Gigi Hadid was born in April 23, 1995 in Los Angeles and was raised there to real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and a former model Yolanda Hadid. Her mother is a Dutch born American, and her father is Palestinian American. Hadid has two younger sibling, a sister Bella, and a brother Anwar. Hadid is now an American fashion model. She has two older paternal half-sisters, Marielle and Alana.
After her parents’ divorce, her mother, married to the music producer, David Foster, through whom she has five step sisters. She graduated from Malibu High School, where she was the captain of varsity volleyball team, as well as competitive horseback rider. Hadid had started with the criminal psychology subject at The New School, but had to stop to focus on her modelling career.
Gigi Hadid’s early work with Guess (1997-2012)
Gigi started her modelling career when she was two years old after being discovered by Paul Marcino, of Guess clothing. At the age of two she started modelling with baby Guess. She has shot three campaigns with Guess as an adult.
Gigi Hadid’s professional rise in New York (2013-2014):
After she moved to New York City, she signed to IMG models in 2013, she made her New York fashion week debut in February 2014 walking for Desigual’s show.
Model of the year, first American vogue cover (2015-2017):
Hadid appeared in the Pirelli calendar in 2015. Also the same year, inJanuary, she was named the Daily Front Row’s Model of the Year, and a Maybelline brand ambassador. The same year In February, Hadid became the first ever model to cover the CR Fashion Book twice
By May, Hadid had walked for designers including: Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Max Mara.
On November 20, 2016, Hadid hosted the American Music Awards. In December the same year, she made her second appearance in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, earning her wings for the first time, and in the same month she won the award for International Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards, presented to her by Donatella Versace.
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Hadid and her sister, Bella, started off the Spring/Summer campaign season together,the sisters starred alongside one another in both that seasons’ Fendi and Moschino campaigns in 2017. Hadid also starred as the face of the S/S 2017 campaign for DSQUARED2.
Hadid’s personal life:
Gigi was in a very long relationship with the Australian singer Cody Simpson that had ended in 2015.
After her breakup with Cody Simpson, she was rumored to have a relationship with Joe Jonas, the American actor, and after her split she also was rumored to have relationship with Joe Jonas brother, Nick Jonas who is an American singer.
Since 2016 she has been in relationship with the singer Zayn Malik. Gigi and her boyfriend, Zayn Malik both were featured together in fashion spread in the May 2016 edition of vogue. Hadid revealed in 2016 that she was diagnosed with Hashimotos disease.
Hadid’s music videos, film and television:
Hadid made multiple appearance on the ‘Real housewives of Beverly Hills’(season 3-6) in 2012-2016. She also appeared in a short film named, “those wrecked by success” in 2015. She appeared in the episode of “Masterchef celebrity showdown” and“ lyp sync battle” featuring Gigi Hadid vs. Tyler Posey. She also hosted two award show, “i heart radio much music video awards” and “American music awards”.
Hadid’s awards and nominations:
She won ‘model of the year’ in“first annual fashion Los Angeles awards” and‘ best look’ by “TRL awards”. And also nominated for ‘ choice model’ at “teen choice awards” in 2015. She also won ‘international model of the year’ by “British fashion awards” and was nominated for‘choice female hottie’ at “teen choice awards” in 2016.