Jelena Noura Hadid, better known by her nickname Gigi, was born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles. Her mother is Yolanda Hadid, a former model and star of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Mohamed Hadid, Hadid’s father, was born in Palestine and built his fortune establishing Ritz Carlton hotels and other high-end properties around the world. Mohamed’s company was forced to declare bankruptcy in late 2019 after being compelled to demolish an infamous Bel Air home. Gigi Hadid net worth is reported to be around $29 Million.
Hadid attended Malibu High School in Santa Barbara, California, and graduated in 2013. She relocated to New York City to get a degree in criminal psychology at The New School, but she dropped out to pursue her modeling career. Bella and Anwar Hadid, Hadid’s younger siblings, are also models.
When Gigi was eight years old, her parents split. Mohamed allegedly gave Yolanda a $3.6 million settlement that included a $6 million house in Malibu, a mansion in Santa Barbara, many cars, including an Escalade and Range Rover, $30,000 in monthly child support, and a $3.6 million cash payout, according to court filings. Yolanda later married David Foster, a well-known music producer, in 2011, but the couple split in 2017.
|Net Worth||$29 Million|
|Date of Birth||23rd April, 1995 (26 Years Old)|
|Height||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Eye Color||Hazel Blue Green|
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California|
|Marital Status||Zayn Malik|
Hadid’s modeling career began when she was two years old when she was found by Paul Marciano of Guess clothes. She worked as a model for Baby Guess for a while before taking a break to focus on education. She resumed modeling in 2011. While working with Marciano again in 2012, she has appointed the face of a Guess campaign.
Hadid signed with IMG Models in 2013 after first moving to New York City to seek a college career. In February 2014, she walked in the Desigual show at New York Fashion Week for the first time. In the same month, she was featured on the cover of CR Fashion Book Magazine in her debut high-fashion assignment. She continued to make waves in 2014, starring opposite Patrick Schwarzenegger in Tom Ford Eyewear’s autumn/winter campaign, as well as other Tom Ford advertisements such as Tom Ford F/W/ 2014, Tom Ford Velvet Orchard Fragrance, and Tom Ford Beauty 2014.
Aside from her career-launching Guess and Tom Ford ads, Hadid has appeared in campaigns for Versace, Penshoppe, Balmain, Topshop, Max Mara, Stuart Weitzman, and Fendi, to mention a few. She’s also started a number of fashion partnerships with well-known brands. Gigi by Tommy Hilfiger, a capsule collection she co-designed with the designer, debuted during New York Fashion Week in 2016.
The Gigi Boot, designed by Stuart Weitzman, was introduced the same year. In February 2017, she debuted her second ready-to-wear line with Tommy Hilfiger. Vogue Eyewear, Messika Jewelry, and Reebok are among the brands with which she has worked.
In 2016, Hadid was named International Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards. In 2017, she was nominated Woman of the Year by Glamour Magazine, alongside Nicole Kidman and Solange Knowles, among others.
Hadid Personal Life
Hadid dated Australian singer Cody Simpson from 2013 to 2015, featuring in his music videos for the songs “Surfboard” and “Flower.” She began dating English singer Zayn Malik in late 2015, following their breakup. She starred in his music video for “Pillowtalk,” and the duo was also featured on the Vogue magazine cover in August 2017.
They split for the first time in March 2018, reconciling briefly in June before splitting again in November of the same year. In January 2020, they reunited yet again.
Gigi and Zayn gave birth to their baby, Khai, in September 2020.
Gigi Hadid Net Worth
She is one of the highest-paid models in the world and makes $9-10 million per year. With all this, her Net worth is estimated to be $29 million.