Gigi Hadid Biography & Career: The Crazy Rich American Fashion Model

Who does not know about Gigi Hadid? She is a top fashion model from Los Angeles, America. She totally appears at the biggest fashion show in the industry. Gigi Hadid has graced the covers of models of Elle, Vogue, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour.


Jelena Noura Hadid (her real name) was born on April 23 exactly in 1995. She has one younger sister and brother (full-blooded siblings). Both of them are models. Gigi Hadid grew up in Los Angeles. Her parents, Yolanda had split from Mohamed Hadid (a real estate developer). Then Yolanda Decided to start a new life with her second husband, David Foster.


Hadid’s mother played a big role for her career. Yolanda is a star model and a founder of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. That is why ‘modeling’ came down to her child. Modeling became in Hadid’s blood.


Hadid started her career so early.  She was 2 years old when became a magazine model (Baby Guess and Guess Kids). However, she breaks off for the sake of volleyball play and horseback biking at school.

Gigi Hadid Biography

In 2013, she signed her first model contract with IMG. A year later, she made her debut walking in New York Fashion Show, Desigual’s runway. She also appeared in Tom Ford’s Eyewear campaign. She had a record for being Maybelline brand ambassador, and also became Tommy Hilfiger’s brand ambassador for fragrances and clothes. In addition she became Reebok brand ambassador for the perfect never campaign.


Later, her modeling career increased significantly. Designers noted her for walking in several runway shows, such as for Chanel, Miu, Versace, Fendi, Elie Saab, Balmain, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfigre, Diane V, Fenty Puma, and Isabel Marant.


She has appeared on several magazine covers such as Vogue (Paris, United States, Spain, Italy, Japan, Britain, Germany, China, Japan, Brazil, Australia), Numero, Schon, Allure, Vogue, Elle Canada, Dazed and Harper’s Bazaar. She has shot editorials including Grazia, Elle, VMAN, Sports Illustrated, V and Paper magazine, and Vanity Fair.


She had joined a campaign for the BMW M2 and she has starred in several campaigns for Topshop, Versace, Balmain, Penshoppe, Stuart Weitzman, and Max Mara. She also hosted several awards including iHeartRadio Music Video Awards and American Music Awards.

In 2014, her debut made her score in rankings of Top 50 Models. In 2016, she received the award presented by Donatella. She won the award for International Model 2016 at the British Fashion. She was International Model of the year named by Fashion-British Council. In the same year, she won the award of TRL Awards categorized for Best Look. In 2017, She won The Best Debut award by Los Angeles Fashion Awards.

She had several film and TV appearances. She acted in the short film, “Virgin Eyes” by American Film in 2012. She appeared on the reality show alongside her mother in 2012 until 2016. She also appeared on Lipsync Battle, on Masterchef, and on Rupaul’s Drag Race.

Gigi Hadid has a wealthy family. She does not lean on her family but she has gathered her fortune cha-ching. So, what is hadid’s worth? According to Celebrity Net Worth, she has an estimated net worth $29 million. Her income comes from her great modeling career. Even, she scored number 5 by Forbes for The Highest Paid Models in 2017. We have no doubt for her fabulous modeling career.