Meet Gigi Hadid parents, Mohamed Hadid and Yolanda Hadid
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Gigi Hadid, born Jelena Noura Hadid, is a prominent American model and TV personality, known for her stunning appearances on numerous high fashion campaigns and editorials. She made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com in November 2014, and was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2016. Her remarkable career has seen her grace the cover of international Vogue magazines a total of thirty-five times over four years.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Hadid began her modeling journey as a child model for Baby Guess. She signed with IMG Models in 2013 and made her New York Fashion Week debut the following year.
Her father, Mohamed Hadid, is a Palestinian Jordanian real-estate developer, while her mother, Yolanda Hadid (née Van den Herik), is a Dutch former model. Along with her siblings, Bella and Anwar, who are also models, Hadid was raised on a ranch in Santa Barbara before moving to Beverly Hills after ten years.
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She graduated from Malibu High School in 2013, where she captained the school’s varsity volleyball team and was an equestrian. She later moved to New York City to study criminal psychology at The New School but suspended her studies to pursue her modeling career.
Who are Gigi Hadid’s parents?
Gigi Hadid was born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, to Palestinian Jordanian real-estate developer Mohamed Hadid and Dutch former model Yolanda Hadid (née Van den Herik). Through her father, Gigi claims descent from Daher Al Omer, Prince of Nazareth and Sheik of Galilee.
Yolanda and Mohamed Hadid have three children together: Gigi, her younger sister Bella, and younger brother Anwar, all of whom have pursued careers in the modeling industry. Yolanda is known for her appearances on the reality television series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” while Mohamed is a prominent real-estate developer in the Los Angeles area. Despite the couple’s highly-publicized divorce in 2000, Yolanda and Mohamed have maintained an amicable relationship and continue to co-parent their children.