Madeline Stuart: PICS By: Davidmarcallen April 7, 2020 3:57PM EDT 1 of 5 Madeline Stuart David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock Madeline Stuart is an Australian model who made noise and broke down boundaries, coming out as one of the first professional models with Down syndrome. The 23-year-old beauty’s career began in 2015, when her mother started an online campaign in an effort to obtain a modelling contract. After eventually getting signed, Madeline has appeared on the New York Fashion Week catwalk, the Paris Fashion Week catwalk, the London Fashion Week catwalk, and many more. In addition to modeling, Madeline is the brand ambassador for Australian Foundation for Disability, a not for profit Australian disability enterprise that supports people living with a disability, as well as the Brisbane Disability Expo. For all her efforts and success, she was nominated for the Pride of Australia and Young Australian of the Year Award in 2015, 2016 and 2017. A few awards she’s had the pleasure of winning include the Advocacy Award (for her work in Uganda) in 2017 and the Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award in 2018. September 12, 2018, 9:09AM 2 of 5 Madeline Stuart Presents Label SplashNews Australian model and designer Madeline Stuart, who has Down syndrome, presents creations from her label ’21 Reasons Why’ during New York Fashion Week in Manhattan. September 12, 2018, 9:11AM 3 of 5 Madeline Stuart Is Glowing Jason Szenes/Epa/REX/Shutterstoc Madeline Stuart poses on the runway during the Spring 2016 Collection at the Ftl Moda Show during New York Fashion Week. September 12, 2018, 9:08AM 4 of 5 Madeline Stuart All Smiles Jason Szenes/Epa/REX/Shutterstock On February 15, 2016, Madeline Stuart wore a designer dress as she smiled down the runway in New York. September 12, 2018, 9:08AM 5 of 5 Madeline Stuart At New York Fashion Week Jason Szenes/EPA/Shutterstock On September 13, 2015, Madeline Stuart shined on the runway at Ftl Moda Show while her mother Rosanne took photos of her. January 28, 2020, 4:21PM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.