Early Life And Discovery
Jelena Noura “Gigi” Hadid (born on April 23, 1995) is an American fashion model. Fashion model Gigi Hadid was named one of the 12 rookies in Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue in 2014. Gigi Hadid has also appeared on the reality TV series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, in which her mother Yolanda Foster has starred since 2012.
Fashion model Gigi Hadid was born and raised in Los Angeles, Southern California. Gigi Hadid is the daughter of real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and former model Yolanda Foster. Gigi Hadid’s mother is Dutch and her father is Palestinian. Model Gigi Hadid has two younger siblings, Bella, who is also a fashion model, and a brother, Anwar. In addition, fashion model Gigi Hadid has two older half-sisters, Marielle and Alana, on her father’s side and five stepsisters from her stepfather. Following her parents’ divorce, her mother married music producer David Foster. In 2013, Gigi Hadid graduated from Malibu High School, where she was captain of the varsity volleyball team as well as a competitive horseback rider.
About Gigi Hadid
Following high school, Gigi Hadid moved to New York City to focus on her studies and fashion modeling career. Gigi Hadid studied at The New School beginning the fall of 2013. Gigi Hadid’s modeling career started when she was two years old after she was discovered by Paul Marciano, the founder of Guess. Gigi Hadid started modeling with Baby Guess before she stopped to concentrate on school. Gigi Hadid eventually returned to modeling in 2011 and resumed working with Paul Marciano, eventually being named the face of a Guess campaign in 2012.
Gigi Hadid is an American fashion model that became extremely famous when she started modeling for Victoria’s Secret as a lingerie model eventually making the list of the highest paid models in the world.