Gigi Hadid is a famous and instantly recognizable American model honored with the title of “International Model of the Year” by BFC. IMG Models signed Gigi back in 2013. She has been on the covers of Vogue Magazine for more than 30 times. She is also an actress/ TV personality and has made appearances in several films, music videos, and TV shows. 

Quick Info
Full nameJelena Noura Hadid
Date of BirthApril 23, 1995
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Mohamed Hadid and Yolanda Hadid
OccupationFashion Model
Spouse(s)Zayn Malik (2015–present)
Net WorthUS $20 million


Early Life

Gigi Hadid’s real name is Jelena Bouts Hadid. She was born to parents Mohamed Hadid and Yolanda Hadid. Her father is a real estate developer, and her mother is a retired model. Her younger brother is named Anwar, and her younger sister is named Bella Hadid. They both work as models.

Gigi completed her high school education at Malibu High School. She moved to NYC and got enrolled in The New School in 2013. She later dropped out to pursue her career as a model. 

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Gigi Hadid has been active in the industry since 1997. She started modeling when she was only two years old. She was one of the models for Baby Guess, and Paul Marciano discovered her. She resumed modeling in 2011 after focusing on school as a child. Hadid did three campaigns with Guess, and in 2012, Hadid was the face of the Guess campaign. She moved to NYC to further continue her career.

After her move to New York City, IMG Models signed her. The following year, in 2014, Hadid walked for Desigual in New York Fashion Week. It was her debut. The year was big for her as she was featured on the cover of CR Fashion Book magazine and hosted Daily Front Row’s FMA conducted in NYC. The same year, she also appeared on the cover of Galore Magazine.

In 2015, Seafolly announced Gigi Hadid as the brand ambassador, a fashion swimwear brand based in Australia. Daily Front Row named her the model of the year in 2015. Maybelline picked her as an ambassador. In May of 2015, Hadid also did Taylor Swift’s music video for “Bad Blood.”

In December of the same year, she appeared in Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for the first time. The following year, she walked for high-end brands like Chanel, Versace, and Balmain, to name a few. She has announced the global ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger. The same year, she hosted the AMAs with Jay Pharos.

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Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid appeared on the cover of American Vogue in August of 2017. In 2017, Hadid went on to open shows for brands like Balmain, H&M, and Missoni, to name a few. She was the show-stopper for Moschino, Max Mara, and Jeremy Scott. She was named the woman of the year by Glamour magazine.

In 2018, she started working with UNICEF and helped children around the globe. Her first campaign was in Bangladesh. She collaborated and designed sneakers with Reebok, released in February of 2019. 

In 2014, she appeared in the music video of “Surfboard,” a Cody Simpson song. The same year, she appeared in Miguel’s “Simple Things.” In 2015, she starred in the video of Cody’s “Flower.” She also did the video of “How Deep Is Your Love,” and directed the video for DNCE’s “Cake by the Ocean.”

She appeared in the video of Zayn’s “Pillow talk” as his girlfriend in 2016. Gigi appeared as an animated version of herself in the video for V Magazine’s version of Daft Punk’s “One More Time.”


Personal Life

From 2013 to 2015, Gigi dated Cody Simpson. She has been in a relationship with Zyan Malik since 2015. She appeared in one of his music videos. The couple gave birth to their first child in September of 2020 after Hadid gave birth to a daughter.

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Height, Weight, and Age

Gigi Hadid stands 1.79 meters tall and weighs approximately 57 kg. As of September of 2020, she is 25 years old.


Social Media

Gigi Hadid is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has 9.7 million followers on Twitter, 4.4 million on Facebook, and 59 million followers on Instagram as of September 2020.


Net Worth

Gigi Hadid has been active in the industry since 1997. Her net worth is estimated to be more than US$ 20 minion as of September of 2020. She makes most of her fortune from modeling and acting. She also makes money from endorsed posts on Instagram and gets paid around US$ 125k per post. It is estimated that Hadid makes US$ 9 million yearly. 


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