Gigi Hadid: Jelena Noura Hadid, mostly known by her nickname Gigi Hadid, is a famous American fashion model and television personality who also named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2016. She became famous after making her debut in the Top 50 Models rankings on Models.com.
Birthday and Parents
Gigi Hadid was born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, US. Her father’s name is Mohamed Hadid, whois a real estate developer and her mother is Yolanda Hadid. Her mother is a former model. She has a younger sister Bela and a younger brother Anwar. Her brother is also a model.
She was quite passionate about sports and was involved in sports like volleyball and horse riding. After graduating from Malibu high school in 2013, she moved to New York to pursue a career in modelling besides with her higher studies. Although she began studying criminal psychology at the private research university in Lower Manhattan, New York City but later she decided to suspend her studies in 2013, and focused more on her career in modelling.
Career and Achievements
Gigi Hadid started her modelling career with a popular American clothing brand named Guess Clothing. When she was only two years old, she was on her first campaign with Guess. She resumed working with the company in 2011. The next year, in 2012, she was made the face of one of their campaigns. Hadid’s first started her acting was the short film Virgin Eyes. She also made her television debut with the popular television show called ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’. The show was premiered on October 14, 2010.
She has also honoured many magazines covers and has appeared in popular music videos as well. In 2016, she appeared in the American cooking reality show titled ‘MasterChef’. The show is popular across America, and is based on a British series by the same name.
Gigi received her first annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards in 2015 for ‘Model of the Year’. She also received the TRL Award for ‘Best Look’ in 2016. In the same year she received the British Fashion Award for ‘International Model of the Year’ presented by the British Fashion Council.
Gigi had her first popular relationship with Cody Simpson. The model and Australian singer started dating in 2013 but broke up the following year. In 2015, they got back together to break up again. Gigi Hadid also dated Joe Jonas from June 2015 to November 2015.
After Joe Former One Direction bander Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid began dating in 2015. In 2018, the couple announced their breakup via Twitter. A year later, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid were seen together again. In April 2020, it was stated that they were expecting their first child together and in September, they welcomed their first baby.