Jelena Noura “Gigi” Hadid is an American fashion model born on the 23rd of April, 1995. She’s currently 24 years old. Hadid was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. In 2013, Hadid signed to IMG Models (New York) and in the month of November 2014, she made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com. In 2016, the British Fashion Council named her International Model of the Year. Gigi Hadid net worth has come from her 35 appearances on international Vogue magazine covers over the span of four years.
Gigi Hadid Biography
Born in Los Angeles, California, to famous real estate developer Mohammed Hadid and former model Yolanda Hadid (née Van den Herik), her mother is Dutch, and her father is Palestinian. Through her father, she claims descent from Daher Al Omer, Prince of Nazareth and the Sheik of Galilee. Hadid has two younger siblings; her sister, Bella, and her brother, Anwar. Both her siblings are also models. She also has two older step-sisters from her father’s side. They are Marielle and Alana.
Hadid graduated from Malibu High School in 2013. There, she was made the captain of the varsity volleyball team. She was also a competitive horseback rider. With the completion of her high school studies, Hadid moved to New York City, to concentrate on her education and her career in modeling. Hadid studied criminal psychology at The New School starting in the fall of 2013. She however put her studies on hold so as to focus on her modeling career.
Gigi Hadid Career
Gigi Hadid’s modeling career began in 1997 when she’s was just two years old. She was discovered by Paul Marciano, of Guess clothing. Hadid began to model with Baby Guess before she stopped to focus on her education. Eventually, Hadid went back to modeling in 2011. She returned to modeling with Marciano, and she was announced as the face of a Guess campaign in 2012. As an adult, Hadid has shot three campaigns with Guess.
Gigi Hadid’s career experienced significant breakthrough from 2013 – 2014 after she moved to New York City and got signed to IMG Models in 2013. She made her New York Fashion Week debut in February 2014 walking for Desigual’s show. Still in February, she also got her break in high fashion on the cover of CR Fashion Book magazine. Hadid starred alongside actor Patrick Schwarzenegger in fashion designer Tom Ford’s Eyewear autumn/winter campaign. On September 5, 2014, she appeared as the co-host of the Daily Front Row’s Fashion Media Awards that took place in New York City. Hadid’s modeling career entailed her working often with Tom Ford as she featured in campaigns for Tom Ford F/W 2014, Tom Ford Velvet Orchard Fragrance and Tom Ford Beauty 2014. In 2014, Hadid appeared on the cover of Galore magazine and Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book.
The subsequent years of 2015 – 2016 were equally years of career boost for Hadid. In January 2015, she was named the Daily Front Row’s Model of the Year, and a Maybelline brand ambassador. In the same year, she appeared in the 2015 Pirelli calendar, and she was also made the brand ambassador for Australian fashion swimwear label, Seafolly. Later in March 2015, Hadid and her then boyfriend Cody Simpson featured as a part of fashion photographer Mario Testino project called “Towel Series”. By May 2015, Gigi Hadid net worth and career was progressing as she had walked for designers including: Micheal Kors, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Chanel, and Jean Paul Gaultier. In the same month, Gigi featured in Taylor Swift’s music video for her song “Bad Blood”. Hadid and her sister, Bella, who is also a model, have appeared together in some modeling works. Bella made her first modeling appearance in December 2015, in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Without doubts, Hadid has appeared on quite a number of magazine covers some of which includes: Dazed, Teen Vogue, Elle Canada, W Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar(USA, Malaysia), Vogue (United States, Japan, Spain, Australia, Brazil, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Paris , Italy, Britain, China), Shon!, Numéro, WSJ Magazine, and Allure.
Furthermore, Hadid has also shot editorials for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, VMAN, Cleo, V Magazine, Grazia, Sports Illustrated, and Paper Magazine. She also starred in campaigns for Versace, Topshop, Guess, Stuart Weitzman, Balmain F/W 2015, Max Mara, and Penshoppe. In the following year, Hadid worked for: Tommy Hilfiger, Chanel, Balmain, Miu Miu, Versace, Elie Saab, Fendi, Isabel Marant, Furtsenberg, Marc Jacobs, Giambattista Valli, Diane Von Furtsenberg, and Fenty x Puma. In January 2016, Hadid was made the brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger, promoting campaigns for fragrances, underwear, and apparel. Later in the same year, on November 20, Hadid was the co-host of the American Music Awards, alongside Jay Pharoah. In December 2016, she won the award for International Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards, presented to her by Donatella Versace. In early 2019, Hadid appeared on more international Vogue covers, including Vogue Czechoslovakia,Vogue Hong Kong, and Vogue Arabia.
Gigi Hadid Relationships and Personal life
Gigi Hadid publicly dated Cody Simpson from 2013–2015. She appeared in his music video “Surfboard”. However, the relationship came to an end and then she began dating English singer Zayn Malik in late 2015. She also appeared in Malik’s music video for “Pillowtalk “. The couple also appeared together on the August 2017 cover of Vogue. These two are the third couple to appear together on a Vogue cover, which courted controversy because of Vogue misnaming them as gender fluid, for which Vogue apologized. They also did a Versus (Versace) campaign as a couple, with Hadid as the photographer. Again, the relationship came to an end in March 2018, but then they reconciled in June 2018. They separated again in November 2018; only to reunite in January 2020.
Gigi Hadid Net Worth, Cars and Properties.
Gigi Hadid net worth is estimated at $29 million . The multimillionaire celebrity has a $4 million expensive New York Noho Apartment. Gigi Hadid net worth includes a car collection worth over $1.5 million. Her car collection includes a Cadillac Escalade ($120,000), a Range Rover ($140,000), an Audi A7 ($100,000), a BMW i8 ($200,000), a Ferrari 458 ($300,000), a Volvo ($80,000), and an Alfa Romeo ($50,000).
Gigi Hadid, regardless of the fact that she was born with a silver spoon, has worked hard to build her incredible net worth. In addition, she is also followed by over 48 million people on Instagram, according to influencer. She is also involved in philantrophy as she has been involved with organizations, such as the American Foundation for AIDS Research, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.