangster Moll – Winston Burris
The Insider 2006
Dr. Phil – Big Love
Entertainment Tonight – Big Girls
Good Morning America – Plus size World
Travel Channel – XXL Travel
Size Matters – Kaos Entertainment
Housewives of OC – Club Person
Dr. Phil – The Ultimate Fat Debate
Let’s Make A Deal – Contestant – Freemantle
Neck and Back – Medical Center Orange County – Lead Role
Kimberly Cole music video – Gambler
Spike It – “Snooki” – Judy Tenuta
Talk Show Host
The Cher Rue Show
CHER IS ON THE BOARD OF THE NATURAL IVY FOUNDATION HOMELESS SHELTER
2nd Annual Woofstock benefit for Malibue coast animal hospital aug 12.15
Appeared in the El Cajon Mother Goose Parade with
2015 Delegate Mrs. San Diego Alicia Taylor Sat November 21, 15
Cher received the Caring Heart Award
Cher Rue takes Plus sized Pageantry to new heights
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Everybody loves a good pageant. We see them on TV, in movies, media you name it, pageants are the American way! It’s pageant season again and of course the media scandals and are at an all time per usual as we all witnessed on The View this week with Miss Colorado.
Moving right along Cher Rue head pageant director of California Plus America based in Los Angeles, CA caught my attention for all the right reasons. Cher is poised, kind and a gem to anyone who is lucky enough to be in her presence. Not at all like the pageant directors or moms we see in the movies or on that TLC show. So I had to find out more about how Ms. Rue stays so positive in an industry built on judgment and competition.
You run a successful pageant for plus sized women called California Plus America. What is beauty according to you?
Beauty to me is how kind to others someone is, how they treat their friends, family and strangers. How they reach out to help people in general especially those in need. I always look for the inner beauty in a person when I meet them.
What inspired you take on the world of pageantry?
I was inspired to be a part of the pageantry system after years of having fashion shows for the plus size community and helping plus size models and designers inspire others and follow their dreams. I was introduced to the system and it has proven to be a great decision in my life.
What is the biggest misconception you think there is out there about beauty pageants ?
I feel the biggest misconception that is out there about pageants is that it is all about looks and women just wanting to wear a sash and crown.
Do you think plus size pageants get the same recognition and respect as other pageants?
I do not feel that plus size pageants get the same recognition and respect that averages size pageants get, but I do feel that it is changing and as the word gets out, and the world sees that size is just a size and what is inside is what counts, I know that someday we will be close to everyone enjoying our pageants and supporting the plus size pageants.
What is the most rewarding part of being a pageant director and mentor to so many women?
The most rewarding part of being a pageant director is the mentorship, seeing women and teens come into the system, sometimes shy, or nervous and then after spending time with them and their other sisters in the pageant their confidence boosts, they feel the fellowship and learn about service to others and charities. This is why I do it, I am all about helping others, charity work and mentorship. To see their smiles on stage as they walk in their pant wear and gowns, they smile and feel like they have accomplished something, I love it.
Do you have any advice on how to stay confident in a world that seems to judge so harshly?
The advice I would give to anyone on how to stay confident in any situation, is love yourself, be true to whom you are, and it doesn’t matter what others think about you, only what you think about yourself. People judge others, it is not right but some people are judgmental and you can’t change everyone you can only change you.
Where can people keep up with you on social media ?
Californiaplusamerica.com is our website, we are also on facebook and twitter for anyone who wants to keep up on social media with the pageant for Miss Plus America in California.
Actors Workshop, Lake Forest , Ca. RJ and Rob Adams, 2009
Orange County Commercial Acting workshop, Orange County, California. Ron Michaelson, 2012
Spectacles Improv, Fullerton California. Improv, Josh Nicols, 2013- ongoing
Voice over Robb Holt Bell Sound, Hollywood, California 2014 – ongoing
Acting Coach, Johnny Venokur, 2014 - ongoing
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