Supermodel Gigi Hadid was born in the year 1995, 23 April in California, U.S. Her full name is Jelena Noura Gigi Hadid, who made her debut in the modeling industry in November 2014 at Models.com’s Top 50 Models ranking. In the year 2016, British Fashion Council declared Gigi as an International Model of the Year as she managed to appear 35 times on the cover of international Vogue magazine in four years of span.
Early Life Of Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid was born to a former model named Van den Herik (Yolanda Hadid) and a real estate developer named Mohamed Hadid in Los Angeles. Gigi’s father is Palestinian, and her mother is Dutch. She claims descent from Prince of Nazareth, Daher Al Omer, through her father. Gigi has two younger siblings, who are also models, brother Anwar and sister Bella.
Alana and Marielle are two paternal half-sisters of Gigi. She is a Malibu High School graduate in the year 2013, where she was a caption of the varsity horseback rider and competitive volleyball team. Gigi moved to New York City after completing high school. At the beginning of the fall of 2013, she studied criminal psychology but suspended from The New School to focus on making a career in modeling.
From 2013 to May 2015, Gigi dated an American singer and songwriter named Cody Simpson and was seen in ‘’Flower’’ and ‘’Surfboard’’ music video made by him. Then In November 2015, she dated another singer for the same month named Joe Jonas and helped him in directing his band for “Cake by the Ocean” music video.
Gigi has been in a relationship since late 2015 with a popular singer named Zayn Malik and was appeared in his music video named “Pillowtalk.” They become the third couple in August 2017 who was appeared on the cover of Vogue. The couple also becomes part of the campaign for Versus.
In The Tonight Show Interview, Gigi confirmed her pregnancy after so many circulated rumors in April 2020, and in 2020, the month of September, she gave birth to her and Zayn’s daughter in Pennsylvania.
Gigi’s Philanthropy And Advocacy
Gigi participated in Masterchef in January 2016, and after winning the show, she raised funds for the Global Lyme Alliance charity for $25,000. Then Hadid joined other BBC’s celebrity supporting project named T-shirt philanthropy of Children in Need charity in October 2016. The single T-shirt was sold for $15, which Giles Deacon designed, the 70 percent of the earned capital went directly to the charity.
Gigi and some other stars joined to play a virtual tennis match for charity, which was organized by IMG Tennis that played live on the gaming application of Facebook on May 3, 2020. Gigi and other participants received the $25,000 to donate the winning amount to any charity of their choice, and she decided to choosing and playing for an organization named Feeding America.
British Vogue organized a charity auction in June 2020, and Gigi actively participated by announcing off some of her designer clothes that will benefit three charity organizations: NAACP and NHS Charities Together.
In July 2020, Gigi launched her Gigi Journal art II, which was collaborated with V magazine to support the Black Lives Matter movement as journals are also supporting the movement. The sales percentage with Gigi’s personal donation was donated to organizations such as ACLU, NAACP, Black Lives Matter, and Campaign Zero.
Gigi and her sister Bella stood against Donald Trump when he signed Executive Order 13780 in New York City. In May 2018, she announced that she wants to help children around the world by working with UNICEF, and she started her first mission in Bangladesh in May 2018 with UNICEF.