Gigi Hadid, whose real name is “Jelena Noura” is an American fashion model who was born & raised in Los Angeles, and she is from the modeling family back ground, started her professional modeling career in 2013 when she signed with IMG models.
Gigi Hadid Age and Education
Gigi Hadid was born was born on April 23rd, 1995 to a Palestinian-American father and Dutch Born American mother. She is just 22 years and started her modeling career at the age of 18 only. She had her early education from Malibu High School in LA, from where she graduated in 2013, and she was an athlete there and caption of Varsity volleyball team and an experienced horseback rider, which could also be the reason for her sexy looks.
After graduating from Malibu High School she moved to New York City for higher education and to enhance her modeling career. She studied Criminal Psychology at The New School started from fall 2013, but she discontinued her studies to focus on her modeling career.
Family and Professional Career
Gigi Hadid is from a very well established family with the background in entertainment industry. Her father Mohamed Hadid is Real Estate tycoon & developer and her Dutch born American mother Yolanda Hadid is a former model.
She has 2 siblings Sister Bella Hadid, & Brother Anwer Hadid, both of them are models as well. She also has two paternal half-sisters Marielle, & Alana. After her parent’s divorce her mother married to David Foster who is a famous music producer from whom she has five step sisters. She started her modeling career with Paul Marciano as a child star when she was only 2 years in 1997 for a famous clothing brand Guess.
After that she focused on her studies and came back to modeling & against started working with Paul Marciano in 2011 and named as face of the Guess campaign in 2012 where she shot 3 campaigns with the clothing brand.
She started her professional modeling career in 2013 when she moved to New York City and signed a contract with IMG models in 2013. She made her debut in New York Fashion Week in 2014 walking for Desigual’s Show and in the same month she made her break in high fashion on the cover of CR Fashion Book magazine.
And after that she didn’t stop and she did modeling for many famous artists like Patrick Schwarzenegger & Tom Ford’s designer eye wear. In January 2015, she was named the Daily Front Row’s Model of the Year and a Maybelline brand ambassador.
Gigi Hadid has also appeared in several music videos from Cody Simpson, Miguel, Taylor Swift, DNCE, Calvin Harris, & her Boy friend Zayn Malik.
Awards and Nominations
In 2015 just 2 years after her professional career she won the model of the year award in First Annual Fashion LA Awards, and Best Looks Award from TRL Awards, and was nominated as a Choice Model in Teen Choice Awards.
In 2016 she won British Fashion Award as International Model of the Year and got nominated in Teen Choice Awards as a Choice Female Hottie. In 2017 she won Best Debut Designer Award in Third Annual Fashion LA Awards and got Nominated in Teen Choice Awards as a Choice Model.
Film and Television
Gigi Hadid also appeared in many short films as Virgin Eyes, & Those Wrecked by Success, and also appeared several times in “The Real House Wives of Beverley Hills”. She also hosted American Music Awards in 2016.
Personal Life & Controversies
She appeared in a press conference in 2014 where she revealed that she was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, and reiterated this in 2016. She also became controversial when she blamed Vitalii Sediuk to assault her in 2016, and she was commended on how she defended herself from him.
Recent News (The Unshaven Armpits of Gigi)
She is in the news recently as her photos became viral over the internet on social media where she didn’t shave her armpits, because usually she is know by her sexy & good looks and people over the internet are going crazy over her pictures with unshaven armpits.
Contacting Gigi Hadid
She can be connected over her official social media profiles as below:
Instagram of Gigi: https://www.instagram.com/gigihadid
Facebook of Gigi: https://www.facebook.com/officialgigihadid
Twitter of Gigi: https://twitter.com/GiGiHadid
Pictures of Gigi Hadid
Some of her most stunning appearances: