Gigi Hadid

Born: April 23, 1995

Gigi Hadid is an American fashion model and television personality, known for her high-profile modeling career, including her work with top fashion brands and appearances on major magazine covers. She is also recognized for her influence on social media and her involvement in various charitable activities.

Family and Early Life:

Jelena Noura “Gigi” Hadid was born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and former model Yolanda Hadid (née van den Herik). She has two younger siblings, Bella and Anwar, both of whom are also models. Gigi attended Malibu High School, where she was an accomplished equestrian and volleyball player. After graduating in 2013, she moved to New York City to study criminal psychology at The New School, though she eventually put her studies on hold to focus on her modeling career.

Early Modeling Career:

Hadid began her modeling career at a young age, being discovered by Paul Marciano of Guess when she was just two years old. She modeled for Baby Guess before taking a break to focus on school. She resumed her modeling career in 2011 and was named the face of a Guess campaign in 2012, which helped her gain early recognition in the industry.

Rise to Fame:

Gigi Hadid signed with IMG Models in 2013, marking the beginning of her professional career. Her breakthrough came with her runway debut at New York Fashion Week in February 2014. Since then, she has walked for numerous high-profile designers, including Chanel, Marc Jacobs, and Versace. She has also appeared on the covers of major fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle.

Major Modeling Achievements:

Hadid’s career rapidly ascended as she became a fixture in the fashion industry. She was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2016. She has also been a Victoria’s Secret Angel, participated in their fashion shows, and worked on campaigns for brands like Tommy Hilfiger, with whom she has collaborated on several collections.

Personal Life:

Gigi Hadid’s personal life has been the subject of much media attention. She has been in a high-profile relationship with British singer Zayn Malik since 2015, with some intermittent breaks. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Khai, in September 2020. Hadid is known for her strong family ties, often sharing close moments with her siblings and parents on social media.

Gigi Hadid on Social Media:

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