Jelena Noura, also known as “Gigi” Hadid, an American Fashion Model. who was born April 13th 1995. (24 Years). Gigi is 1.74m and weighs 121lbs making her a perfect one of the finest supermodels in the industry.
Gigi Hadid Parents And Early Life
Taking back to her Early Life, Gigi was born in Los Angeles, USA. Her father, a real estate developer Mohammed Hadid who was married to Yolanda Hadid also known as née Van den Herik. Yolanda is Dutch and Mohammed is Palestinian. Gigi claims her descent from Daher Al Omer, Prince of Nazareth and the Sheik of Galilee through her father. Yolanda and Mohammed were blessed with three children: Gigi, Bella and Anwar Hadid both of whom are also models. Gigi also has two older paternal half-sisters, who include Marielle and Alana.
Talking about her schooling life, Hadid graduated from Malibu High School, where she was captain of the varsity volleyball team as well as a competitive horseback rider.
Gigi Hadid Career Details
Gigi’s career began when she was 2 years old. Yes! You read that right! Her modelling career took place when she was just about 2 years old. Paul Marciano, an American fashion designer, businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He is the co-founder of Guess? Inc; found out a talent like Gigi when she was just 2 years old and Gigi signed her first modelling contract for “Baby Guess” before stopping to concentrate on school. Hadid, however, restarted her modelling career back in 2011 as she was done with her education by the time.
In 2013, Hadid moved to New York City after she had just signed with IMG Models. In February 2014, Hadid made her first New York Fashion Week debut walking for Desigual’s show, resulting in her break in high fashion on the cover of CR Fashion Book magazine in the same month. She also starred alongside actor and model and the son of famous actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Patrick Schwarzenegger on July 15, 2014, of the designer Tom Ford’s Eyewear autumn/winter campaign. On September 5, 2014 she co-hosted the Daily Front Row’s Fashion Media Awards event that was held in New York City. She was also on the cover of Galore magazine and Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book back in 2014.
In Hadid’s career, 2015 – 2016 was considered as her breakthrough year as she had appeared in 2015 Pirelli Calendar. Later that year Hadid was also announced as the brand ambassador for Australian fashion swimwear label, Seafolly. It was just January, 2015 and she had already been named the Daily Front Row’s Model of the Year and a Maybelline brand ambassador. By May 2015, Hadid had walked for several designers including: Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Max Mara. Hadid had also appeared in the music video for Taylor Swift’s song “Bad Blood”, which was released in the same month. Hadid’s younger sister, Bella, is also a model, and the two sisters have been featured together in some modeling appearances. Hadid has appeared on magazine covers including Vogue. Here are a few countries that she represented as a Vogue model: United States, Paris, Italy, Britain, Japan, Spain, Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, China.
In 2018, Hadid started with multiple high fashion campaigns, including Valentino, Moschino, Versace and Fendi. She released her second collaboration with both Vogue Eyewear and Messika Jewelry. During fashion week in February, she presented the fourth and last season of her capsule collection with Tommy Hilfiger in Milan.
In May 2018, she announced that she will be working closely with Unicef to help children around the world. On August 25 she went on her first mission with Unicef to visit their program in Bangladesh. She took the trip on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Gigi had started her TV & Film appearances from the year 2012 with a short film named “Virgin Eyes”. And till date she has done a lot of TV Reality shows to music videos and small cameo rolls in various movies.
Gigi Hadid Net Worth
According to the confirmed sources from “Professional Model” Hadid has a networth of $29 Million. She is one of the highest paid models in the fashion industry.
Gigi Hadid Personal Life
In 2014, Hadid revealed that she was diagnosed with Hasimoto’s disease and reiterated this in 2016.
In 2016, a famous media personality named Vitalii Sediuk assaulted her in Milan as she was reaching out to her car. Hadid furiously responded and fought back to this assault, which she later acknowledged on her social media platforms too. Sediuk is commonly known for assaulting celebrities and also has people getting these on video.
Late 2016, US President Donald Trump had announced a “Muslim Ban” and this lead both Gigi and Bella protesting with the people of New York city.
In 2017, Hadid was supposed to travel to the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show but ultimately couldn’t as her visa was denied due to perceived “racism” against Buddha.
Gigi Hadid Dating History And Marriage Details
Gigi’s love life follows quite privately and mostly with on and off. Hadid started dating Cody Simpson back in 2013 which only lasted till 2015. She featured in his music video “Surfboard”.
Late 2015, she started dating the famous OneDirection singer Zayn Malik, later she was even featured in his music video “Pillowtalk”. They even appeared together on the August 2017 cover of Vogue.They are the third couple to appear together on a Vogue cover. They even appeared together on a Versace campaign as a couple where Hadid was the photographer.
In 2018, was when their “on and off” began as the couple had broken up. They again reconciled back in June 2018 just to split up in November 2018 only to reunite in December 2019.