Gigi Hadid is an American fashion model. She was signed to IMG Models in 2013. In November 2014, Hadid made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com. In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council.

Birth Name

Jelena Noura Hadid

Nicknames

Gigi, Squeegee

Profession

Fashion Model, Television Personality

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Gigi Hadid was born on April 23, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Age

She is currently 24 years old.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Ethnicity

Multiracial (Middle Eastern and Caucasian)

Gigi is of Palestinian descent on her dad’s side while she is of Dutch descent on her mom’s side.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Hadid completed her high school at Malibu High School in 2013. She then moved to New York to pursue her career in modeling and higher education. She was enrolled to Criminal Psychology at The New School in New York University, but eventually dropped out to focus on her modeling career.

Family Details

  • Father – Mohamed Hadid
  • Mother – Yolanda Foster (TV personality, model, fashion designer)
  • Siblings – Bella Hadid (Younger Sister) (Model), Anwar Hadid (Younger Brother) (Model), Alana Hadid (Half-sister), Erin Foster (Older Step-sister) (Actress), Sara Foster (Older Step-sister) (Actress), Jordan Foster (Step-sister), Amy Foster (Step-sister) (Songwriter)
  • Relatives – David Foster (Stepfather)

Manager

Gigi Hadid can be contacted via these modeling agencies –

  • IMG Models – New York
  • IMG Models – Paris
  • IMG Models – London
  • IMG Models – Milan
  • IMG Models – Sydney

Marital Status

Single

Boyfriend / Spouse

Gigi Hadid dated –

  • Patrick Uretz (2012) – American personality Patrick Uretz met Gigi via a mutual friend and started dating her in June 2012. The couple dated for about six months before separating on December 3, 2012.
  • Nick Jonas (2012) – American singer Nick Jonas and model Gigi Hadid had an encounter in December 2012 after being introduced to each other by someone else.
  • Cody Simpson (2013-2014) – Australian singer Cody Simpson started dating Gigi in June 2013. They were first spotted together in November 2013 while ice skating at Rockefeller Center in New York City. They split in early May 2014. On June 2, 2014, they were again seen together. Cody wanted to reconcile with her according to People Magazine. But, as per an interview, given by Cody to an Australian talk show, he and Gigi split on July 31, 2014.
  • Daniel Sharman (2014) – In October 2014, Gigi was RUMORed to be dating British actor Daniel Sharman, when they were spotted hanging out in NYC on October 17.
  • Lewis Hamilton (2015; 2018) – She had a fling with Lewis Hamilton, who is an English Formula One racing driver in May 2015, when they met during amFAR Gala Cannes 2015. In March 2018, after Gigi separated with Zayn Malik, Lewis was reportedly exchanging flirty text messages with her.
  • Joe Jonas (2015) – She started dating singer Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas’s brother in the summer of 2015. She had dated Nick in the past. The couple commenced dating in May 2015, and have been spotted together a couple of times after that. They called it quits in November 2015.

  • Zayn Malik (2015-2018, 2018-2019) – In November 2015, she started dating English singer and former One Direction member, Zayn Malik. During their time together, they were considered a power couple. The duo called it quits in March 2018. In April 2018, just 6 weeks after splitting, the couple were seen kissing which indicated that they were together. In June 2018, they confirmed their relationship on social media. In January 2019, it was rumored that they had separated.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet –  5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 58 kg
  • In Pounds – 128 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 35-24-35
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her modeling gigs and dating singer Cody Simpson.

Fashion Show Debut

Hadid walked the ramp in Ready to Wear – Fall / Winter 2014 fashion show for Desigual and Jeremy Scott.

Film Debut

Gigi appeared in the 2012 short movie Virgin Eyes for her role as Andrea.

Television Debut

Since 2012, she has played recurring roles in the Bravo’s reality TV series Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as herself.

Brand Endorsements

Gigi has been the face of several brands like Versace, Elie Saab, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, Tommy Hilfiger, Plenty x Puma among others.

Trivia

  • She was just 17 when she became the face of Guess.
  • She was awarded the “Model of The Year” at the First Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards in 2015.
  • She received TRL Awards  for Best Looks in 2016.
  • In the same year, she bagged the British Fashion Award for ‘International Model of the Year’ from British Fashion Council.

Style Quotient

Cars & Bikes

Gigi Hadid has a large fleet of luxurious exotic cars, including Cadillac Escalad,  Audi Q7, a Range Rover, a Ferrari and a BMW M2.

House

Just like Gigi’s great sense of taste for fashion, her lavish New York City apartment includes all amenities that one could imagine.

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryResult
2015First Annual Fashion Los Angeles AwardsModel of The YearWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice ModelNominated
2016TRL AwardsBest LookWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Female HottieNominated
British Fashion AwardsInternational Model of the YearWon
Third Annual Fashion Los Angeles AwardsBest Design DebutWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice ModelNominated

Gigi Hadid Favorites

  • Favorite Chocolate – Cadbury
  • Favorite Beauty Product – CHANEL Face Moisturizer

Gigi Hadid Net worth

Gigi Hadid net worth is estimated to be $15 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Portfolio

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gigi Hadid

  • At school, she was a competitive horseback rider as well as the varsity volleyball team captain.
  • She first signed with IMG models in 2011.
  • The model Gigi was discovered at a tender age of 2 by Paul Marciano of Guess.
  • In 2012, Hadid was named as the face of the guess campaign.
  • Gigi has appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • Released on April 14, 2014, Gigi played the love interest of Australian singer Cody Simpson in his song “Surfboard”.
  • In 2014, she was among the 12 rookies in Sports Illustrated’s annual issue.
  • Gigi was raised at a barn in Los Angeles and so she spent a lot of time with horses. She is good at horse riding and loves it.
  • Hadid got the chance to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on February 13, 2014. She was joined by some other models, viz., Emily Ratajkowski, Emily DiDonato, Natasha Barnard, and Kate Bock.
  • Gigi has played the love interest of Miguel in his music video “Simplethings.”
  • She was awarded the “Model of The Year” at the First Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards in 2015.
  • Gigi Hadid appeared for the first time in Victoria’s Secret fashion show in 2015 as a VS model.
  • In 2016 VS Fashion Show, she got her wings for the first time.
  • She appeared in 2015 Pirelli Calendar in Latex.
  • In September 2016, she was held by a prankster Vitalii Sediuk from behind all of a sudden after she came out of the fashion show in Milan, Italy.
  • She was identified with Hashimoto’s disease in 2016.
  • She was British Fashion Council’s International Model of the Year in 2016.
  • In 2017 Hadid attempted to travel to China to attend the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show but had complications after her visa was revoked for being “racist” towards Buddha.
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